In Photos: Marking Soviet Victory

A spectacle featuring 13,000 troops to mark Soviet victory over the Nazis 73 years ago was held in Moscow’s Red Square, coinciding with the beginning of Vladimir Putin’s fourth term at the Kremlin.

From the Victory Train that departs from Rizhsky station as part of the commemorations to onlookers who gather at Rizhskaya station for the departure of the Victory Train, all these photos will impress you.

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The Victory Train departs from Rizhsky station as part of the commemorations. The train is to make a journey from Moscow to Dubosekovo
Photograph: Mikhail Pochuyev/TASS

Cadets march in Moscow
Photograph: Pavel Golovkin/AP

Fighters fly in formation in Moscow
Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Service personnel pose for a photo in Moscow
Photograph: Valery Sharifulin/TASS

A military band marches in Vladivostok
Photograph: TASS/Barcroft Images

Soldiers parade in Moscow
Photograph: Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

A girl carries flowers during the Immortal Regiment procession in Vladivostok
Photograph: TASS/Barcroft Images

Service personnel carry a victory banner in Vladivostok
Photograph: Yuri Smityuk/TASS

Suvorov military school cadets march in formation
Photograph: TASS/Barcroft Images

Participants in Vladivostok hold portraits of relatives who fought in the second world war
Photograph: TASS/Barcroft Images

Vladimir Putin takes part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Alexander Garden by the Kremlin Wall in Moscow
Photograph: Sergei Savostyanov/TASS

Onlookers gather at Rizhskaya station for the departure of the Victory Train
Photograph: Mikhail Pochuyev/TASS

 

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