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In the capital of Buryatia, the city of Ulan-Ude, on the Soviet Square, the first joint training of parade crews and a mechanized column of military equipment of formations and military units of the Eastern Military District took place, on the eve of the parade dedicated to the 76th anniversary of the Great Victory.

More than 1 thousand servicemen of the combined-arms formation, chasing a step, to the sound of the march of the combined brass band, for two hours practiced drill techniques as part of the ceremonial squads.

The mechanized convoy trained crews of armored vehicles “Lynx”, armored personnel carriers BTR-80, combat reconnaissance patrol vehicles BRDM-2, army ATVs AM-1, multiple launch rocket systems “Tornado-G”, cannon towed artillery (122-mm howitzers D- 30), as well as launchers of the Iskander-M operational-tactical missile system. At the parade, the column of military equipment will be led by the legendary 34-ka, heavy tank IS-2 and BM-13 Katyusha. Vehicles from the times of the Great Patriotic War were previously restored by military specialists of repair units.

In total, more than 1.5 thousand people from the Air Defense Forces, law enforcement agencies, military-patriotic institutions and more than 50 units of military equipment will take part in the Victory Parade of the troops of the Ulan-Ude garrison.

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