IVANOVO, November 1. /TASS/. Over 250 Russian and Belarusian military servicemen set off to Serbia on Tuesday to take part in the Slavic Brotherhood-2016 exercises, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service reported.
"Russian and Belarusian paratroopers have departed from the Ivanovo-Severnoye airfield in three Ilyushin Il-76MD planes. The Russian military transport aircraft will deliver more than 250 Russian and Belarusian servicemen to the Batajnica air base located 25 kilometers from Serbia’s capital of Belgrade," the press service said.
Apart from the servicemen, three BMD-2 combat vehicles, four quad-bikes, a Tachyon unmanned aircraft, a communications and flight operating vehicle as well as various military technical equipment will also be delivered to Serbia.
The Slavic Brotherhood international military drills scheduled to be conducted near Belgrade from Novemer 2 to 15, will involve Russian, Belarusian and Serbian troops.