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    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
    • Battling Disasters, Saving Lives: Emergency Rescue Workers of Russia
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    The Emergency Rescue Corps, the predecessor of EMERCOM, was established on December 27, 1990.

    December 27 is annually observed in Russia as Rescuer's Day, marking the anniversary of the founding of the Emergency Rescue Corps (the predecessor of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations known also as EMERCOM).

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