Donetsk, Nov 10 — DAN. Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited the Southern Military District HQ in Rostov-on-Don following his visit to Kazakhstan, said presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov.

The head of state heard reports on the progress of the special military operation and inspected new versions of military equipment, Peskov said.

Putin was accompanied by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov and other representatives of the country’s military leadership.

On Thursday, Putin held talks with Kazakh leader Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev.*jk