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Mountain rescue in Karachaevo-Cherkessia

The hushed magnificence of the mountains is not as unthreatening as it might at first appear. This is one of the most dangerous sites on the planet. The mountains are unforgiving where carelessness and mistakes are concerned. There are cases where tourists find themselves in areas that are hard to access and can't get back without help. Saving these peoples from forests, cliffs, landslides and avalanches is the work of the mountain rescuers of the Emergency Situations Ministry. RTG host Igor Maximemenko investigates the training of the mountain rescuers of Karachaevo-Cherkesia and their four-footed friends...

Director Aleksey Starchenko

Presenter Igor' Maksimenko

Year 2015

Duration 00:22:10

Director Aleksey Starchenko

Presenter Igor' Maksimenko

The hushed magnificence of the mountains is not as unthreatening as it might at first appear. This is one of the most dangerous sites on the planet. The mountains are unforgiving where carelessness and mistakes are concerned. There are cases where tourists find themselves in areas that are hard to access and can't get back without help. Saving these peoples from forests, cliffs, landslides and avalanches is the work of the mountain rescuers of the Emergency Situations Ministry. RTG host Igor Maximemenko investigates the training of the mountain rescuers of Karachaevo-Cherkesia and their four-footed friends...