As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak in an interview to 5 Channel.
"We had a plan to form the command of the Special Operation Forces by the end of past year, we have formed it. By the end of 2016 our main task is to acquire combat capabilities for SOF," he noted.
The minister has informed that formation of training and material base, improvement of management system, and preparation of the structure itself will take place during several years.
"SOF cannot be created this fast. But we already have strategic decisions on training and material base, location, and the number of tasks," Poltorak added.
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