Mouth for war: Russia alarms its combined arms division near Ukrainian border

11:38 Nov. 17, 2016

Russia alarms its combined arms division near Ukrainian border

Russian conscripts and officers practice during drills at the Taman division outside Moscow (AP photo)

Russian drills near Ukrainian border are up to schedule 

The Russian defence ministry alarmed its combined arms contingent deployed near Ukrainian border, the UNIAN agency reports on Thursday.

The 20th army's of the Russia's Western military region conducted the memetic warfare exercises in Voronezh, Briansk and Belgorod regions.

"The drills were planned to exercise a military operation in a strategic vector with the wide range of engagement options. The command units are to show the ability to assess the situation operatively, to accept right decisions and provide a constant and sustainable command in dynamic circumstances," the defence department informs. 

The Russian military personnel will work out the information sharing with automized control unit, as well as specify guiding schemes during the preparation of combat operations and troops leading during them, the agency was informed.

Read more Master of puppets: how Russia undermines Europe with its allies

The present exercises are held according to the plan for training of the Western military region troops in 2016. 

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