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Russia Navy Day: More than 100 warships take part in celebration

08-01-2011 08:46 BJT

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Russia has marked Navy Day with parades and fireworks in major cities from Vladivostock in the Far East to the Western port of Baltyisk. More than 100 warships took part in Sunday's celebrations.

In St.Petersburg various ships and submarines paraded on the Neva river in the city center. In Vladivostock, battle ships saluted people with fireworks and staged a performance. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visited the westernmost Russian navy base, the port of Baltiysk, and reviewed the new vessels of the Russian Baltic fleet.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said, "Russia's navy presence on the world's oceans has strengthened our country's authority as a great maritime power and confirmed the high military efficiency of its navy."

Russia has marked Navy Day with parades and fireworks in major cities from Vladivostock in the Far East to the Western port of Baltyisk.

Russia has marked Navy Day with parades and fireworks in major cities from Vladivostock in the Far East to the Western port of Baltyisk.

Russia has marked Navy Day with parades and fireworks in major cities from Vladivostock in the Far East to the Western port of Baltyisk.

Russia has marked Navy Day with parades and fireworks in major cities from Vladivostock in the Far East to the Western port of Baltyisk.


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