The whole town is prohibited exploding firecrackers and fireworks in the form of missiles; for breaking the ban threatens a penalty of several thousand euros. In Moscow, as part of increased security measures at the entrances to some of the subway station and close to places of mass gatherings service will set approx. 800 concrete blocks and over 10 thousand. metal railings. At the entrances to the squares, which will be held New Year’s event, will be set up checkpoints – guests events will be checked by metal detectors. Including public order during the holiday season (between December 30 and January 8) will be guarded by more than 46 thousand. people. Also overseas, in New York City, authorities announced that in Times Square, where according to tradition, will be greeting the New Year, will apply the largest ever security measures. Before the fun New Year’s Eve will be evacuated and fenced all 125 parking lots around the square, which is to prevent car bomb detonation.
The police have already been assigned to guard all hotels in dozens of high-rise buildings in this area, to prevent the repetition of the attack a few months ago, when a man in a Las Vegas hotel shelled participants held near the festival. Police will also monitor the situation by approx. 100 cameras installed in Times Square and in its vicinity. Concrete blocks and sand-filled garbage trucks and other vehicles will be used to block the movement of pedestrians and cars in the area for 22 blocks long and thre Continue reading