MOSCOW, April 21. /TASS/. More than 800 militia fighters will take part in the Victory Day parade in east Ukraine's Luhansk on May 9, which is expected to be the biggest military parade in the city after the collapse of the former Soviet Union, LuganskInformCentre said on Tuesday, citing the militia of the self-proclaimed Luhansk republic (LPR).
"It is planned to involve more than 800 servicemen and about 30 units of military hardware," a militia spokesman said, adding that since the city was located in the vicinity of the line of engagement, representatives of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe had already inspected all hardware units.
Along with the May 9 military parade, it is also planned to stage a Peace March and organize various outdoor festivities and an outdoor concert in Luhansk. Fireworks will crown the day.