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In Stavropol, at the Kholodnogorsk airfield, the first garrison training of parade crews of the Southern Military District (YuVO) took place on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

About 2 thousand servicemen of the Southern Military District and representatives of other departments marched in the parade line. The mechanized convoy employs about 50 pieces of equipment, including Grad-M and Uragan multiple launch rocket systems, Tochka-U tactical missile systems, and special equipment for the radiation, chemical and biological defense forces of the Southern Military District.

In preparation for the solemn events, a complex of sanitary and anti-epidemic measures is being implemented, aimed at excluding the introduction and spread of infectious diseases. The forces of the radiation, chemical and biological protection units of the Southern Military District carry out regular preventive disinfection of the reception and placement areas of the parade crews. Also, the military personnel participating in the parade were vaccinated against the new coronavirus infection with Sputnik V.

The Victory Parade in Stavropol will take place on May 9 on V.I. Lenin at 10:00.

In total, 10 military parades will be held on the territory of the district in the hero cities of Volgograd, Kerch, Novorossiysk and Sevastopol, as well as in the cities of deployment of the headquarters of the military district associations – Rostov-on-Don, Novocherkassk, Stavropol, Vladikavkaz, Simferopol and Kaspiysk.

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