Translated for RI by Alina Belyanina
Moscow, March 26, (Interfax) – Nearly 1.5 thousand of foreign soldiers will take part in the Victory Parade in Moscow, said Arkady Bakhin, The Deputy Defense Minister on the Public Council under the Ministry of Defense on Thursday.
According to him, 16 foreign entities were invited to participate in the parade, from the CIS and the anti-Hitler coalition.
“As of today, 10 countries have confirmed their participation. In total 78.5 thousand of man personnel are going to participate in the Victory Parade. From them more than 54 thousands of people are from the Ministry of Defense, 23 thousands are from other ministries and agencies, and more than 1.3 thousand people are from foreign countries, “- the deputy minister said.