MOSCOW, 9 may. /TASS/. Salute division of the Moscow sky painted in colors of Russian state flag in honor of the 75th anniversary of the victory in the great Patriotic war, reported in press service Western military district.

during the solemn military ritual the night sky of the capital in 10 minutes decorated more than 10 thousand fireworks shots.

the culmination of the fireworks has become fireworks in the colors of the tricolor, which for 40 seconds illuminated the sky of the capital.

In the skies of Moscow were released fireworks more than 55 species, among them — “Svetlana”, “Glory”, “ruby”, “Assol”, “VEGA” and “Violet”.

Dome breaks exceeded in diameter 300 m. the fireworks were fired from self-propelled launchers combined salyutnykh of installations of calibre from 105 to 310 mm on the basis of the car “KAMAZ”.

press service reported that the salute was made a separate division salute the guards to them. Marshal of artillery Vladimir mikhalkina of the Western military district.