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The command of the Black Sea Fleet has approved an abbreviated program of festive events in honor of the Day of the Navy in the hero city of Sevastopol.

Changes to the traditional order of celebration were made due to the epidemiological situation in the region and in order to limit the spread of coronavirus infection during the preparation and holding of the Day of the Navy.

The events will begin with a solemn raising of the State and Naval flags, flags of color on the ships and vessels of the Black Sea Fleet.

Then the command of the fleet and the leadership of the city will lay flowers and wreaths at the Eternal Flame at the Memorial Wall in honor of the heroic defense of Sevastopol in 1941-1942. on the square of Admiral P.S. Nakhimov.

At the end of the laying ceremony, a naval parade will take place, during which the commander of the Black Sea Fleet, Admiral Igor Osipov, will bypass the parade structure of the ships and congratulate their crews on the Day of the Navy.

A parade line of 9 ships will be formed in the water area of ​​the Sevastopol Bay. The ceremonial barrels will be moored: the sea minesweeper “Ivan Antonov”, the small missile ship “Orekhovo-Zuevo”, the large landing ship “Azov”, the patrol ship “Pytlivy”, the frigate “Admiral Essen”, the flagship of the fleet, the guards missile cruiser “Moscow”, a patrol patrol ship from the border department of the FSB of Russia, the rescue ship “Communa”, and the submarine “Veliky Novgorod” will lead the parade line of ships.

After making a round and congratulating the crews of the ships, the fleet commander will board the guards order of Nakhimov missile cruiser “Moskva” from which he will inspect the naval forces and aviation of the fleet as they pass and fly over the water area of ​​the Sevastopol Bay.

Twelve ships and boats will pass in wake formation to exit the bay, including: the Samum air-cushion missile boat, the Grayvoron small missile ship, the Caesar Kunikov and Novocherkassk large landing ships and the Admiral Grigorovich frigate “.

The flight will involve 26 units of aviation equipment from the Naval Aviation of the Black Sea Fleet and the Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Southern Military District. Including helicopters Ka-27, Mi-8AMTSh, Mi-28n, Ka-52, aircraft Su-30SM, Su-34, Su-27, Su-25sm, Be-12 and An-26.

The passage of ships and the flight of aircraft will be completed within 15 minutes and will take place without demonstrating combat capabilities and performing missile, artillery firing and other combat exercises.

Evening events including a concert, holiday fireworks and fireworks have been canceled.

In order to limit the spread of coronavirus infection during the preparation and holding of the Day of the Russian Navy in Sevastopol, the organizers of the festive events provide for a number of preventive measures and barrier restrictions. Together with state authorities, residents and guests of the city were notified about the shortened program of festive events and the cancellation of all public events, including a concert, festive fireworks and fireworks.

Also, representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia will organize a check for the availability of individual medical protective equipment – masks and gloves.

At the same time, all participants in the Naval Parade were vaccinated against coronavirus infection in advance.

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