US House of Representatives passes bill to toughen sanctions on RussiaWorld July 26, 1:09
Diplomat blasts US media reports on Russia's alleged arms supplies to TalibanRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 25, 21:39
Putin, Iraqi vice-president discuss possible supplies of T-90 tanksMilitary & Defense July 25, 21:18
Sports minister hopes for Russia’s membership reinstatement with IAAF before 2018Sport July 25, 20:47
The highlights of 2017 FINA World ChampionshipsSport July 25, 19:37
IAAF to hear report on Russia’s reinstatement ahead of 2017 Athletics World ChampionshipSport July 25, 19:25
EU Council to discuss Nord Stream 2 project in SeptemberBusiness & Economy July 25, 19:13
Berlin preparing common European response to Siemens turbines supplies to Crimea — sourceBusiness & Economy July 25, 18:49
Finnish president: Dialog with Putin is direct and clearWorld July 25, 18:22
MOSCOW, January 09. /ITAR-TASS/. Issues of security at the forthcoming Sochi Olympics are resolved at the highest level, monitoring systems of emergency situations, including those from the outer space, are deployed in the Winter Olympic capital, Russian Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov said on Thursday.
“Russian controlling and emergency forces are put on combat duty in the city of Sochi. I ask to settle all the problems urgently,” he said at a telecom conference.
Puchkov noted that space monitoring and medical laboratory control systems are deployed in the city of Sochi. “Today it can be stated that all security issues for guests and participants of the Olympics are resolved at the highest international level,” the minister noted.
Forces of the country’s Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) that are engaged in the security measures at the Winter Olympics in Sochi have been put on combat duty since January 7, Puchkov said.