MOSCOW, may 6 — RIA Novosti. defense Minister Sergei Shoigu at the selector meeting in the National defence control centre said the country will celebrate Victory Day on the background of the pandemic coronavirus.

“the Ninth of may in all military districts and in the Northern fleet will be laying wreaths and flowers at monuments and memorials to soldiers saluting military honors to fallen heroes. In memory of them in 19 hours everywhere will observe a minute of silence,” — said Sergei Shoigu.

According to the Minister, a military parade will take at a later date, is scheduled for May 9 air part: over red square will fly 75 aircraft and helicopters. Air parades will be held in 47 cities of Russia and on military bases abroad.

veterans of the great Patriotic war in garrisons congratulate individually, they will be given gifts and Souvenirs.

Yunarmeytsy will participate in online projects “call of the veteran” and “veteran Card”.

on the Sixth of may in the Park “Patriot” will be held a solemn meeting of the servicemen of the Eastern military district, which on 28 January with the copy of the Victory banner were almost 8.5 thousand kilometers, from Khabarovsk to Moscow.

“People will come out on the balcony with photos of their relatives — participants of the great Patriotic war and together sing a song “Victory Day”. Across the country on the streets of cities and towns from a specially equipped military vehicles will sound congratulations and songs of the war years. Will end with a festive event with fireworks” — said the Minister.

according to Sergei Shoigu, each volley will assign the name of the war hero, the name of a military formation or a memorable event.

He instructed the responsible persons to monitor compliance with all safety measures so as not to compromise the health of people, especially veterans.

In Russia on may 6, registered 165 929 cases COVID-19, more than 21 thousand people were cured, died, 1537.