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On the territory of the city of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, during March of this year, mobile demining groups of the engineer regiment of the combined arms army of the Western Military District (ZVO) discovered, removed and disposed of over 100 artillery shells and ammunition from the Great Patriotic War.

Explosive objects of various calibers were found in places of construction of social infrastructure facilities, in private garden plots and in the forests of the region, including on March 19 a 150-mm artillery shell was removed from the territory of Pulkovo airport. It was discovered by airport employees during repairs.

Servicemen of demining units carry out more than 10 requests for demining in the Leningrad Region and St. Petersburg every day. Engineer-sapper subdivisions of the combined-arms army of the Western Military District are equipped with: the latest MICR demining complex, which includes various devices for engineering reconnaissance of the terrain; robotic complex “Cobra” and combined-arms demining suits OVR-2, equipped with a protective helmet and special kevlar plates.

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