Naval Parade Held in Russia’s Far East With Participation of Vietnamese Vessels
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov Guided missile cruiser Varyag
© Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov/
VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) - A naval parade was held in the Russian port city of Vladivostok with the participation of vessels from the Russian Pacific Fleet and the Vietnam People's Navy, the press service of the Pacific Fleet (PF) informs.
"An hour before the start of the festive celebrations, state and naval flags, as well as [nautical] flags of color, were raised on ships and auxiliary vessels moored at the berths," the press service said in a statement.
The parade was held in the Golden Horn (Zolotoy Rog) Bay and was led by the flagship of the Russian Pacific Fleet, the guards of the order of Nakhimov, the missile cruiser "Varyag."
The parade was held to celebrate Day of the Russian Navy (July 25).