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In Elista, a grand opening of a bust monument to the tragically deceased Minister of Emergencies of Russia Yevgeny Zinichev took place.

The meeting-requiem was attended by the leadership of the EMERCOM of Russia, headed by Deputy Minister Andrei Gurovich, the Head of Kalmykia Batu Khasikov, heads of the federal state authorities of the region, the personnel of the emergency department of Kalmykia and members of the family of Evgeny Nikolaevich.

The monument, perpetuating the memory of the Hero of Russia, was installed in front of the Main Directorate of EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of Kalmykia in the Park of Rescuers. The sculptural composition over four meters high, consisting of a pedestal, a podium and a bust, weighs over four tons.

The author of the monument, People’s Artist of Russia, famous sculptor Salavat Shcherbakov said that work on the pedestal lasted three months. “We made a sketch, made corrections from relatives and made the portrait of Yevgeny Nikolaevich in bronze,” said the sculptor.

The memory of the heroically departed Minister was honored with a minute of silence by laying flowers at the monument.

“Yevgeny Nikolayevich devoted his whole life to serving the Motherland, giving all of himself in improving our Ministry. He was a real professional. By personal example, he showed with what dedication you need to relate to work, while remaining an attentive, responsible, caring person. His deeds and deeds will forever remain for us a model of personal courage, fortitude and fortitude, ”said the deputy head of the department A. Gurovich.

The name of Evgeny Nikolaevich Zinichev is forever inscribed in the history of the rescue business and will always serve as a vivid example of heroism and devoted service to the Fatherland.

Let us remind you that on September 8 Yevgeny Zinichev died tragically in Norilsk, saving the life of another person. The head of the EMERCOM of Russia was awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation posthumously.

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

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