How it was (2002) 24.04.2002

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The earthquake in Neftegorsk, 1995.

On the night of 28 may 1995, Sakhalin was the most destructive earthquake in the history of seismic observations in Russia.

1 hour 04 minutes local time the city of Neftegorsk was almost completely destroyed.

Before the earthquake, it lived 3197 people live only a little over 1000.

The rescue was attended by nearly 1,600 people, including rescuers, doctors, soldiers, volunteers, Kamchatka, Perm, Omsk, Tyumen, Kurgan, Chelyabinsk, Tuva, Vladivostok, Moscow, Moans and many other cities.

Less than 10 days they managed to get 406 living, 40 of them children.

In the course of liquidation of consequences of earthquake in practice has pioneered a lot of new ideas and technology that later saved dozens of lives.

But the destruction was so great that the city decided not to rebuild it remediated, simply put, was razed to the ground.

Visiting leading participants in the events: head Neftegorsk township police Department in 1995, Victor Angelic Novoselov, senior Sergeant of militia Evgeny Shulga, Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia Mikhail Faleev, rescuers Alexander I. Leonov, Andrey Donatovich and Mr Donatovich Legoshina, Sergei Tsvetkov, Alexey Parenkov, Arsen Faradzhev, Alexey Ershov, Sergey Lebedev, and also damaged during the earthquake a boy Volodya, Bespalenko.

The program includes footage of the filming of the Neftegorsk may-June 1995 and interviews with the Minister of emergency situations Minister Sergei Shoigu.


Shoigu S. K. -- statesman and military leader, army General, Minister of defense of the Russian Federation, Hero of Russia, the Moscow region Governor since 2012, the President of the Russian geographical society since 2009.

Legoshin A. D. -- the rescuer of the international class, Honored rescuer of the Russian Federation, the head of the squad "Centrospas" (1996-2003), Deputy Director of Department fire-saving forces, special fire protection and forces of civil defence of EMERCOM of Russia.

Legoshin V. D. -- the rescuer of the international class, Honored rescuer of the Russian Federation, Hero of Russia, Deputy head of group "Tsentrospas".


05.1995 06.1995


Sakhalin Region