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Shoigu thanked the Minister of defence of Serbia for participation in the Victory parade

The Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu sent a letter of thanks Serbian counterpart Alexander Volino for the participation of Serbian military delegation in the parade of Victory in Moscow.

The President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic at the head of the Serbian delegation attended the Victory parade on June 24 in Moscow. The Ministry of defence of Serbia sent 75 guardsmen who marched on the red square.

In the Crimea arrived the first echelon with the materials for the construction of water

The first group of materials and equipment for the construction of temporary conduit Belogorsk – Simferopol arrived in the Crimea, said the head of the region Sergey Aksenov.

On Saturday, he took part in the meeting of the echelon with specialists and materials.

A military field hospital in Chita began to help Yakutia in the fight against COVID

Patients coronavirus infection from Yakutia arrived in Chita for examination and determination of the severity of COVID-19, reports the Ministry of defence.

"A plane from the gold-mining enterprises in Neryungri, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) arrived patients in the city of Chita for examination and determination of the severity of COVID-19. Computer-aided tomography of three patients were sent to mobile multidisciplinary military hospital for treatment," the statement reads.

More than 34 thousand new recruits have joined the army since the beginning of the spring draft

More than 34 thousand new recruits have been sent in troops since the beginning of the spring draft, said during selector meeting the Minister of defence of the Russian Federation General of the army Sergei Shoigu.

"Since may 20, the troops sent to more than 34 thousand recruits. They all passed the test for the coronavirus, the results are negative. Military transport is designed to eliminate contact of the recruits with other citizens. On arrival in the unit, they are placed on a two-week quarantine in a separate barracks," he said.

Shoigu said the amendments to the Constitution are timely and relevant

Amendments to the Constitution timely, relevant and take into account the need to protect historical memory and Russian borders, said the Minister of defence of the Russian Federation General of the army Sergei Shoigu at the polling station in the suburbs.

Shoigu noted that the Constitution is the main and basic law of the country and touches the lives of every citizen.

On "Army 2020" will present more than 25 thousand units of weapons and equipment

More than 25 thousand units of military equipment and weapons will be presented at the forum "Army 2020", of which nearly 700 units will participate in a dynamic display, said defense Minister Sergei Shoigu at the Board meeting of the Ministry of defense on Friday.

"Now about participating in the upcoming forum, said more than one thousand domestic and foreign companies, which will expose more than 25 thousand different exhibits of weapons and military equipment", - he said.

Milorad Dodik met with Putin and Shoigu in Moscow

The Serb representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik, during a personal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday discussed bilateral cooperation and congratulated the defense Minister Sergei Shoigu for the successful organization of the parade, told RIA Novosti Dodik.

"Everything was dedicated to the Victory parade, the memories of those war days, the suffering experienced by the Serbian and Russian peoples. Also had the opportunity to discuss our plans for this year, the issues that concern our bilateral cooperation," - said Dodik, answering the question about the topics discussed during the meeting with Putin in Moscow.

The defense Ministry explained the early opening of the Main temple of the sun

The main temple of the armed forces and the Museum "Road of memory" in Moscow Park "Patriot" opened to the public for one day earlier because of the large number of parishioners who came to the Museum and temple complex, told reporters in the defense Ministry.

"The official opening was scheduled only tomorrow, June 25, however, it was decided to open the complex today, as wishing to visit the complex a lot. For several hours in the Parking lot of the Museum complex is built around 3 thousand cars", - said the defense Ministry.

Patriarch Kirill took part in the Victory parade on red square

The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, along with other leaders and representatives of traditional religious confessions of Russia attended on Wednesday at the Victory parade on red square in Moscow, told RIA Novosti source in the Moscow Patriarchate.

He reminded that on June, 22nd, in Day of memory and grief, the Patriarch Kirill with the Russian President Vladimir Putin and defence Minister Sergei Shoigu visited the Patriarchal Cathedral in honor of Christ's Resurrection, the main Church of the Russian Armed forces and a Museum complex "Road of memory" in Moscow's military-Patriotic Park "Patriot".

Serbia expects delivery of the first batch of Russian tanks T-72B3

Belgrade until the end of the year expects delivery of the first batch of Russian tanks T-72B3, only Serbia will receive 30 T-72B3 and 30 BRDM-2, said to RIA Novosti, Serbia's Ambassador to Russia Miroslav Lazanski.

At the end of December 2016, the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic after the meeting in Moscow with the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu said that Russia in the framework of military-technical assistance will give Serbia six MiG-29 as well as 30 T-72S and 30 BRDM-2 equipped with machine guns KPVT 14.5 mm.

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