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The youth soldiers of St. Petersburg marched along Senate Square during the parade in honor of the Day of the Russian Navy. This honor fell to the best pupils of the Movement – winners of regional and All-Russian school Olympiads, participants in international creative competitions, prize-winners in military-applied sports.

The Yunarmeyskaya “box” participates in the parade for the third time. True, to get into its composition, you need to seriously try. Training begins in February: first, preparations are underway for the Victory Parade, and after that the guys keep in shape for a solemn march on the Day of the Russian Navy.

“For each of them, this is a big and significant event that will remain in memory for many years to come. Parents are deliberately postponing their vacation, and children are traveling to summer camps to be in their hometown on that day and to march with the servicemen. We select the best Yunarmeys in drill training, but besides that they have other achievements – in education, science, creativity and sports, “said Vladimir Kuzmin, a member of the Yunarmiya regional headquarters in the northern capital, who headed the Yunarmeyskaya” box “on Navy Day.

Among the participants in the parade and Mikhail Bragin. On his account there are already four of them – two on Victory Day and two in honor of the Day of the Russian Navy. The junior soldier was trained at the School of Young Correspondents, which is one of the projects of the Movement, – he took part in the expedition “Landing on Musta Tunturi” dedicated to the defenders of the Arctic during the Great Patriotic War.

“Each trip is new discoveries, new knowledge and special impressions. Thus, we pay tribute to the memory of our ancestors, who experienced all the horrors of war. We not only go on expeditions, participate in parades, but also hold volunteer actions, creative contests, competitions and lectures dedicated to the merits and deeds of the participants in those terrible events, ”stressed Mikhail Bragin.

The Yunarmeyskoy “box” along with the reserve included 65 boys and girls. Another half were on the warships and watched the parade as spectators, escorting Russian President Vladimir Putin and the veterans of the Navy on the main podium.

Recall that this year the Russian fleet celebrated its 325th anniversary. The Main Naval Parade in the water area of ​​the Neva was attended by about 4 thousand servicemen, more than 50 ships, boats and submarines, as well as 48 aircraft and helicopters of naval aviation.

The Navy Day was also celebrated in other cities of Russia. In Astrakhan, the Young Army men laid flowers at the monument to military sailors and took up the guard of honor at the Eternal Flame. A delegation from Bashkiria came to the parade in Severomorsk, where, after the festive procession, the students of the Movement were initiated into sailors on the Ivan Gren landing ship. The holiday took place in the village of Provideniya, which is located on the coast of the eponymous bay of the Bering Sea. On this day, the Chukotka Yunarmey joined the ranks of the Yunarmiya, after which the crew of the training ship “Pallada” arranged an excursion for the guests. Boys and girls got acquainted with the sailing equipment and technical characteristics of the ship, learned about everyday life on board and attended a master class on knitting sea knots.

By the way, a training sailing vessel set off on an expedition across the Pacific Ocean in honor of the 280th anniversary of the “Second Kamchatka Expedition”, and on July 24 arrived at Provideniya Bay in Chukotka.

“The Landmark squad, which has been replenished with new recruits, is far from us, but constantly in touch with us. The guys are doing a great job to preserve the historical memory. For example, in July they put in order the memorial “Glory to military and labor feats”, and in August they will begin to improve the burial sites of participants in the Great Patriotic War. And, by the way, this is the same squad that was awarded the prestigious Warm Heart prize in 2021, ”stressed Nikita Nagorny, chief of the General Staff of the Youth Army, three-time world champion, eight-time European champion, Olympic silver medalist.

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