Russia: Fireworks light up Moscow skies for Victory Day

Fireworks explode behind the Novodevichy monastery during celebrations of Victory Day, marking the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Moscow, Russia May 9, 2020. (Photo by Reuters)

Spectacular fireworks thundered in the skies over the Russian capital as part of Victory Day celebrations.

The celebratory fireworks took place at a park near Luzhniki Stadium, with the display being televised nationwide.

Russia marks the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in the Second World War on Saturday.

Many events dedicated to the Victory Day, including the main military parade on the Red Square, were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

(Source: Ruptly) 

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