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In South Ossetia, tactical groups of the 4th Russian military base of the 58th Order of Suvorov of the combined-arms army of the Southern Military District (YuVO) marched to the combined-arms training ground and began live firing of platoons and squads.

The battalion tactical groups of the formation in shifts within three months will undergo a full course of combat training at various training grounds of the Southern Military District. Servicemen of motorized rifle and tank subdivisions will perform firing exercises from armament of T-72BM tanks, BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicle, Akatsia self-propelled howitzers and other types of weapons.

More than 2 thousand servicemen take part in the exercises, about 150 units of military and special equipment are involved. Classes are held under the control of a special commission of the headquarters of the 58th Army of the Southern Military District, which will give a final assessment to the units.

The intensive course of combat training will result in bilateral tactical exercises with stages of live firing. Also in the summer period of training, joint tactical exercises of units of the Russian military base of the Southern Military District with units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of South Ossetia will be held.

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