Joint operation: Belarusian, Russian paratroopers to parachute to North Pole again


Belarusian and Russian paratroopers will once again parachute and land at the North Pole. The joint operation will take place in the North Pole area: the paratroopers are expected to practise landing on drift ice.

For the first time 45 members of the Belarusian special operations forces together with colleagues from the Russian Airborne Forces parachuted at the North Pole in 2015.

This year, 300 Belarusian paratroopers will go to the North Pole by Ilyushin IL-76 planes. “There are many nuances in this issue, because the it is the North Pole, you know. There a magnetic needle behaves differently,” military official Uladzislau Stsepanyuk said.

belsat.eu, following ctv.by

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