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As part of a scheduled control check during the winter training period, servicemen of the Russian military base of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in Abkhazia performed control firing exercises on the Black Sea coast.

The personnel performed a set of exercises using AK-74 assault rifles, RPK Kalashnikov light machine guns, RPG-7 hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers, 120-mm mortars, BTR-82AM guns and other standard weapons. Also, the servicemen passed the standards for technical, tactical, special, special and physical training.

More than 2 thousand servicemen of various divisions of the formation were involved in activities at the Gudauta and Nagualou training grounds, and more than 500 units of modern military equipment were involved, incl. the latest T-72B3 tanks, BTR-82AM armored personnel carriers and 152-mm Akatsia self-propelled artillery mounts.

By the end of the week, a special commission will assess the units and the military base as a whole, and the level of training of the military personnel of the Southern Military District will also be determined.

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