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In Moscow, Marines honor their patron saint

August 2 2005

Today, August 2, Airborne Troops Russia marks 75 years of age.

In Moscow, the "blue berets" paid tribute to their fallen comrades, laid flowers to the monuments of paratroopers from the Central Museum of Armed Forces of Russia, as well as in the Novodevichy cemetery and Troekurov.

Then the celebrations moved to Red Square.

After serving in the Church of Elijah the Prophet, will begin the procession, and on Calvary held a festive prayer service. By Red Square march past will be paratroopers. Will conclude the celebration with a concert and charity meal, according to NTV.

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