Russian Pandemic : Cancelled in Nov 7 Red Square Military Parade
According to RIA Novosti news, on October 31, local time, the Regional Security and Anti-Corruption Bureau of the Moscow City Government of Russia announced the cancellation of the Red Square military parade originally scheduled for November 7.
due to the intensification of Coronavirus pandemic in Moscow, Moscow Government has decided to cancel the group gathering activities on November 4 and November 7, including the annual military parade held on Red Square.
The military parade on Red Square in Moscow on November 7, 1941 is of historical significance. At that time, the Soviet Union was in the most difficult stage of the Great Patriotic War, and the Nazi German army was approaching Moscow, and the situation was extremely severe.
To boost morale, the Soviet government held a grand military parade on Red Square. The troops under review went directly to the front line to fight the Germans from Red Square.
To commemorate this important historical event, the Moscow City Government will hold a grand military parade on Red Square every November 7 to commemorate the Red Square military parade held in the Patriotic War of 1941.
According to the information released by the official website of the Russian Coronavirus pandemic prevention, as of the morning of October 31, Moscow time, there were 18,140 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus pandemic in Russia
with a total of nearly 1.62 million confirmed cases. The capital city of Moscow has newly confirmed 4952 cases, with a total of more than 420,000 confirmed cases.