On the morning of Wednesday, June 24, in Simferopol, a military parade was held in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war. It was the first mass event in the city after the introduction of “high alert” due to the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Writes Крым24, the Central square of the city carried the national flag of the Russian Federation and the legendary Victory banner. The parade was opened by Hiking columns of formations and military units of the Simferopol garrison. Had attracted more than a thousand soldiers of the army corps, the Navy and Regardie.
Also on the Central streets of Simferopol passed columns of military equipment in service with parts of the Simferopol garrison. As reported in the administration of Simferopol, on the main Avenue of the capital was about 70 pieces of equipment, including the BTR-80, BTR-82A, launchers of anti-aircraft missile system s-400, armored vehicles “Rys” and “Tayfun”, anti-tank complex “Chrysanthemum”, etc. for the First time in military parade in Simferopol, attended anti-aircraft gun complexes “Pantsir-s”.
The main audience of the solemn event were veterans of the great Patriotic war. The military parade was attended by the head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksenov and the Chairman of the Council of State of Crimea Vladimir Konstantinov, the head of the city administration Elena Protsenko, Chairman of the Simferopol city Council Viktor Ageev, members of the Crimean Parliament and government, heads of security agencies and commanders of military units, as well as the Crimeans and guests of the city.
Continued event direct inclusion of the Victory day parade on red square in Moscow, which was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin. “The Soviet people fell the brunt of the struggle against Nazism. Many hundreds of thousands of soldiers perished in a foreign land, it is our duty to remember this”, he said.
In turn, the head of the RK Sergey Aksenov greeted the people of the Crimea on Victory Day. “This holiday each of us in the shower. As stated in the words of the famous song, “no family in Russia, where neplaten was your hero.” This is the part of our soul which cares for our relatives. We remember what happened, remember what courage, what devotion, at what price, the cost of how many human lives we got the victory”, – said Aksenov.