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Russia: Ministry Of Defense Rocking out in Russia

Russian Federation, Tver
July 7, 2013 at 10:10 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia: Ministry Of Defense Rocking out in Russia

With the help of the Russian Ministry of Defense, the open-air rock festival Nasestvie, held in the Tver region, added something a little different to this year's party.

Nashestvie is an annual open-air rock festival, sometimes referred to as the Russian Woodstock, and has been held since 1999. This year, the event took place over the weekend of July 5-7, and with the assistance of the Russian Ministry of Defense, added the extra element of military vehicle displays, airshows and paratroopers' drills.

Russian aerobatic team "Sokoli Rossii" (Russian Falcons) rocked the party, wowing Russian rock-lovers with their MIG-29 and SU-27 aerial tricks. During the show they demonstrated different elements of aerial acrobatics and even fireworks. On the second day of the festival, Russian paratroopers demonstrated their skills in parachuting jumping from a military helicopter and parachuting in to join the party. There were also T-90 tanks, armoured vehicle BTR-82A, self-propelled howitzer "Msta-S" and airborne combat vehicles spread throughout the festival for the music lovers to take pictures with or even get inside them.

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Russia: Ministry Of Defense Rocking out in Russia

With the help of the Russian Ministry of Defense, the open-air rock festival Nasestvie, held in the Tver region, added something a little different to this year's party.

Nashestvie is an annual open-air rock festival, sometimes referred to as the Russian Woodstock, and has been held since 1999. This year, the event took place over the weekend of July 5-7, and with the assistance of the Russian Ministry of Defense, added the extra element of military vehicle displays, airshows and paratroopers' drills.

Russian aerobatic team "Sokoli Rossii" (Russian Falcons) rocked the party, wowing Russian rock-lovers with their MIG-29 and SU-27 aerial tricks. During the show they demonstrated different elements of aerial acrobatics and even fireworks. On the second day of the festival, Russian paratroopers demonstrated their skills in parachuting jumping from a military helicopter and parachuting in to join the party. There were also T-90 tanks, armoured vehicle BTR-82A, self-propelled howitzer "Msta-S" and airborne combat vehicles spread throughout the festival for the music lovers to take pictures with or even get inside them.

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