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Friday, February 16, 2018

The media counted how many this year will be spent on the Victory parade

The celebration of the 71st anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war on red square will cost at least $ 210 million rubles, RBC estimated. However, to say that the military parade was saved, yet.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

As the newspaper notes, the military parade on red square in honor of the 71 th anniversary of the Victory may be the most modest in the last three years: equipment and servicemen will be less than in the year of jubilee.

So, by the end of April declared through tenders the costs of celebrations to mark May 9, amounted to 209,7 million rubles – is four times less than last year.

However, you could save at a military parade this year, is still unknown. Not all contests are completed and tenders have already been completed may cost the authorities more than in 2015, says RBC.

The most costly expense will be the transportation of military: the contract initial price made up space of 158.7 million rubles. In 2015, for these purposes spent 126 million rubles.

The design of red square and Vasilevsky Descent will cost the organizers of the parade at 47.3 million rubles, as against 26 million a year earlier. For 300 thousand rubles and rose parade rehearsal on the Alabino polygon in the Moscow region.

With regard to military equipment, the main place in the skies over the capital on May 9 will take the aircraft distinguished themselves in the Syrian campaign: frontline bombers su-24 and su-34, su-25 multi-role fighters su-30.

Over red square will fly the latest fighter generation “4++” su-35. Four of these aircraft still are on combat duty at the Russian base Hamim in the Syrian province of Latakia and escort the remaining bombers during sorties.

Will appear in the sky over Moscow and strategic aviation — Tu-22, Tu-95 and Tu-160. Separately will fly attack helicopters Ka-52 and Mi-28N, which took part in the battle of Palmyra.

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