On the red square took place the General rehearsal of the Victory Parade

On the red square took place the General rehearsal of the Victory Parade, reports TASS from the event.

Rehearsal of parade traditionally began after “the Attention, says and shows Moscow, listen, watch Red square!” and the fight of the Kremlin chiming clock. Rehearsal started at 10:00 GMT.

It was attended by the defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, who on may 9 will take the Victory Parade. Commanded the Land forces commander Oleg Salyukov.

<p>Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu during a General rehearsal of the Victory parade.</p>

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Photo: Mikhail Japaridze/TASS

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The Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu during the General rehearsal of the Victory parade

According to the defense Ministry, which refers to TASS, in rehearsal parade was attended by over 100 aircraft. Among the new products — Il-76MD90A, in addition, for the first time in the tactical group “Wing” of the 10 aircraft will be presented to a pair of multifunctional fighters su-35S.

In addition, military aircraft on parade will represent the Mi-26, Mi-8 of different modifications, Mi-35, Ka-52, as well as the aerobatic team “Golden Eagles” on Mi-28N. The parade also will participate aerobatic team “Russian knights” and “Swifts”

This year the parade will involve more than 130 units of modern weapons and military equipment. The musical accompaniment of the parade and its rehearsals provides a summary military orchestra of the Moscow garrison.

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Photo: Mikhail Japaridze/TASS

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Dress rehearsal of military parade of Victory on red square. Transport-launcher of the RS-24 “YARS

As noted by RIA Novosti in rehearsal parade was attended by 10 thousand voennosluzhaschih. Among the newcomers is parade — voennosluzhaschie aerospace forces, which were formed in August 2015, as well as representatives of the new power Department — of Regardie. In addition, for the first time in the Victory day Parade will involve female students of the Military University of the Ministry of defense and the branch of Military Academy of material support named khruleva — Volsky military Institute

According to Interfax, about the end of the parade ector announced at 11:00 GMT. Combined military orchestra, left the square under a March “Farewell of Slav”. Now all the equipment is returned to the location.

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Rehearsal of the Victory parade in Moscow



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