Russia to carry Victory Day parade on June 24

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the nation’s army to carry its landmark parade for Victory Day on June 24, because the nation has now stabilised the unfold of Coronavirus.

“I order the start of preparations for the military parade … in Moscow and other cities. We’ll do it on June 24,” Putin stated on Tuesday. The Russian President additionally expressed his hopes that the mass procession, often known as The Immortal Regiment may very well be held in late July.

Celebrations for the 75th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over the Nazi forces are yearly held on May 9, nevertheless, the Coronavirus outbreak has compelled Putin to postpone the Red Square army parade and the Immortal Regiment, for “later in 2020”.

“We will have our main parade on Red Square, and the national march of the Immortal Regiment – the march of our grateful memory and inextricable, vital, living communication between generations,” Putin had stated.

Russia has the third highest variety of confirmed Covid-19 circumstances, after the US and Brazil. As of publication, the nation has reported greater than 370,000 circumstances and almost 4,000 deaths.