Syria: Russian soldiers enjoy special Defender of the Fatherland Day concert

Russian soldiers stationed at Hmeymim Airbase in Latakia enjoyed a special concert celebrating Defender of the Fatherland Day, Tuesday.
Among the famous artists was renowned Russian singer Alexander Rosenbaum, while folk and ballet dancers also performed specially choreographed dances to entertain the troops.
Earlier on Tuesday, soldiers at the base were also awarded medals and military honours and watched a televised speech by Russian Minister of Defence Sergei Shoigu who thanked the troops for their efforts.
Defender of the Fatherland Day is celebrated in many Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries and honours the men and women who have served their country.