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The Arctic group of the Northern fleet headed by a large anti-submarine ship (BOD) “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” has completed the execution of tasks in the area of the archipelago of Franz-Joseph. The Northern fleet has conducted a number of military-oriented research on the archipelago, as well as a series of exercises in antiaircraft and antisubmarine warfare, carried out the shooting at air, sea and shore targets with artillery and anti-aircraft missiles, worked for the bombing of a submarine conventional enemy.

Another bright point of the expedition forces of the Northern fleet became the most Northern in the world a friendly hockey match on the island of Alexandra Land between the commands of the Kola flotilla of diverse forces.

On the ice of a lake in Cape Mary-Harmsworth in the Western part of the island was prepared and a hockey pitch: installed gates and railing, the markings.

The match was attended by three hockey players from the defending champion North military hockey League team — “Albatross” — and “Squall” connection anti-submarine ships.

Fans become Marines, the crew of BOD “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” and the officers marching staff groups. Part of the troops was exhibited in the watch, warning about the appearance of polar bears.

Due to the small number of teams the game was played without goalkeepers. The first goal in the friendly match was scored by the captain of the “Albatross,” the commander of the Kola flotilla of diverse forces of the Northern fleet Vice-Admiral Oleg Golubev. Goals in gate of rivals were noted for each of the players. In the end, friendship won out. The match ended with the score 5:5.

Held the symbolic hockey game Severomorsk on the Land of Franz-Joseph became the first in the new season, which traditionally begins in the fall.

At the end of the game, the players and the fans did a group photo and returned on Board the flagship of Arctic group — BOD “Vice-Admiral Kulakov”.

Currently warships and support ships of the group began to move into the main base of the Northern fleet — Severomorsk.

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