Russia: Not on my watch! Putin scolds security for pushing veteran during V-Day parade

Russian President Vladimir Putin invited one of the veterans who was stopped by the Russian leader’s personal guards to join him and lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on the Red Square on Wednesday. The veteran tried to come up to Putin at the end of the Victory Day parade, but the Russian leader's guards stopped the war hero. The scene attracted the attention of Putin, and he... Еще promptly stopped to talk with the man. Later both the president and the veteran took part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. More than 13,000 servicemen, 159 pieces of military equipment and 75 aircraft took part in the Moscow Victory Day military parade. A number of commemorative events celebrating the 73rd anniversary of the official capitulation of Nazi Germany at the end of World War II will take place in 28 Russian cities.

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