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At the Kuzminsky training ground in the Rostov region, the salute artillery division of the 150th motorized rifle division of the Southern Military District (YuVO) conducted a practical comprehensive training of the festive fireworks, which will take place on May 9 in Rostov-on-Don in honor of the 76th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

The crews of the guns worked out the procedure for firing shots from 122-mm D-30 howitzers and the famous 76-mm divisional guns of the Great Patriotic War ZIS-3, as well as launching fireworks charges from two 2A30M salute launchers. More than 100 servicemen of the Southern Military District were involved to provide the festive fireworks.

During the training, the leaders checked the technical readiness of howitzers and fireworks launchers.

On Victory Day, artillerymen of the Southern Military District will fire salutes in 10 cities of Russia: Rostov-on-Don, Volgograd, Vladikavkaz, Stavropol, Novorossiysk, Kaspiysk, Sevastopol and Kerch, Simferopol and Novocherkassk. In total, more than 800 artillerymen of the Southern Military District were involved in the festive fireworks.

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