Russia to boost strategic nuclear forces training – Ukrainian intelligence

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian Federation is checking the readiness of military men to accomplish missions amidst full scale nuclear war
20:55, 21 September 2016

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Russian Federation has activated operations of combat training of its strategic nuclear forces. This was reported by the press service of the Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine on their Facebook page.

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“We spotted activation of operations of combat training of Russian strategic nuclear forces. A command post rehearsal of the 33rd Strategic Rocket Forces (Omsk) is being held on September 19 – 22. The aim of the training is to check the readiness of military men to accomplish missions amidst full scale nuclear war and to test the capacity of the new weapons and means of Russia's Strategic Missile Forces Automated Command and Control System," - reads the message.

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Apart from that strategic command post exercises are scheduled for October 4 – 11 involving land, air and sea components of the nuclear triad.

As it was reported earlier, Russian Armed Forces General Staff announced creating a new army on South-Western direction, encompassing Command of the combined arms army and the 150th motorized rifle division.

As we reported earlier, the Russian Federation in the framework of the military drills "Caucasus-2016" transferred to the Ukrainian border " about 41.6 thousand soldiers.

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