Russian military exercises in Transnistria will practice cooperation in the conditions of modern warfare and the destruction of heavy machinery imaginary enemy, said the head of the press service of the Western military district Oleg Kochetkov.
"The soldiers will hone their practical cooperation in the conditions of modern combined-arms battle in the offensive, defensive, and on the March ", – the words Kochetkova RIA " Novosti ". In the process of the teachings of the personnel offices will perform General tasks on the exploration and elimination of infantry teams and heavy machinery imaginary enemy.
in addition, the military will practice the organization of interaction with the destabilization of the situation in the area of responsibility. The exercises will be held before the end of July and will culminate in live-fire. During the entire period of training will be spent over 35 thousand rounds of Ammunition. Remember, in June of infantry units of the Operational group of Russian forces in the Transnistrian region of the Republic have worked out tactics to disrupt the attack low-flying attack aircraft su-25 attack helicopter Mi-24. In September last year the Minister of foreign Affairs of Moldova Natalia Gherman from the rostrum of the UN General Assembly said that the Russian Federation must withdraw its peacekeepers from Transnistria, and they will be replaced by an International civilian mission. However, Moscow considers attempts by Moldova and Ukraine of the extrusion from Transnistria Russian peacekeepers unfriendly shares, undermining the foundations of the peacekeeping operation. Transnistria, 60% of the inhabitants are Russians and Ukrainians sought to secede from Moldova even before the destruction of the USSR, fearing that the wave of nationalism Moldova will join Romania. In 1992, after the failed attempt of the authorities of Moldova the power to solve the problem, Transnistria was in fact beyond the control of the Chisinau area. Now the peacekeeping operation in Transnistria are in overall peacekeeping force, which includes 402 Russian soldiers, 492 – Transnistrian, 355 – Moldovan and ten military observers from Ukraine. The peacekeepers are fifteen stations and checkpoints that are placed on key points of the safety zone.