Russian Veterans Celebrate The Annual Paratroopers’ Day

Russian airborne troops had their own holiday during the Soviet era, which continues to be celebrated on 2 August. During this holiday veterans remember their fallen comrades, bathe in public fountains, and consume large quantities of alcohol.


Photo by Valya V


Photo by Mitya Aleshkovsky


Photo by Dmitriy Chistoprudov


Photo by Ilya Varlamov


Photos by Dmitriy Chistoprudov and Mitya Aleshkovsky


Photo by Dmitriy Chistoprudov


Photo by Ilya Varlamov


Photo by Dmitriy Chistoprudov


Photo by Dmitriy Chistoprudov


Photo by Ilya Varlamov


Photo by Radio Svaboda


Photo by Ilya Varlamov


Photo by Mitya Aleshkovsky


hoto by Ilya Varlamov


hoto by Ilya Varlamov


Photo by kurolesya

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