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The commander of the troops of the Western Military District (ZVO), Colonel-General Alexander Zhuravlev arrived at the Mulino training ground in the Nizhny Novgorod region in order to check the combat readiness of formations, military units and military police units of the Western Military District on the eve of a major special exercise, which will be attended by more than 3 thousand servicemen and about 400 pieces of equipment will be involved.

The day before, the personnel involved in the exercise were raised on a training alert and are currently in the initial areas of the combined-arms training ground in readiness for use.

In a special exercise, the personnel of the military police of motorized rifle and engineering units will have to carry out joint defensive and offensive actions in the conditions of dense urban development and the use of weapons of mass destruction by the “enemy”.

During the exercise on July 30, it is planned to widely use the engineering means of remote mining “Agriculture” and the creation of obstacle zones of a new type UMZ-K “Klesh”, as well as anti-tank and anti-roof mines “Volnodumets-1”. When assaulting a multi-storey building, up to 10 assault groups will be used simultaneously from different directions, including airborne assault.

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