Moscow, May 9. — More than 8,000 people in uniform, the most modern equipment and iconic weapons of the Great Patriotic War marched this Wednesday on Red Square to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the Victory over Nazi Germany.
According to Prensa Latina, the Victory Parade, classified as one of the most important holidays in Russia, was of particular importance, because together with the veterans of that epic, military detachments marched in the zone of the special military operation in Ukraine.
Together with Russian President Vladimir Putin, on the podium were the leaders of Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, countries that were then part of the Soviet Union and became winners in the Great Patriotic War.
In his brief speech, the President of Russia stressed that “we are proud of the participants in the special operation, all those who are fighting on the front lines. There is nothing more important right now than your work on the front lines.”
Every year on May 9, Russia and most of the countries that were part of the Soviet Union celebrate the victory over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War, which covers the period from June 22, 1941 – the beginning of the German invasion of the USSR. until the capitulation of the Nazi regime.
The parade on Red Square in Moscow was the most important in the country, but marches also took place in the most important cities of the Russian Far East, starting with the capital of the island of Sakhalin.
Source: Juventud Rebelde