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Russian soldiers donate blood for Armenian hospitals

Russian soldiers donate blood for Armenian hospitals

Soldiers of the 102nd Russian military base in Gyumri donated blood, the press service of the Southern Military District said. More than 300 soldiers, civilian personnel and their families donated more than 100 liters …

 Tragedy in Armenia: two Russian soldiers die

Tragedy in Armenia: two Russian soldiers die

A Russian serviceman killed a fellow soldier and, subsequently, committed suicide in Armenia, the press service of Russia's Southern Military District said. According to the statement, while handing over weapons after exercises …

Large-scale military drills begin in Southern Russia

Large-scale military drills begin in Southern Russia

The servicemen of the 49th Field Army  began command-staff  exercises under the the commander of the Southern Military District (South Ossetian Military District), Alexander Dvornikov’s leadership in the Krasnodar …

SMD fighters conduct tactical flight drills

SMD fighters conduct tactical flight drills

The fighters of the mixed aviation division of the 4th Air Force and Air Defense Army deployed in Crimea conducted flights to the unfamiliar airfields in the Rostov region and the Krasnodar Territory within the framework of the tactical flight …

Large-scale artillery drills in North Caucasus

Large-scale artillery drills in North Caucasus

According to the head of the press service of the Southern Military District, Colonel Vadim Astafiev, the large-scale military exercises started in the North Caucasus. "The units of the missile forces and artillery of the 58th Army …

Pilots of Russian Southern Military District hold drills

Pilots of Russian Southern Military District hold drills

Tactical flight exercises involving about 20 pilots of the Su-27 aircraft were held in the Southern Military District, the spokesman for Russia’s Southern Military District Vadim Astafyev said. The crews practiced …

Southern Military District prepares for summer mode

Southern Military District prepares for summer mode

The Servicemen of the 49th Army of the Southern Military District (SMD), deployed in the Kuban and Stavropol Territory, will prepare over 6,000 weapons and military equipment to the summer operation regime, the head of the press service of South …

Russia's Caspian Flotilla starts combat inspection

Russia's Caspian Flotilla starts combat inspection

Russia's Caspian Flotilla warships took to the sea as part of snap combat inspections, Southern Military District spokesman Vadim Astafyev said. "As part of the sudden inspection, the Caspian Flotilla naval …

Russian servicemen in Abkhazia to receive modern apartments

Russian servicemen in Abkhazia to receive modern apartments

A modern residential complex with a school and kindergarten will be built for the Russian servicemen, serving in Abkhazia, and their families, by the end of the year,’’ the head of the press service of the South-Eastern Military …

Russian servicemen set out for drill at base in Armenia

Russian servicemen set out for drill at base in Armenia

The servicemen from the Russian Southern Military District's military base in Armenia set out for a planned combat drill at two high-altitude ranges, the district's press service said. "Several branches of the military, …

Russian officer dies in Yerevan

Russian officer dies in Yerevan

A probable cause of death of the Russian Major, whose body was found in a hostel in Yerevan, can be a heart failure. At the moment, the criminal proceedings have been instituted on account of the serviceman’s death, the press service of the …