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    Arrow Today's Photos - Tuesday, March 6th, 2012





    Ukrainian cadets.


    Royal Marines teaching Ukrainian Marines.

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    401st Brigade Concludes Patrolling Gaza Border
    This week, the Armored Corps 401st Brigade concluded four months of guarding the Israeli-Gaza border. During this time, the brigade's soldiers uncovered countless IEDs and thwarted terrorist attacks.

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    Russian police detain a participant during an opposition protest demanding fair elections in central Moscow March 5, 2012. Thousands of protesters chanting "Russia without Putin" took to the streets of Moscow and St Petersburg on Monday to challenge Vladimir Putin's victory in a presidential election which international monitors said was unfair. The police action followed a rally in Moscow that drew about 20,000 protesters angry over a campaign slanted in Putin's favor and reports of widespread violations in Sunday's ballot. 12,000 police were deployed to ensure order.

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    Soldiers from 10 The Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment taking part in a training exercise on Salisbury Plain
    [Picture: Steve Dock, Crown Copyright/MOD 2012]

    Troops are given instruction on dismounted patrolling from a 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles sergeant who deployed on Op HERRICK 14
    [Picture: Steve Dock, Crown Copyright/MOD 2012]

    A soldier from 10 The Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment taking part in a training exercise on Salisbury Plain
    [Picture: Steve Dock, Crown Copyright/MOD 2012]

    A member of 10 The Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment plays injured during a simulated IED blast ready to be extracted from the danger area by colleagues to receive further medical treatment
    [Picture: Steve Dock, Crown Copyright/MOD 2012]

    A soldier using a headset to communicate with his colleagues
    [Picture: Graeme Main, Crown Copyright/MOD 2012]

    A signaller co-ordinating communications
    [Picture: Graeme Main, Crown Copyright/MOD 2012]

    A signaller erects a communications aerial
    [Picture: Graeme Main, Crown Copyright/MOD 2012]

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    Security personnel secure and investigate the site of a bomb attack in Thailand's southern Yala province March 6, 2012. Two soldiers guarding teachers were severely wounded in the roadside bombing in Yala's Krong Penang district on Tuesday morning, said Police Colonel Samniang Luechiangkam, the chief of Krong Penang police station, and a local newspaper reported.


    Indian police personnel cordon off members of the Andhra Pradesh state Anganwadi Workers organisation and Union's helpers participate in a protest rally in Hyderabad on March 6, 2012. Anganwadi Workers organisation and Union's helpers are calling the authorities for better working conditions and a raise in salary.


    Exile Tibetans try to break the police cordon during a protest outside the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 6, 2012. The Tibetans appealed to the UN to send a fact finding delegation to access the critical situation in Tibet and to release all political prisoners.


    A mock bomb is removed by a South Korean special police force robot during an anti-terrorism exercise at a venue for the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 6, 2012. The Nuclear Security Summit will be held in Seoul from March 26 to 27.












    Members of South Korean special police force approach mock terrorists, not in photos, with their weapons drawn during an anti-terrorism exercise at a venue for the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 6, 2012. The Nuclear Security Summit will be held in Seoul from March 26 to 27.

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    Swedish CV90

    Stridsfordon 90 utvecklades i grunden för att möta krigsgångsförband och attackhelikoptrar i övre norrland. Dess relativt låga vikt samt utformningen av bandaggregatet ger mycket god framkomlighet i snö och myrmark.
    Senator and member of the Defence Committee Anders Hansson visit South Scania Regiment.

    Riksdagsman Ander Hansson, tillika ledamot i Försvarsutskottet tog tillfället i akt att samtala med soldater vid sitt besök på Revingehed, måndagen den 5 mars 2012.
    Foto: Carl Sjöstrand/Försvarsmakten

    Det var en grupp soldater ur 710:e kompaniet som övade strid från stridsställning i Petterssons skans på Revingehed när riksdagsmannen Anders Hansson (m) besökte Revingehed.
    Foto: Carl Sjöstrand/Försvarsmakten
    Joint training by British and Swedish Royal Navies.

    Stridsbåt tillsammans med HMS Bulwark
    Foto: Stefan Hoffsten/Försvarsmakten

    Chefen för den brittiska landstigningsstyrkan har genomgång för svenska amfibieofficerare
    Foto: Stefan Hoffsten/Försvarsmakten

    Stridsbåt dockar HMS Bulwark
    Foto: Stefan Hoffsten/Försvarsmakten
    Swedish soldiers in Afghanistan.
    Foto: Erik Berglund/Försvarsmakten

    Christoffer Lennings framför huset som den svenska styrkan delar med distriktsguvernören i Darzab.

    Svenska soldater på fotpatrull längs huvudgatan i Darzab.

    På baksidan finns gym, enklare bord, diskmöjligheter och torrdass.

    Soldater från Camp Monitor och Camp Northern Lights på plats i Darzab för att bland annat genomföra avlösning av personal.

    Vy över staden sedd från Combined Fire Base Darzab.

    Vårsolen börjar värma och det känns under fotpatrullerna. Det är dock inget mot vad som komma skall.

    Kompanichef Khairullah har ett bra samarbete med svenska styrkan och känner flera soldater vid namn.

    Matsalsrummet. Maten köper soldaterna själva nere i staden.

    Invånarna stannar gärna för en pratstund med de svenska soldaterna.

    Det är lite slitet men vi sover bra ändå, säger Christoffer Lennings.

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    Riot police officers stand guard during an operation relocating prisoners charged with federal crimes to other prisons in the country, outside the Centro de Readaptacion Social (CERESO) in Ciudad Juarez, March 5, 2012. According to the Special Prosecutor for Execution of Sentences and Measures Judiciary, 156 inmates were transferred out from Ciudad Juarez and 141 from Chihuahua during the operation, due to the nature of their crimes and the lack of space.


    A riot police officer hugs a relative during an operation relocating prisoners charged with federal crimes to other prisons in the country, outside the Centro de Readaptacion Social (CERESO) in Ciudad Juarez, March 5, 2012.








    U.S. soldiers from Comanche Troop 3rd Squadron 4th Cavalry do pull-ups on a bar as others look at him at Forward Operating Base Connolly in Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan March 5, 2012. Soldiers are required to do six pull-ups before every meal.


    U.S. soldier SSG James Greene (C) from 549th MP Company, Task Force Bronco gives a platoon briefing in Forward Operating base Connolly before going out on a patrol in Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan March 5, 2012.


    U.S. military officer Capt Daniel Zimmer (R) administers oaths to SSG Wilfredo Velez (L), SGT Stephen Andersen (C) and SGT Brian Jahn from Comanche Troop, 3rd Squadron 4th Cavalry during a military re-enlistment ceremony at Forward Operating Base Connolly in Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan March 4, 2012.






    WAEGWAN, SOUTH KOREA - MARCH 06: U.S. soldiers participate in the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercise at Camp Carroll on March 6, 2012 in Waegwan, South Korea. The annual combined Field Training Exercise, part of Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2012, is conducted between the Republic of Korea and United States Forces Korea (USFK) and is one of the largest annual military training exercises in the world. The annual training has in the past caused tensions with North Korea.




    U.S. soldiers from the 549th MP Company, Task Force Bronco use laptops while resting on sacks of supplies in FOB Lone Star after a patrol in Pachir wa Agam district in Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan March 5, 2012.


    French Defence Minister Gerard Longuet (L) is pictured inside a Chinook helicopter on his way to the Nijrab FOB (Forward Operating Base ) military base in Tora, in the Surobi province in Afghanistan, on January 21, 2012. Longuet arrived in Kabul for top-level talks as Paris warned it could accelerate its withdrawal from the 10-year war after an Afghan soldier shot dead four French soldiers.

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    A Saudi man plays with snow after a heavy snowstorm in the desert, near Tabuk, 1500 km (932 miles) from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia March 3, 2012.

    A man play with his daughters in the snow after a heavy snowstorm in Amman, Jordan March 3, 2012.

    Palestinian youths play with snow in the West Bank village of Halhul near Hebron March 3, 2012.

    The Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, is seen during a snow storm from Mount of Olives in Jerusalem March 2, 2012.

    Men dance as snow falls at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City March 2, 2012.

    A foal rolls in the snow near Kibbutz Ein Zivan in the Golan Heights, near Israel's border with Syria March 1, 2012.

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    From various exercises in Russia.

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    Man oh man the PIX are smokin' hot today!!











    WEAGWAN, SOUTH KOREA - MARCH 06: United States Forces Korea (USFK) including soldiers from the 1st Battery, 145th Field Artillery deployed from the United States, load equipment from APS-4 (Army Prepositioned Stocks) stocks onto the railhead during the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercise at Camp Carroll on March 6, 2012 in Waegwan, South Korea. The annual combined Field Training Exercise, part of Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2012, is conducted between the Republic of Korea and United States Forces Korea (USFK) and is one of the largest annual military training exercises in the world. The annual training has in the past caused tensions with North Korea.


    An Afghan National Army soldier keeps watch at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Nangarhar province, March 5, 2012. A member of the Afghan security forces was killed and 11 wounded including eight civilians by a suicide bomber in the eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, the interior ministry said in a statement.




    Members of the Kosovo Security Force, (KSF) take part in a ceremony in Pristina on March 5, 2012 marking the 14th anniversary of the killing of Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commander Adem Jashari. Jashari was among 45 members of his family killed by Serb security forces in the village of Prekaz, some 40 kms west of the Kosovo capital Pristina, sparking a full-blown rebel insurgency.

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    Polish President visiting soldiers in Afghanistan.

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    Soldiers of the Dutch 13th mechanised brigade guarding a nuclear power plant with their fennek armored reconnaissance vehicles from a levy. It was a high water drill, a common threat in the low lying Rhine delta.
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    Nice pix, all!


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    Former Russian special serviceman Sergei Vasilenko poses for a photograph in the centre of Moscow February 20, 2012. Wounded in Afghanistan and an 18-year veteran of Russia's elite Alfa counter-terrorist forces, Sergei Vasilenko considers himself a patriot. Which is why, when his bosses at the Federal Security Service - successor to the Soviet KGB - asked him in 2010 to investigate corruption, he jumped at the chance. The problem, Vasilenko now says, was that his new chiefs at the Federal Tax Service didn't want him to do his job properly. Vasilenko's experience opens a window into what even Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, bidding for a third Kremlin term, calls Russia's "systemic" corruption. It's a malaise that Putin's political opponents say has flourished during the prime minister and former president's 12 years as Russia's most powerful leader. Vasilenko says his probe, into suspected fraud involving tax officials in Moscow, met a wall of silence and he was soon out of a job. The Federal Tax Office said it had investigated Vasilenko's allegations but declined further comment. Picture taken February 20, 2012.

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    Turkey: Turkish first lady emine Erdoğan visited Uludere villige from Syrian board. there were a lot of well equipped commando forces from Emine Erdoğan's security...








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    Also CAT teams (President Guards) been here







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