Monday, May 15, 2017

Here Are All the Craziest Exploits of Soviet Special Forces

The Russian Special Forces were created right after the end of the Second World War and have most been involved in covert operations worldwide.

What started off as the Spetsnaz GRU (a part of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Defense Ministry) in 1949 has developed into into a highly diversified structure of narrowly focused special units.

Russia now has units to operate under water, in the Arctic region, mountainous areas, and foreign countries, where tasks might even include toppling governments.

As all activities of the Special Forces are top-secret, we can only talk about the most famous covert operations described in open sources...

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