Russian Military Gets Premium Spot in Venezuela Independence Day Parade

Russian Military Gets Premium Spot in Venezuela Independence Day Parade


The socialist regime in Venezuela featured Russian Navy sailors marching in its Independence Day celebration this weekend.

Venezuela became the first country in the region to declare independence from Spanish colonial rule on July 5, 1811. As part of the official celebrations, the Venezuelan Armed Forces — who also celebrate their founding day on that day — hold a military parade every July 5 on the Paseo Los Próceres, a monument located in the capital city of Caracas built in the 1950s that features a promenade and other structures to commemorate Venezuela’s war for independence and its heroes.

Friday’s military parade, which commemorated the 213th anniversary of Venezuela’s independence, saw the presence of Russian Navy officials from the Russian Northern Fleet. The Russian

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