Airborne Forces servicemen and vehicles continue boarding and departing by military Il-76 transport aircraft from Severny airfield to Kazakhstan.
Press Release, Moscow, 16:00, 08 January 2022: Servicemen and vehicles of the Airborne Forces continue boarding and departing by military transport aircraft Il-76 from Severny airfield (Ivanovo) to the Republic of Kazakhstan. The servicemen of the Russian peacekeeping contingent will begin to carry out their tasks on arrival.
The main missions of the Collective Peacekeeping Forces of the [CSTO] will be to protect important State and military facilities, to cooperate with law enforcements of the Republic of Kazakhstan in order to stabilise the situation and to rehabilitate its legal boundaries. The military transport aircraft are to carry out more than 20 sorties.
Source: Russian Federation MoD Directorate of Media Service and Information.