On May 9, 2018, Russia, as well as many other countries, hold celebrations to honor the 73nd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. The celebrations in Russia traditionally start with military parades across the country, with Moscow's Red Square hosting the Victory Day parade at 07:00 GMT. In addition to this, a march dubbed the "Immortal Regiment" - a patriotic initiative where people march with photos of their family members who fought in World War II - will be held in Russia and beyond.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russia will do everything possible to pass truthful memories of World War II to the next generations despite attempts to twist history, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said during the celebratory event on the occasion of the Victory Day.
This year marks the 73rd anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazism in the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). In a massive military parade, 13,000 servicemen marched through the Red Square in Moscow along with 159 vehicles and 75 aircraft.
As a security officer apparently tried to push away an honored Victory Parade guest who descended to the Russian president from the stands, Vladimir Putin had to interfere.
The memorial was erected to honor the heroism of Soviet soldiers killed during the Great Patriotic War.
March commemorating the participants of World War II who fought against Nazi Germany is being held in Moscow.
Germany signed an Act of Unconditional Surrender in a suburb of Berlin late in the evening on May 8, 1945 (May 9, Moscow time).
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - On Wednesday, May 9, Russia is marking the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A military parade to honor the 73rd anniversary of the end of the Great Patriotic War will start on Moscow's Red Square on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. local time (07:00 GMT).
As Moscow prepares for its most important annual event, here are some interesting facts you should know about the Victory Day Parade.
Residents and guests of the Russian capital are preparing to celebrate the Soviet and Allied victory over Nazi Germany and its allies in the Second World War. Victory Day is one of the most important holidays in Russia and many other post-Soviet states.
Moscow is gearing up to hold a massive parade dedicated to the anniversary of the Allies' victory against the Nazis in the European theater of World War II. As tradition dictates, the Russian military will show off some of its latest and greatest hardware. Sputnik rounds up the top six pieces of military equipment to keep an eye on.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The cooperation between Russia and the Unites States during the World War II should never be forgotten and the alliance of the two countries should be preserved, the participants of the Immortal Regiment commemorative march in Washington, DC told Sputnik.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Immortal Regiment march, marking the 73rd anniversary of the end of the World War II, was held in Washington on Saturday.
Moscow is getting ready to the 2018 Victory Day Parade on Red Square. The parade is dedicated to the 73rd anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - The Immortal Regiment Commemorative marches, marking the 73th anniversary of the end of the World War II, began in the United States.
With East-West tensions reaching a boiling point, Russia relies on its formidable arsenal of next-generation weapons to defend itself against any potential aggressor.
Watch the video of Russia's fifth-generation fighter aircraft Su-57 rehearsing flights. The aircraft are set to participate in the Victory Parade for the first time ever.
The Victory Day Parade rehearsal at the Alabino training ground near Moscow has gathered the biggest number of servicemen ever.
This year's parade dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War will feature over 10,000 troops, more than 120 vehicles and 70+ aircraft, including over half a dozen pieces of equipment never seen before on Red Square before.