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Russia sends S-400 missile defense systems to Serbia for drill - RIA

MOSCOW, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Russia has sent a division of S-400 missile defense systems to Serbia to take part in a military drill there, the RIA news agency cited Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Thursday.

Russia has also sent a Pantsir missile system battery to Serbia, it said, adding it is the first time the systems would take part in a drill abroad. (Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Jon Boyle)