June 14, 2020 (Google Translation) – Five ships and boats of the Caspian flotilla departed from the Astrakhan region to St. Petersburg to participate in the Main Naval Parade.
The crews have to make a 25-day passage through the Volga-Don shipping channel from Astrakhan to Kronstadt and vice versa, the route will pass by the Rybinsk reservoir and Lake Ladoga. Ships and boats will overcome a total of more than 2.5 thousand km and 56 locks, providing passage through water basins with different water levels.
The main naval parade will be held on July 26 at the roads of St. Petersburg. The largest and most powerful ships of the Northern, Pacific, Baltic and Black Sea fleets will take part in it.