Russia celebrates Victory Day

(VOVWORLD) - Russia is commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the end of the Great Patriotic War with diverse activities highlighted by a parade on Red Square on Tuesday.
Russia celebrates Victory Day - ảnh 1The 71st anniversary of Victory Day in 2016 in Moscow


Public places are hosting performances recalling the wartime. A parade called “Immortal Battalion” will be held in Moscow and other cities.

93-year old Veteran Vladimir Ivanov said: “My comrades have passed away. Only me here now. But I know they are telling me to keep the tradition. I still go to the Culture Park to commemorate the victory.”

Security has been tightened in public places with the addition of soldiers, police, and special task forces.

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