Russia withdraws portion of troops from border with Ukraine

    

Russia’s Southern Military District is returning 10,000 troops to their permanent bases after a month of “field training.”

     

That’s according to the Echo of Moscow, Ukrinform reports.
The military are returning after exercises at the Astrakhan, Volgograd and Rostov regions, the Stavropol and Krasnodar regions, the North Caucasus, and Russia’s military bases in Armenia, occupied Crimea, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, the report said.

     
“More than 10,000 servicemen will march to the places of their permanent deployment from the territory of the general military training grounds,” the statement said.

      
Battalion tactical groups and “tactical groups of troops of all formations and air defense units” participated in the training.

    
According to the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, 122,000 Russian military are positioned at a distance of 200 kilometers and 143,500 troops at a distance of 400 kilometers from Ukraine’s border.

   

© 2021 Ukrinform News

One comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.