Defense of forming a new army and the 150th Infantry Division in the south-west.
This was stated by Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces, Army General Valery Gerasimov.
"The upcoming 150th Division and the future management of the army that we this year form there - in the south-west - their commanders and staffs involved in the exercise " Caucasus-2016 ", - he said.
According to the chief of the Russian General Staff, they are still in the formative stage, but during the exercises studied the situation and act in their purpose.
Recall, June 5 at the Defense Ministry said on preparations for the start of combat preparation of the new division, created in the Rostov region on the border with occupied Donbas.
Earlier in the General Staff revealed plans of a third army corps in Donbas.
"This is not a weak and uncontrolled groups of guerrillas . There are strict military hierarchy of command and control. The plans (RF - Ed.) A third Army Corps, which will consist of professional soldiers Russian "- said Muzhenko.