The joint exercise Unbreakable Brotherhood 2016, which involves the collective peacekeeping forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, has begun. The exercise is taking place in the combined arms exercise area Obuz-Lesnovsky and is supervised by Belarusian Deputy Defense Minister, Major-General Sergei Potapenko.
National contingents of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Tajikistan are taking part in the exercise. Up to 1,500 personnel representing the armies, interior troops and police of all the six CSTO member states as well as about 30 aircraft, armored vehicles and automobiles will be involved in the exercise.
Photos by Ramil Nasibulin