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Russia’s Paratroopers Day Photos: Jean Paul Gaultier’s Saucy Sailors Work The Watermelons

by | 2nd, August 2011

TODAY was Russia’s Paratroopers Day. It was the day in which the country’s current crop of elite fighters marked the 81th anniversary of their creation by marching up and down while looking tough and steely jawed – and ex-paras dressed in hot pants, and Jean Paul Gaultier’s 1990s cast offs while eating watermelon which seems to have been laced with 100% proof meths. You can debate among yourselves which group presents the more fearsome fighting force…

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Former paratroopers march while celebrating Paratroopers' Day in St.Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011. Paratroopers are an elite unit of the Russian Army, and everyone in the country recognizes their blue berets. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)



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