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Despite the worsening weather, strong gusty winds and snow and rain on the main square of the city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the first joint training of a mechanized column and parade crews took place.

About 1000 people were involved in the training and 38 units of military and special equipment were involved. The foot column consisted of parade crews of officers, sergeants, soldiers of formations and military units of the army corps of the Eastern Military District (VVO), as well as representatives of other law enforcement agencies of the Sakhalin region.

For the first time, the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems were presented as part of a mechanized convoy.

In addition, Hurricane and Smerch multiple launch rocket systems, Grad combat vehicles based on the Ural vehicle passed through the main square of the city, the legendary Soviet rocket artillery combat vehicle Katyusha passed through the convoy.

The servicemen will still have a training session on May 4 and a dress rehearsal for the military parade, which will take place on May 7 at 10 am.

All participants in the upcoming Victory Parade were vaccinated against the new coronavirus infection with the domestic drug Gam-Covid-Vac (SPUTNIK-V).

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