MOSCOW: The units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation involved in the verification of the reaction forces of the Union State continue to redeploy to the Republic of Belarus.
The drills will take place from February 10 to February 20 and aimed at "practicing coordinating allied forces," the ministry said in a statement accompanying the video.
Upon completion of the unloading, the personnel will march on standard equipment to the specified areas, where they will carry out a set of measures for the engineering equipment of positions, carry out maintenance of the equipment and take up air defense training combat duty as part of the Unified Regional Air Defense System of Belarus and Russia.
The verification will take place in two stages.
At the first stage, until February 9, the redeployment and creation of groupings of troops (forces) on the territory of the Republic of Belarus as soon as possible, organization of protection and defense of important state and military facilities, protection of the State Border in the airspace, verification of the readiness and ability of air defense forces on duty and funds to carry out tasks to cover important objects on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
During the second stage of the verification, from February 10 to February 20, a joint exercise "Allied Resolve-2022" will be held, within the framework of which the issues of suppressing and repelling external aggression, as well as countering terrorism and protecting the interests of the Union State will be worked out.
During the exercise, measures will be taken to strengthen the protection of the State Border to prevent the penetration of armed groups of militants, to block the channels for the delivery of weapons and ammunition, as well as to search for, block, and destroy illegal armed formations and sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the enemy.
The practical actions of the troops (forces) will take place at the Domanovsky, Gozhsky, Obuz-Lesnovsky, Brestsky and Osipovichsky training grounds, as well as certain areas located on the territory of the Republic of Belarus. It is planned to use the airfields "Baranovichi", "Luninets", "Lida" and "Machulishchi".
The number of military personnel and equipment involved in exercises falling under the scope of the Vienna Document 2011 does not exceed the parameters determined by it, which are subject to notification.