Select language:

May 9th Parade Training in Moscow

 / Главная / Russkiy Mir Foundation / News / May 9th Parade Training in Moscow

May 9th Parade Training in Moscow


27.04.2012

Training exercises for the military parade in honor of the 67th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War were held Thursday night in the center of the Russian capital, Voice of Russia reports.

On Red Square a column of 14,000 soldiers and officers, accompanied by an orchestra of 1,100 musicians took part in practice exercises, followed by almost 100 pieces of military equipment.

There will be two more nights of training held in Moscow and then a full dress general rehearsal during the day.

The parade itself will take place on Red Square on May 9th, the date when all countries in the former Soviet Union celebrated victory over Nazi Germany.

Russkiy Mir Foundation Information Service

News by subject

Publications

As the Russkiy Mir reported, residents of Papua New Guinea addressed the head of the Russian Orthodox Church with a collective petition to establish an Orthodox mission in their country. This proposal was put forward after Kirill Shrakbul, a priest and head of the ROC mission in Taiwan, had visited Papua New Guinea.
On September 1, millions of children in Russia went to school. And millions of their peers in Ukraine also went to schools. Everything seems to be the same: flowers, bows, well-dressed children, excited parents... And yet there is a difference and a very significant one: children in Russia go to schools to study in their native language. However, starting with this academic year, hundreds of thousands of Russian-speaking children no longer have this opportunity in Ukraine.