Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Russian Military to Conduct Exercise

Following extract taken from the front page of the Russian military journal Red Star dated 16 June 2009. Translated by "Old Crow."

Strategic-Operations training "Caucasus 2009" will take place in the North Caucasus Military District during the period 29 June to 6 July 2009. This is in accordance with the schedule for training / exercising by the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. This event will be under the overall direction of the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation First Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, General of Army Nikolaj Makarov and will involve units of the North Caucasus MD).