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Aircrafts fly above Spaskaya rower of the Moscow Kremlin during the general rehearsal of the Victory Day parade in Moscow, Russia, 04 May 2020.

Russian President Vladimir Putin postponed a military parade to mark the 75th anniversary of Soviet victory in World War II, for prevent the spreading of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.

Putin added that the air parade to mark the 75th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s Victory over Nazi Germany in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War will take place in Russia on May 9 and fireworks will be held in Russian cities.

General rehearsal of the Victory Day parade in Moscow
Aircrafts fly above the Moscow Kremlin during the general rehearsal of the Victory Day parade in Moscow, Russia. EPA-EFE/SERGEI ILNITSKY

The Aerobatic groups of Russia’s Aerospace Force will hold an air show over the Kubinka airfield near Moscow on May 9 that will be broadcast by central Russian television channels and military aircraft will fly over 12 cities and the artillery salute will be held in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Voronezh, Kaliningrad, Tula and Smolensk in the evening of May 9.

General rehearsal of the Victory Day parade in Moscow
Aircraft fly above Spaskaya rower of the Moscow Kremlin during the general rehearsal of the Victory Day parade in Moscow, Russia, 04 May 2020. EPA-EFE/SERGEI ILNITSKY
General rehearsal of the Victory Day parade in Moscow
Russian Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber and Ilyushin Il-78 aerial refueling tanker in flight over the Kremlin during a rehearsal for the forthcoming Victory Day air parade in Moscow, Russia. EPA-EFE/SERGEI ILNITSKY

 

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