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The first joint training of the festive procession took place in the satellite city of Yekaterinburg – in Verkhnyaya Pyshma. It was attended by foot crews of the Central Military District, drummers of the Yekaterinburg Suvorov School, cadets and youth soldiers of Verkhnyaya Pyshma, servicemen of the Russian Guard, as well as a mechanized convoy of 39 pieces of rare military equipment.

The mechcolumn consists of armored vehicles, self-propelled vehicles and trailed artillery pieces, tractors, motorcycles and tanks. Among them are the legendary T-34 tanks, the five-turret T-35 tank and the SU-100 self-propelled tank destroyer created at Uralmashzavod. For the first time, heavy tanks IS-3 and KV-1, as well as a ZIS-6 truck with a sound station in the back will take part in the procession. A separate group will pass combat vehicles supplied by the allies of the USSR under the Lend-Lease program. Among them are the Sherman tank, Willis and Studebaker cars. This year, mostly veterans of the Armed Forces, participants in local conflicts are sitting at the control levers of rare cars.

The dress rehearsal of the festive procession will take place on May 7.

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