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At the Mulino training ground in the Nizhny Novgorod region, the headquarters of the coalition group of troops of the armed forces of seven states, created as part of the joint strategic exercise (SSU) “West-2021”, is deployed.

Representatives of the command of the Western Military District of the RF Armed Forces and the military contingents of the armed forces of Armenia, Belarus, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia have begun work on planning and preparing a joint ground operation as part of the headquarters of the leadership of the coalition group of forces.

Officers of the operational groups of the armed forces of Uzbekistan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka also take part in the work of the headquarters.

To ensure the work of the command body of the coalition grouping of forces, the headquarters deployed modern communication facilities, multimedia equipment, and automated workstations that allow real-time monitoring of the preparation and conduct of a military operation.

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The CFM Board of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus is held every two years in accordance with the decision adopted by the heads of the two states.

Exercise “West-2021” is the final stage of joint training of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation this year.

Practical actions of troops (forces) will take place from 10 to 16 September at nine training grounds located on the territory of the Russian Federation, in the Baltic Sea, as well as at five training grounds of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus.

In total, up to 200 thousand servicemen will take part in the SSU “West-2021” on the territory of Russia and Belarus, about 80 aircraft and helicopters will be involved, up to 760 units of military equipment, including 290 tanks, 240 guns, multiple launch rocket systems and mortars , as well as up to 15 ships.

The maximum number of personnel of military units involved in training, subject to the Vienna Document 2011 on Confidence and Security Building Measures, on the territory of the Russian Federation will not exceed 6,400 servicemen.

The return of military command and control bodies and troops to their permanent deployment points after participation in the exercise is planned until mid-October.

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