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The Ministry of Defense has created air defense units of the Aerospace Forces in new Russian regions

Ministry of Defense of Russia created in new regions – the People’s Republics of Donetsk and Lugansk (DPR and LPR), Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, air defense units and formations of the Aerospace Forces (VKS). This is reported on to place departments.

The Ministry of Defense announced the creation of new air defense units on the occasion of Air Defense Forces Day, celebrated this year on Sunday, April 9. Together with the formations and military units of the military air defense, the new units “successfully solve the tasks of covering important objects, large administrative and industrial centers” in the area of ​​​​special military operations (SVO).

According to the Ministry of Defence, during the SVO of Ukraine all modern means of air defense are used: combat vehicles “Pantsir-S”, long-range air defense system S-400 “Triumph” and complexes “Buk-M3” and S-300V4.

Four new regions – Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR), as well as Kherson and Zaporozhye regions – have been added to Russia September 30 last. Referendums were held in the regions from September 23 to 27, 2022.

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