Russia fully deploys 2 new divisions near Western border
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MOSCOW — The Russian military says it has completed the deployment of two newly formed motorized infantry divisions at the nation's Western borders.
He said volunteer contract soldiers make up 70
Shoigu said the military has built dozens of new facilities to house and train the troops.
The deployment comes amid continuing tensions with the West after Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea and support for pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine.