Source Pravda.Ru

Russia to open air base in Belarus

 

The Commander of the Air Force of the Russian Federation, Colonel General Viktor Bondarev said that Russia would open an air base in Belarus. The base will be deployed in the town of Baranovichi, RIA Novosti reports.

"We have never planned to deploy an air base in Lida. It will be in Baranovichi. We are currently waiting for the adequate decision from the intergovernmental commission," said Bondarev, answering journalists' questions about the plans of the Russian Air Force in Belarus.

The general confirmed that there will be Su-27 fighter jets deployed at the base.

In the spring of 2013, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, during his visit to Minsk, announced that the Russian Federation was planning to deploy an air regiment in Belarus in 2015. It was also reported that the Russian air base of Su-27SM3 fighter aircraft would be deployed in the town of Lida, the Grodno region.

Comments
Africa's heart bleeds, who is to blame?
Woman sucks her men dry in bed like female spider
China wages trade war against US, remains largest investor in US debt
Russia mourns victims of Ilyushin Il-20 shootdown
How Russia can respond to Israel following Ilyushin Il20 shootdown
How Russia can respond to Israel following Ilyushin Il20 shootdown
Russia mourns victims of Ilyushin Il-20 shootdown
NATO's 5,000 warplanes ready to bomb Russia, Chinese media say
Ukraine's Poroshenko signs decree to terminate Treaty of Friendship with Russia
Ukraine's Poroshenko signs decree to terminate Treaty of Friendship with Russia
Putin speaks about God and warns Ukraine
Putin speaks about God and warns Ukraine
How Russia can respond to Israel following Ilyushin Il20 shootdown
Russia obediently sells RD-180 rocket engines to USA if and when requested
Russia obediently sells RD-180 rocket engines to USA if and when requested
Russia mourns victims of Ilyushin Il-20 shootdown
53 million Russians may lose their jobs within a few years
How Russia can respond to Israel following Ilyushin Il20 shootdown
MiG-31 supersonic fighter jet crashes in Central Russia, pilots eject
MiG-31 supersonic fighter jet crashes in Central Russia, pilots eject
MiG-31 supersonic fighter jet crashes in Central Russia, pilots eject