On March 27th Internal Troops of the Ministry for Internal Affairs celebrated the 203rd anniversary of foundation.
Photo report from counter-terror tactical exercises of Internal troops special units at ODON training ground near Balashikha town in Moscow region.
Aviation, ODON motor-rifle units, 604th Special Purpose Center and 33rd Special Purpose Unit Peresvet of Internal troops took part in the exercises.
33rd Special Purpose Unit Peresvet of Internal Troops
Landing of assault group from Mi-8AMTSh
604th TsSN operator with Stayer parchute system
Operators from 33rd Special Purpose unit Peresvet surmount the assault course
33rd OSN Peresvet special unit operators assault the building with Ural-4320 Zvezda-V armored vehicle
Demonstration of close combat fighting and tactical shooting of 33rd OSN Peresvet operators under cover of GAZ-233036 SPM-2 armored vehicle and armored shields
Operators from 33rd OSN Peresvet showed hand-to-hand combat skills and some nice acrobatics
Author of the post picture is Vitaly Kuzmin
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Dog tag “Nickolas the Wonderworker” is made of stainless steel with enamel. It represents a relief waist-deep image of Saint Nickolas in strictly frontal grand posture with blessing right hand and the Gospel in the left one (there is a cross on the binder of the Book).
A monastic elder with high templed forehead, small rounded and curly beard is the most widespread iconic image.
Dog tag “Airborne Troops of Russia” (Lightning) is made of stainless steel with enamel. It is an eagle prepared to attack, soaring on a background of white open canopy over three red lightnings.
At the top of the medal there is the abbreviation “VDV” (Airborne troops) on a blue field, at the bottom – the motto: “STRENGTH, SPEED, ATTACK.”
Dog tag is made of stainless steel with enamel.
It is a image of crossed-hammer and sickle with the motto of the French Revolution, “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” in Russian and French.
Freedom – the ability to do anything that does not harm others.
Equality – means that all are equal before the law.
Brotherhood – do not do to others what you would not want to get myself, and do it in relation to other such good deeds, which would be in relation to themselves.
Nicholas II was the last Russian Emperor, the king of Poland and Grand Duke of Finland. His official short title was Nicholas II, Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias. As with other Russian Emperors he is commonly known by the monarchical title Tsar. He is also known as Saint Nicholas the Passion-Bearer by the Russian Orthodox Church and is referred to as Saint Nicholas the Martyr.
The upper cockade of the Russian Armed Forces is a custom metal sign on the military headdress (service cap). It was approved in 1998 and is applied to the present time.
The cockade represents the emblem of the Russian Armed Forces in the form of a golden double-headed eagle with outstretched wings, holding a sword (a symbol of readiness to defend the Fatherland) and a laurel wreath (a symbol of glory and honor).