Anniversary of the Victory parade on 24 June in Moscow will be held with the participation of foreign military calculations. As reported in the defense Ministry, on the cobblestones of red square embossed step will be units from 13 countries. Among them not only representatives from CIS, but also friends from abroad: India, Serbia, China, Mongolia. The most numerous of the ceremonial contingent will be from China – 102.
Today, June 17, foreign parade units are planning to participate together with Russian soldiers in the first night parade rehearsal. As stated, this will be the representatives from 13 countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Moldova, Mongolia, Serbia, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
it is Known that Serbia will represent the front calculation the Serbian Guard, the elite brigade of the Land forces of the Republic. From the people’s liberation army of China – honor. The size of most front boxes – an average of 70 people. Only China has brought more than a hundred.
As told to “MK” in the defense Ministry, foreign guests arrived in Russia in advance – they had to comply with all sanitary requirements and quarantine. Foreign soldiers live separately from Russian – allegedly in hotels.
to Invite foreigners to jubilee parade to the Victory Day on Red square – a tradition long-standing. The mass from the point of view of participation of foreign guests was a Parade on may 9, 2010. To participate were invited servicemen from the countries of the former USSR and countries-allies of the Soviet Union in the anti-Hitler coalition. The parade was attended by the calculations of ten of the CIS countries, as well as from NATO countries: USA, France, Poland and UK with a total strength of 1,000.
From France, the parade was attended by the pilots of the squadron “Normandie-Niemen”, from the UK — particularly the soldiers of the 2nd company of the Welch regiment – many people know their bearish on the guards hats of the Royal Guard. From Poland – the honour guard of the Polish army. On red square then rapped and American soldiers from the 2nd battalion of the 18th infantry regiment that landed in Normandy in June 1944. By the way, in the same 2010-m the parade from Turkmenistan attended an unusual visitor stud Herat, a descendant of the horse on which Georgy Zhukov inspected the Victory Parade on 24 June 1945.
In 2015, according to the cobblestones of red square passed parade units from ten countries. Then it was Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, India, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Serbia, and China. But representatives of the Western powers were gone. Affected by the aggravation of the situation and a number of countries from participation in parade of Victory Day refused.