The defense Ministry responded to reports of the movement of equipment to the borders of the DPRK

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The defense Ministry commented on the movement of Russian military equipment to the borders of the DPRK. The Department explained that the technique returns with planned military exercises and her movement “has nothing to do with politics”

The Ministry of defense of Russia commented on the information about the movement of military equipment to the borders of the DPRK. The Department explained that the redeployment of troops takes place in the framework of the planned exercises and not to do with politics, reports “Interfax”.

“This is absolutely the planned activities of combat training that have nothing to do with political moments”, — said the head of the press service of the Eastern military district (TSB) Alexander Gordeev.

According to him, military equipment, spotted earlier by the inhabitants of the Far East, was involved in large-scale exercises for the groups of air defense and aviation, which took place at a specialized landfill Telemba in Buryatia, and is now returning to the places of permanent deployment.

Gordeyev said that the exercise involved air defense equipment. “Participated including connections to the combined arms army in Primorye”, — he added. In addition, according to Gordeyev, returns to the place of permanent deployment of artillery equipment which was involved in field training camp on the range Tsugol in Zabaykalsky Krai.

Gordeev also said that in the period from 3 to 29 April the troops TSB carried out safety checks over the winter training period. “The task can be put connections anywhere in the County to move, perform combat shooting. They can go and rail transport”, — said the representative of the Ministry of defense.

Reports that the far East is the “massive transfer of military equipment”, previously published by local portal DVhab.ru. According to the newspaper, people have sent in edition the photos and videos that testified to this. Also, the magazine has published in its YouTube channel a video which captures the moment of movement of military equipment on the platforms.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov declined to comment on these reports. He explained that “questions of deployment of troops in the country does not belong to the category public”.