“As part of checking the functioning of the unified air defense system of the Union State, 12 Su-35s will be relocated to Belarusian territory, two divisions of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system, as well as the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile and gun battalion will be redeployed,” RIA Novosti quotes Fomin.

According to him, the number of participants in the exercises, as well as the number of weapons, do not exceed the parameters determined by the 2011 Vienna Document.

Earlier, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Belarus Pavel Muraveiko said that Belarus and Russia would conduct a sudden check of the forces and means of reaction of the Union State.