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Soldiers of the Eastern military district (TSB) — members of a unique combination transition Khabarovsk–Moscow, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war, in total, covered about 3 thousand kilometers of difficult path at the regions of the Far East and Eastern Siberia. Your way the soldiers had started in the Khabarovsk region, followed the Jewish Autonomous and Amur oblast, Zabaykalsky Krai and the Republic of Buryatia.

During the route the participants of the transition called for large cities, in particular, Birobidzhan, Belogorsk, Chita and Ulan-Ude, which held large-scale military-Patriotic campaign “All for the front, everything for Victory!”. Just the way soldiers have been in more than 20 localities where was organized a solemn meeting with participation of war veterans, yunarmeytsev, representatives of the authorities and the local population.

During the transition the participants overcame the mountainous and hilly, swampy, wooded areas of the route. Most of the route lay across the waters of the rivers Amur, Zeya, Ingoda and Selenga. The hardest test for athletes was crossing a snowy mountain pass Mandrik in Buryatia, which reaches a height of 860 meters.

Unique was the plot of the passage of lake Baikal, which the troops crossed on skis, as well as the combined method of attachment and hitch for snowmobiles.

Now the athletes route passes through the territory of Irkutsk region. The total length of the distance is 8492 km.

The main method of travel teams — Hiking March with the use of skis. The more flat sections may be rejected by participants with domestic snowmobile “Varyag” by the ligaments and movement of the halyards.

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