Latvian Defence Minister - Russian snap military drills "very dangerous" to Baltic states

  • 2016-01-28
Latvian Defence Minister, Raimonds Bergmanis, believes Russia’s snap military exercises present a grave danger to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.  Speaking on Latvian national television on January 28, 2016, Bergmanis reminded the public that his Russian counterpart, Sergey Shoigu, announced the Kremlin’s plans to sculpture three divisions in western Russia this year.  He added that every military district in Latvia should also expect to undergo spot checks in 2016, meaning Latvia should re-examine the capability of its armed forces...
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