The mayor of Nikolaev promised earlier that on the City Day there will be a good weather. And I kept the promise - under the clear September sun Nikolaev started celebrating 220-ю anniversary from the date of the creation.
The parade devoted 220 - му Dniu guoroda Nikolaev was accepted by the mayor Vladimir Chaika. Near the mayor parade met the politician Arseniy Yatsenyuk, vice-mayors Yury Granaturov and Alexander Zhenderukha, the adviser to the chairman of a regional council Tamil Bugayenko, the People's Deputy Vladimir Zaplatinsky, the People's Deputy of Ukraine, the head of the regional organization "Party of Regions" Nikolay Kruglov and others, military parade the commander of 79-airmobile crew colonel Konstantin Maslenikov ordered. There were on parade no governor of the region Alexey Garkusha, the secretary of a regional council Tatyana Demchenko, the People's Deputy of Ukraine, the head of the BYuT regional organization Roman Zabzalyuk.
Such parade, by recognition of many senior citizens, the city didn't see also Soviet period. All social services of the city, the private and state enterprises, plants, higher education institutions and the schools, the Nikolaev zoo best in Ukraine, sports schools and sections, youth and public organizations - all citizens saluted the city, having greeted it solemn parade.
City municipal and special equipment, equipment of militia and the Ministry of Emergency Situations, military vehicles, demonstration performances of the Nikolaev paratroopers and the company which have arrived with the ship "Konstanstin Olshansky" of marines - all this and many other things were presented today on Lenin Square on pleasure of citizens.