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Russia: Black Sea Fleet leads celebrations for Crimea's reunification anniversary01:38

Russia: Black Sea Fleet leads celebrations for Crimea's reunification anniversary

Russian Federation, Sevastopol
February 23, 2016 at 17:18 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian soldiers of the Black Sea Fleet marched through Sevastopol carrying Russian flags and St. George's Ribbons, Tuesday, to celebrate the second anniversary of Crimea's reunification with the Russian Federation.

Residents of Sevastopol gathered on the streets and wharfs of the city to join the Black Sea Fleet in the celebrations, which coincided with Russia's Defender of the Fatherland public holiday.

Russian Black Sea Fleet Commander Admiral Alexander Vitko and Governor of Sevastopol Sergei Menyailo were among those that laid flowers at the city's eternal flame memorial to commemorate the soldiers that died defending the city throughout different periods of its history.

Russia: Black Sea Fleet leads celebrations for Crimea's reunification anniversary01:38
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Russian soldiers of the Black Sea Fleet marched through Sevastopol carrying Russian flags and St. George's Ribbons, Tuesday, to celebrate the second anniversary of Crimea's reunification with the Russian Federation.

Residents of Sevastopol gathered on the streets and wharfs of the city to join the Black Sea Fleet in the celebrations, which coincided with Russia's Defender of the Fatherland public holiday.

Russian Black Sea Fleet Commander Admiral Alexander Vitko and Governor of Sevastopol Sergei Menyailo were among those that laid flowers at the city's eternal flame memorial to commemorate the soldiers that died defending the city throughout different periods of its history.

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