Poland sends 2,000 more soldiers to guard the border with Belarus, thus doubling the support requested by the Border Guard services.
Poland sends 2,000 more soldiers to guard the border with Belarus, thus doubling the support requested by the Border Guard services. The Ministry of the Interior says it fears that the neighbors to the east will provoke another migratory crisis.
Warsaw has been accusing Minsk of people smuggling and militarizing refugee flows, which Lukashenko’s government has denied.
Meanwhile, the Russian Defense Ministry announced the concentration of troops on the western borders.
“Threats to the military security of the Russian Federation have multiplied in the western and north-western strategic directions. A serious destabilizing factor is the entry of Finland into NATO, and of Sweden (into NATO) in the future… It is Additional military contingents and NATO strike weapons are likely to be deployed on Finnish soil… There are risks associated with the militarization of Poland,” Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said.
Russia has already announced the deployment of strategic nuclear weapons in Belarus. Later, after the failure of the coup, the militants of the Wagner Group moved to this Republic and took up positions near the borders with Poland and Lithuania.
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