2007 Moscow Victory Day Parade

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The Moscow Victory Parade of 2007 was a celebration of the 62nd anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War. It was the last time Vladimir Putin made a holiday address in his first term as president. The parade was commanded by the head of the Moscow Garrison General of the army Vladimir Bakin, and reviewing the parade was Minister of Defence Anatoliy Serdyukov .Music was performed by the Moscow Garrison's Central Orchestra under Major General Valery Khalilov.[1][2][3]

This was the first parade that was watched by people online outside of Russia.

Parading troops[edit]

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Training for the parade took place from March to April in the Alabino, Moscow Oblast.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A military parade celebrating the 62nd anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War took place on Red Square". President of Russia. Retrieved 2016-10-23.
  2. ^ "Speech at the Military Parade Celebrating the 62nd Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War". President of Russia. Retrieved 2016-10-23.
  3. ^ Limited, Alamy. "Stock Photo - Russian soldiers march during the rehearsal of the Victory Day parade in Moscow, 20 April 2007. The traditional Victory Day parade will be held in Moscow 09 May. EPA/SERGEI". Alamy. Retrieved 2016-10-23.

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