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China sent troops to Russia to participate in the Armi-2020

China will send to Russia the military to participate in international games army army 2020, said on Thursday the official representative of the Ministry of defense of China, Ren Guoqiang.

"The approval of the Central military Council of the land and naval forces of the people's liberation army of China will send to Russia the staff to participate in the International army games army 2020, which will be held from 29 August to 5 September," - said at a briefing Ren Guoqiang.

In Kiev promised to "answer" in "unexpected places" on exercises "Caucasus-2020"

Ukraine can be conducted in parallel with Russian military exercises "Caucasus-2020" private maneuvers "in quite unexpected places." About it on air of TV channel "Ukraine 24" stated the Secretary of national security and defense Council (NSDC) of the country Alexey Danilov.

"There will be exercises in parallel with the "Kavkaz-2020", and they can be in quite unexpected places... Where will the exercises - let's wait for September, let's see," he said.

Shoigu said about the new features of the program of modernization of the defense industry

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the military has suggestions for "higher quality and volume" perform the quantitative part of the state armament programme, reported on the Kremlin website.

Shoigu noted that in the performance in the first half of the state armament programme, much has been done.

Putin said that he is interested in the history of the marine parade

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he is interested in the history of the marine parade, in particular, the way it was before the revolution of 1917.

On Sunday Russia celebrated Navy Day.

In the Leningrad region calculations "Armor" repulsed "the attack" cruise missiles

Calculations antiaircraft missile-gun complexes (zrpk) "Armour" in the context of declared sudden check of combat readiness of the Armed forces repelled a conditional attack cruise missiles in the Leningrad region, said on Sunday in a press-service of the Western military district.

"In the Leningrad region crews zrpk "Carapace" of the Leningrad Association air force and air defense conducted a training session on reflection of the air raids conventional small-size and low-altitude targets. On arrival in the area of performance training and combat tasks zrpk crews took the calculated position and began the task of covering the fixed objects from conventional cruise missile strikes," - said in the message.

The Russian military worked the fight with the hammer drones

Russian military neutralized the attack drones on the doctrine on the ground Gudauta in the framework of a sudden inspection, reported in a press-service of the southern military district.

"In the framework of a sudden check combat readiness of units of electronic warfare, in collaboration with radar points of the Russian military base of South military district in Abkhazia defused shock unmanned aerial vehicles", - stated in the message.

The defense Ministry rejected the connection between the inspection of troops and the conflict in the Caucasus

Deputy defense Minister Colonel-General Alexander Fomin has categorically rejected the link between the activities of Armed forces exercises for combat training and the deteriorating situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border.

"These verification activities are carried out routinely and represent an important stage of preparation for SKSU "Caucasus – 2020" - are his words in the message of the Ministry of defense.

In the southern military district, the army crossed the passes of the Caucasus in the framework of a sudden inspection

Servicemen of the southern military district (SMD) within the announced on the eve of the sudden check of combat readiness of the Russian Armed forces marched on horseback through the mountain passes of the Caucasus, said the head of the press service of the southern military district Vadim Astafyev.

"The personnel of the motorized infantry connection of the southern military district, stationed in Karachay-Cherkess Republic, in the framework of a sudden check the combat readiness of the district is raised to drill. Servicemen of battalion tactical groups performed a range of activities, including access to the area of formation of columns and make the March through the mountain passes using Mongolian horses and Karachai breed," said Astafiev.

In Abkhazia there is a sudden check of combat readiness of Russian troops

More than 3 thousand Russian military in Abkhazia brought to a sudden check of combat readiness, the press service of the southern military district.

"During the execution of the task to readiness test involved more than 3 thousand soldiers of the base, involved about 500 units of weapons and military equipment, including armored infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3, tanks T-72B3, BTR-82A, anti-tank systems "Storm", howitzer D-30, self-propelled guns 2S3 "acacia", MLRS "Grad", mortar launchers "Sled", the calculations of antiaircraft rocket complexes With-300, communication vehicle based on the BTR-80 and all-terrain vehicles on chassis of KAMAZ", - stated in the message.

Source: Shoigu held talks with defense Minister of Azerbaijan

The Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Saturday held a telephone conversation with his Azerbaijani counterpart Zakir Hasanov, told RIA Novosti military-diplomatic source.

In addition, according to him, Shoigu Hasanov informed about the outbreak on Friday, a sudden check of combat readiness of troops.

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