Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Russia sends troops to Finnish and Estonian border

Russia is deploying hundreds more troops to the region bordering Finland and Estonia. The  website of investigative journalist released a new video showing Russian military convoy on road in Leningrad region.

Also the new Russian Pantsyr-S1 (NATO designation SA-22 Greyhound) short-range air defense systems were spotted near Vyborg, city is located near the Russia’s border with Finland.

Early Deputy Secretary of Russia’s Security Council said that Moscow will give a symmetrical and effective answer to any NATO build up along the Alliance’s eastern borders.


Now the United States has deployed it’s biggest deployment of troops in Europe since the end of the cold war.

Almost 3,000 military vehicles and 3,500 troops are arriving in eastern Europe, only kilometres from the Russian border.

It’s a move by NATO in a bid to counter Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.

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