Victory Day Celebration – level 2

11-05-2017 15:00

Russia celebrated the surrender of Nazi Germany on Tuesday 9th. The military parade took place at Moscow’s Red Square. People could see modern and historic military hardware, such as T-34 tanks.

Veterans joined President Putin to watch the Victory Day celebration. In memory of the tens of millions of casualties, he laid a wreath outside the Kremlin. He also gave a speech in which he asked for international co-operation to fight extremism.

Difficult words: surrender (the action of not fighting anymore), casualties (dead people), wreath (a circle of flowers).

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