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On Sakhalin has passed military parade on the 75th anniversary of the Victory

Military parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war took place on Wednesday in the main square of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Eastern military district.

At Victory square were also calculations of the officers, sergeants and soldiers of military units, pupils of the cadet school, members of the all-Russian movement "Uname" and representatives of other law enforcement agencies. The parade was commander of the 68th army corps, Lieutenant-General Dmitry Glushenkov.

For the first time in the composition of the mechanized column was involved in the crews of anti-aircraft missile systems s-300 and the latest set of radio communication on the basis of the armored car "Tiger". The city underwent a reactive system of volley fire "Hurricane", "Tornado", fighting vehicles "Grad" on the base vehicle "Ural". The closing car in the convoy was the legendary Soviet war machine rocket artillery "Katyusha".

According to the government of the region, the epidemiological situation in Sakhalin has enabled to conduct a large-scale event with the participation of the audience. When it has complied with all required safety precautions. The parade ended with laying flowers to the Eternal flame at the memorial of Glory. In addition, they held a live webcast on the Internet and on local television.

The press service of the TSB added that at 23.00 (15.00 GMT) division artillery will provide the salute in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.