MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On December 27, in the square of Dmitry Mikhailik on Kremenchugskaya Street in Moscow, a flower-laying ceremony was held at the complex of monuments to Firefighters and Rescuers and Veterans of the Russian Emergencies Ministry. The event is timed to the Day of the Rescuer of the Russian Federation and the 30th anniversary of the EMERCOM of Russia.
Russian Emergencies Minister Evgeny Zinichev and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu laid flowers at the memorial complex and congratulated everyone on the Day of the Rescuer. The ceremony was also attended by veterans of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, guests of honor and cadets of the Ministry’s universities.
“We are gathered here to remember how 30 years ago a professional rescue service appeared in our country, which in practice has proven its ability to respond quickly to any threat, any emergency, no matter how difficult it may be. On this day, the EMERCOM of Russia pays tribute to the veterans and all personnel for their selfless work for the benefit of citizens, ”the Minister noted.
Zinichev noted that the feat and courage of those who died in the name of saving people will forever remain in the memory of the employees of the department. Those present honored the memory of the firefighters with a minute of silence.
The flower-laying ceremony ended with the passage of the guard of honor company. One of the touching moments was the performance of heroic and patriotic pieces of music by the show orchestra of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
Recall that the complex of monuments was opened on December 27, 2010 to the 20th anniversary of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
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