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Anatoly Sidorov, the Chief of Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has announced that Kyrgyzstan has volunteered to host the "Indestructible Brotherhood" drills later this year. A date for the drills was not given.
Speaking in a press briefing on Tuesday (14 February), Sidorov said, "the CSTO Indestructible Brotherhood drill is planned on the territory of Kyrgyzstan, where tasks of post-conflict regulation in crisis zone, peacekeeping operations will be practiced."
In a speech on Monday (13 February), the Moldovan President Maia Sandu has warned of a Russian plot to destabilise the country in a coup d'état.
"It will be organised under the guise of opposition protests and with the involvement of people with military training disguised as civilians. The plan also involves citizens of Russia, Belarus, Serbia and Montenegro entering the country. They will attack government buildings, take hostages and try to change the government in the republic," said President Sandu.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces have shot down almost 500 Iranian drones since September, the spokesman of the Ukrainian Air Force announced on Tuesday (3 January).
Speaking during a television interview, Yurii Ihnat added that the Ukrainian Armed Forces had also destroyed all 84 drones launched by Russia during the massive drone attack over the New Year holidays.