Updated at 17:11,20-07-2018

12 Russian fighters to be based in Babruisk in 2015


Ten combat SU-27 and two training Su-27 will arrive in Belarus.

Russian Minister of Defence Sergei Shoigu told journalists that Russian fighters would be based at a Belarusian airfield, BELTA reports.

"We will send 12 combat planes SU-27 and 2 training planes SU-27 as well as 4 Mi-8 planes to Belarus,” Sergei Shoigu said.

Russia will also present four sets of S-300 complexes to the Belarusian Army. A new Russian air base will appear in Babruisk in 2016.