The general recalled that this year “sudden inspections were conducted with the troops (forces) of the North fleet, Aerospace Defense, Southern, Central and Eastern Military Districts. "
“In total, up to 300 thousand people were involved in inspections. To create groups of troops in threatened areas, inter-district regroupings were carried out, ”said Gerasimov.
According to him, "the personnel received practice in the fight against illegal armed groups using the tactics of the Taliban and militants of the Islamic State".
The general noted that "in the future, this practice of carrying out operational, combat training and surprise checks will be continued."