Marchers carry portraits of lost loved ones
Service Metals honouring previous events as well as battles fought are openly displayed.
Musicians play traditional songs, .
During the Second World War the USSR suffered over 27 million killed and wounded
A solemn moment as a family remembers
A veteran of the Russian war in Afghanistan .
Marchers will often wear traditional uniforms .
A Sea Captan honours a lost son
Kremlin Square is lined with volunteers directing the crowds .