Russia Defense Ministry announces completion of spot checks of combat readiness

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian Federation announced its start on August 25
21:29, 31 August 2016

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Spot checks of combat and mobilization readiness of the troops of the South, Western and Central military districts, the Northern Fleet, the main command of air and space forces command of the Airborne Troops of the Russian Federation is completed. The press service of the Russian Defense Ministry reported this.

"During the checks the movement of troops over long distances of over 2000 km by air, rail and sea transport to carry out the tasks assigned to the regions was held", reads the statement.

It noted that the tank, infantry and artillery units carried out the shooting on the unfamiliar territories.

Recall that Putin decided to conduct spot checks of combat readiness on August 25. After this Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz called an emergency meeting of the heads of the Operational Command of the Armed Forces, the Military Counterintelligence Service and the Military Intelligence.

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