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MOSCOW, February 7 (Itar-Tass) - The Air Force of the Russian Eastern Military District performs scheduled flights in the assigned area above the Sea of Japan in the framework of scheduled combat training, Press service Chief of the Eastern Military District Lieutenant- Colonel Alexander Gordeyev told Itar-Tass on Thursday.
All the Air Force flights are strictly regulated by the Air Force and Air Defense command and are conducted under control of air traffic control bodies. The Air Force flights are monitored by the facilities of objective control and are performed in strict compliance with the international rules of the use of air space without violation of the state borders of other countries, Gordeyev said.
The troops of the Eastern Military District are conducting scheduled exercises on the islands of the Kuril Mountain Ridge; an artillery machine- gun unit, the forces of combat Air Force, ships of the Pacific Fleet and a border guard contingent stationed in the islands' zone are deployed in the exercises, Gordeyev said.
On Thursday the exercises are being conducted in an intensive phase with around five ships, submarines and logistics supply ships of the Pacific Fleet involved. Pilots of jets and other combat aircraft are to perform more than 25 flights in the interests of the interdepartmental group of troops, the press service chief said.