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    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    • Russia's Baltic Fleet Celebrates Its Birthday
    © Sputnik / Igor Zarembo
    Sailors from Russia's Baltic Fleet take part in a naval review held in the town of Baltiysk during the Russian Navy Day celebration.

    May 18 is observed annually in Russia as the Baltic Fleet Day. Founded in the 18th century by Peter the Great, it is the oldest Russian Navy formation and has  faithfully served the nation for over 300 years, protecting the country's interests in numerous wars and countless naval engagements.

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    Russian Baltic Fleet, Russia

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