Russian Armed Forces Supreme Commander-in-Chief, President Vladimir Putin has ordered forces engaged in military exercises to go back to their permanent bases, presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov told Interfax.

The successful accomplishment of the exercises was reported to the supreme commander-in-chief on Monday, and "Russian Armed Forces Supreme Commander-in-Chief, President Vladimir Putin ordered the forces engaged in the military exercises to return to their permanent bases," Peskov said.

On Monday Russian President Vladimir Putin watched the final stage of the Defense Ministry's exercises at the Kirillovsky range in the Leningrad region, which were a part of the surprise inspection of forces of the Western and Central Military Districts.

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