28 October 2020,   12:46
Russia launches Kavkaz-2020 drills

Russia has launched the Kavkaz-2020 strategic drills on Monday. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the strategic drills Kavkaz-2020 would take place at several training grounds of the Southern Military District.

Fighter jets of Russia’s Southern Military District are on combat duty within the framework of the Kavkaz-2020 drills. About 80,000 people will be involved in the drills, the ministry stated.

Along with Russia, military units from Armenia, Belarus, China, Myanmar and Pakistan will be involved in the exercises. No more than 1,000 foreign troops will take part in the drills. Representatives of Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Sri Lanka will act as observers