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Serbia gets Russian armour donation

19th January 2017 - 10:36 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia

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An agreement has been reached that will see Serbia receive second hand armoured vehicles from Russia.

The deal, which was concluded in a government-to-government agreement in late December 2016 is part of a wider defence initiative to renew the equipment of the Serbian military free of charge.

To be delivered are 30 used T-72S MBTs and 30 used BRDM-2 armoured patrol vehicles and Serbia is obliged only to cover only the expenses related to the transportation of the vehicles and their repairs on as-needed basis.

The T-72S, a shown in the photo, is an export version developed in the

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Alexander Mladenov

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Krassimir Grozev

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