Russia’s postponed military parade will take place on Wednesday as Putin seeks referendum boost Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageRussia is holding its postponed Victory Day military parade on Wednesday despite steadily rising coronavirus infections, as Vladimir Putin seeks a popularity boost in the run-up to a referendum on extending his time in office.The
parade celebrates the defeat of Nazi Germany and has grown to outsize proportions in the years since Putin came to power at the turn of the century.
Source: the guardian
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