May 9 is forever written in the history of the world as the victory of the united Soviet people.

APA's Moscow correspondent reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin said this at the parade dedicated to the 77th anniversary of the victory over fascism in Red Square.

"Victory Day is dear to each of us," Putin said.

He noted that despite all the differences in international relations, Russia has always supported the creation of an equal and indivisible security system, a system that is vital for the entire world community.

Putin said he knew that American veterans who wanted to come to the parade in Moscow were banned: "But I want them to know: we are proud of your courage and your contribution to the overall victory.

With the fighters of the Allied armies - the Americans, the British, the French, the brave soldiers and guerrillas of China - with all those who defeated Nazism and militarism ... "