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The Commander of the Central Military District (CVD), Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, awarded the personnel of the military contingents that took part in the Rubezh-2021 exercise. The award ceremony took place at the Edelweiss mountain range in the Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan. The servicemen of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan were awarded the medal “For Strengthening the Combat Commonwealth”, the Russian – the medal “For Distinction in the Exercises.”

At the end of the awarding ceremony, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin participated in the exercise of further success in military service. “New victories. Take care of yourself and your subordinates! ”Said Colonel-General Alexander Lapin.

The joint exercise with the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of the CSTO “Rubezh-2021” was held from September 7 to 9 in Kyrgyzstan. It involved 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 special forces of the internal affairs bodies (police), as well as bodies in the field of prevention of liquidation of the consequences of emergency situations and the State Committee for National Security 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 stationed in Kyrgyzstan.

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