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Festive events in honor of the celebration of the 76th anniversary in the Great Patriotic War with the participation of servicemen of the Baltic Fleet will be held on the territory of the Kaliningrad region.

On the eve of Victory Day, the servicemen of the fleet, in compliance with sanitary and epidemiological standards, will visit memorial complexes, burial sites of front-line soldiers and commemorative steles, where they will pay tribute to the memory of the defenders of the Fatherland by laying fresh flowers, wreaths, and garlands.

On May 8, on the eve of Victory Day, representatives of the command of the Baltic Fleet, the Baltic naval base, will go to sea on ships to pay military honors to the Baltic sailors who died in the waters of the Baltic during the Great Patriotic War.

On Victory Day, May 9, on the warships and submarines of the Baltic Fleet, the State Flag of the Russian Federation and color flags will be raised. The ceremonial formation of the crews will take place on the upper decks of the ships.

In the formations and military units of the Baltic Fleet, the celebration will begin with a solemn formation. Representatives of the command of the fleet, commanders of formations and military units will address the personnel with congratulations. All day on May 9, each ship of the Baltic Fleet will broadcast songs about the Great Patriotic War.

A military parade of the troops of the Kaliningrad garrison will take place at 10.00, in which more than 2300 servicemen of the Baltic Fleet and employees of law enforcement agencies, as well as modern military equipment and naval aviation, which are in service with the fleet, will take part.

On May 9, mobile stages will run in Kaliningrad, Baltiysk, Chernyakhovsk, Gusev, Sovetsk and Kronstadt for relaying songs of the war years, archival video materials and recordings of parades from different years. The cars are equipped with sound amplifying equipment, video broadcast TV screens, and military-patriotic posters with congratulations to residents, city guests and veterans.

In Kaliningrad, the celebrations in honor of the 76th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War will end at 10 pm on May 9 with a festive salute of 30 artillery salvos of artillery guns from the times of the Great Patriotic War ZIS-3.

The military parade will be broadcast live by the Kaliningrad State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company.

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