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Russia to Build Up Military Presence Along Western Border

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Russia to Build Up Military Presence Along Western Border

Russia to Build Up Military Presence Along Western Border

Russia to Build Up , Military Presence , Along Western Border .

On May 20, Russia's Defense Ministry said it would bolster its military presence along its Western Military District by the end of 2022.

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On May 20, Russia's Defense Ministry said it would bolster its military presence along its Western Military District by the end of 2022.

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Fox News reports that Defense Minister General Sergei Shoigu said the move was in response to increased Western military activity in the region.

Fox News reports that Defense Minister General Sergei Shoigu said the move was in response to increased Western military activity in the region.

We are taking adequate countermeasures.

Under these conditions, we are actively improving the combat composition of the troops.

By the end of the year, 12 military units and subunits will be formed in the Western Military District, General Sergei Shoigu, Russian Defense Minister, via Fox News.

According to Shoigu, the United States has increased its strategic aviation presence in Europe 15-fold in recent months.

According to Shoigu, the United States has increased its strategic aviation presence in Europe 15-fold in recent months.

The news comes just days after Finland and Sweden formalized their bids to join NATO.

The news comes just days after Finland and Sweden formalized their bids to join NATO.

Last month, Russia threatened to deploy hypersonic and nuclear warheads in the Western Military District if NATO continued to expand.

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Last month, Russia threatened to deploy hypersonic and nuclear warheads in the Western Military District if NATO continued to expand.

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Fox News reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin has long considered NATO to be Moscow's largest threat.

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Fox News reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin has long considered NATO to be Moscow's largest threat.

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On May 19, NATO's Military Committee announced that it was developing a strategy that would cover land, air, sea, space and cyber threats.

On May 19, NATO's Military Committee announced that it was developing a strategy that would cover land, air, sea, space and cyber threats.

President Putin's war in Ukraine has presented us with a new strategic reality.

We always have to be ready to expect the unexpected, Admiral Robert Bauer, NATO’s Military Committee, via Fox News.

President Putin's war in Ukraine has presented us with a new strategic reality.

We always have to be ready to expect the unexpected, Admiral Robert Bauer, NATO’s Military Committee, via Fox News


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