Russian Army to Participate in Caucasus-2009 Exercise

18 June 2009 (Last Updated June 18th, 2009 18:30)

Russian Army units will participate in a big strategic exercise in the region of Caucasus in July 2009. Russian military forces are currently running the base of operations in South Ossetia and Abkhazia. The Caucasus-2009 exercise sets the groundwork for a series of practice sessi

Russian Army units will participate in a big strategic exercise in the region of Caucasus in July 2009.

Russian military forces are currently running the base of operations in South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

The Caucasus-2009 exercise sets the groundwork for a series of practice sessions with North Caucasus District troops, says Army General Vladimir Boldyrev.

The group includes South Ossetian and Abkhazian brigades and units of the Black Sea Fleet.