27 March Day is celebrated Interior Ministry of Russia. 19 March 1996 the President of Russia Yeltsin has signed the Decree ? 394 "On establishing the Day of internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation", which succinctly stated :
«Taking into account the role of internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation to protect the interests of individuals, society and the state from criminal and other unlawful acts, I resolve:
Set Day of internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation and to celebrate it on March 27. "
Until the early 19th century, Russia was the special armed forces to preserve order and ensure the safety of the public, to help people in the event of natural disasters. Basically, this was done by the team of soldiers unfit for military service.
Banner Interior Ministry RossiiSegodnya internal forces — one of the most important parts of the security system of the Russian state. Their selfless work they ensure the safety of our country, stand guard over the rule of law, protecting the rights and freedom of citizens.
They have the important mission to prevent and combat criminal phenomena, political extremism and terrorism, public safety, public order and the effective solution of service and combat missions.
Internal forces — the warring armies. In this war, no breaks, no pauses. There is an intense struggle for the maintenance of public safety. We wish to servicemen and veterans of the internal forces in the success of their hard work, peace, well-being and health.