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The 201st military base in Tajikistan celebrated the Day of the Ground Forces. During the solemn formation of personnel, the commander of the military base, Colonel Sergei Goryachev, spoke.

“In modern conditions, the units of the 201st military base maintain a high level of their combat readiness and continue to play an important role in ensuring Russia’s military security. The servicemen of our unit are successfully mastering new weapons, practicing effective forms of using hostilities in order to guarantee the inviolability of the borders of Russia and the Commonwealth countries in the Central Asian direction. In the course of joint exercises, Russian servicemen regularly prove their increased combat skill, ability to reliably and efficiently perform assigned tasks as part of the collective forces of the commonwealth between Russia and Tajikistan. The personnel of the 201st military base can be proud of their belonging to the largest branch of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, ”said the commander of the motorized rifle formation Sergei Goryachev.

The most distinguished servicemen who achieved the best results in combat training and sports were presented with awards, valuable gifts and certificates. At the end of the event, the units of the military base, accompanied by a military orchestra, marched solemnly on the parade ground.

Also, as part of the celebration of the Day of the Ground Forces, Russian servicemen organized an excursion to the military base for the students of school No. 8 in the city of Dushanbe. The schoolchildren visited the “Walk of Fame” of the compound and got acquainted with the feat of each hero. In the museum, teenagers were told about the combat path of the unit from the time of its formation to the present, and also demonstrated an exposition of one of the battles of the Great Patriotic War, in which the soldiers of the rifle division showed dedication and courage.

An exhibition of modern small arms and military equipment was organized in front of the base museum. Each of the participants of the excursion could try on elements from the military equipment of the “Ratnik” serviceman and hold in his hands the latest models of Russian weapons.

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