The sleeve insignia of the 68th Guards Reconnaissance Battalion.
Regalia: combat name “Brandenburg”, the Order of the Red Banner.
Motto: “Nothing except victory!”
On January 19, 1995, together with the 276th Infantry Regiment and the 876th Separate Airborne Assault Battalion it took the Presidential Palace in the center of Grozny.
The common sleeve insignia of the 47th Special Operations Regiment “Scorpion”. The regiment is a part of the 100th Division of the Internal Troops of the North Caucasus Region.
The sign of the 47th Regiment copies the style of the signs of the Russian Interior Ministry Troops regional divisions.
The sleeve insignia is a shield with an image of a scorpion and a bow with an arrow on the background of a parachute.
Above the shield there is a weaving ribbon with the inscription “104th Guards Airborne Division.”
At the bottom of the sign there is a waving Guards ribbon with stylized wings coming right and left up of it.
The motto of the division: “HONOR – TO US, GLORY – TO MOTHERLAND!”
Airborne Troops (VDV) are jokily called “Troops of Uncle Vasya” in the army folklore (in honor of their founder – General Vassily Margelov).
Sleeve insignia of the snipers of the Special Operations Group “Scorpion” of the 47th Regiment of the 100th Division of Russian Interior Ministry Troops.
The sleeve patch contains a stylized image of the semi-automatic sniper rifle of Eugeniy Dragunov (SVD) and the symbol of the regiment – scorpion – the personification of mortal danger and unpredictability.