Russia to Field First Arctic Brigade in 2015

Russia has 32,000 paratroopers in 4 divisions

From RIA Novosti:  The first motorized rifle arctic brigade will be deployed in 2015, Russian Ground Forces Chief Col Gen Alexander Postnikov said on Tuesday.

Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said in July 2011 that two arctic brigades would be established in “Murmansk or Arkhangelsk or some other place.”  (photo: Alexei Kudenko/RIA Novosti)

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