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On the eve of an interdepartmental experimental research exercise in the Arctic, a friendly hockey match was held in the city of Norilsk.

On the ice of the “Arktika” arena, teams from the central office of the Russian Emergencies Ministry and the combined team of the Norilsk city administration and the management staff of the mining and metallurgical company Norilsk Nickel met. Alexander Chupriyan, First Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia, became the captain of the departmental team.

Before the match A. Chupriyan addressed the participants of the competition with a welcoming speech.

“These days Norilsk is not only a place for a unique, unprecedented exercise, but also a center of friendship and cooperation of all the participants of the event. Let this game become a symbol of our association ”- said the first deputy head of the department.

Before the start of the competition and during the breaks, the orchestra of the Emergency Department performed inspiring musical compositions, as well as creative teams and figure skating enthusiasts.

In the course of a tense and stubborn struggle, the match ended with a score of 5: 2 in favor of the EMERCOM of Russia.

On September 7, a friendly mini-football match will take place between the team of the Main Directorate of EMERCOM of Russia in St. Petersburg and representatives of Norilsk Nickel.

Also, on the eve of the teachings in the Arctic, a prayer service was served in the temple of the Smolensk Icon of the Mother of God in Fili-Davydkovo, timed to coincide with the start of the exercises for the study and elimination of emergencies in the Arctic zone. The service, led by the rector of the church, Archpriest Leonid Oleinikov, was attended by parishioners, personnel of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, veterans and volunteers.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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