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Report from social networks: Victory Day-2018

A lot of photos and videos from celebrations and parades in honor of May 9th.

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On May 9 military parades dedicated to the Victory Day were held across Russia and in some countries. In the evening in Moscow, Petersburg and in other cities salutes will be held in honor of the 73-year-old date.

we follows the events and collects interesting pictures and videos.

Moscow

The Victory Parade in Moscow was held with the participation of 13,000 military personnel and 159 military equipment. Together with the president of Russia, Israeli Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Serbian President Alexander Vucic arrived at the event.

For the first time in the celebration of the victory, the battle tanks of the tanks “Terminator” and the robots “Uranus” took part, as well as the drones “Corsair” and “Katran”. The parade ended with flying military aircraft, where for the first time in front of the public appeared fighters-interceptors MiG-31K.

St. Petersburg

About 5,000 servicemen and more than 100 pieces of equipment took part in the military parade in St. Petersburg on the Palace Square . Along with Moscow, the event was attended by aviation: Su-24 MP and MiG-29 fighter aircraft, as well as Mi-26 and Mi-8 helicopters.

“Immortal Regiment”

In several cities of Russia the action “Immortal Regiment” was held again. In Moscow, it was designed to involve about a million people. For the first time in the history of the event, polar explorers took part in it in Antarctica.

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