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Vladivostok hosted the opening ceremony of the international stage of the field training competition among the Marine Corps units within the framework of the International Army Games “ARMI-2021”.

The opening ceremony of the competition was held under the leadership of Lieutenant General Viktor Astapov, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy. The national teams of Russia, the People’s Republic of China, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Republic of Abkhazia and the Republic of South Ossetia took part in the ceremonial formation.

After the completion of the opening ceremony, the drawing of lots was held for the participating teams for all 3 stages of the competition, including Relay, Obstacle Course and Survival Trail.

The event took place at the base of the Marine Corps of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet), where more than 10 Fan-zones located around the Marine Corps stadium were available to all residents and guests of the capital of the Primorsky Territory.

Among the objects of the “Fan Zone” were organized display areas of modern and historical small arms, exhibitions of modern and historical samples of weapons and military equipment, a kettlebell lifting platform, tatami for wrestling techniques, sports equipment, a performance area for a group of hand-to-hand combat, as well as an exhibition of diving equipment , outfit of military personnel and parachute equipment.

For the safety of viewers and to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection, an additional body temperature control point was installed at the checkpoint of the military unit.

The Marines-2021 competition will be held at two training grounds for the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) marines from 22 to 29 August.

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