The footage shows a fleet of what appears to be Iskander short-range ballistic missile launchers leaving a base.
The footage also showed soldiers firing rifles and throwing grenades.
In a statement accompanying the video, Col. Gen. Alexander Zhuravlev — commander of the troops — said the drills were meant to be "a comprehensive check of the combat skills of the troops, the readiness of formations and military units to complete their tasks in a short time, an assessment of the level of combat training and coherence of units."
The exercises are due to last until January 29, the statement said.
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