Parade in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
On September 9, a solemn parade was held in Pyongyang to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The parade was attended by the head of the DPRK, Kim Jong-un. The speaker of the Federation Council of Russia, Valentina Matvienko, and the actor Gerard Depardieu were seen on the rostrum for the guests of honor. The parade demonstrated military equipment, soldiers in modern uniforms, and a civilian march took place with an expression of support for the head of state. Students, schoolchildren, employees of enterprises of the DPRK who were carrying flowers of Kim Il Sung - kimirseniya, and Kim Jong - Iracheniria passed through the square.