Sudden check of combat readiness of the Russian army is the final step in the preparation of bodies of military management of the troops to hold the strategic command-staff exercise Caucasus-2016, especially in the southern military district of the Russian Federation. This is stated in the summary of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry in Facebook.
The exercises involved up to 100 thousand soldiers, more than 10 thousand units of weapons and military equipment, 60 surface ships and about 400 aircraft and helicopters.
According to intelligence reports, the declared purpose of the exercise the troops of the state of the occupant can be changed by the Kremlin “at any time” and used for further escalation of the conflict in the Donbass.
Simultaneously, brought to the highest degree of readiness are also the connections of the hybrid army of the Russian Federation in the Donbass, the militants cancelled the dismissal and release.
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According to the intelligence, against the background of preparations for the military exercise Caucasus-2016 Kremlin “actually gave the order to shoot the Minsk agreement”, when directly ordered to open fire prohibited Minsk-2 152 mm howitzers in the rear of ATO forces in the village Archangelskoe to inflict maximum losses as the APU civilian, and destruction of infrastructure.