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Russian Marines: 'Victory is wherever we are!'

November 27 is observed in Russia as the Naval Infantry Day

The Naval Infantry Day is celebrated in Russia on November 27. First Russian naval infantry force was formed in 1705 and since than has fought in numerous wars. Russian Marines are equipped with amphibious tanks, mobile anti-tank and anti-missile systems and automatic small arms to operate in any regions and in any weather conditions. The total number of Russian marines now stands at about 12.5 thousand people. Russian Marines' motto is "Where We Are, There is Victory!" Photos of Russian naval infantry force in a gallery by TASS