Armenian climbers will ascend mount Elbrus, the anniversary of the Victory
Armenian mountaineers will participate in the mass ascent of the UN-reachable point of Europe - mount Elbrus, the action is timed to the 70th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war, informs on Thursday a press-service of Federation of mountaineering and mountain tourism in Armenia.
the expedition team will include the strongest climbers of the Republic Eduard Sarkisyan, Shushanik Rubenyan, Artashes Mkrtchyan, Vardan Khachatryan Narine and dzhagaryan.
The initiators of mountaineering project " Victory. Memory. World " are the mountaineering Federation of Russia and Belarus, it has supported Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. In the ascent will also be Authorized to participate Italy, Spain, Germany and Poland. It is expected that the number of participants will reach 300 people. On the top of Elbrus will be provided with a copy of the Victory banner and the flags of the countries participating in the summit.
"Elbrus selected does not unintentionally. During the great Patriotic war of the mountain and the entire Caucasus, were in the midst of fierce battles against the Nazi troops ", - said the press service of Federation of mountaineering.