Such a decree from the Russian president at the meeting was received by the Russian Minister of Defense, Sergei Shoigu.
This is reported by the “NPF” referring to “Crimea. Realities“.
Vladimir Putin instructed the Minister of Defense of Russia to begin preparations for the Victory Parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of victory in World War II.
As you know, the parade was supposed to take place on May 9, but due to the coronavirus outbreak, it had to be postponed. And today, the Kremlin has decided that the new date for the parade may well be June 24:
“I order you to start preparing for the military parade dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the victory of the Great Patriotic War. The parade is expected to take place in Moscow and other cities in Russia. The date is June 24. ”
Putin has also ordered maximum security and excludes all health risks for those who will participate in the parade. As for the “Immortal Regiment” procession, its owner from the Kremlin proposes to hold July 26, Russian Navy day:
“We have to assess all the risks. If there are threats, the immortal regiment will be postponed for another month in late August. “
Recall that we wrote earlier that Lukashenko had invited Putin and Zelensky to the victory parade in Minsk.