WATCH as first Victory Day Parade rehearsal of 2018 takes place in Moscow

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MOSCOW, Russia – More than 12,000 troops and 150 combat vehicles took part in the first Victory Day Parade rehearsal of 2018 in Moscow on Thursday.

Roads in the nation’s capital were closed for the event.

This is the first time the parade will include the latest versions of the Korsar and Katran drones, the Terminator-2 APC, as well as the remotely-controlled Uran-6 sapper and Uran-9 combat vehicle.

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Victory Day commemorates the Soviet Unions victory over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War, or commonly known in the West as World War Two.

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