Defense Ministry: mountain training in the armed forces is brought to a qualitatively new level

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MOSCOW, December 20. /TASS/. Mountain training in the Russian army in 2016, was displayed on a qualitatively new level. On Tuesday said the state Secretary – Deputy defense Minister Nikolai Pankov.

“In 2016, mountain training in the Armed forces is brought to a new level. Formed the mountain training center and survival in the settlement Terskol, at the commands of military districts, the airborne and special operations forces entered the professional mountain training,” – said Pankov told reporters.