In the water area of the Sevastopol bay I began voyenno - sea parade. Thirty fighting ships and ten auxiliary vessels take part in it.
Action takes place within celebration of birthday of the Black Sea fleet. These days to it two hundred twenty five yearsare executed, reports Correspondent.
For participation in celebrations to Sevastopol arrived the acting as the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Anatoly Serdyukov and the commander-in-chief of the Navy of Russia admiral Vladimir Vysotsky, and also the Mayor of Moscow Yury Luzhkov and heads of the Russian regions who are a patron of the ships and parts of the Black Sea fleet. The commander Chernomorsky of fleet, vice-the admiral Alexander Kletskov reviews the troops.
Earlier Black Sea fleet planned to carry out armored machinery across Sevastopol, but the protest expressed both local authorities, and the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
To celebration 225 - the anniversaries of fleet to Sevastopol on May 10 there arrived the Mayor of Moscow Yury Luzhkov. At the airport the letter - the prevention from SBU was handed over to it.