Sistema reports arrest of its stakes in MTS, Medsi, BES as part of dispute with RosneftBusiness & Economy June 26, 20:58
Russian submarine successfully test-fires Bulava intercontinental missileMilitary & Defense June 26, 19:20
Rosneft and RBC reach friendly settlement on defamation lawsuitBusiness & Economy June 26, 18:50
Number of centers issuing FAN IDs to be increased ahead of FIFA Confederations Cup FinalSport June 26, 18:33
News about anti-doping probe against Russian football team players is fake — executiveSport June 26, 18:25
Putin refers to State Duma Council of Europe convention against financing terrorismRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 26, 18:15
Russia to lay down 2 diesel-electric submarines for Pacific Fleet in JulyMilitary & Defense June 26, 18:07
Russia’s Khramtsov wins first gold at 2017 World Taekwondo ChampionshipsSport June 26, 18:03
Russian Navy to get four frigates by 2020Military & Defense June 26, 17:41
The planned training exercises being held on the Defense Ministry’s Vaziani firing range outside Georgia’s capital involve 350 US marines from the Black Sea rotational force stationed in the Romanian city of Constance and 550 Georgian troops.
The drills “aim to deepen interaction between the Armed Forces of both countries, improve the skills of mutual assistance in peace-keeping operations,” the Georgian Defense Ministry said.
The US marines and Georgian troops will hold field maneuvers and staff exercises to practice the skills of peacekeeping operations, in particular, the skills of organizing control, searching for, revealing and defusing self-made explosive devices, the Defense Ministry said.
Georgia is holding the Agile Spirit exercises for the fourth time as a part of military cooperation between Georgia and the US.
In the past twelve years, the United States has been providing active assistance in training Georgian servicemen who participated in the Iraq peacekeeping effort in 2003-2008 and have been involved in the peacekeeping operation in Afghanistan since November 2009.