Russia celebrates its 77th anniversary of the Victory within the Great Pacific War on Monday as President Vladimir Putin vowed to declare the identical victory with Ukraine after they defeated Nazi Germany in 1945 throughout WWII. On Sunday, Putin despatched his congratulations to fellow leaders and residents of his allied international locations together with Belarus, Armenia Kazakhstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
According to CGTN News, the Russian Defense Ministry mentioned it held its ultimate navy parade rehearsal for Victory Day celebrations on Saturday with 131 weapons and navy gear on show together with 77 airplanes and helicopters in addition to some 11,000 folks becoming a member of the costume rehearsal.
In a message from Putin, he acknowledged, “Today, our soldiers, as their ancestors, are fighting side by side to liberate their native land from the Nazi filth with the confidence that, as in 1945, victory will be ours.”
Putin emphasised that it’s their widespread obligation to stop the rebirth of Nazism having triggered a lot struggling for folks in numerous international locations. He went on to say that Nazism is as soon as once more rearing its head referencing how Ukraine is within the grip of fascism and posing an awesome menace to Russia.
Despite the continued invasion of Russian forces in Ukraine, Putin wished “all Ukraine’s inhabitants a peaceful and just future,” because the Kremlin nonetheless dismissed any hypothesis that Putin plans to declare “war” in opposition to Ukraine. Talk has been loud that Putin would declare a nationwide mobilization on May 9.
Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov mentioned, “There isn’t any likelihood of that. It’s nonsense.”
Each yr, Russia holds lavish navy parades on May 9 to commemorate the Soviet Union’s victory within the Great Patriotic War. Ahead of this yr’s celebrations, Russian kindergarten youngsters dressed up in pro-Russian navy outfits with pupils donning costumes that resembled Russian navy uniforms of troopers and military medics. The youngsters aldo dressed up as Russian tanks in addition to fighter jets flying the Russian flag, the crimson Soviet stars and a white painted “Z” generally seen on Moscow’s navy automobiles combating in Ukraine.
This yr, to commemorate its Victory Day, the continued battle between Russia and Ukraine has seen the launch of a navy operation that invaded Ukraine in February with an estimated 25,000 Russian troopers dropping their lives on the battlefield.