Posted 30 января 08:52

Published 30 января 08:52

Modified 30 января 13:09

Updated 30 января 13:09

Additional troops will arrive in the Kursk region to strengthen border protection

30 января 2023, 08:52
The head of the Kursk region, Roman Starovoit, at a weekly meeting announced the imminent arrival of an additional contingent of military personnel in the region. Their tasks will include ensuring security and protecting the state border.

"An additional contingent is arriving in the region in the next few days. We talked about this at a meeting of the operational headquarters. Instructions have been given, it is necessary to provide comprehensive support for the reception and deployment of additional forces and means so that the military personnel can begin to perform tasks to protect the state border and ensure the security of the Kursk region as soon as possible", - Starovoit said (quoted by Kursk News).

The Governor also noted that a significant contingent of the forces of the Ministry of Defense, Border Management, Rosgvardiya, as well as other departments has been formed in the region.

The day before, Starovoit twice reported shelling of settlements in the Kursk region. In the afternoon, the governor told about the shelling of the village of Krasnooktyabrsky in the Glushkovsky district, and in the evening, during the restoration of power supply in the village of Krasnooktyabrsky and the village of Volfino, the repair team came under mortar fire, as a result of which one of the workers was slightly injured.