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Published time: March 15, 2014 18:37

Russian paratroopers train on Arctic island

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A battalion of 350 men of a Russian airborne division performed large-scale exercises on the Kotelny Island, in the New Siberian Islands archipelago, on Friday. The paratroopers landed with four units of military equipment and several tonnes of cargo on the 'Temp' landing site on the island, which is located between the Laptev Sea and the East Siberian Sea.

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