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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

In the Ivanovo region, in the city of Shuya, on the territory of the missile brigade of the Guards Tank Army of the Western Military District, a ceremonial opening of a skating rink was held for training the brigade hockey team “Zvezda” and for public skating for everyone.

Guards brigade commander Colonel Sergei Ponomarev congratulated all servicemen on the opening of the rink and kicked off the first hockey game with a symbolic throw-in of the puck.

In the evening, mass skating took place for all willing servicemen, their families and guests of the missile brigade. The skating rink was divided into two parts, in one of which the children could play ice hockey, and in the other the girls were engaged in figure skating.

During the winter period of training, within the framework of mass sports events, the brigade will host a tournament of hockey teams of the city of Shuya, where a team of military personnel – “Zvezda” will take part.

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