Estonian general: during Zapad-2017 exercises, Russia simulated war with NATO
In an interview with the newspaper Bild, General Riho Terras, Commander of the Estonian Defense Forces said that he believes that Russia modeled war with NATO during the Zapad 2017 exercises.
“I’ll be blunt: during the Zapad 2017 exercises, Russia simulated a full-scale military attack against NATO. It was not directed only against the Baltic states, as the theater of exercises stretched from the North to the Black Sea. The scale and the area of maneuvers were much larger than officially declared,” he said.
In December 2017, Bild, citing sources in NATO, published an article stating that the main scenario of the …read more