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NATO plans to conduct about twenty “experiments” during the biggest military exercises in recent years near the Russian borders from October 25 to November 7, RIA Novosti reports citing Supreme Allied Command Transformation.
NATO’s Trident Juncture 2018 (TRJE18) exercises will be conducted in Norway and will involve about fifty thousand soldiers from thirty countries. “The exercises will provide an environment for testing, clarifying and further development of existing or new capabilities. …
Russia was asked not to be wary of the NATO exercises in Norway, which will be held this fall, stated the representative of Norwegian armed forces, Lieutenant General Rune Jakobsen, RIA Novosti reported.
He said that the Trident Juncture 2018 exercises will be held far enough from the Russian border.
“The central area of exercises will be located at a distance of more than one thousand kilometers from the Russian border. Air operations can take place at a distance of 500 km from the border, …
Russia will not ignore the escalation of NATO’s military-political activity in the Arctic region, in particular, close to the Russian borders in northern Norway, stated the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Maria Zakharova.
She complained that Oslo has embarked on an unprecedented militarization of northern regions “violating all the time-tested traditions of good-neighborliness and contrary to the Norwegian leadership policy of self- …