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The commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin arrived in Kyrgyzstan, where he checked the readiness of the mountain formation for the final stage of the joint exercise with the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of the CSTO Rubezh-2021, which will take place on September 9. In addition, the commander of the Central Military District heard the officials before the forthcoming practical actions.

The joint exercise with the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of the CSTO “Rubezh-2021” started in Kyrgyzstan on September 7 at the Edelweiss training ground. It is attended by military contingents and operational groups of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, as well as operational groups of the Joint Staff and the Secretariat of the CSTO, the formation of special forces and means of internal affairs bodies (police), bodies in the field of prevention of liquidation of consequences of emergency situations and the State the National Security Committee of Kyrgyzstan. In total, more than 1,000 people and 150 pieces of equipment, including tanks, armored personnel carriers, infantry fighting vehicles, special Tiger vehicles, multiple launch rocket systems, Su-30SM fighters, Su-25 attack aircraft and Mi-8 helicopters.

The basis of the Russian military contingent in the exercise are servicemen of the Tuvan mountain motorized rifle brigade of the Central Military District, as well as the personnel of the united Russian military base in Kyrgyzstan.

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