Ukraine launches strategic military drills to train in repelling large-scale aggression

16:30, 28 March 2016
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The Armed Forces of Ukraine March 28 started the strategic command and staff exercises "Spring Thunder - 2016," the press service of the General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine has reported.

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It is noted that during military maneuvers, the Ukrainian servicemen will work out an adequate response to the threats in all possible directions in order to repel a possible large-scale aggression. Issues of territorial defense, movement of troops and maneuvers will also be practiced.

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