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On board the corvette “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov” of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) commemorative events were held in honor of the 11th anniversary of the feat of the Hero of Russia sailor Aldar Tsydenzhapov.

During the morning formation, the crew of the ship was read the story of the exploit of the sailor Aldar Tsydenzhapov, who served on the Bystry destroyer in the Pacific Fleet.

As part of the anniversary of the heroic deed, on the Day of Memory of the sailor Aldar Tsydenzhapov, in his homeland in Buryatia, from the Pacific Fleet, the deputy commander for military-political work of the surface ships division, Captain 1st Rank Viktor Onishchenko, was present. The memory of the hero was honored by representatives of the city branch of the Committee of Veterans of the Armed Forces, representatives of public organizations and the youth army.

Aldar Tsydenzhapov became the first sailor – Hero of the Russian Federation, after whom the newest warship of the Russian fleet is named.

On board the corvette “Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov” in memory of the hero, a corner with stands telling about the history of the feat and biography of the sailor Aldar Tsydenzhapov is equipped.

On September 24, 2010, a fire broke out in the engine room of the Bystry destroyer due to a short circuit in the electrical wiring at the time of the breakthrough of the fuel pipeline. Sailor Aldar Tsydenzhapov, who was on duty as a boiler-house operator, blocked the fuel leak. Within nine seconds, he was in the center of the fire and received severe burns. Skillful actions of Aldar and his colleagues made it possible to turn off the ship’s power plant and save it from death.

By the decree of the President of Russia of November 16, 2010, Aldar Batorovich Tsydenzhapov was awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation posthumously.

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