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In Sevastopol, commented on the protest of Kiev for the parade on Navy Day

The note of protest from the Ukrainian foreign Ministry concerning the conduct of the naval parade in Sevastopol reminiscent of ritual dances, told RIA Novosti Secretary of the military scientific society of the black sea fleet, Professor of the Academy of military Sciences of the Russian Federation Sergey Gorbachev.

In Sevastopol on July 26, was held a parade of ships and military-sports holiday devoted to Day of the Navy (Navy) of Russia. The parade was commander of the southern military district, army General Alexander Dvornikov. In total, the parade and military-sporting festival involved more than 30 warships, submarines and boats, 14 auxiliary ships, 30 aircraft and more than 50 pieces of equipment the army corps of the black sea fleet.

In turn, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine handed over a note of protest to the Embassy of the Russian Federation from-for the naval parade, as it, according to the guardian, was conducted without coordination with the Ukrainian side and is a violation of international law.

"Ukraine for any reason, acts with notes of protest. This case was already ritual dances. It is possible to predict in advance that any event of this kind will cause the appearance of the next note. Write the line into the annals of history and forgotten. Take for granted and are aware that Kiev's policy is not changed, the illusion is not necessary", - said Gorbachev.

According to him, Sevastopol will always be a city of glory of Russian sailors, as if it may be resisted Kiev authorities.

"Sevastopol is born fleet, for the fleet and will continue to exist for the Russian black sea fleet," - said Gorbachev.

Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for joining Russia. Ukraine still considers Crimea its but temporarily occupied territory. The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue "is closed permanently."