On March 28, 2023, a meeting of the International Headquarters of the CSTO regional operation "Illegal" was held under the chairmanship of the Secretary of the Coordination Council of the Heads of the Competent Authorities of the CSTO Member States on Combating Illegal Migration, Lieutenant General of Police Valentina Kazakova, Head of the Main Department of the Interior Ministry of Russia.

In the period from 27 to 30 March 2023, at the Management Academy of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, the training on management of units included in the formations of special forces of the CSTO CRRF in carrying out special operations is held for representatives of the senior staff of law enforcement agencies and special services of the CSTO member states.


The Agreement on jurisdiction and legal assistance in cases of temporary stay of formations of the collective security system on the territories of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states entered into force and was signed by the members of the CSTO Collective Security Council in Dushanbe on September 16, 2021.

Extraordinary session of the CSTO Collective Security Council discussed the situation in connection with the sharp deterioration in certain areas on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan


Military contingents of the CSTO member States participate in the active phase of the “East-2022” training

The active phase of the "East-2022" strategic command post training with the participation of military contingents from the CSTO member States is under way at the Sergeevskiy training range in Primorsky Krai. In the course of the training, defensive and offensive operations are being practiced.

According to the commander of the coalition grouping of troops (forces) Vladimir Omeljanovich, "the main feature of the “East-2022” strategic command post training is the creation of a coalition grouping of troops (forces), which is designed to prepare and conduct a joint special operation to ensure peace and security.

The Russian President Vladimir Putin observed the training.

The "East-2022" strategic command post training is held from 1 to 7 September 2022 under the charge of the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation with practical training of defensive and offensive actions at seven training ranges of the East Military District: Burduny, Goryachi Klyuchi, Knyaze-Volkonsky, Lagunnoye, Sergeevsky, Telemba, and Uspenovsky, as well as in the water areas and coastal zones of the Sea of Okhotsk and the Sea of Japan.

More than 50,000 servicemen, more than 5,000 units of armament and military equipment, including 140 aircraft, 60 warships, boats and support vessels are involved in the "East-2022" strategic command post training.

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