The city of Volgograd marked the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi troops in the Battle of Stalingrad with a military parade on Friday. The governor of the Volgograd region, Andrei Bocharov opened the event. “The greatest battle on the Volga River finished with the victory of Soviet troops, our Soviet people over the Fascist occupiers on the 2nd February 1943,” he said, adding... Еще that, “Stalingrad, the great city on the Volga river, the 'city-hero' was protected by the whole country”. “The battle of Stalingrad made a decisive contribution to reaching a breakthrough in the Great Patriotic War,” said the Commander of the southern military district Alexander Dvornikov. About 1,500 people participated in the parade, including columns of military and aviation equipment.