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Russian soldiers march along Red Square during the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Victory Day is Russia's most important secular holiday, commemorating the Red Army's determination and losses in World War II. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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Mikoyan MIG-31, supersonic all-weather long-range jets fly over a statue of an angel fixed atop the Alexander Column during the Victory Day military parade in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Victory Day is Russia's most important secular holiday, commemorating the Red Army's determination and losses in World War II. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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A participant of parade yawns prior the Victory Day military parade at Dvortsovaya (Palace) Square in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Victory Day is Russia's most important secular holiday, commemorating the Red Army's determination and losses in World War II. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Self-propelled artillery vehicles Msta S are transported by trucks after the Victory Day military parade in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Victory Day is Russia's most important secular holiday, commemorating the Red Army's determination and losses in World War II. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Russian soldiers march along Red Square during the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Victory Day is Russia's most important secular holiday, commemorating the Red Army's determination and losses in World War II. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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A tank driver looks on prior the Victory Day military parade at Dvortsovaya (Palace) Square in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Victory Day is Russia's most important secular holiday, commemorating the Red Army's determination and losses in World War II. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Russian soldiers march along Red Square during the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Victory Day is Russia's most important secular holiday, commemorating the Red Army's determination and losses in World War II. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin attend a meeting of the Victory Day celebrations organizing committee in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, in this March 17, 2015, file photo. (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)

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New Russian military vehicles including the new Russian T-14 Armata tank, foreground, make their way to Red Square during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade which will take place at Moscow's Red Square on May 9 to celebrate 70 years after the victory in WWII, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 4, 2015. Russia's new Armata tank has appeared in public for the first time, rumbling down a broad Moscow avenue on its way to Red Square for the Victory Day parade's final rehearsal. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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Navy cadets march during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade at the Neva River embankment in St.Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. Victory Day, marking the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany, Russia's most important secular holiday will be celebrated on May 9. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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Russia leaders hope to draw world leaders away from neighboring Poland's planned commemorations and instead to Moscow, where the annual Victory Day parade will take place May 9. The plan highlights ongoing tensions between Russia and the West.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrive to attend a Victory Day parade, which commemorates the 1945 defeat of Nazi Germany, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 9, 2014. Russia marked the Victory Day on May 9 holding a military parade at Red Square in Moscow. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)

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** FILE ** A Russian truck-mounted Topol intercontinental ballistic missile is showcased during Moscow's annual Victory Day parade in Red Square. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** A Russian truck-mounted Topol intercontinental ballistic missile is showcased during Moscow's annual Victory Day parade in Red Square. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** A Russian truck-mounted Topol intercontinental ballistic missile is showcased during Moscow's annual Victory Day parade in Red Square. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** A Russian truck-mounted Topol intercontinental ballistic missile is showcased during Moscow's annual Victory Day parade in Red Square. (Associated Press)

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Russian army Iskander missile launcher it's way down a road during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade. U.S. officials said the main INF violation has been multiple tests since 2008 of a new cruise missile identified as the R-500, which has a range of about 1,243 miles. (Associated Press)

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Russian army Iskander missile launcher it's way down a road during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade. U.S. officials said the main INF violation has been multiple tests since 2008 of a new cruise missile identified as the R-500, which has a range of about 1,243 miles. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Tuesday, May 7, 2013, file photo, Russian Iskander missiles make their way through Red Square during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)