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    Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his speech during the Victory Day parade at the Red Square in Moscow, marking the 74th anniversary of the Nazis' defeat in WWII.

    A large-scale military parade, which takes place annually on 9 May to commemorate the anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War, was held in Moscow’s Red Square on Thursday.

    During this year's parade, which marked the 74th anniversary of the Nazi regime's defeat, a range of advanced and modernised pieces of Russian military hardware, including tanks and missile systems, were displayed.

    Sputnik has compiled for you a gallery showcasing some of the highlights of the spectacular event. 

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