In total, the event was attended by about eleven thousand troops. And it's not just about the Russians, but also soldiers of other countries, in particular from near and far abroad.
On Red Square parade started at ten o'clock in the morning Moscow time and lasted exactly 72 minutes. Commanded all the parade Colonel General Valery Gerasimov, and as the host spoke Anatoly Serdyukov, the incumbent Defense Minister. During the parade, there were several significant events. So on Red Square marched British Guards, as well as pilots, were part of the famous squadron "Normandie-Niemen" American infantry landed on the beaches of Normandy and even horse-grandson of Marshal Zhukov, nicknamed Geyrat! In the evening, the whole of Moscow just blazed on the number of fireworks, on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the Great Victory.