Russian ‘Medved’ armored vehicle shows off defense capabilities

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The ‘Medved’ (Bear) special armoured vehicle was successfully tested in Nizhny Novgorod Region, central Russia, on Wednesday. The 12-tonne vehicle, which can provide protection against chemical agents, explosive devices and ballistic attacks, was designed for the transportation of security forces and weaponry, both in urban and off-road conditions during counter-terrorism operations.