Snap check of Russia's Aerospace Forces begins Tuesday – media

10:42, 07 February 2017
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Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has announced a snap check of the Russian Aerospace Forces, which began on Tuesday morning by decision of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Russian news agency TASS.


"In accordance with the decision by the Armed Forces Supreme Commander, a snap check of the Aerospace Forces began to evaluate the readiness of the control agencies and troops to carry out combat training tasks," he said, TASS reported.

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