Six participants of search teams from Yamal received the award of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation
14:14 29 июня 2020
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The Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation highly appreciated the mission of search teams from Yamal. Six residents of Yamal were marked with the merit badge “For excellence in the search movement” of the 3rd degree. Among them there is a resident of Tarko-Salye, the commander of the search team “Patriot” Mikhail Ochirov.
According to the order of the Ministry of defense, the resident of Yamal was awarded for great personal contribution to defining of names of soldiers killed in battles and fate of missing military men, for diligence and reasonable initiative. Recognition of his achievements in the year of the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War is especially significant.
Mikhail has been in command of “Patriot” since 2016. The number of the team in trips to locations of battlefields is from 5 to 10 people. About 55 participants of the Great Patriotic War were raised with joint efforts of four district search teams within four expeditions with participation of Mikhail. If the epidemiological situation in the country allows, this year it is planned to make a search expedition in September to locations of battlefields in Starorussky district of Novgorod Oblast, where fierce battles were fought from the very beginning of the war to February of 1944. In total, there are 26 search teams operating in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, 10 of them in Purovsky district. The total number of participants in the district search teams is more than 90 volunteers, including students of educational institutions, representatives of public associations and organizations of the district. Novgorod, Tver and Rostov regions are traditional territories of search operations for search teams from Yamal.