RIA Novosti to Broadcast Live Victory Day Parade in Moscow

MOSCOW, May 7 (RIA Novosti) – EN.RIA.RU will broadcast live the military parade on Red Square, dedicated to the 68th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, on May 9 at 10.00 am Moscow time (06:00 GMT).

Over 11,000 servicemen and about 100 military vehicles will take part in the Victory Day parade.

The parade will involve Tiger armored vehicles, BTR-82A armed personnel carriers, T-90 tanks, Msta-S self-propelled howitzers, Buk-M2 and S-400 Triumph SAM systems, Pantsir S-1 missile-and-cannon systems, Iskander-M tactical missile systems and Topol-M mobile ballistic missile systems.

A total of 68 combat aircraft will fly over Red Square, including Su-27 and MiG-29 fighters from the famous Russian Knights and Strizhi aerobatics teams.

Massive fireworks at 14 locations will culminate the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow at 10 pm. (18:00 GMT).

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