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Photo and video of the Navy Day parade in St. Petersburg on July 31, 2022

A parade was held in St. Petersburg on the occasion of the Day of the Navy of the Russian Federation

A parade was held in St. Petersburg on the occasion of the Day of the Navy of the Russian Federation

A photo: Artem KILKIN

In St. Petersburg on Sunday, July 31, a parade was held on the occasion of the Day of the Navy (Navy) of the Russian Federation. The KP.RU website publishes photos and videos from this event.

The President of Russia received the main naval parade

The President of Russia received the main naval parade

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Before the parade, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin approved the Ship Charter of the Navy and the Naval Doctrine of the Russian Federation.

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As the Russian leader stated, commenting on these documents, the country has openly designated zones and borders, as well as will provide protection “firmly and by all means.”

Congratulations from Vladimir Putin on Navy Day

Later, the President of Russia hosted the main naval parade. The head of state congratulated servicemen and Russians on the Day of the Navy.

A photo: Artem KILKIN

– Parades of warships are hosting the main bases of our fleet. Here, in the waters of the ancient Neva and Kronstadt, the main naval parade takes place. Peter the Great forever connected the history of the fleet with the history of the Russian state. Russia’s new maritime doctrine has also been approved. We have openly designated the zones and borders of Russia. We will provide protection firmly and by all means,” the President emphasized.

Vladimir Putin with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Nikolai Evmenov and Acting Commander of the Western Military District Vladimir Kochetkov

Vladimir Putin with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Nikolai Evmenov and Acting Commander of the Western Military District Vladimir Kochetkov

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Photo and video of the naval part of the Navy Day Parade

The parade on the occasion of the Navy Day was attended by 36 ships and boats, as well as seven sailboats and four submarines. So the frigate “Admiral Gorshkov”, the corvette “Mercury”, the large landing ship “Ivan Gren” and other ships of various classes passed along the Neva.

A photo: Artem KILKIN

In addition, this year, for the first time in the history of the parade, a special patrol boat with an all-female crew could be seen.

A photo: Artem KILKIN

And on the deck of the landing craft Ivan Pasko, the legendary small boat of Peter the Great, the “grandfather of the Russian fleet,” rode along the Neva.

The legendary boat of Peter I rode along the Neva

The legendary boat of Peter I rode along the Neva

A photo: Artem KILKIN

It was from him that the glorious history of Russian military shipbuilding began more than three centuries ago.

Photo and video of the air part of the Navy Day Parade

42 aircraft took to the skies, including Su-24M, Su-27, MiG-31, MiG-29K aircraft, Be-200 amphibious aircraft, Tu-142MK aircraft, as well as An-72, Tu-154, Tu-134, anti-submarine Il-38.

42 aircraft took to the skies

42 aircraft took to the skies

A photo: Artem KILKIN

In addition, Mi-8, Ka-27, Ka-29, Ka-31 helicopters could be seen in the sky over St. Petersburg.

Mi-8, Ka-27, Ka-29, Ka-31 helicopters could be seen in the sky over St. Petersburg

Mi-8, Ka-27, Ka-29, Ka-31 helicopters could be seen in the sky over St. Petersburg

A photo: Artem KILKIN

A group of Su-25 attack aircraft of the Aerospace Forces (VKS) of Russia completed the parade of aviation, which painted the sky over St. Petersburg with the Russian tricolor.

A photo: Artem KILKIN

In total, more than three and a half thousand soldiers participated in the parade.

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