Military servicemen begin drills in three regions of Russia


More than 4,500 Russian military personnel have begun exercises in three regions of the Urals, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday.

“The exercises will continue for a month… Artillery units will hold more than 30 controlled exercises with rocket strikes and firing artillery,” the ministry said in a press release.

The exercises will be held in the Kemerovo, Chelyabinsk, and Orenburg regions in western Siberia, half of them to be conducted at night, the ministry said. The drills will include Grad and Uragan rocket complexes.


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