Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Russian 112 Emergency Service to Accept Calls and SMS in Foreign Languages
28.11.2011 17:04
Russian 112 Emergency Service to Accept Calls and SMS in Foreign Languages

The Russian analogue to the famous 911 service is yet to appear, yet it emerged that the operators will be able to receive phone calls and SMS in foreign languages.

      The 112 number will serve as a federal gateway to such emergency services, as police, ambulance, fire brigade, gas alarm, rescuers, as well as "anti-terror" services and psychological help. The emergency service will allow to identify the location of the caller, to analyse the information, to automatically restore a lost connection, and to keep a log of all incoming and outgoing calls. The highlight of the service is the opportunity to send an SMS to the same number, and to make calls and send messages in foreign languages.

      This is by far the most foreigner-friendly service offered by the Russian authorities that evidently takes into account the rising numbers of tourists and foreign businessmen in the country. We have previously reported about call centre for tourists appearing in Moscow that accepts calls in both Russian and English.

      SourceMoskovsky Komsomolets.


Author: Julia Shuvalova

Tags: Russian tourism Russian emergency service Russian society   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

A Large-scale Costume Presentation of the Resort will be Held in Kislovodsk
23.01.2019
More Glampings will be Created in the Regions of Russia
30.09.2019
The Largest Aeronautics Festival in Russia will be Held in the Stavropol Territory
04.09.2019
"Russian Weekend, or Three Hours Before...
18.09.2019
Walking Tours on the Territory of the Cotton-spinning Mill in Balashikha
25.08.2019







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Barnaul  Hermitage  The Year of Literature  The Ministry of Education and Science  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian Cinema  Minsk  Russian sports  Russian musicians  music  Concerts in Saint Petersburg  Cyborgs  Russian actors  Eldar Ryazanov  Moscow  Russian transport  FIFA World Cup   Russian business  Mikhail Bulgakov  Sochi Games   airport transfer in Russia  Sergei Klychkov  Russian tourism  St. Petersburg  Chelyabinsk  Russian regions  The Romanovs  travel to Russia  Rescuers  Gastronomic tourism  Festivals in Moscow  Russian style  Russian places of interest  Sberbank  Russian craftsmen  Golden Ring  Academicians  Tver  Paramonovs Warehouses  comet  Travel  Ukraine  Christmas markets  Russian mobile operators  Comedy  Russian Central Bank  Vasily Tropinin  Depardieu  Sokolniki 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites