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April 12, 2017, the V Plenary Session of the Central Council of NGO/Government Alliance “All-Russia Society of Sports and Physical Training “Dynamo” reviewed the results of the Society operation in 2016 and the tasks for 2017.
Plenary Session participants:
Alexander I. Bastrykin – Chairman of the Russian Investigative Committee;
Alexander V. Bortnikov – Director of the Russian Federal Security Service;
Vladimir A.Kolokoltsev – Minister if Internal Affairs of Russia;
Igor E. Levitin – Assistant to President of Russian for Sports;
Alexander D. Zhukov – President of the Russian Olympic Committee.
VTB Bank (PJSC) was represented by the First Deputy President, Chairman of the Management Board Vasily N. Titov.
CJSC “MC “Dynamo” was represented by the General Director Andrei N. Peregoudov and the First Deputy General Director Sergey P. Shamanov.
At the Plenary Session, the participants heard the report of the Chairman of the Society “Dynamo” Vladimir I. Strizhalkovsky, who noted the success of the Society at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as well as the growth of the tournaments organized by the Society, including service and applied sports. It allowed Russia to enter the European Police Sport Union (USPE). The participants noted that the Society needed a more effective property management and legal protection of the “Dynamo” brand and symbols.
Vasily N. Titov reported on the status of the reconstruction of the Central Stadium “Dynamo” under the VTB Arena Park project. He presented key figures showing the extension of the technical infrastructure not only within the Dynamo traditional athletic disciplines, but also adding new disciplines, for example, golf.
At the current moment the major civil works are finished for the main facility – Sports/Concert Entertainment Complex (SCEC); the roof and MEP installation is ongoing. The commissioning is schedules for the Spring 2018.
Vasily N. Titov highlighted that during the VTB Arena Park project implementation, the Management Company “Dynamo” is paying special attention to the preservation of the historic heritage related to the “Dynamo” brand. So, according to the historical and cultural study of the entire territory, including SCEC and the adjacent Sports Park “Dynamo”, initiated by the Management Company “Dynamo”, the territory received the status of a regional cultural heritage site (tourist attraction). The specialists are restoring the bas-reliefs of the outstanding sculptor Sergey Merkulov that had been decorating the entrance porches of the Northern and Southern stands of the Stadium for over 80 years. The SCEC building will include the museum of the Society “Dynamo”, which exhibits are stored under the custody of the Management Company “Dynamo”.
Moreover, there were new historical artifacts discovered during the restoration process that may also be included in the museum collection. For example, the poster “Shooting range of the Moscow proletarian sports society Dynamo” in a wooden frame under the glass dated back to approximately 1920s and used target sheets with bullet holes signed, according to a special expertise, by the founder of the Society “Dynamo” Pavel Uralets.
At the Plenary Session, Vasily Titov handed over this artifact to the officials of the Society “Dynamo” accompanied by the applause of the participants.
The Plenary Session adopted a resolution with the following tasks: to create necessary conditions for the preparation of Dynamo sportsmen for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018 in PyeongChang, participation of the teams in the Dynamo School Olympics among the collective teams of the Russian security and law enforcement bodies in the service and applied sports as well as promotion of the All-Russia GTO system through the establishment of “Dynamo” test centers.