Explosives technicians of the Russian Guard received medals “For demining” in Kuban :: News

Photo: Main Directorate of the Russian Guard for the Krasnodar Territory

The head of the Main Directorate of the Russian Guards in the Krasnodar Territory, Major General Alexander Reshetnikov, presented the medals “For demining” to the officers of the OMON “Plastun” Police Major Roman M. and Police Ensign Vadim P. This was reported today by the press service of the regional branch of the department.

In 2021, explosives experts of the Russian Guard examined and destroyed more than nine thousand ammunition from the Great Patriotic War, which were found in different regions of the Kuban. Among them are aviation and cluster bombs, mortars of various sizes, artillery and sub-caliber shells, shells of various modifications. Objects resembling ammunition are still found by local residents during construction and agricultural work, walking through the forest, on the banks of reservoirs.

Since the beginning of 2022, specialists of the Russian Guards special forces have traveled more than a thousand times to inspect suspicious objects, neutralizing over 1,300 munitions from the Great Patriotic War period.

By Peter Kavinsky

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