Posted 12 января 13:47

Published 12 января 13:47

Modified 12 января 14:36

Updated 12 января 14:36

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation checked the service of Russian soldiers in Belarus

12 января 2023, 13:47
Representatives of the special commission of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation arrived in Belarus to inspect the units of the Russian component of the regional grouping of troops on the territory of the republic.

According to Interfax, the commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces, Army General Oleg Salyukov, personally headed the work of the commission.

"Military units and subdivisions of the Russian component of the regional grouping of troops (forces) located at the ranges of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus have been inspected", - the newspaper notes.

Representatives of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation assessed the quality of combat coordination classes, and also studied the degree of their readiness to perform combat tasks. As a priority area of work, the employees of the Russian group of troops are tasked with ensuring the military security of the Union State.

Earlier, the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko described the republic's defense ties with Russia with the words "oh, how far they have come". According to him, Belarus was "pushed by life" to closer cooperation with Russia.