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On the territory of the Osipovichsky training ground in the Mogilev region, the official closing ceremony of the joint Belarusian-Russian battalion tactical exercise was held, in which units of the Airborne Forces (Airborne Forces) of Russia and the Special Operations Forces (MTR) of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus took part.

The orchestra sounded the anthems of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation, a solemn ceremony of awarding servicemen took place, during which departmental medals of the two countries, certificates of honor and gratitude were received by the servicemen of the consolidated unit.

The head of the tactical exercise, the commander of the Vitebsk Separate Guards Airborne Brigade of the Guard, Colonel Aleksey Elfimov, presented the participants with departmental medals “For Strengthening Military Cooperation”, “90 Years of Special Operations Forces and Airborne Forces” and certificates of honor from the Commander of the MTR Major General Vadim Denisenko … For the diligence and distinction shown during the joint exercise, three Russian servicemen were presented with watches from the leadership of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus.

In turn, the deputy commander of the Pskov Guards Airborne Assault Formation of the Airborne Forces Colonel Roman Samokhin presented the Belarusian servicemen with the medals “90 years of the Airborne Forces”, commemorative medals “75 years of the 76th Guards Chernigov Red Banner Order of Suvorov Airborne Assault” as well as diplomas from the commander of the guards unit of the Airborne Forces of the Guard, Major General Sergei Chubarykin.

After the end of the closing ceremony, according to the established tradition, the participants in the exercises exchanged gifts and memorable souvenirs.

In total, the teachings, which took place from 15 to 27 March of this year. on the territory of the Republic of Belarus, more than 400 servicemen, about 100 units of military and special equipment of the Vitebsk separate guards airborne unit of the Special Operations Forces and about 90 servicemen of the Black Sea guards airborne assault regiment of the Pskov guards unit of the Airborne Forces were involved.

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