unprecedented 40 million Russian citizens, as well as 200,000
specialists from "emergency rescue divisions" and 50,000
units of equipment took part in a four day-long civil
defense, emergency evacuation and disaster preparedness drill
Ministry for Civil Defense reported on its website.
The Sun reports,
radiation-ready Russian soldiers prepare for nuclear war in the first
footage to emerge of a terrifying practice drill involving up to 40
services wore hazchem suits and gas masks during the four-day trial
run in Moscow.
dressed in hazchem gear carry victims of an attack away from the
to 40 million people were involved in the terrifying drill, organised
following deteriorating relations between Russia and the West.
Soldiers were seen carrying away ‘victims’ of a nuclear attack
while civilians scampered into protective tents.
than 200,000 emergency service staff are believed to have taken part
in the dill.
entire population of 12 million would be able to fit into refurbished
underground shelters, Russian authorities confirmed.