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Russia Shows Off Its Favorite Classic Cars in Military Parade Waltz

Russian Defense Ministry / Youtube

Russia last week showcased its classic cars in a military parade featuring a waltz. The "dancing" cars on show included Putin’s Aurus Senat — the Russian president’s answer to the U.S. presidential limo “The Beast.”

The parade was in honor of the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Defense Ministry’s base of passenger vehicles, and included all of the cars that have participated in Victory Day parades in Moscow’s Red Square over the years.

There were driving stunts, soldiers marching to patriotic music and huge doses of nostalgia as 1972 ZILs and UAZs cruised through the square.

The highlight of the show was luxury Aurus and Zil limos driving in a choreographed “waltz.”

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