Russia celebrates Victory Day

Russia is commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the end of the Great Patriotic War with diverse activities highlighted by a parade on Red Square on Tuesday.

Public places are hosting performances recalling the wartime. A parade called Immortal Battalion will be held in Moscow and other cities.

93-year old Veteran Vladimir Ivanov said: My comrades have passed away. Only me here now. But I know they are telling me to keep the tradition. I still go to the Culture Park to commemorate the victory.

Security has been tightened in public places with the addition of soldiers, police, and special task forces.

Source: VOV5