The most anticipated event that was today in the central square of Tiraspol, named after the great Russian commander Alexander Suvorov, for the citizens of the city was the military parade. The first in the history of the young republic was held a year after the bloody war - in 1993. The current one was hosted by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Vadim Krasnoselsky.
Servicemen were preparing for the parade training took place three times a week for a month and a half. In total, it was attended by about a thousand people. Two-thirds are servicemen of the Ministry of Defense. In 19 ceremonial there were subdivisions of the ministries of internal affairs, state security, military institute named after A. Lebed, the Black Sea Cossack Army, the Investigative Committee and other law enforcement agencies and departments.
After salutation of servicemen, the defense minister of the republic, Oleg Obruchkov, who was awarded the rank of Major-General yesterday, reports to the Commander-in-Chief on readiness.
A short speech before the participants and spectators of the military parade was made by the head of state Vadim Krasnoselsky. The history of the creation, protection, formation and development of the republic.
The Cadet Corps named after Dzerzhinsky, who are 15 this year, opened the parade and completed the march of the Guard of Honor, whose fighters once again demonstrated the company's filigree technique of handling carbines. It was a breathtaking sight! The parade was traditionally supported by the Military Orchestra of the General Staff of the Armed Forces under the command of Colonel Vitaly Voinov.
An organic complement to the parade - a demonstration of our strength and military power - was the sporting and musical composition "The Energy of Youth" that was held on the main square of the country. Its participants are our future, which should be guarded by people in military uniform.