Russian National Guard agents die in avalanche
"Four hired soldiers died tragically due to an avalanche during regular training in the mountainous region of Cabardino-Balkaria," said Rosgvardia in a statement. & Nbsp;
According to the National Guard of Russia, a group of Rosgvardia expert officers was sent to the disaster site to establish all & nbsp; circumstances of the incident. & Nbsp;
Created in 2016, the National Guard of the Russian Federation is an internal military force separate from the Armed Forces that reports directly to President Vladimir Putin. Its main activities are the protection of borders and state facilities, arms control, the fight against terrorism and organized crime and the guarantee of public order.