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Joint Russian-Tajik Military Drills Kick Off in Russia
Monday, 14 March 2016 06:44
Joint Russian-Tajik Military Drills Kick Off in Russia

08:44 14.03.2016(updated 09:16 14.03.2016) Get short URL

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The main stage of the joint Russian-Tajik exercises will start on Monday, an aid to the commander of Russia's Central Military District said.

"The main phase of the joint command-staff exercises involving the units of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tajikistan begins today," Col. Yaroslav Roschupkin said in a statement.

The statement added that the command and control units of Tajikistan's Defense Ministry and Russia's Central Military District as well as the the two countries' motorized rifle, armored and artillery units, special forces, as well as airborne and air assault groups would participate in the drill.

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The joint aviation group will reportedly include Russia's long-range Tupolev Tu-22M3 bombers, the Sukhoi Su-25SM and Su-24M attack aircraft, the Mil Mi-24 attack helicopters and Mi-8 military transport aircraft, as well as the Tajik air assets. The group will provide for the troops deployment and operations in Lyaur, Harb-Maydoni, Momirak and Halkaer firing ranges.

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source: http://sputniknews.com/russia/20160314/1036231956/russia-tajikistan-defence-exercises.html