2000 Moscow Victory Day Parade
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The Moscow Victory Day Parade of 2000 was held on 9 May 2000 to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the capitulation of Nazi Germany in 1945. The parade marks the Soviet Union's victory in the Great Patriotic War.
The parade was commanded by Colonel General Ivan E Puzanov, Commander of the Moscow Military District, and reviewed by Marshal of the Russian Federation Igor Sergeyev, Minister of Defence.
Forces at the parade
In order of presentation:
- Corps of Drums of the Moscow Military Music School
- Following the Victory Banner, veterans of the Karelian, Leningrad, First Baltic and the 3 Belorussian and 4 Ukrainian fronts. These were followed by veterans of the Baltic and Black Sea Fleets of the Soviet Union.
- Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
- Border Guard Service of Russia
- Troops of the Ministry for Internal Affairs
Watch the entire parade here: