Russia Deploys Tanks And Soldiers To The Afghan Border

RT: More than a thousand Russian & Uzbek troops sent to border with Afghanistan as Taliban gains ground following American withdrawal  

Forces from Uzbekistan will stage major drills later this month on their country’s border with troubled Afghanistan, with Russia sending a contingent of peacekeepers to assist and accompany troops from the Central Asian nation. 

The Russian Central Military Command told journalists on Tuesday that its soldiers would be joining colleagues from Uzbekistan for military exercises on the frontier, starting on July 30 and running until August 10. 

Around 200 Russian units of military hardware, including air support, as well as peacekeeping personnel, will take part in the drills, designed to ensure the country’s territorial integrity.  

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WNU Editor: Moscow believes the Taliban will takeover Afghanistan if current trends continue …. Taliban takeover in Afghanistan possible if no progress achieved at talks — Russian envoy (TASS). 

More News On Russia Deploying Tanks And Soldiers To The Afghan Border  

Russian Tanks Move to Afghan Border Ahead of Drills — Moscow Times/AFP  

Tank crews of Russia’s base in Tajikistan redeploy to training ground near Afghan border — TASS  

Russia deploys tanks near Afghan border ahead of exercises — The Hill

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