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Transport and combat helicopters Mi-8 and Mi-26 will be used to return to the point of permanent deployment of servicemen of the environmental platoon of the Central Military District (CVD), who have completed the cleaning of the Arctic zone from pollution in the area of ​​the Volochanka village in the Taimyr Dolgan-Nenets district of the Krasnoyarsk Territory. This was announced by the head of the environmental safety service of the Central Military District, Yulia Kolokolnikova.

“The helicopters are currently at the Norilsk airfield and will soon fly to the location of military ecologists. In total, more than 20 missions are to be performed in order to take out personnel, property and equipment that was involved in cleaning up the Arctic zone, ”added Yulia Kolokolnikova.

As previously reported, since the beginning of June this year, military ecologists of the Central Military District have collected 750 tons of scrap metal during the cleaning of the Arctic zone, thereby exceeding the plan by 150 tons. In the course of the work, the servicemen dismantled and cut 25 metal structures and tanks, pressed more than 5.5 thousand barrels, preparing the collected scrap metal for transportation to storage sites. More than 30 military personnel and about 20 units of special and automotive equipment were involved in cleaning the Arctic zone from environmental debris.

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