MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
An area of more than 40 hectares will be checked for explosives by military sappers during a complete cleaning of the area of the Resurrection New Jerusalem Monastery complex.
15 specialists of the Interdepartmental Training Center of Engineering Troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation are involved in the work, including 6 divers with a modern diving station PRSV-M to carry out work in the water area of the lakes located on the territory of the monastery complex.
At the moment, more than 19 hectares have been examined and 5 explosive objects have been found during the Great Patriotic War: mortar mines of 50 and 82 mm caliber, as well as an RGD-33 grenade. After discovery, explosive finds were removed from the territory of the monastery for subsequent destruction.
The work is scheduled to be completed by the end of August.
The Resurrection New Jerusalem Monastery, located in the city of Istra (Moscow region), is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance. The architectural ensemble of the monastery is included in the golden fund of Russian architecture.
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