Large-scale celebration of the 70th anniversary of Victory in Second world war Russia hopes to give a decisive response to pressure from the West, writes.
The most attractive among the celebrations will be a military Parade on red square, the largest in the history of modern Russia. It will feature the most advanced and "branded" weapons systems, emphasizes the Chinese media, calling, for example, an Intercontinental ballistic missile " YARS ", su-30 and su-35, as well as " high-end armored vehicles and high-precision artillery system ".
The parade is Not only a celebration of the military, emphasizes Shanghai Daily, this multilateral diplomatic event, as it will involve military units from ten countries, including China.
On the reverse side, for Western countries, the Russian participation in celebrations on the occasion of Victory Day would have been a deviation from their mutual position by the pressure on Moscow over the annexation of Crimea and alleged Scrivania in the situation in Ukraine, for this reason they prefer, directly or indirectly, to ignore the Parade, stresses the magazine.
Most recently, Russia was drawn into a war of words With the West over its role in the Second world war, writes the Shanghai Daily, Recalling, for example, the statement of the Polish Minister of foreign Affairs Grzegorz Schetyna that Auschwitz was liberated by the Ukrainians.
Russia condemns attempts to rewrite the history of the Second world war, stresses the magazine. According to Vladimir Putin, these efforts attempt to erode the power and moral authority of Russia, to deprive it of its status as the country-winner, quoted by the Chinese media of the Russian President.
Moscow, which face economic penalties, diplomatic isolation and military threat from the U.S. and Europe, has enough reasons for the Grand celebrations this year because of the jubilee celebrations of Victory are always marked on a large scale than often, reminiscent of the magazine.