It follows a recent poll giving Putin his lowest approval rating in more than two decades and the country's economy is slipping into a deep downturn.
Putin has accused Russia's detractors of diminishing the Soviet war effort, and on Friday he warned post-Soviet leaders against what he said were attempts to rewrite the history of World War Two.
In his messages to foreign leaders, Putin said their countries should build on the cooperation between the Soviet Union and the Allies as Moscow's relations with the West remain fraught.
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Fireworks will also be let off across much of Russia, during the lockdown On the eve of the anniversary, Putin sent congratulatory letters to many former Soviet republics, as well as to the leaders of Britain, the United States and France.
In a televised speech towards the start of the outbreak claimed coronavirus is a 'mass psychosis' that can be cured by saunas and vodka Citizens and veterans pictured sitting in the crowd as they attend the parade.
Hundreds of citizens, including Second World War veterans, attended a church ceremony in the capital city to mark the anniversary Belarusian members of the military captured on a slow shutter speed taking part in the Victory Day parade in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday.
Lukashenko, who has ruled his country since 1994, previously denounced travel bans and border closures Veterans, some wearing gloves, sit in the crowd decorated in medals as they gather to watch a military parade in Minsk.