Russia has launched military exercises in the North Caucasus. Troops from occupied Tskhinvali (South Ossetia) are participating in the drills.
“Soldiers from North Ossetia, South Ossetia and Chechnya will join the military exercises,” Russian Foreign Ministry stated.
More than 1 700 soldiers are involved in the exercises. 300 pieces of military technical equipment, air fighters and military helicopters are being used.
As the Ministry says, the military exercises will end on February 21.