Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Three Maps That Explains Why Europe Has Been 'Spooked' By The Recent Russian Deployment Of Missiles To Kaliningrad
Washington Post: These maps show how Russia has Europe spooked
MOSCOW — The Kremlin has brushed off Western concerns about its deployment of cutting-edge missile systems in its Kaliningrad enclave, saying that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was the one disrupting the strategic balance with its plans to put antimissile defenses on Russia's borders. But the Russian arsenal on the Baltic, some of which has been tested in Syria, is potentially a game-changer.
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WNU Editor: When the U.S. deployed missile defense systems in eastern Europe and made it clear that this would only be the start .... did anyone in Europe took the time to figure out how Russia would respond? Apparently not.