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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree “On conferring the title of Hero of the Russian Federation to General of the Army EN Zinichev”.

“For heroism, courage and courage shown in the line of duty, to award the title of Hero of the Russian Federation to General of the Army Yevgeny Nikolayevich Zinichev (posthumously),” the decree says.

The corresponding decree is published on the official website

The life path of Evgeny Nikolaevich will forever remain an example of true service to the Fatherland, the fulfillment of military and professional duty.

During his leadership of the emergency department, Evgeny Nikolaevich successfully improved the rescue department. A collective of many thousands mourns the irreparable loss of the Minister.

Yevgeny Zinichev died tragically on September 8 while on duty in Norilsk during an interdepartmental exercise to protect the Arctic zone from emergencies, saving a person.

The EMERCOM of Russia team expresses its deep condolences to the family and relatives of Evgeny Nikolaevich. His departure is the hardest, irreparable loss for the department and the state. He was a Real Man with a capital letter. A true Russian officer who selflessly and self-sacrificingly gave all his knowledge, skills, experience and, finally, life to the service of the Fatherland.

The bright memory of him will forever remain in our hearts.

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

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