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Russia Sends 2,000 Paratroopers on Drill near European Border

Around 2,000 Russian servicemen from its Airborne troops (VDV) have been taking part in landing combat drills near the country’s border with Estonia and Latvia, at a time of tension between Russia and the West over Moscow’s support for separatist rebels in Ukraine.
The VDV troopers, usually stationed in the Tulskaya region, began the exercise yesterday and it has continued throughout today, incorporating combat as well as landing maneuvers.
“The key phase of the tactical exercise with the landing of personnel and military equipment, and also with combat fire takes place on the 16-17 July outside Pskov,” Yevgeny Meshkov, a spokesman for …read more

Source: Newsweek

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