On June 24, Vladivostok hosted a ceremonial graduation of young specialists from the Far Eastern Fire and Rescue Academy - a branch of St. Petersburg University of the State Fire Service of the EMERCOM of Russia named after the Hero of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Evgeniy Zinichev.
The solemn event began with a flower-laying ceremony at the Eternal Flame and a moment of silence.
The graduation was attended by the leadership and teaching staff of the academy, the leadership of the EMERCOM Main Office for the Primorsky Territory, representatives of the Government of the Primorsky Territory, veterans of the fire department, as well as relatives and friends of graduates.
This is the fifth edition for the academy. This year, 60 full-time students and 43 part-time students successfully graduated from the academy.
The young specialists will go to the regions of the Far East very soon, where they will join the ranks of the units of the Russian Emergencies Ministry. They are ready to professionally fight fires and perform tasks to protect the population and territories from emergencies.
The event ended with a farewell to the banner of the Far Eastern Fire and Rescue Academy and a solemn march.