Dress rehearsal of the 139 th Military parade was held on Red Square in Moscow, under the leadership of Chief of Ground Forces Colonel General Vladimir Chirkina. It was attended by more than 11,000 soldiers from military units and military educational institutions of the Armed Forces, other ministries and departments, 101 pieces of modern military equipment, as well as 68 aircraft and helicopters of the Russian Air Force.
After 3 hletnego break in rehearsal parade was attended by students of Suvorov and Nakhimov military schools, and students Aksaisky Cossack cadet corps involved in the parade for the first time. For the first time in a dress rehearsal of the parade was attended by the latest BTR-82A, put into service in the current year. Music software rehearsals carried out joint military orchestra of the Moscow garrison composed of more than 800 musicians.