Two Russian paratroopers killed in drills near Belarus-Poland border, amid migrant crisis

Nov 12, 2021 | INVESTING

Russia sent paratroopers to Belarus on Friday, in a show of support for its ally amid tensions over migrants and refugees amassing on the Belarus-Poland border, but two of the Russian soldiers were killed in a parachute accident.The Russian defence ministry said that as part of joint war games, about 250 Russian paratroopers jumped from heavy lift Il-76 transport planes into the Grodno region of Belarus, which borders Poland.The ministry said in a statement later that the two paratroopers’…

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