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Russian military arriving in Belarus August 15 for final stage of West-2017 exercise

Preparation for the Belarusian-Russian drills West 2017 is at the final stage. The military of the neighboring state are arriving in Belarus on August 15 to conduct joint strategic maneuvers.

As part of the training, the military of Belarus and Russia will practice a set of measures for logistical and technical support. The main task is to jointly prepare for the protection of objects on military highways and repair defective mechanisms and weapons right on the "battlefield". Also, the military will simulate the deployment of a pipeline and create areas for mass refueling of equipment.

The large-scale maneuvers West-2017 will be held in September, involving about 13,000 military.

Russian military arriving in Belarus August 15 for final stage of West-2017 exercise