OREANDA-NEWS  Minsk and Moscow have increased the air defense forces of the regional grouping of the troops of the Union State. Such information was provided in the official Telegram channel of the Ministry of Defense of Belarus.
It is noted that anti-aircraft missile units have taken up combat duty, the press service of the department reported.

"According to the plan of the Commander of the Air Force and Air Defense forces of the Republic of Belarus, the air defense forces of the RGT (regional grouping of troops) of Belarus and Russia have been built up," the Telegram channel of the department says.

According to the information provided in the source, anti-aircraft missile units moved to the designated areas and took up combat duty.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Belarusian Defense Ministry reported that "as part of the coordination of the Belarusian and Russian parts of the regional grouping of troops, one of the units of the 11th Separate Guards mechanized brigade is marching to the designated area." The events are held under the leadership of the Commander of the Western Operational Command of the Armed Forces of Belarus.