Monday, July 25 2016 18:00 EEST
Command-staff nation-wide exercise 'Southern Wind' began in Ukraine
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All branches of Armed Forces will participate, Chief Press Officer says

According to Bohdan Senyk, Chief of the PR Department of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, Southern Wind military drills begin in Ukraine. It’s the second stage of the large-scale drills where military authorities of various levels will be involved, reports. 

'Detached units from all branches of Ukraine’s Armed Forces will participate; the units will be involved in tactical drills with weapons training exercises, search-and-destroy and air assault exercises as well as ferriages', Senyk said, that the press will be allowed to cover the event directly from the drills area.

As reported earlier by, Viktor Muzhenko: 'In the case of a full-scale Russian aggression, the losses of the Ukrainian army will total an estimated 10,000-12,000 people'.

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