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The naval parades marking the Navy Day will be held on seven main bases

Today at the main bases of the Navy of Russia will host the parade this year for the holiday events attract a record number of 250 ships, 100 more than in the past. The festival events on the bases will take part about 15 thousand soldiers, will involve about 80 aircraft and helicopters and more than 100 units of ground equipment.

Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the parade in St. Petersburg. In may he ordered the defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to begin preparations for the traditional parade on the main bases of the Navy of Russia.

Near Kaliningrad have been teaching the Marines and infantry

Bilateral tactical exercises of the naval infantry and mechanized infantry, which took more than two thousand servicemen and around 100 units of military equipment took place at the landfill of the Baltic fleet near Kaliningrad in the framework of a large-scale check of combat readiness, told journalists the representative of the Baltic fleet Roman Martov.

According to the Baltic fleet, motorized infantry army corps and other formations and units of the fleet was alerted as part of the testing of combat readiness, which is in accordance with the decision of the Supreme commander of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation.

The Admiral told how dangerous fire on the ship in San Diego

The struggle to fire on the American amphibious assault ship will be difficult, but achievable task, typically in such cases is freon, said to RIA Novosti, the commander of the Baltic fleet of the Russian Federation (2001-2006) Admiral Vladimir Valuev.

The fire on the amphibious ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) at naval base in San Diego occurred at 8: 30 a.m. (18.30 GMT) on Sunday. A ship with a crew of nearly 1000 people were on maintenance on Board at that time was about 160 sailors. Command of the surface forces of the U.S. Navy reported that the fire injured 17 sailors and four civilians. According to the command of the U.S. Pacific fleet, on Board of more than 3700 tons of fuel. A Pentagon source told CNN that the fire, according to preliminary data, began in the "well deck", which serves for loading and release of water, a small landing craft.

There was a video awards lost a Shoe on parade girls

The Baltic fleet has posted a video of awarding servicemen of Xenia Kalchinskoe that losing a Shoe during the Victory day parade in Kaliningrad, but continued to March and do not break ranks.

The footage shows how the Baltic fleet commander Admiral Alexander Nosatov awarded the participant of parade commander of a commemorative medal, a diploma and handed a bouquet of flowers before the formation of the midshipmen and officers.

In Kaliningrad in the Victory parade was attended by 1.5 thousand people

About 1.5 thousand servicemen of the Baltic fleet and employees of other law enforcement agencies, as well as modern military equipment, standing on the armament of the fleet, took part in the Victory parade on the main square of Kaliningrad, the press service of the Baltic fleet.

He commanded the military parade Deputy commander of the Baltic fleet, Vice Admiral Sergei Yeliseyev, took the parade commander of the Baltic fleet, Admiral Alexander Nosatov.

Calculations of "Iskander" of the Baltic fleet conducted a training on the background of NATO exercises

Calculations of operational-tactical complexes "Iskander" of the Baltic fleet held in the Kaliningrad region training on the application of conventional missile strikes against passing in the Baltic sea doctrines of the Navy of the NATO BALTOPS-2020, said the Baltic fleet.

"In the framework of the planned activities of combat training of forces of the Baltic fleet in the Kaliningrad region with the calculations of operational-tactical complexes "Iskander" held training on the application of conventional missile strikes ... Event of combat training of forces of the Baltic fleet held against passing in the Baltic sea doctrines of the Navy of the NATO BALTOPS-2020", - stated in the message.