Russia steps up peacekeeping exercise
Amid ongoing drills in Russia's several major military districts, a specialised peacekeeping brigade intensified training Wednesday in Volga River's Samara region, a media report here said.
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu inspected the training in the central military district, and was informed that the ammunition expenditure of the motorised brigade had grown five fold at gunfire drills this year, Xinhua reported.
Brigade commander Vitaly Gerasimov said each of the drivers had so far practiced more than 2,000 km.
Russia Monday started a week-long military drill involving over 100 bombers and fighter jets with the purpose of improving coordination between its aviation and air defence systems.
The drill was conducted for the first time in the territory of three military districts, namely the western, central and southern military districts.
On Tuesday, more than 1,300 servicemen and over 300 units of special military equipment started a reconnaissance drill at seven firing ranges in the southern military district .
Russia has been calling for an international humanitarian mission in eastern Ukraine, where ongoing clashes between government troops and pro-independence militias have claimed over 1,300 lives since April.
(Posted on 07-08-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:
TRAVEL MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS: