Russia held its annual Victory Day army parade in Moscow’s Pink Sq. on Monday to honor the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in International Conflict II. This yr’s conventional parade featured 11,000 members and 131 armored automobiles. President Vladimir V. Putin used a speech delivered from his rostrum close to the Lenin Mausoleum to check out and switch Russian pleasure within the 1945 victory into larger enhance for what he has known as the “particular army operation” in Ukraine.
Protection Minister Sergei Okay. Shoigu salutes squaddies as he’s pushed in Pink Sq., above. Russian carrier participants collaborating in an army parade in Pink Sq., beneath.
Snipers at the roof of a development.
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia getting into the Pink Sq. to wait the parade.
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A photograph from state-owned media appearing Mr. Putin laying plant life on the Memorial to Hero Towns on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier close to the Kremlin wall.
Russian army musicians collaborating within the Victory Day parade.
Russian army automobiles rolling via Pink Sq..
Russian carrier participants collaborating within the parade.
A Russian serviceman hugs a lady after collaborating within the Victory Day army parade.
The letter Z, from illuminated home windows on an administrative development, has change into an emblem of enhance for Russian army motion in Ukraine, in central Moscow, on Sunday.