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17.01.2015 (07:28) The IFVs and tanks extreme driving training started in the Eastern MD formations located in Buryatia. At Burduna training area (Republic of Buryatia) crews of infantry and tank units of the Eastern MD started the extreme driving training.
17.01.2015 (07:00) The «Black Berets» won the first prize of the Baltic Fleet hand-to-hand fighting Cup The “Shtil’” Fleet Intelligence Directorate team won silver medals, and the “Druzhina” Air Defence and infantry regiments’ joint team of the Baltic Fleet coastal defence troops won the bronze ones
17.01.2015 (06:38) In acknowledgement of merits journalists were handed officer dirks On January 15 on behalf of the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation General of the Army Sergey Shoygu in honor of Day of a Russian press, the journalists of domestic mass media who were actively giving coverage to activity of Armed forces last year were awarded by officer dirks.
16.01.2015 (11:20) A lot of advanced troops-carrying helicopters arrived in the Western MD this year Now aircrew personnel of Mi-8MTV-5 has a preflight training. On special exercise machines helicopter pilots are drilling take off and landing on unprepared platforms, and also engaging various types of targets.
16.01.2015 (09:39) Over 21 thousand servicemen of the Western MD will take part in celebration of the Epiphany Festive event will take place in all commands, formations and units of WMD where Orthodox churches and chapels serve and army priests.