Puchkov presented Matviyenko, the medal “25 years of EMERCOM of Russia”

Puchkov presented Matviyenko, the medal “25 years of EMERCOM of Russia”


MOSCOW, December 25. EMERCOM of Russia has become in 25 years one of the most effective ministries in the country. This was stated by Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.

“For a quarter century your Ministry has become one of the most efficient in the country with highly professional staff, well-functioning system of rapid response, cutting-edge technology and equipment,” she said.

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“They say that the same disaster does not happen, each extraordinary in its own way and requires a special approach and innovative solutions, but always remain unwavering dedication, duty, courage and professionalism of the rescuers. When hope is not on what, will always come the rescuers – do you think it’s just his job. I salute you for your noble work”, – said Matvienko.

In turn, the head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov noted that “for 25 years we have come a long and difficult path, formed the most powerful effective rescue service”.

“Millions of lives saved, billions prevented the damage to the economy and social infrastructure. A large number of important large-scale rescue operations, the operations for extinguishing fires, rebuilding infrastructure damaged cities and towns inscribed in Golden letters in the history of EMERCOM of Russia”, – said Puchkov.

According to him, the main achievement of the Ministry of emergency situations is the rescue team.

“25 years is a good milestone not only to summarize but also to identify further ways and prospects of development of EMERCOM of Russia”, – said the Minister.

“We were the first to arrive to help and serve people”

Puchkov presented Matviyenko, the medal “25 years of EMERCOM of Russia”, and a bouquet of flowers to the Chairman of the Federation Council gave the robot rescue center “Leader”.

SPECIAL project

The case for life
For the 25th anniversary of the Ministry of emergency situations recalls the most significant events in the history of the Department. This project, created with the support of the Ministry of emergency situations, about people who have something to be proud of

Matvienko and Beams has opened an interactive exhibition “We are the first to come in and serve the people”, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the EMERCOM of Russia.

The exhibition presents a unique collection of photographs telling the story of creation and the Agency’s results over the past years, basic rescue and humanitarian operations in the country and the world, about perspectives of development, professional team of employees of EMERCOM of Russia.

In addition, the exhibition presents various modifications unmanned aircraft designed for conducting visual aerial reconnaissance. In the exhibition, and involved specially trained search dog – a Golden Retriever named sly, who participated in dozens of rescue operations around the world.