The main naval parade in St. Petersburg on July 25 will be held without spectators due to the situation with the coronavirus, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the statement of the head of the city department of Rospotrebnadzor Natalia Bashketova.
“The purpose of the restrictions is to reduce the risk of infecting people during the event. We ask all of you to treat such forced measures with understanding. The parade will be broadcast on TV, ” she said.
It is known that more than 50 ships, boats and submarines will take part in the parade in honor of the 325th anniversary of the Russian fleet. For the first time, the missile submarine “Prince Vladimir” will participate in the event. The historical part of the parade will be led by the battleship “Poltava”, recreated at the historical shipyard.
Earlier, the first training of the air part of the parade took place, in which 48 combat aircraft and helicopters were involved.