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On September 12, in St. Petersburg, near the walls of the Peter and Paul Fortress, an artillery salute took place at 22:00 to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the birth of Prince Alexander Nevsky and the 75th anniversary of the celebration of the Tankman’s Day.

The calculations of a battery of 12 85-mm D-44 guns from the Mikhailovskaya Military Artillery Academy fired 30 artillery salvos, accompanied by the launches of 2 thousand fireworks with salute installations.

More than 70 types of fireworks were used: Svetlana, Slava, Rubin, Assol, Vega, Violet, etc.

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