"The Ministry of defence adopted a number of measures to counter the buildup of NATO forces close to Russian borders. Until the end of the year, two new divisions will be formed in the Western military district, one in the southern military district," - said Shoigu at the selector meeting in the Ministry, according to TASS.

Now is the arrangement locations of the new joints, the Minister noted.

Each of the new divisions, as previously reported, will be composed of about 10 thousand people.

As already reported, DELFI, may 2, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg beasts that NATO should respond to Russia's actions through a policy of deterrence. As reported by The Wall Street journal, NATO is going to deploy in the Baltic States and Poland, about 4,000 soldiers.