Russian President Vladimir Putin, as Supreme commander of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation unexpectedly gave the order about the beginning of the giant military exercises. In the world’s media teachings were regarded as “intimidation”.
Giant of the doctrine initiated by President of Russia Vladimir Putin, has caused a great resonance in the world media. With reference to the tension between Russia and the United States in the Mediterranean sea and the Pacific ocean usually “in the air” maneuvers, which involved 150 thousand troops, 400 aircrafts, more than 26 thousand units of weapons and military equipment, more than 100 ships and support vessels, were regarded as “intimidation”.
Russia preparing for war?
It is reported that the exercises, which began on 17 July 2020, was conducted to check the readiness of the Russian army for a sudden war.
The exercise involved troops of the southern, Western military districts, Northern and Pacific fleets, including the connection of the marine corps, as well as a large number of aircraft of the air force.
As reported by the Russian news Agency “TASS”, the test of readiness was attended by about 150 thousand troops, 400 aircrafts, more than 26 thousand units of weapons and military equipment, more than 100 ships and support vessels. Notes that have been played 56 exercises of different level and scale.
Exercises of Russia were regarded as “intimidation”
In some publications in the world media, the exercise was regarded as “intimidation”, while attention was paid to the tensions that arise between Russia and the United States in the Mediterranean sea and the Pacific ocean usually “in the air”. So, in may of this year, the Russian su-35 carried out the accompanying flight of American P-8. In June, the American F-22s intercepted Russian Il-38 in the district of Alaska. In recent months, Russia has many times reported that American drones and other aircraft flying too close to its borders.
On the other hand, recently, the USA and Ukraine conducted naval exercises “Sea breeze — 2020” (Sea Breeze 2020) in the Black sea, near Russia. The exercise involved a destroyer of naval forces of the United States USS Porter, 400 American sailors and two thousand soldiers from different countries. In June, the naval exercise “Baltop” (Baltop), conducted in the Baltic, also near Russia, has been involved about three thousand NATO troops from 19 countries.
Giant exercises with Russia are regarded as a way of saying the US and its Western allies: “We are ready for war.” Thus, Moscow has threatened enemies with its military power.