MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The command of the united Russian military base Kant in Kyrgyzstan organized a football match timed to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War.
The sporting event was attended by servicemen, members of their families, youth soldiers, pupils of educational institutions of Kyrgyzstan and local residents.
A team of Russian military personnel and the national team of the city of Kant met on the field. The football match began with a minute of silence. An exhibition dedicated to the first days of the Great Patriotic War was organized for the guests of the event.
At the end of the match, the best athletes were determined, who were awarded certificates of honor on behalf of the commander of the formation.
The joint Russian military base Kant in Kyrgyzstan is part of the Collective Rapid Deployment Force and is involved in ensuring the security of the airspace of the CSTO states. It is armed with Su-25 attack aircraft and Mi-8 helicopters.
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