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RIA Novosti: Russian, Ukrainian sailors to hold first joint parade in Sevastopil

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July 29, 2012, 11:22 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Kyiv Post

Russian and Ukrainian sailors will hold their first joint parade in Sevastopol in Ukraine’s Crimea on July 29.
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Russian and Ukrainian sailors will hold their first joint parade in Sevastopol in Ukraine’s Crimea on Sunday to celebrate Russia’s Navy Day, spokesman for the Russian Black Sea Fleet, Captain First Rank Vyacheslav Trukhachyov said.

The professional holiday of the Russian Navy, which was established in 1939, is marked on the last Sunday of July and coincides with the celebration of the Ukrainian Fleet Day.

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