The Russian army will work the offensive in Poland and Lithuania during military exercises “West-2017”. This was stated by Secretary of national security Council and defense Oleksandr Turchynov.
In the national security Council noted that the aggressive policy of Russia can be seen in the preparation of joint exercises of Russia and Belarus “West-2017”, where will be practicing offensive operations.
The goal of the exercise is to test readiness of troops to conduct large-scale operations with strict time constraints on their training.
“Also expect to work on the creation of the Kaliningrad corridor, which in reality is impossible without aggression against Lithuania and Poland” — said the NSDC Secretary.
Turchinov refers to the public statement of the Kremlin leadership that a priority call, the restoration of the borders of Russia in the former Soviet Union.
“It’s no secret, it’s Russian propaganda, intelligence agencies and security forces. But the attempt to return in its orbit Ukraine, which, according to Brzezinski, the basic element, without which the resuscitation of the Empire is impossible — they have obviously stalled,” he says.
Russia is trying to increase its influence in the Balkans. An eloquent example is the recent coup in Montenegro, said Turchinov.