What does SPZ mean in Military?

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Spetsnaz

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Spetsnaz
Spetsnaz is an umbrella term for special forces in Russian; its literal meaning is "special purpose forces". Historically, the term referred to special military units controlled by the military intelligence service GRU. It also describes special purpose units, or task forces, of other ministries in post-Soviet countries. This article specifically examines Soviet and Russian spetsnaz forces.

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