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    Russia to Strengthen Air Group in Tajikistan With Su25-SM Strike Aircraft

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    A group of Su-25 strike planes will reinforce Russia's air group during ongoing drills in Tajikistan.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia will strengthen its air group with Su-25SM Frogfoot close air support jets during military exercises in Tajikistan that are currently underway, an aide to the commander of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Central Military District’s forces said Friday.

    “The planes will supplement the aviation group based at the Ayni Airbase 30 kilometers from Dushanbe,” Yaroslav Roshchupkin said.

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    Su-25SM, Russian Defense Ministry, Russian Aerospace Forces, Yaroslav Roshchupkin, Tajikistan, Russia
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