VICTORY IN THE WORLD WAR II . From the depth of the history. One of the most important holidays in the USA, UK, Canada and almost all European countries is VE day (Victory in Europe day) that held on May 8 th .
IN THE WORLD WAR II
Since the Soviet Union was to the east of Germany, it was May 9 Moscow Time when the German military surrender became effective, which is why Russia and most of the former Soviet republics commemorate Victory Day on 9 May instead of 8 May.