published by: lsm.lv. On: Friday, 12 August 2016. Photo: AP, Sergei Grits
Armed forces across Russia’s entire western military district – which borders the Baltic states – have gone onto a state of high alert, Latvia’s Defense Ministry reported Friday.
“For several days in the western military district large-scale Russian military exercises have been observed with a high state of combat-readiness among the 1st Tank Army and 20th Tank Army,” the Ministry said.
That means that around 30,000 soldiers as well as heavy machinery units and about 500 tanks are currently on high alert just across the border.
In addition, the …read more
Source: Coalition For Defense