The international community incorrectly interprets everything that comes from Russia as global messages. The Victory Parade, which commemorates victory in World War II, is seen by the West as belligerent Russian saber-rattling. The parade, which includes the newest weaponry, certainly delivers messages, but most of them are domestic. World War II, which claimed some 30 million Russian lives, is a key event in Russian history.
The image of the nation as a liberator following World War II is being used again, but this time the morality of this approach is questionableMaria Dubovikova