Russian President Vladimir Putin said that may 9 victory Day will be held aviation parade and evening fireworks will be held. About it reports a press-service of the head of state.
“May 9 in the sky of Russia in the parade, saluting the heroes, take a aircraft, modern combat aircraft and helicopters. And in the evening in city centres is bound to be a traditional fireworks,” – said Putin.
He noted that the Russians “will be able to celebrate this sacred holiday, observing the requirements of safety and isolation”.
“We remember our soldiers of the great Patriotic war, those who are no longer with us. Of course, we congratulate our veterans. Even if you will not be able to hug them, will find the opportunity to tell them the kind words. Along with children, grandchildren look at old family photo albums. Tell them that when they heard about the war, about the events from our parents, grandparents. Sing “victory Day”, “Katyusha”, “the Dugout” – songs that we love and know by heart,” he said.
On 16 April Russia’s President Vladimir Putin canceled the annual Victory paradeheld on may 9, because of the epidemic of the coronavirus.
6 April, Russian media reported that the parade in Russia because of the quarantine may move on June 24.
Flash COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 28, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 3,07 million, of which 213 thousand died, 910 thousand recovered.
In Russia as of 28 APR 93 558 confirmed cases of infection, 867 people died, 8456 recovered. Quarantine in the Russian Federation since 30 March. Today it was extended until may 11.