More than 15 million Russians watched the broadcast of the Victory Parade


RIA Novosti

Broadcast of the Military parade on red square on may 9 this year had been viewed more than 15 million Russians March “Immortal regiment” — more than five million, according to data from research company Mediascope.

The parade, dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of the victory in the great Patriotic war, was held may 9 on red square. It was attended by over 10 thousand soldiers and 114 pieces of equipment. In connection with adverse weather conditions in the Moscow region adopted a decision to cancel the participation of aviation in the Victory Parade.

According to the study, the General audience broadcast of the parade, which this year led the First channel, “Russia 1”, NTV, Russia 24, Zvezda, TV-Center, the “WORLD” amounted to 15,117 million people over four years. For comparison, in 2016 audience of the broadcast on all the same channels (except for “Star”) was $ 12,944 million people.

Broadcast March “Immortal regiment” this year looked to 5.13 million Russians, last year this figure amounted to 4,955 million. Live engaged in the First channel, Russia 1, Russia 24″ TV the Center.

Public action “Immortal regiment” — the procession, during which people carry portraits of their relatives who participated in the great Patriotic War took place in the may 9 Victory Day in Moscow, other Russian cities and in several foreign countries. The event took place in Russia and abroad for the tenth time.

The beginning of “Immortal regiment” was launched in Tomsk, where local residents on the Victory Day took to the streets with portraits of their relatives-veterans. As reported on the website of the movement “Immortal regiment”, then with almost two thousand photos of veterans in the column of the regiment were more than six thousand residents, and the initiators of the action were the journalists of Tomsk media group with the support of the residents.