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    The head of the Russian Airborne Forces said that Russian airborne troops, special forces and Interior Ministry troops will hold a series of exercises this year to drill joint action against terrorism and drug smuggling.

    KAMYSHIN (Voldograd Region) (Sputnik) Russian airborne troops, special forces and Interior Ministry troops will hold a series of exercises this year to drill joint action against terrorism and drug smuggling, the head of the Russian Airborne Forces said Wednesday.

    "We plan a series of exercises together with Russian Internal Troops in the Southern and Caucasus federal territories, together with frontline aviation and other armed forces, as well as anti-drug agency’s special forces and the Federal Security Service," Col. Gen. Vladimir Shamanov said.

    The drills will focus on cooperation across security and armed forces and operations to combat drug trafficking and thwart terrorist attacks.

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