Friday, August 19 2016 18:45 EEST
Russia conducts Black Sea Fleet drills in occupied Crimea
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Russian divisions responsible for providing logistical support are determining what tasks are needed to support the forces in occupied Crimea.

'The divisions providing logistical support have started working on practical tasks to support the forces in the sea and ground landfills of the Republic of Crimea,' Russian Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Dmitry Bulgakov said, Unian reports.

According to him, a logistical support unit of the Southern Military District 'is working on practical tasks for providing comprehensive logistical support to the land group and for amphibious landing' at the Opuk landfill in occupied Crimea.

Russia has begun military exercises near the NATO borders, with the participating of about 6,000 soldiers from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

As reported earlier by, Russian Black Sea Fleet drills to be held in the occupied Crimea. 

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