The defence Ministry will be formed in 2017, four new divisions, including the Kuril Islands
MOSCOW, February 22. /TASS/. The defense Ministry in 2017 plans to complete the establishment of four new divisions, including for the protection of the Kuril Islands. This was announced on February 22 the state Duma during the “parliamentary hour” defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
“I hope this year to complete the placement of three divisions on the Western borders and the South-West. We are actively working to protect the Kuril Islands. There we have to accommodate division, we also need this year to complete,” said the Minister.
Shoigu also said that in 2017 completed work on the protection of the coastline of Russia with missile systems “Bal” and “Bastion”. In particular, this program is completed in the Crimea.