During the sudden check to the Crimea was transferred airborne division

Units of the air assault brigade of the airborne troops (VDV) and the marine brigade of the Caspian flotilla deployed to unfamiliar grounds in the Crimea and the Krasnodar region, reports “Interfax” with reference to the defense Ministry.

Paratroopers from the Volgograd region have made the 1,200-mile March of the combined method and arrived at the landfill Opuk in the Crimea. On the ground they will start “to organize the protection and defense of the new area of concentration and preparation for the implementation of training and combat tasks.”

A brigade of Marines reached the training ground Rayevsky in the Krasnodar region on their own and in rail transport. The defense Ministry said that during the relocation of Marines and the Marines practiced loading and unloading of personnel and equipment on the ferry and the train platform.

Earlier in the framework of a sudden inspection at the bases of the southern military district was relocated aircraft fighter and bomber aircraft of the aerospace forces of the Western and Central military districts.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has commissioned a sudden check combat readiness of armed forces on 25 August. Check affected the southern, Western and Central military districts and the Northern fleet, FSI and airborne.