Increasing East-West Tensions as Sweden’s Largest Military Exercise Gets Underway Neutral Sweden has launched its biggest war games in two decades with support from NATO countries, drilling more than 19,000 […]» Read more
Tag: Zapad 2017
Zapad 2017 is a planned joint strategic military exercise of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and Belarus scheduled for 14—20 September 2017, to be held in Belarus as well as in Russia′s Kaliningrad Oblast and other north-western areas. The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has announced that 12,700 military personnel will take part.
Russia’s Military Exercise Simulates Attack on NATO Countries Russia has been funneling troops and armor into Belarus for several weeks and on Thursday the Kremlin will order them to start […]» Read more
German Defense Minister Claims 100,000 Troops Will Participate in Zapad 2017 Exercise In the midst of mounting international concern, Germany said on Thursday, September 7, that Russia was planning to […]» Read more