Sudden check of combat readiness of the Russian armed forces declared 25 to 31 August in the southern, Western and Central districts, and also in the Northern fleet and will affect aerospace forces (VKS) and airborne. This was stated on Thursday Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu at a meeting with senior staff, reports “RIA Novosti”.
Inspection shall be conducted in accordance with the decision of the Supreme commander, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Shoigu.
“Today, in accordance with the decision of the Supreme commander of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation began the next surprise inspection. Troops of the southern part of forces and means of the Western and Central military districts, the Northern fleet, the General command of aerospace forces, commanders of airborne troops from 07.00 MSK are in combat readiness “Full”, — said Shoigu