Monday, July 31, 2017

Russia's Navy Day Parade Was Also Held Off Tartus, Syria

The Independent: Russia holds first ever military parade in Syria

Navy Day marked with show of military might in St Petersburg, Crimea and Tartous in Syria, where Moscow has just cemented its military presence in deal with Syrian government

Russia’s armed forces have celebrated Navy Day with processions and parades across the world - including its first ever celebration in Syria.

Navy Day is a national holiday for Russians on which huge parades are held in St Petersburg - Moscow’s second largest city and the home of the Navy - on the last Sunday of July.

There are usually smaller processions at Russian naval bases across the vast country as well as around the world, including Crimea, annexed in 2014, and for the first time this year, the regime-held Syrian city of Tartous.

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WNU Editor: Russia's main Navy parade was held in Saint Petersburg .... It's Navy Day In Russia Today (July 30, 2017).

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