Russian President Vladimir Putin attended Russia's Navy Day celebrations where he and some 3,000 other people watched a sea and air military parade at the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Sunday.
More than 50 ships and submarines took part in the parade, while more than 40 planes and helicopters flew above the city.
Footage captured the Stoiky corvette, Chuvashia missile boat, Grachonok anti... Еще-sabotage ship as well as patrol boats participating in the event alongside Ka-29 military helicopters and other warplanes.
Navy Day is celebrated in Russia on July 30 with military parades taking place across the country. The celebration dates back to the Soviet era, having been established in 1939. It was stopped in 1980 then reinstated by Putin in 2003.
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