Russia to Check Far East Combat Readiness


Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday commissioned to organize the most widespread unannounced inspection of army. It will check the state of the troops of Eastern Military District and the readiness of a number of regions and departments “to perform tasks in wartime”.

The inspection will take place both on land and at sea, and will affect the whole of the district troops: the fleet in the course of the event will strike a group of enemy ships and submarines, and ground forces at the training area will reflect the impact from land and air. Particular attention will be paid to the rearrangement of troops over long distances.

The checking will last one week, from September 11 to 18. It was requested to inform about it the military attaches of foreign countries.


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