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Russia holds Victory Day parade on Red Square

2012-05-09 06:37:29 GMT2012-05-09 14:37:29(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A military parade marking the 67th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi in the Great Patriotic War is held on Moscow's Red Square, May 9, 2012. (Xinhua/Li Yong)

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attend the military parade marking the 67th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi in the Great Patriotic War on Moscow's Red Square, May 9, 2012. (Xinhua Photo)

MOSCOW, May 9 (Xinhua) -- A military parade marking the 67th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi in the Great Patriotic War began Wednesday morning at Moscow's Red Square Wednesday.

Russia's new President Vladimir Putin and new Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, as well as domestic and foreign guests, were present on the occasion.

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