Shoigu called Arctic region to be one of priorities for Russian army

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One of the priorities for the Russian Armed Forces in the near future will be to create infrastructure in the Arctic area, head of the Defense Ministry, Army General Sergei Shoigu said on Friday.

According to Shoigu, the available resources will be concentrated on such main directions of development of the Armed Forces, as creation of military infrastructure in the Arctic, improvement of the airfield network, introduction of advanced technologies related to logistics of troops.

“The implementation (of federal target) programs makes it possible to successfully solve systemic problems of disposing of weapons and military equipment, creation of the Black Sea Fleet deployment infrastructure, increasing effectiveness of the control over the Russian air space”, – said Shoigu.

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