Chinese soldiers arrive in Moscow ahead of May 9
BEIJING -- Members of the Chinese army's guards of honor have arrived in Moscow, according to the Chinese embassy in Russia, Xinhua is reporting.
They will for the first time take part in the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, scheduled for May 9.
Serbian soldiers depart for Moscow
BELGRADE -- A Serbian Army (VS) Guard unit on Saturday department from the Batajnica airport near Belgrade for Moscow where they will take part in the Victory Day parade.
The soldiers were seen off by Serbian Army (VS) Chief of Staff General Ljubisa Dikovic and Russian Ambassador to Serbia Aleksandr Chepurin.
“I do love a parade. Don’t you? Hanx” was Tom Hanks’ Tweet, along with video footage, of the annual March 25 Greek Independence Day parade down New York’s Fifth Avenue on Sunday.
The versatile two-time Oscar-winning movie star – and well-known philhellene — apparently took part in the parade as well.
Czech leader defends decision to attend Moscow parade
PRAGUE -- Milos Zeman will attend Victory Day celebrations in Moscow in order to express "his gratitude for the fact Czechs are not forced to speak German today."
Russia will on May 9 organize a military parade to mark 70 years since World War II victory.
President to attend Victory Day parade in Moscow
MOSCOW -- Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic will attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow this spring, the Serbian ambassador to the Russian Federation has confirmed.
Russia will on May 9 mark the 70th anniversary of victory over fascism - marking the day in 1945 when Germany capitulated in the Second World War.