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In the capital of Mongolia (Ulan Bator), servicemen of the Eastern Military District – participants in the joint Russian-Mongolian military exercise “Selenga-2021”, honored the memory of Marshal Georgy Zhukov.

The rally and the laying of wreaths at the monument to Marshal Georgy Zhukov were attended by Deputy Commander of the Air Defense Forces Lieutenant General Mikhail Nosulev, the head of the Selenga-2021 exercise from the Russian side, Major General Igor Timofeev, and from the Mongol side, Brigadier General L. Onzgoibayar.

After the rally, the Russian delegation visited the House-Museum of Marshal Georgy Zhukov, which displays historical photographs, personal belongings, materials from Soviet, Mongolian and Japanese military archives, letters written by him and some items belonging to his family members.

The servicemen had the opportunity to see unique exhibits in the museum of the Mongolian Armed Forces, the participants of the exercises were given an excursion in the museum building and were told in detail about the significant battles in the history of Mongolia.

In addition, the personnel visited the main attraction of Mongolia – the largest of the monuments to Genghis Khan in Mongolia and the largest equestrian statue in the world.

The joint Russian-Mongolian military exercise “Selenga-2021” started on September 22 of this year on the territory of Mongolia at the “Doityn Am” training ground, near the town of Dzuunmod (Central aimag). Special importance is attached to it. A tactical exercise aimed at combating international terrorism is being held on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Mongolian Armed Forces and on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Mongolia.

The Selenga-2021 exercise involves servicemen of a motorized rifle unit of the combined-arms army of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Republic of Buryatia, and units of the Mongolian Armed Forces with a total strength of about 1.5 thousand people and more than 200 units of military equipment.

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