The decision to hold it was made by Joseph Stalin shortly after Victory Day. In late May and early June, intensive training took place in Moscow. The Red Banner was brought from Berlin, hoisted over the Reichstag.
Consolidated regiments from each front operating at the end of the war marched across Red Square that day. Following them, a combined column of Soviet soldiers marched across the square, carrying 200 banners of the German fascist troops,
which were defeated on the battlefields, lowered to the ground. These banners were thrown to the foot of the Mausoleum to the beat of drums as a sign of the crushing defeat of Nazi Germany.
In Khanty-Mansiysk in honor of the parade from the red rostrum, the secretary of the district committee of the CPSU (b) V.V.
“He spoke about the great Victory Day, about our valiant Red Army, which had matured in battles against fascism, about the heroic Soviet people. About our joy. Stormy applause covered his speech ... The rally greeted the organizer of the victory, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief Marshal of the Soviet Union, Great Stalin, with friendly shouts of "Hurray."