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The Il-76 aircraft of the military transport aviation of the Aerospace Forces of Russia carry out the transfer from the Ulyanovsk-Vostochny airfield to Nagorno-Karabakh of military personnel, special equipment and equipment of the engineer-sapper unit of the peacekeeping brigade of the Central Military District.

In the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, sappers will carry out tasks of engineering reconnaissance, mine clearance of terrain, roads and objects. In addition, they will provide preparation and maintenance of supply and evacuation routes, water purification and other engineering support tasks. Service dogs will be used to detect and search for explosives.

In order to monitor the observance of the ceasefire and military operations in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, a peacekeeping contingent of the Russian Federation is deployed in the amount of 1,960 servicemen, 90 armored personnel carriers, 380 units of automobile and special equipment. The core of the Russian contingent is made up of units of the 15th separate motorized rifle brigade (peacekeeping) of the Central Military District.

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