MOE was transferred to high alert mode


RIA Novosti

The head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov before the holidays translated units of the Ministry in the mode of increased readiness. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the Ministry.

Forces and means of EMERCOM will work in the strengthened mode from 09:00 22 February at 09:00 on February 27. The spokesman said that security will be involved about 50 thousand rescuers and more than 10 thousand units of equipment.

As stressed by the MOE, the security during the holidays it is the most pressing issue in the activities of the Department. He noted that the MOE during the festive period, will interact with other services and agencies included in the Unified state system of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations.

The Russians will have a rest from February 23 to 26, inclusive. This week get the defender of the Fatherland Day, also now in the country, Carnival is celebrated. One output was moved from 1 January 2017, which was a Sunday, on Friday, February 24.