On October 19, at 12:30, the ceremony of presentation of the passport of the atomic icebreaker “Lenin” as an object of cultural heritage of federal significance and a security obligation with respect to the icebreaker will be held at the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Atomflot.
The passport and the security obligation are the main documents of the atomic icebreaker “Lenin” as an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.
The ceremony will be held aboard the atomic icebreaker “Lenin”.
On November 20, 1953, the USSR Council of Ministers adopted Resolution No. 2840-1203 on the development of the world’s first atomic icebreaker, intended for use in the Arctic. The decree of August 18, 1954 concretized the task of creating an atomic icebreaker in terms of terms, stages and main performers of work.
On May 5, 2009, the icebreaker was moored to the maritime station of the city of Murmansk for eternal parking.
In 2016, the nuclear-powered icebreaker “Lenin” was recognized as an object of cultural heritage of federal significance, and was included in the Unified State Register of Cultural Heritage Objects (Historical and Cultural Monuments) of the Peoples of the Russian Federation. It is one of 18 cultural heritage sites of federal significance located in the Murmansk region.