Photo: Ramil Sitdikov / RIA Novosti
In Moscow parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory of Soviet people in the great Patriotic war took place at the highest level, the organizers and the military tried from the soul, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, June 24. It is quoted by RIA Novosti.
Speaking about the choice of the date of the event, the head of state noted that on June 24 for Russia — at all times the day of glory and triumph
In turn, the commander of the parade commander of the Land forces Oleg Salyukov said the veterans appreciated the parade on red square.
After the military parade, Putin thanked the commanders and talked to the veterans, and in support of foreign leaders laid flowers to the Eternal flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The event lasted for 1 hour and 15 minutes and consisted of three parts: in the beginning, went Hiking and mechanized columns, and then over red square flew military planes and helicopters. In total, the parade was attended by about 14 thousand troops.
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