11 helicopters (4 Mi-8 and 7 Mi-24) of the Russian Aerospace Forces were withdrawn from Machulichi airfield in Belarus. Nine fighters, including the Su-34 and Su-30SM, left Baranavici Airport.
The Russians withdraw their planes
Most of the fighters and helicopters have been in Belarus since the beginning of January 2023. Their withdrawal means that the air component of the regional group of forces no longer exists. Until September 1, he remained only in Belarus One Russian plane VKS Su-25 attack aircraft, which was transferred to Lida Airport on August 31.
It is said in July and August The number of people belonging to the Russian military Significantly decreased in Belarus. Russian field camps were to be established at the Obuz-Lesnoski and Lebelsky training grounds and near the town of Osipovich. filteredThe military stationed there returned to Russia.
According to the monitoring group A small group of Russian troops It remained at some locations in Belarus – including airfields near Mazyr and Zyabrovko, as well as the Baranovichi Radio Engineering Center and the 43rd Velika Communications Centre.
In addition, a minimum number of military personnel remained after the exercises of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), to which some members of the Commonwealth of Independent States belong.
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