St. Petersburg, July 30: Since 1939 Russia started celebrating Navy Day on the last Sunday of July to honor the Navy veterans. The Navy Day is celebrated with grand parades, demonstrations, and simulated maritime operations in coastal cities with fleets. This day is not a mere holiday in India but also but also a glorious tradition. The main parade has been taken place in St. Petersburg.
"Today, the Navy completes not only the traditional tasks, but also adequately responds to the new challenges, makes a significant contribution to the struggle against terrorism and piracy. Children and grandchildren would be proud of the sailors of the modern Navy," Putin said at the parade.
In Russia’s history, this is the first time Russian President has received the main parade. In addition to that, Russian Navy has marked the 321 anniversary.