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Russian President Vladimir Putin asked the veterans to stand during his speech at the Victory parade. The moment caught on video, it was published by the Kremlin press pool journalist Dmitry Smirnov, in his Telegram channel.
The footage shows that at a time when Putin comes to the podium, the veterans begin to rise. At this point, the President’s gesture shows them that they remained seated in their places.
Parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory of Soviet people in the great Patriotic war began on red square in Moscow at 10:00. The parade was attended by defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. In total in parade will take part more than 14 thousand troops, of 234 historical and current ground-based military equipment and 75 aircrafts. The event was attended by heads of Belarus, Uzbekistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Serbia, South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Also there was the Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Sergei Lebedev, head of the ECE Mikhail Myasnikovich and CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas.
Because of the situation with the pandemic coronavirus traditional may 9 Victory parade was canceled. At the end of last month, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered to hold the event on June 24 — according to the decree, this day is declared a public holiday.
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