In Nizhnevartovsk ended in a military expedition "and the landing-2017" started on March 25. During the exercise special forces tested the weapons and equipment in Arctic conditions, according to "Russian newspaper".
At the end point of the route members of the expedition met a member of the Board of the Military-industrial complex Oleg Martyanov. He noted that to ensure continuous military protection of the Arctic zone is impossible. Military and terrorist threat needs to reflect the mobile forces of special units.
In the expedition there were 13 people: six veterans of the airborne forces, the six active officers of the special forces and the rapper Roman Chumakov known as Roma Zhigan. The artist performed the duties of a videographer and a "support group".
During the test, the military has proven that deer are not suitable as draft animals. A team of three animals are unable to carry a ton of cargo, and two men more of one kilometer. Snowmobile the commandos for one transition overcame 640 kilometres, although many of the elements of the Arctic transport have yet to be finalized.1.*
The participants of the expedition experienced radio communications in the Northern latitudes. They note that the problem of the connection will be closed in the near future with the introduction of drones-repeaters and atmospheric satellites.
The option of equipment "Warrior", according to the military, did well, but will be improved. The weapons the men were generally satisfied. The most effective recognized established in the USSR Kalashnikov assault rifles and Makarov pistols.
The expedition "North landing" carried out since 2008 under the auspices of the Russian geographical society. The project is led by a veteran of the airborne troops Alexander Peterman. The objective of the expeditions — the study and exploration of the Arctic, the testing of navigation systems and weapons.
At the Scientific centre of Arctic research has developed guidelines for proper nutrition of the indigenous population of the Yamal tundra. This was told by head of the sector of ecological and biological research center Elena Aghbalyan. "The problem of deficit and excess of some other substances affect the health," she said.
In the framework of International military-technical forum "Army-2017", the participants will discuss developments for the protection of military facilities in Arctic conditions. Scientific and business program of the forum will be held from 23 to 26 August, it will be attended by prominent scientists and public figures, said the Ministry of defence.
The head of Kandalaksha (Murmansk region) Mikhail Pavlov in anticipation of the 500th anniversary of the city decided to call the newborn twin daughters of Kanda and Laksha. It is noted that the wife Pavlova with babies situated in Murmansk perinatal center. According to the mayor, it would like to call daughters Alisa and Nika
Feliz Mourinho, a former goalkeeper and coach, father of head coach of English "Manchester United" Jose Mourinho, has died at the age of 79 years. Mourinho Sr. began his career as a player in the "Vitoria" from Setubal, which has twice won the Cup of Portugal from 1968 to 1974 he defended the colors of "Belenenses".
The event with the participation of people's artist of Russia Valentin Gaft in the Yeltsin center will not take place. "Evening with Valentin Gaft cancelled for health reasons of the artist", — reported in the institution. It was planned that the meeting will be held on 27 June in the framework of the cinema club. The actor was to speak with his poems.
The flow of Russian tourists in the Dominican Republic in may rose more than 300 percent compared to the same period in 2016. According to the Director of the representative office of the Ministry of tourism of the Republic of Russia Galina Lysenko, in may the country was visited by nearly 20 thousand Russians.