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Servicemen of the sniper unit of the motorized rifle unit of the Eastern Military District (VVO), stationed in the Republic of Buryatia, undergo mountain training at the Burduny range.

The servicemen were trained in combat and survival in mountainous terrain using special mountaineering equipment. So they made descents on steep slopes, and to complicate the task during the descent, snipers received various introductions.

Also, in the course of the practical part of the training, the military personnel as part of the sniper groups practiced surveillance using special reconnaissance devices from shelters, equipped with raincoats – tents.

The servicemen worked out hovering at a certain point and hitting suddenly appearing targets imitating the manpower of a conventional enemy.

After descending and reaching the flat terrain, the snipers in the groups worked out the tasks of organizing firing positions and camouflaging, taking into account the peculiarities of the terrain.

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