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2,000 Russian troops conducting military drills in Georgian breakaway regions

By | December 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Russian troops near the village of Dzartsemi, South Ossetia. (Sputnik-Ossetia.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Russian soldiers are participating in military exercises in both Georgian breakaway territories, South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Troops from all of Russia’s four military districts are taking part in the drills. […]

Russia begins military exercise in South Ossetia involving 5000 troops

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Security|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Russia began a military exercise in Georgia’s breakaway region South Ossetia on Monday, which will involve 5,000 soldiers, rockets and artillery. The pro-government news agency RES reports that the exercise is taking place at seven different training grounds. […]

Forest fire nearby Russian military base in South Ossetia

By | April 8th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

Location of Russian military facility (OpenStreetMap) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia has declared readiness in helping to extinguish a forest fire in the vicinity of a Russian military facility in South Ossetia, Novosti-Gruziya reported. […]