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At the Dubrovichi training ground of the Tula Guards Airborne Force, the solemn closing ceremony of the Airborne Platoon and Tactical Shooter competitions took place.

The Russian team won, won the first place in the team competition in terms of the amount of points earned. The second in the top three were shared by the combined teams of paratroopers from the Republic of Kazakhstan and the People’s Republic of China. The third place was won by the servicemen of the unit from the Republic of Belarus.

Prizewinners and winners in more than 10 different nominations were awarded by the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant General Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, Commander of the Airborne Forces, Colonel General Andrei Serdyukov, Governor of the Ryazan Region Nikolai Lyubimov, Head of the RVVDKU named after General of the Army V.F. Margelova Guards Colonel Ruslan Evkodimov, veterans of the Airborne Forces.

“Behind ten days of stubborn struggle. During the competition, you acted as befits professionals: proactively, decisively, with full dedication, you demonstrated high skill and field training. Without a doubt, the International Army Games are the best way to build trust between the armed forces of our countries, to exchange professional experience. The most important thing is that here people with weapons in their hands, on military equipment, meet not as opponents, but as friends, ”emphasized the Commander of the Airborne Forces, Hero of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov at the awards ceremony.

During the event, a parade of participating teams took place, demonstration performances of paratroopers guards on BMD-4M combat vehicles took place, who performed a “waltz” on combat vehicles on the site in front of the participants of the competition and guests of the event. The cadets of the Ryazan Guards Higher Airborne Command School (RVVDKU) named after General of the Army V.F. Margelova, the song and dance ensemble of the Airborne Forces and the ensemble of the RVVDKU “Winged Infantry” performed before the participants of the competition.

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