In Baltiysk took place the solemn events dedicated to the 317-th anniversary of the founding of the Baltic fleet. On warships and submarines have raised the State Russian Flag and flags of colorization, and on the upper decks of the ships took place solemn construction crews.
the formations and units is also the celebration began with solemn ceremonies, the press service of the Western military district for the Baltic fleet. On the main base of the Baltic fleet in Baltiysk solemnly laid flowers to the monument to Peter I. It was under the command of the first Russian Emperor Russian sailors scored 18 may 1703, the first victory in a sea battle, capturing two Swedish sailing ship. This date is considered the birthday of the Baltic fleet.
celebrations in Kaliningrad region will continue throughout the day. Military formations and military units will participate in thematic activities, readings and lectures on the history and modernity of the fleet. The personnel of the ships in his free time watches look artistic and documentary films, including pictures of the military traditions of the Baltic fleet.