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The Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, reported on the scheduled control checks in the Armed Forces during the winter training period.

“In accordance with the training plan of the Armed Forces, control checks have begun in the military command and control bodies, formations and military units,” the head of the military department said during a conference call held today at the National Defense Control Center of the Russian Federation.

Sergei Shoigu added that the troops went to the training grounds to conduct tactical, tactical-special and bilateral exercises.

“I demand to ensure the high quality of control exercises and safety during the movement of military echelons and military equipment,” the Minister of Defense set the task.

In total, 4048 exercises of various scales will be held during April, including 812 bilateral exercises, at 101 training grounds and 520 facilities of the training and material base.

The exercises take place on the territory of all military districts and the Northern Fleet, as well as in the Far North, the Kuril Islands and Kamchatka.

All types and branches of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation are subject to checks. At the same time, in the Eastern Military District, within the framework of these measures, an audit is being carried out by a commission of the General Staff.

The main draws of combat training will be held at the Tsugol and Sergeevsky ranges of the Eastern Military District.

In the rest of the military districts and in the Northern Fleet, control checks are carried out under the direction of the commanders of the troops (forces).

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