Astana talks on Syria can be held in mid-SeptemberWorld August 22, 9:05
Fifty-eight injured and nine taken to hospital after Rostov-on-Don fireSociety & Culture August 22, 8:25
North Korean leader secretly visited border area — mediaWorld August 22, 8:13
US visa changes to affect mainly Russian independent travelers, says authorityBusiness & Economy August 21, 21:07
CAS upholds life ban for ex-president of Russian athleticsSport August 21, 20:03
Police confirms man shot dead in Subirats was Barcelona attack perpetratorWorld August 21, 19:50
Premiere for historical drama Matilda rescheduled for late OctoberSociety & Culture August 21, 19:45
Fire in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don fully containedWorld August 21, 19:37
Russia wins two golds on second day of 2017 Universiade in TaipeiSport August 21, 19:29
MOSCOW, April 3. /TASS/. The force grouping of the Eastern Military District within a command and staff exercises will drill launching retaliatory missile and air strikes on a simulated enemy, the district spokesman Colonel Alexander Gordeyev told TASS on Friday.
"The exercise involves bombers, assault and army aviation of the district, as well as warships of the Pacific Fleet, missile and artillery units and formations, electronic warfare units," he said.
The Sukhoi Su-27, Su-30SM, Su-35 and MiG-31 fighters cover actions of the multi-service force grouping from the air. The long-range planes Tupolev-160 and Tu-95MS also support operations of the district’s troops, Gordeyev said.
The large-scale manoeuvres involve more than 20,000 troops and up to 7,000 units of weapons, military and special equipment, performing combat tasks in seven regions of Russia’s Trans-Baikal territory and the Far East.