Red Square in Moscow hosted the parade in honor of the 65 th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War. With guest stands for the parade watched about three thousand veterans. In the Victory Parade was attended by 11,335 members of the Armed Forces of Russia, as well as 13 foreign countries. For the first time on Red Square were unit armies of the anti-Hitler coalition - Britain, U.S., French and Polish troops and the CIS. Guards Regiment of Wales were in red coats and black bearskin caps.
in the parade was attended by war machines of war and the latest models.
By paving the main square of the country proceeded to T-34 tanks and self-propelled artillery Su-100. In attendance included armored cars "Tiger", the intelligence machine "Watch", BTR-80, BMP-3, T-90A and MSTA-S self-propelled guns, armored air defense systems "Buk" and heavy flame thrower complex CBT-1A "Pinocchio" multiple launch rocket systems "Tornado", anti-aircraft missile systems S-400, the latest air defense gun systems Pantsir-S1, self-installation tactical Iskander missile launchers and missile system Topol-M.
special entertainment triumph gave the part in the parade 127 aircraft and helicopters.
Among them - Mi-8 helicopters, Ka-50 Black Shark, supersonic strategic missile carrier Tu-160, affectionately called the pilots "White Swan", a strategic bomber Tu-95MS bombers, called abroad "bear" supersonic long-range bomber with variable geometry wing Tu-22M3, the heaviest in the world strategic Transportnik An-124 Ruslan, tanker aircraft IL-78. Finished with the passage of air "columns" in a clear and cloudless sky Air Force aerobatic team "Russian Knights" and "Swifts".
the end of the parade commander in chief, President Dmitry Medvedev, and foreign leaders laid flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Alexander Garden. Victory parade for the first time simultaneously held in 72 Russian cities with broadcasts on the monitors celebrations in Moscow.