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Baltic Fleet Officer To Be Decorated For Life-Saving


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http://rusnavy.com/news/navy/index.php?ELEMENT_ID=13211

03.10.2011

Text: Russian Defense Ministry, Baltic Fleet Information Support Group

Photo: Colonel Vyacheslav Abarkin. mil.ru, Baltic Fleet Information Support Group

Baltic Fleet (BF) command put forward Col Vyacheslav Abarkin for governmental decoration for saving life of 9-year old girl drowning in the sea.

Sea current washed Anya Trifonova to wave breakers when she was swimming near Pionersky beach (Kaliningrad region) in Aug 2011. She started to drown and called for help. Taking rest with his family around there, Vyacheslav Abarkin heard the child's shout, jumped into water instantly and pulled the girl on the beach.

Mother of the saved child wrote a letter of gratitude to BF Commander and told about the incident. Abarkin was put forward for decoration with the medal "For Saving Lives".

Dan :cheers:

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