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Victory Day Military Parade in Red Square [VIDEOS]

9. May 2012 by Masha 0 Comments

Victory Day Military Parade in Red Square

The first Russian military parade on Red Square was held on June 24, 1945. After that, they were held on Victory Day, May 9th, in the years 1965, 1985, 1990, and 1995. Then parades were held every year and today, 67 years after the defeat of Nazi Germany, 14,000 troops marched in Red Square.


The best hardware the Russian defense ministry has to offer was on display including T-90 tanks, BTR 80 armored personnel carriers, Tigr armored reconnaissance vehicles, Buk-2M2 air defense missile systems, Topol-M ballistic missile launchers, S-PU 400 long-range air defense missile systems, Iskander tactical missile launchers and MSTA-S self-propelled howitzers. Mi-8 helicopters flew over Red Square carrying military flags.


Russia Today covered the entire parade live. Watch the videos below to experience the powerful and historic event! AND DON'T FORGET, Premium Members can watch Russian ladies' profile videos FREE today in honor of the holiday!






Photo: RIA Novosti / Iliya Pitalev