Thank you very much for interest to Russian diving history.

ABOUT US

1999 - official state registration as non-profit organization (N 176001 from December 24, 1999) with Gauzen’s helmet as logo.

2000 - Orbeli’s descendants official permission for rights to name after Ruben Orbeli for HDS Russia

2001 - determination of the main rules and regulations in the national and international contacts of HDS Russia.

2002 - HDS Russia successful re-registration as a legal entity.

Since 2002 – publication of scientific works of HDS Russia.


SITE NEWS

In October of 2017 in the Central Navy Museum a historical diving exhibition was opemed.

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6-volume edition about history of diving written by Alexander Sledkov got a literature award of Alexander Belyaev

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In September of 2017 in Slyudyanka city on Baykal Lake a monument devoted to the military divers was established.

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In late August in Prague took place the working meetings with representatives of HDS Czech Republic

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The book written by Pavel Borovicov was issued in USA under the title "Soviet Combat Divers in World War II"