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Servicemen of the Armed Forces of Mongolia arrived in Russia to take part in the annual international Russian-Mongolian exercise “Selenga-2020”.

This year, for the first time, the exercise will be held in a “remote” format, where each side will perform tasks at different training grounds.

An operational group of military specialists of the Mongolian Armed Forces of 12 people was sent to carry out joint planning of the actions of the troops of the two countries in order to destroy the mock enemy. Before leaving, the military personnel passed tests for the presence or absence of a viral infection without fail, representatives of the Mongolian Armed Forces passed an additional express test at the international automobile checkpoint (MAPP), and military medical specialists of the Eastern Military District (VVO) will conduct an additional blood test for COVID -19.

During the exercise, the military personnel of the two countries at several training ranges using various tactics of modern combat eliminate conditional illegal armed formations.

A number of units of the motorized rifle unit of the combined arms army of the Air Defense Forces, stationed in the Republic of Buryatia, with a total strength of about 500 people and about 100 pieces of equipment, were involved in the exercise.

The opening ceremony of the Selenga-2020 international exercise will take place on October 28.

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