Russian army mark Women's Day with parachute jump

Servicemen parachuted from the sky holding a 'March 8' placard. Once on the ground, they presented military servicewomen with flowers and congratulations.

Russian military servicemen handed out flowers and balloons to women in the Novosibirsk subway and a shopping mall in Ivanovo.

The 8th of March is one of the most popular days in Russia, welcoming springtime with lots of flowers and loving compliments.