Young sailors will hold a Patriotic gathering in memory of Admiral Fyodor Ushakov

MOSCOW, October 3 — RIA Novosti. Interregional ushakovskiy collection, which will be attended by about 150 children, will be held 14-16 October in the Yaroslavl region in the homeland of the Russian Church venerated the Holy Admiral, told RIA Novosti press-service of Fund of Andrey Pervozvannogo (FAP).

“We are particularly pleased that Ushakovskii fees will be held in 2016 in the homeland of Admiral Ushakov. We expect that the annual fees in Rybinsk will become a good tradition and will help to reinforce the values of service to God and country, which throughout life was selflessly devoted to Fyodor Fyodorovich Ushakov, in the hearts of the younger generation. We are sure that many participants will find their friends, and strengthened ties between clubs from different regions of Russia”, — the press service quoted Director of the FAP and the center of national glory of Vladimir Bushuyev.

The gathering will take place on the basis of boarding school № 2 Rybinsk cadet corps. It will gather the children and their mentors Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Ivanovo, Vladimir, Moscow, Tula regions, the Perm and Krasnodar territories, and the city of Moscow.

“The participants will compete on land and on water. They have to overcome a large military-sports obstacle course: to carry out an amphibious operation on boats in the Gulf “Sinus”; to demonstrate skills in shooting of airsoft gun, air rifles and pistols, grenades and throwing knife, in the disassembly and Assembly of the Kalashnikov assault rifle, pull-UPS, push-UPS from the floor in the clean and jerk 16 kg kettlebells, putting on a life jacket and filing of throwing the tug of war. History experts will participate in a quiz about famous naval commander”, — stated in the message.

Members of the organizing Committee began collecting retired military. Among them are veterans of the war in Afghanistan.

Admiral Fyodor Ushakov commanded the black sea fleet in the years 1790-1792, and in 1798-1800 years led naval forces in the Mediterranean sea. All the time his command the Admiral had not suffered a single defeat, had not lost a single ship and none of his sailors and officers were captured. In 2001, Ushakov was canonized as a righteous warrior.