Media: Russia on the border with Ukraine is building another military base

Russia builds near Ukraine another military base, which continues the chain of military facilities along the Western border of the Russian Federation, which became the forefront in the eyes of the Kremlin in the growing confrontation with NATO. About it reports Reuters.

The correspondent, who visited the city of Klintsy of the Bryansk region in Western Russia (about 50 km from the border with Ukraine) saw a temporary military camp, a large number of newly arrived troops and military equipment.

Two soldiers in camouflage uniforms at a checkpoint in the middle of the forest, ordered the reporter to leave, saying that they were protecting the «special military object».

The Russian defense Ministry officially acknowledged the transfer of troops to Klintsy, but the official of local administration said that the city was chosen as the locations of the new division and while arrived there about 240 military.

A local official said the troops from a motorized infantry division began to arrive in the city on may 30. They were transferred from Ekaterinburg, which is located approximately 2000 kilometers East of Klintsy.

He said that the troops were sent into the city adopted earlier this year, the decision of defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on establishment of three new divisions.

In September 2015, it was reported about the construction of another Russian military base near the Ukrainian border.

In January 2016, the Secretary of the national security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that the Russian Federation increases its military bases armored units and aircraft along the border with Ukraine as its part and on the part of Belarus.

Media: Russia on the border with Ukraine is building another military base 08.06.2016

Июнь 8th, 2016 by
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