07 April 2020

Russia still planning to stage Victory Day parade in May


April 6 (UPI) -- Russian government officials are moving ahead with plans to stage its annual Victory Day parade in May despite 12 million Moscow residents who are now ordered to stay home due to the coronavirus crisis.Parade rehearsals are scheduled in the Russian capital on Thursday and the Victory Day parade is scheduled for May 9.Russia has more than 4,700 cases of the coronavirus disease so far.Each year, Moscow celebrates victory in World War II on the holiday, which is one of Russia's [...]