Donetsk, Sep 14 - DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic held command and staff exercises at firing ranges in accordance with the training plan, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday.

“Command and staff field exercises have been taking place at the Republic's firing ranges this week in accordance with the training plan for 2018,” Basurin said. “They involve more than 4,000 personnel and over 300 units of military equipment.”

During the exercise, DPR militia units drilled defensive actions amidst active enemy countermeasures, a counteroffensive to take dominating positions and coastline area defence, he added.*jk