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Abe in Vietnam

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and their wives review an honour guard at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Monday.

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Abe in Vietnam and world leaders in Davos.

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Goose stepping. I like.

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@SenseNotSoCommon"Goose stepping. I like"

Military parade of old Soviet school..

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"Yamashi",

the goose step parade (or "Stechschritt" as it was called in German) really originated in Prussia during the early 19th century.

Of course, you are right that also the former Soviet Union (as well as other countries) includes this in their military training.

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Abe in Vietnam and world leaders in Davos.

Ah, Davos. Where the wealthy, powerful, famous and connected get together to discuss the fate of the working people behind closed doors. Why would you want an elected leader to take part in that conspiracy incubator?

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@klausdorth

"the goose step parade (or "Stechschritt" as it was called in German) really originated in Prussia during the early 19th century"

Yes, you are right. Many good and useful things were invented in Prussia and later implemented in Russian Empire and the USSR. Besides that 'goose step parade' we can also recall the Prussian education system . Looking at 'goose step parade', everyone sees trained warriors, not wobbling bunch of punks or hippies in military uniform.

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