Vladimir Puchkov, Minister of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Disaster Relief, has paid a working visit to Crimea.

At the Simferopol airport the Minister was by "the head of the Republic of Crimea" Sergei Aksyonov, the Crimean first "deputy prime minister" Mikhail Sheremet, Crimean Emergency Situations Minister Sergei Shakhov, reports the Aksenov’s press service.

During the visit to the peninsula Vladimir Puchkov will take part in the ceremony dedicated to the banner fire equipment presentation to the "General Directorate of Russian Emergency Situations Ministry in the Republic of Crimea."