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Russian airborne troops successfully conduct mass landing operation in Arctic

Aside from military assignments, there would be also humanitarian tasks, search operations and help for Russian polar researchers

KOTELNY ISLAND, March 14. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia's airborne troops for the first time in the world have conducted an operation of mass landing of paratroopers, equipment, weapons and cargoes with parachutes from planes in the Arctic, the Airborne Troops' Commander Vladimir Shamanov said here on Friday. He is in command of the exercises.