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St Petersburg — By Ivan Stupachenko on May 9, 2010 at 11:05 am
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American Ship In The Center of St. Petersburg

Photo credit: www.wikipedia.com

Russia is celebrating its victory in the WWII, and in Moscow and St. Petersburg solemn military parades are held.

Our city is being visited by an American naval ship, frigate USS Kauffman, to symbolize the help that was given by the Americans to the Soviet Union in 1941-1945 to defeat the fascism. Let’s think the figate has come to celebrate the common victory instead of Barack Obama who stayed at home.

The staff of the frigate will visit one of the St. Petersburg’s orphanage, the city governor and meet the local veterans who took part in Northetn Convoys, implemented by the allies of the anti-Hitler coalition.

You can also share a piece of history by visiting the frigate on May, 10 between 15.00 and 18.00. The ship is located on the Lieutnant Schmidt’s embankment till May, 11.

Also, keep in mind that May, 10 is an off-day in Russia, but all the services such as transport, shops and entertainment will be working.

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