Russian Airborne Forces

Airborne Forces Day in Moscow

Today, Russia celebrates Airborne Forces Day. The birthday of the Airborne Forces is considered to be August 2, 1930, when an assault division consisting of 12 men were dropped by parachute near Voronezh for the first time during the exercises of …

 Russia marks Day of Airborne Forces

Russia is celebrating the Day of Airborne Forces today. August 2 marks the 90th anniversary of the Russian Airborne Force as on this day, 1930, a Russian paratrooper unit consisting of 12 people conducted the first parachute jumps during military …