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A joint exercise of special forces, internal affairs agencies, state security, ministries and departments for emergency situations and drug control of the Collective Rapid Response Force (CRRF) of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) “Cobalt-2021” starts at the Fakhrabad training ground in Tajikistan.

The exercise will take place from 17 to 19 November. In the course of practical actions, Russian military personnel, together with colleagues from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, will work out the planning and conduct of an operation to destroy militants, acting as part of the special forces of the CSTO CRRF.

The Russian military contingent is represented by servicemen of the special forces unit of the Central Military District and the reconnaissance battalion of the 201st military base.

In total, about 60 people and 10 units of military equipment from the Russian side were involved in the exercise, including two Mi-8MTV5-1 helicopters from the air group of the 201st military base.

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