Day of the units of their own security of the internal affairs bodies of Russia (18/12)

A professional holiday - the Day of the internal security units of the internal affairs bodies of the Russian Federation, which is celebrated annually on December 18, - was established by order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation No. 998 of September 28, 2000.

In pursuance of paragraph 3 of the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 954 of September 18, 1995, with the order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia No. 050 of December 18, 1995, the Department of Internal Security of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation was created.

In February 1996, the formation of self-security units of the internal affairs bodies in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the Department of Internal Affairs, the Department of Internal Affairs (OVD), subordinate to the Directorate of Regime Objects of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, began. The reason for their creation in the structure of the Ministry of Internal Affairs was the problems that took place in Russian society in the 1990s.