The forces that began to return to the barracks belong to the Russian Southern Military District and the Airborne Forces. The troop transfer is scheduled to be completed by May 1.
These forces participated in a maneuver that took place its main stage on Thursday, which, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense, was part of an unannounced test of the combat readiness of the armed forces. Ten thousand soldiers participated in exercises at the Obock training ground in Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula, which it annexed on Thursday.
Russia announced its withdrawal from the border with Ukraine yesterday. In front of the soldiers until the end of the month for this purpose. The head of the ministry instructed “the General Staff, commanders of military regions, and airborne forces to plan and begin the return of the forces to the permanent deployment sites as of April 23, to conduct a detailed analysis and summarize the results of the surprise inspections.”
– At the same time, we must ensure compliance with safety measures and prevent accidents on the road – said Russia’s Defense Minister, Sergei Shoigu.
Exam Russia’s readiness was justified by the recent transfer of troops to the Black Sea and the Crimean peninsula, away from Ukraine.. On Thursday, the Russian Armed Forces held major exercises for the units of the Southern Military District and the Airborne Forces.
According to Shoigu’s order, the soldiers of the 48th Army of the Southern Military District, the 41st Army of the Central Military District, the 76th Assault and Assault Division 76 and the 98th Airborne Division would return to the places of permanent disintegration. Both divisions belong to the Russian Airborne Forces.
Date created: Apr 23, 2021, 09:25