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At least 900 marines of the Russian Northern Fleet will participate in military parades in northern cities of Murmansk and Severomorsk that will commemorate the 71th anniversary of victory over the Nazi Germany in World War II.MURMANSK (Sputnik) — At least 900 marines of the Russian Northern Fleet, as well as 30 units of military equipment, will take part in the Victory Day parades on May 9 in northern cities of Murmansk and Severomorsk, the fleet’s spokesman, Vadim Serga, said Sunday.
The military parades will showcase several technological innovations, such as launchers of S-400 air defense systems and Bastion mobile anti-ship missile systems, according to Serga.
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Over 430 marines will march through the streets of Murmansk, representing surface and submarine forces, coastal troops and naval aviation of the Northern Fleet, the Russian official added.
On May 9, Russia will commemorate the 71th anniversary of victory over the Nazi Germany in World War II and honor the memory of those who fought against fascism in celebrations across the whole country.
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