The Taimyr began to clear the land of debris

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Kragevig embankment of the Yenisei river in Dudinka. The second half of mayThe Taimyr began to clear the land of debris© RIA Novosti / Alexandr Kryazhev

Central military district (CVO) has started liquidation of consequences of ecological damage in the Arctic zone. This was stated on Thursday the commander of the district Colonel-General Vladimir Zarucnicki.

«First formed in this year’s platoon of liquidation of consequences of ecological damage in the Arctic zone in may, started to work in Krasnoyarsk region to the South of the Taimyr Peninsula» — said Zarucnicki.

The commander said that the unit of 20 fully equipped soldiers under the contract and includes vehicles of the raised passableness. «The personnel provided engineering equipment, special equipment and the necessary material resources», — said Zarucnicki.

«In 2018, the district will form another similar platoon for the environmental cleanup of lands of the Ministry of defense of Russia in the Arctic», — concluded the commander of the CVO.

The Central military district, stationed on the territory of three Federal districts and 29 of the Russian regions from the Volga to Baikal.

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