The strategic command in the Arctic will start acting since December within the Northern Fleet
15:36 25 ноября 2014
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The unified strategic command of Russian armed forces in the Arctic will start acting since the first of December on the base of the Northern Fleet.
It was declared by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Now four unified strategic commands work in Russia: West, East, Center and South, as RIA «Novosti» informs.
It was decided to improve staff and structure of the armed forces. Thus, the new unified strategic command in the Arctic zone will start acting since the first of December on the base of the Northern Fleet, as the President says.
Beside the fleet, it will include arctic brigades, units of air forces and air defense. They will defend interests of Russia in the Arctic. Special attention will be paid to strengthening of frontier protection in the region.