Assignment three Russian airborne units titles guards for heroism in combat, not related to the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine. It is reported citing the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
He said that the guards ranks are given for professional skills, including participation in the exercise.
Previously on the official portal of legal information a decree of President Putin on assignment of guards status to three military units appeared. These are 11th and 83rd airborne assault brigades of the airborne troops of Russia and 38th separate shelf connection.