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General Directorate of Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Republic of Crimea received a new specialized fire-rescue equipment: ATV (all-terrain vehicle), snowmobile, motor car laboratory based on UAZ-Patriot (vehicle manufactured at the Ul'ianovskiy car factory), fire tanker, etc., says a statement published on the Crimean government website. 

Moreover, Vladimir Puchkov, Minister of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters, took part in the ceremony of handing a banner to Crimean Emergency Situation Ministry.

It was reported earlier that Vladimir Puchkov has arrived for a visit to Crimea today. 

QHA