Watch Russian troops and tanks swarm the streets in Moscow

Russian troops and heavy vehicles were seen patrolling the streets in the Russian Capital Moscow as part of the rehearsals underway for Moscow’s Victory Day Parade.

Preparations for Russia’s World War II Victory Day celebrations took place on Moscow’s Red Square on Monday.

The centre of Moscow was filled with a wide array of military vehicles which were driven around the square after an infantry marching rehearsal.

The Victory Parade will take place on May 9 to mark the 74th anniversary of the official capitulation of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union.