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Russia: MoD officials oversee military development in eastern Kuril Islands00:54

Russia: MoD officials oversee military development in eastern Kuril Islands

Russian Federation, Iturup
May 30, 2016 at 16:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

Officials from the Russian Defence Ministry inspected the construction site of new military infrastructure on Iturup, one of the Kuril Islands in the far east of Russia, Monday.

With construction underway, the site will form a complex for a soldiers’ barracks, as well as cantonments for officers and their families.

First Deputy Defence Minister Ruslan Tsalikov and Deputy Defence Minister Timur Ivanov personally joined the observation mission, starting their inspection from helicopter.

Once construction is completed, every cantonment will have sports’ complexes, cultural and rest centres, kindergartens and cafes.

The new military infrastructure in Iturup is a part of bid to further develop spaces for the military in Russia’s far east.

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Officials from the Russian Defence Ministry inspected the construction site of new military infrastructure on Iturup, one of the Kuril Islands in the far east of Russia, Monday.

With construction underway, the site will form a complex for a soldiers’ barracks, as well as cantonments for officers and their families.

First Deputy Defence Minister Ruslan Tsalikov and Deputy Defence Minister Timur Ivanov personally joined the observation mission, starting their inspection from helicopter.

Once construction is completed, every cantonment will have sports’ complexes, cultural and rest centres, kindergartens and cafes.

The new military infrastructure in Iturup is a part of bid to further develop spaces for the military in Russia’s far east.

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