By 2016, a motorized infantry brigade will appear in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District in the Arctic, said governor Dmitry Kobylkin turning his annual report to the deputies of the Legislative Assembly of the District.
“The task of the infantry is coastal patrol, defense of facilities and areas along the coasts of the northern seas and the Arctic Ocean, maintenance and support of ships during their passage through the Northern Sea Route, – said Kobylkin. – At the same time, we are strengthening the security of the district.”
According to spokesperson of the Interior Forces press-service Colonel Vasily Panchenkov, now the possibility of using deer in the police departments’ work is also worked out. It is planned to send Nordic animals for service in remote areas where it is impossible to get to the scene of the crime in the usual transport.