On the territory of the Tver region, pyrotechnicians of the combined squad from the Center for High Risk Rescue Operations "Leader", the Noginsky, Uralsky, Volzhsky Rescue Centers of the EMERCOM of Russia are working to neutralize explosive objects during the Great Patriotic War. From July 19 to August 28, they survey the places of active hostilities on the territory of the Rzhevsky Region.
During the first days, specialists surveyed an area of more than three thousand square meters, found more than 20 dangerous finds. In addition to manual demining of the area, mechanized cleaning using the MV-4 robotic complex is also used.
The discovered explosive objects are handed over to the explosion technicians of the emergency rescue service of the Tver region. The destruction of ammunition is carried out in a place remote from settlements on a weekly basis.
During the Great Patriotic War in the period 1942-1943. on the territory of the Rzhevsky region, fierce battles were fought. The Rzhev-Vyazemsk strategic offensive operation is recognized as one of the most ambitious in terms of the number of troops involved, the coverage of the territory, the depth of maneuvers, and the duration of the battles.