Strategic Military Drills Kicks Off in Southern Russia

Strategic Military Drills Kicks Off in Southern Russia

RUSSIA 11:54 05.09.2016(updated 12:06 05.09.2016) Get short URL 014750

Strategic Kavkaz-2016 drills have begun in the Southern Military District in Russia. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Strategic Kavkaz-2016 drills have started in southern Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.

    “The exercise includes around 12,500 servicemen, aviation, military equipment and ships,” the ministry said in a statement.

The drills, set to last until September 10, will be carried out in Russia’s Southern Military District, including parts of the Black and Caspian seas.

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