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More than ten Russian cities have canceled the parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war, scheduled for June 24. Monday, June 15, became aware of the postponement of the event in Yakutsk, Chelyabinsk and Penza.
Informed about the decision announced to the government of the Belgorod and Orel regions and the Perm region, says Znak. Orel Governor Andrey Klychkov said that the event has been postponed to 5th August. In Belgorod the parade planned to be held on 12 July in Perm a tentative date for called on 3 September.
June 11 on the transfer of the parade due to the threat of proliferation COVID-19 also announced the authorities of Kursk region, a gala event on June 24 is cancelled in Yaroslavl, Pskov, Saransk, Orenburg, Nizhny Tagil and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
In turn, the Russian defense Ministry said that military parades were originally only scheduled in 28 cities and in most towns and cities are planned only “celebrations and processions”.
In late may, President Vladimir Putin declared the day of the parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war on June 24. According to the decree of the President this day declared a public holiday. Traditional celebrations on may 9 was postponed due to the pandemic coronavirus.
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