VILNIUS – The recent increase in Russian and Belarusian military exercises pose no direct threat to Lithuania but one should be concerned about their offensive scenario, Chief of Defense of Lithuania Valdemaras Rupsys says.
"We view it as pressure. On the other hand, we should always evaluate how much their capacity is growing near our border, near Lithuania. Naturally, their combat power, the distribution of military instruments and their exercises are causing concern as their exercises are always, contrary to what is declared, are focused on offensive action....
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