The "large-scale tactical exercise" kicks off next month in Primorye, Russia's only region that shares a border with the rogue state.
Moscow has sent 2,500 troops to its western border region to practice landing in unfamiliar territory.
The paratroopers are an elite unit of the Russian military, with great significance in the Ukraine conflict.
Paratroopers will test out a new uniform for combat in extreme desert conditions.
The VDV paratrooper unit played a key part in the Ukraine crisis and Chechen wars.
The North Korean military have stepped up operations with parachute drills increasing by 20 times, according to an insider
The Ukrainian army has received further reports of Russian troops on Ukrainian territory near the landing site of captured paratroopers