Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has highly assessed the work of a consolidated group of Russian rescuers, completed in June deconstruction of emergency airborne cable car in the Transnistrian Ribnita.
The cable car was the attraction of the Ribnita, part of it took place over the Dniester. She spent 20 years not used And in a state of disrepair. Dismantling was started in 2014. Rescuers had to dismantle the structure manually And with the help of Mi-26 helicopter as It passed over residential areas. In total, they dismantled 8 spans, the weight of each was about 20 tons, dismantled anchor bearing bridge weighing about 50 tons, And transport the cable weighing over 30 tons.
"This unique difficulties And audacity, And to the highest professional operation. Russia supports the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, We provide everything necessary to enable them to survive in conditions of economic isolation. And we're glad We have taken all the necessary measures to carry out the operation in time ", - Rogozin said Tuesday at the ceremony of awarding the participants of the operation.
He specifically said special rules, where the operation was conducted, And the timeliness of its implementation." It is a zone of confrontation. To enable the operation had to bring a special technique, as well as among them lifting rotorcraft, - explained the Deputy Prime Minister.- If We get there a little late, currently us there would not have missed. We simply would not pass through the Odessa region, where the Governor now became Saakashvili. And this dangerous design would collapse on the head of the inhabitants of Transnistria, We would not have been able to forgive."
The head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov has said that the success of the operation was guaranteed not only by the courage And professionalism of the performers, but the exact scientific calculation of the final work." for the performance of such operations were not taken or no required huge funding, but our guys figured out And completed. Wish to thank them, they proved once again that the Russian Federation is always ready to help people who were in trouble, " said the Minister.
Transnistria, 60% of the inhabitants are Russians And Ukrainians sought to secede from Moldova even before the destruction of the USSR, fearing that the wave of nationalism Moldova will join Romania. In 1992, after the failed attempt of the authorities of Moldova the power to solve the problem, Transnistria was in fact beyond the control of the Chisinau area.