"At the 201st military base located in the Republic of Tajikistan the troops liberated a military facility from a simulated enemy during counterterrorist drills," the statement said.
The troops blocked and killed simulated terrorists under cover of military vehicles and trained search and clearance of improvised explosives.
The drills focused on the speed of the decision-making process and coordination of activities aimed at blocking and targeting the simulated enemy as well as demining the facility.
Russia’s outpost in Tajikistan houses the largest ground force of the Russian Army outside the country. The current lease contract expires in 2042.
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