MOSCOW, April 9. /TASS/. Military exercises scheduled for this year will encompass all military districts arms and services, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with senior army officers in the Kremlin.
"Over the past year there have been more than 3,500 exercises of various level. This year’s forthcoming large-scale checks will encompass all military districts, arms and services. Also, there will be a Russian-Belarussian operative exercise Shield of the Union-2015, as well as a strategic exercise codenamed Center-2015.