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The combined arms army of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Republic of Buryatia, has completed preparations for the joint Russian-Mongolian military exercise Selenga-2021.

During the preparatory measures, control classes were held for admission to participation in the exercise, the readiness of the leadership apparatus from the Russian side was checked.

At the final stage, a tactical exercise with live fire was conducted with the subunits.

The head of the department of international military cooperation of the Eastern Military District, Colonel Ivan Taraev, said that the exercise “Selenga-2021” will be held from September 20 to October 5 at one of the military training grounds in Mongolia. In total, up to 1.5 thousand servicemen from the Eastern Military District and the Armed Forces of Mongolia are planned to participate in the event.

The Selenga exercise is aimed at combating international terrorism. During the exercise, the military personnel of the two countries, using various tactics of modern combat, are eliminating conditional illegal armed formations, Colonel Ivan Taraev noted.

Also, within the framework of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Armed Forces of Mongolia, the participation of servicemen of the Eastern Military District in solemn events is planned.

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