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More than 24 thousand servicemen of the Western Military District are preparing to take part in the Victory Parades in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Tula, Smolensk and Voronezh.

During training, servicemen as part of the foot columns practice drill techniques with historical and modern models of small arms in motion and on the spot, develop coherence of actions during the passage of a solemn march.

Also, more than 550 units of military equipment, including historical T-34 tanks, SU-100 self-propelled guns, will take part in the parades as part of the mechanized convoys.

In the sky in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad and Tula on Victory Day there will be about 130 aircraft and helicopters, which will make up the air part of the Parades.

At the moment, joint training of foot and mechanized columns under the combined bands of the garrisons is beginning. In early May, dress rehearsals will be held in the cities where the troops of the Western Military District are stationed.

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