Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday mentioned Russian President Vladimir Putin had ordered the army to reinforce the rustic’s western borders in order that nobody would ever call to mind launching an assault.
Peskov instructed the primary tv community in neighbouring Belarus that unnamed international locations had been strengthening their army possible close to Russia’s western borders. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu used to be running on a safety plan, he mentioned.
“In fact this shall be achieved in a strategy to make us protected and make sure we succeed in the desired stage of parity in order that it would not pass somebody’s thoughts … to assault us,” he mentioned.
Putin despatched troops on Feb. 24 for what he calls a “particular army operation” to demilitarise Russia’s southwestern neighbour Ukraine. Western international locations name it an unprovoked conflict of aggression.
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