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A Russian soldier in World War II-era uniform participates in a parade rehearsal

MOSCOW, Nov. 6, 2019 (Xinhua) -- A Russian soldier in World War II-era uniform participates in a parade rehearsal on the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Nov. 5, 2019, to mark the 78th anniversary of the legendary military parade in 1941. The Nov. 7, 1941 parade was held after Russia joined World War II and aimed to raise morale as Nazi German forces approached Moscow. The troops attending the parade headed straight to the frontline outside Moscow after the parade. Xinhua/UNI PHOTO-9F