The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov gave a negative answer to the question referred to whether Ukraine is in the process today of Putin's meeting with Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and chief of General staff Valery Gerasimov.
"No. The objective of this meeting was to discuss the outcomes of a surprise inspection. That is, the Minister, the chief of staff reported to the Commander-in-chief about how The work of the units that were involved in this sudden check, " said Sands.
Answering the question about whether any particular goal in practicing the process of the teachings of peacekeeping skills, Peskov said, " Peacekeeping functions of military power, this is one of their permanent function." Accordingly, these functions are subject to improvement, training, and other functions, " he said.
Unscheduled readiness test was held in the Russian armed forces from 16 to 21 March - this time the focus is on actions in the Arctic. Deployed forces of the Northern fleet, the Western military district and VDV - about 80 thousand soldiers, thousands of ground combat vehicles, dozens of surface ships, submarines, aircraft and helicopters.