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The servicemen of the Northern fleet deployed in the Arctic the Flag of Victory during the regular campaign in 2020. This was stated by the Deputy commander of the Navy Vice-Admiral Oleg Golubev, reports the newspaper “Red Star”.
The banner will appear in different parts of the Russian Arctic and the Taimyr Peninsula, Novosibirsk Islands, in Yakutia and on Chukotka.
Golubev said that the military will take a copy of the banner. The event is timed to the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the end of the great Patriotic war in Russia and the Second world war in other countries. According to the Vice-Admiral, now landing of the Navy in the Arctic “will be held under the banner, which for 75 years has been deployed over the defeated Reichstag.”
In 2016, the Russian scientists discovered in the Arctic, previously unknown meteorological database of the Nazis. It is located on the Alexandra Land a thousand kilometers from the North Pole. Inside were more than 500 artifacts left over from the Second world war. By assumption, researchers base was built in 1942, the Germans left in 1944.
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