09/05/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/05/2020 08:41
In Novosibirsk, at the 'Koltsovo' training ground of the Novosibirsk Higher Military Command School, the closing ceremony of the International competition 'Army Scout Masters 2020' was held, during which the winners and prize-winners of the army games were awarded.
The event was attended by representatives of the command of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, regional and city authorities.
'This year's army games were dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. You have seen that only friendship can overcome everything. I am sure that such joint events will significantly strengthen the combat partnership between our countries and will contribute to their prosperity. I wish you to continue to show strength of spirit and firmness of character, to stand all the tests with dignity and achieve success, ' said Major General Alexey Belousov, chief judge of the competition.
Scouts from Russia, who won the competition, were awarded the cup of the army games. In addition, valuable gifts were given to team captains and winners in individual competitions, such as 'Best commander', 'Best scout', 'Best scout-sapper', 'Best mechanic-driver' and others. Russian military personnel received awards in 7 categories.
Silver medals were won by scouts from the Republic of Uzbekistan, bronze scouts from the Republic of Belarus and the People's Republic of China.
Teams from Russia, China, South Ossetia, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Laos, and the Congo took part in the international competition 'Army Scout Masters 2020' in full, as well as two single teams from the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Afghanistan.