The first stage of the Belarusian-Russian tactical exercise “Slavic Brotherhood – 2020” started in Belarus. This was reported by the Russian Ministry of Defense on September 15.
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“On September 14, at the Brestsky training ground in the Republic of Belarus, the first stage of the joint Belarusian-Russian tactical exercises“ Slavic Brotherhood – 2020 ”started, the military department said.
It is clarified that from the Russian side, units of the Guards Airborne Assault Regiment of the Pskov Guards Airborne Forces are involved in the exercises.
Earlier that day, it was reported that the military of the 76th Guards Airborne Assault Division of the Russian Airborne Forces had arrived for a joint tactical exercise in Belarus.
On September 13, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported that the exercises “Slavic Brotherhood – 2020” will be held from 14 to 25 September. The paratroopers of the two countries will work out the issues of interaction between units in the performance of tactical tasks.
About 300 servicemen and about 70 units of combat and special equipment of the Guards Airborne Assault Formation will take part in the exercise from Russia.
It was planned that in September, at the Brestsky training ground, under the leadership of the commander of the special operations forces of the Armed Forces of Belarus, joint Belarusian-Russian-Serbian exercises will be held, which are held alternately on the territory of one of the participating countries. In 2019, these exercises were held in Serbia, in 2018 – in Russia.
However, on September 9, Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandr Vulin announced that the European Union had demanded that Belgrade abandon the upcoming exercises in Belarus. The Serbian government has suspended military exercises with all countries for six months.
Upon completion of the “Slavic Brotherhood” Belarus will take part in the strategic command and staff exercises “Kavkaz-2020” in Russia.