Russia has begun forming a permanent group to Tartus and Mamimi

Russian servicemen at the Russian base Hamim

© Mikhail Klimentyev/press service of the Russian President/TASS

MOSCOW, December 26. /TASS/. A permanent grouping of the Russian troops began to form at the point of logistics of the Navy in Tartus and Hamim at the airbase, said the Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on a conference call Tuesday.