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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

The opening ceremony of the ice hockey championship of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (35 years and older) took place on the ice arena of the “Hockey” Sports Palace of the CSKA branch (SKA, St. Petersburg).

The solemn event ended with the traditional symbolic throw-in with the participation of guests of honor and team captains.

After the opening ceremony, the group stage of the championship started. The teams of the Central and Western military districts took to the ice.

In the period from November 21 to 26, six teams will compete for the awards of the Russian Armed Forces Ice Hockey Championship – the Western and Central Military Districts, the Airborne Forces, the Aerospace Forces, the Navy, and the Northern Fleet.

The RF Armed Forces Championship will be held for five days and will end with the final matches on November 26.

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

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