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Servicemen of the motorized rifle unit of the combined arms army of the Eastern Military District (VVO), stationed in the Republic of Buryatia, completed combat training missions using skis in harsh climatic conditions.

The personnel of the motorized rifle unit made a march across rough terrain in full combat gear using ski equipment. During the movement, the servicemen repulsed an attack by a sabotage and reconnaissance group (DRG) of a simulated enemy, and then in the indicated area carried out live firing from Kalashnikov assault rifles, Pecheneg machine guns, RPG-7V grenade launchers.

In addition, motorized riflemen have worked out techniques and methods of skiing using military equipment. To the infantry fighting vehicle (BMP) ropes were tied, holding on to which the servicemen worked out the technique of moving through deep snow.

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