Unexpected exercises in Russia

No connection between the aggravation on the Armenian border with Azerbaijan and the sudden check of combat readiness of oennis West and South districts of Russia. This statement was made Deputy head of the Ministry of defense of Russia Alexander Fomin, informs “Interfax”.

According to him, the exercises planned, writes RIA “Novosti”. “Test events are an important stage of preparation for SKSU “Caucasus-2020”, — said the Deputy Minister.

spot checks with the participation of almost 150 thousand troops began yesterday and will last until July 21. The southern military district troops have already marched on horseback through the mountain passes of the Caucasus. It clarifies that we are talking about more than a thousand stationed in Karachay-Cherkessia infantry.

Earlier, President Vladimir Putin and permanent members of the security Council “extremely worried” the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, where the parties periodically organize attacks. Armenia and Azerbaijan blamed for the escalation nyneshniy each other. The Russian foreign Ministry said it was ready to mediate in the conflict.

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