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In the framework of large-scale combined forced March the command of the airborne troops, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war and the 90th anniversary since the formation of the airborne troops, paratroopers from the Novorossiysk airborne assault mountain connection arrived in the city of military glory Stary Oskol.

The event began with the laying of wreaths and flowers to the eternal flame, after which a solemn meeting was held with the participation of the command connection, representatives of state authorities and local self-government. The Marines demonstrated techniques of military hand to hand combat with weapons and without it. Also made a repertoire of military songs orchestra guards airborne Kuban Cossack regiment.

Also was held the exhibition of samples of small arms, tools and equipment airdrop paratroopers. After which the group “Blue” together with the artistic ensemble performed a concert in the concert hall of the “Center of youth initiatives”.

Marines paid tribute to the memory in the square of paratroopers of the legendary commander of the airborne troops paratrooper number one hero of the Soviet Union army General Vasily Filipovich Margelov.

The participants of the March, gaining strength.

The next leg of the journey will be the longest, representatives of the medical service will check the health of team members, and for the prevention of colds will give vitamins.

Team Novorossiysk guards airborne-assault (mountain) of the compound in the amount of 30 person makes a combined March length of almost 2000 km, following the paragraph in which Marines will hold a solemn and Patriotic event will the town of Suvorov.

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