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Chinese President Xi Jinping (second from right) talks to former President Jiang Zemin (right) next to Russia's President Vladimir Putin (second from left) and South Korea's President Park Geun-hye on the Tiananmen Gate, at the beginning of the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, Sept 3, 2015. Photo: Reuters
Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) hold guns while standing in armored vehicles during the military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, Sept 3, 2015. Photo: Reuters
Military aircraft perform during the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, Sept 3, 2015. Photo: Reuters
Birds are released at the end of the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, Septr 3, 2015. Photo: Reuters
Chinese President Xi Jinping stands in a car driving past the giant portrait of Chinese late chairman Mao Zedong, on his way to inspect the army, at the beginning of the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, Sept 3, 2015. Photo: Reuters
Chinese President Xi Jinping waves as he reviews the army, at the beginning of the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, Sept 3, 2015. Photo: REUTERS
Shen Jilan wearing insignias and medals sits, ahead of the military parade to mark the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, September 3, 2015. Shen, 85, is the only person in China to be elected 12 consecutive times as a member of China's parliament, after she was appointed to China's first National People's Congress (NPC) in 1954, according to local media. Photo: Reuters
Russian soldiers march during the military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, Sept 3, 2015. Photo: Reuters
People watch on the television the arrival of foreign leaders ahead of the military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, Sept 3, 2015. Photo: Reuters
Paramilitary policemen carrying flags prepare in front of the Tiananmen Gate ahead of the military parade to mark the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, September 3, 2015. Photo: Pool photo via Reuters
Chinese military personal march into position ahead of a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II held in front of Tiananmen Gate, Beijing, Sept 3, 2015. Photo: AP
Chinese military officials salute during a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II held in front of Tiananmen Gate, in Beijing, Sept 3, 2015. The spectacle involved more than 12,000 troops, 500 pieces of military hardware and 200 aircraft of various types, representing what military officials say is the Chinese military's most cutting-edge technology. Photo: AP
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1479426_China holds massive military parade, to cut troop levels by 300,000
China holds massive military parade, to cut troop levels by 300,000

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