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Military TOF have risen by a volcano Avacha and have set the Russian flag - RIA Novosti, 8/27/2018


Avacha Volcano. Archival photo
MOSCOW, 27 Aug — RIA Novosti. The military personnel of the Pacific fleet (TOF) on Kamchatka has risen by top of Avacha Volcano and has set a flag of Russia, the head of department of information support of the press service of the Eastern Military District of TOF the captain of the second rank Nikolay Voskresensky.© RIA Novosti / Ildus Gilyazutdinov has reported to Pass Military TOF into an image bank have started doctrines on grounds in the Far East "At top of Avacha Volcano at the height of 2741 meter the military personnel of TOF has set National flag of the Russian Federation and the Andreevsky naval flag" — he has told. He has added that for ascension, preparation to which was led about a month, the group of 20 servicemen has been selected. The psychologist and the mountain preparation instructor worked with them at a preparatory stage and also practical trainings were held. Besides, safety was ensured by rescuers of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the guide who has developed an optimum route for the movement of group and also the military paramedic. "Considering the experience got at the first ascension on a volcano in a part have made the decision to make such action annual and to date it for Day of National Flag of Russia" — Voskresensky has added.

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