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    1,000 Servicemen at Russia's South Ossetia Base Take Part in Snap Drills

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    Some 1,000 servicemen and about 200 units of weaponry and military equipment are participating in snap combat readiness drills at Russia's base in South Ossetia.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – About 1,000 of Russian servicemen and up to 200 units of equipment and weaponry are involved in snap combat readiness drills at the Russian base in South Ossetia, the press service of the Russian Southern Military District said in a Friday statement.

    "In total, about 1,000 of military servicemen and up to 200 units of weaponry and military equipment of the Russian military base of the Southern Military District in the Republic of South Ossetia are involved in the activities of the snap inspection," the statement says.

    Snap combat readiness inspections are running across Russia's Southern, Western and Central military districts, as well as the Northern Fleet, Aerospace Forces and Airborne Troops on August 25-31.

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