On 2 August at 2:30 am  the team of "JSC" Zvezda " began the climbing to the highest peak in Europe, Mount Elbrus. The weather was perfect.  At 7:30 am the group  guided by professional instructors reached the top and raised the flag of Zvezda. Strong spirit, modern equipment allowed the team to reach the goal. The summit is reached!

The start of the expedition to the highest peak in Europe, Mount Elbrus (5642 m), was at the meeting dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birth of Severin G.I. on 22 July.

Ten specialists of JSC "Zvezda" together with "Mosoblpozhspas" are taking part in the climbing. The duration of the expedition is 10 days. On 25 July the expedition arrived in the village Terskol (Kabardino - Balkaria), which is situated  at the southeast foot of Mount Elbrus.

The local tennis tournament completed. It was held  on JSC "Zvezda" for the first time. It was men's singles tournament and every player could estimate own strength.  Thank for all employees for participation and wish further victories.

The results of the competition:

1. Litvinov Dmitrij

2. Samcov Anatolij

3. Opekunskij Vasilij