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Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant General Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, together with the leadership of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus, checked the readiness of the Obuz-Lesnovsky training ground and the proving ground material base before the joint strategic exercise “West-2021”.

During the check, the Russian and Belarusian sides clarified the concept of practical actions of troops (forces) at the joint strategic exercise “West-2021”, areas of deployment of command posts and areas of concentration of troops. In addition, representatives of the defense departments of the two states agreed on the procedure for practicing combat training tasks and practical actions of troops (forces) on the ground, the procedure for separate and joint coordination of formations, military units in preparation for upcoming actions, the volume and procedure for implementing comprehensive support measures.

The joint strategic exercise Zapad-2021 will be held on the territory of Russia and Belarus from 10 to 16 September this year. The exercise will test the readiness of the armed forces of the two countries to defend the Union State. According to the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, combat aviation will be massively used during this exercise.

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