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    Russian Eastern Military District to Hold Iskander-M Drills

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    Russian servicemen will practice using the Iskander-M systems in Buryatia in September.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The servicemen of Russia's Eastern Military District will participate in tactical exercises involving combat missile launches using new Iskander-M systems in September, the district's press service announced Friday.

    "Staff of the rocket division of the Eastern Military District stationed in Buryatia [Russian Siberian republic] completed the theoretical training for the use of the new Iskander-M systems. The training will finish this September with tactical exercises with combat missile launches," the statement said.

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