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Russia's annual Victory Parade on Red Square, recently postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be held on June 24, Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday during a meeting with Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media that The march of the Immortal Regiment – an annual procession commemorating family members who fought in WWII – will be held on July 26, coinciding with Navy Day. Putin noted that the procession may be called off if risks to public health remain.
"We will do it on June 24, [on] the day when the legendary, historic victory parade took place in 1945, when soldiers who defended Moscow and defended Leningrad, fought at Stalingrad, liberated Europe and stormed Berlin marched on Red Square," Putin said.
2020.05.26 / 17:13