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In a grand display, Russian soldiers re-enact historic World War II march

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Wearing World War II-era Red Army uniforms, Russian soldiers marched Wednesday in a dramatic re-enactment of the historic 1941 parade of troops through Red Square on their way to face Nazi troops on the front lines. 

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Russian soldiers, wearing World War II-era uniform of the Red Army ski troops, march in Red Square.

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Russian troops lined up in front of St. Basil's Cathedral.

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A Soviet-made tank in front of St. Basil's Cathedral during the parade.

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