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Russian TV report: Russian sappers finish demining historical part of Palmyra

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More daily reality snacks at: http://russia-insider.com Russian sappers and their mine-detecting dogs have all but cleared the ancient Roman jewel, and are now de-mining the contemporary city of Palmyra. Russian dogs are not used to the heat and have to be given frequent rest-periods and lots of water, but according to the narrator, they are better than any device. Palmyra’s inhabitants have already started to return to their homes, and in addition to providing vital supplies, the Russian army has set up a civilian field hospital. For a time after World War II, GI Joes could be seen across the world helping civilians. Recently, reports of vicious brutality have become public, while do-good Ivans increasingly appear in the news - at least in countries where objectivity matters. Russian forces and foreign sappers have concluded their work on clearing the historical part of the ancient city of Palmyra from mines Yury Stavitsky, commander of the Russian Armed Forces Engineer Corps, announced on April 21 that the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Syria had been fully demined. "A great deal of work has been done to clear mines, bombs and other explosive devices in the historical part, but work still has to be carried out to demine engineering structures and the residential areas of the city," the TASS news agency cited Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying. Russian Defense Ministry publishes video of demining operations in Palmyra Russian Defense Ministry publishes video of demining operations in Palmyra The engineering corps has now begun demining the city's residential neighborhoods, as well as the airports in its environs. The servicemen still have to demine another 180 hectares of land. Russian sappers are using the most modern Russian-developed technology in Palmyra: Uran-6 demining robots, armored vehicles with suppressors of radio-controlled fuses, and radio-controlled explosive devices. At the end of March 2016 the Syrian army, with the help of the Russian air force, liberated Palmyra from Islamic State militants. In the following day Putin ordered the Russian engineering corps to help international specialists demine Palmyra from terrorist ordnance.