Monday, December 12, 2016

Russia deploys 2 new military divisions near Ukraine, Belarus - Spokesman-Review

MOSCOW – The Russian military says it has completed the deployment of two newly formed motorized infantry divisions at the nation’s Western borders.
Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday the two divisions are stationed in the Belgorod, Voronezh and Smolensk regions near Russia’s border with Ukraine and Belarus. ...

bth: this is part of a multi-year move to intimidate both Ukraine with a prepositioning troops for a drive toward Kiev and to intimidate Belarus into compliance with the wishes of Russia.

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