Armies from other CIS countries, including Ukraine, Belarus and Turkmenistan - also flew their national flags proudly in an unprecedented display of solidarity and common history. RN's editor witnessed the parade on Red Square.

Photos by Konstantin Zavrazhin and Victor Vasenin, Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
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Artem Zagorodnov, managing editor of Russia Beyond the Headlines, interviewed on "The Alyona Show" to discuss this year's very different V-day parade




Photos by Artem Zagorodnov.
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