Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Saturday that 12 military bases and units would be stationed in the West.
In response to NATO’s strengthening, Russia will build twelve new military bases in the West. Its expansion is expected to Finland and SwedenThe announcement was made by the Russian Defense Minister on Friday, May 20.
“By the end of the year, 12 military bases and units will be stationed in the Western Military District.“, Without specifying the nature or extent of these infrastructures, Sergei Shoigu made the announcement in front of his ministry and military executives.”Development of military threats on Russian borders“Especially citing NATO exercises”Defender EuropeThere is progress in the west and southwest of Russia and in the Arctic.
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The end of non-alignment
Another threat was quoted,Applications to join NATO from our closest neighbors Finland and SwedenVladimir Putin pointed out that Russia’s response to the expansion would be determined by NATO rankings in these countries, but downplayed the importance of these expected members.
Helsinki and Stockholm decided to join the alliance because of the Russian offensive against Ukrainian neighbors, and Moscow was a threat, especially as the two countries did not choose any organization during the entire Cold War. Russia says it has attacked Ukraine to prevent the genocide of Russian-speaking people and to prevent NATO expansion.
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