MOST Russian war games that begin tomorrow are the perfect cover for an attack on the Ukrainian capital Kiev, NATO generals have been warned.
The Prime Minister said “the picture is increasingly interested” with the number up to 35,000 VND Russian Army camping in Belarus – a few hours’ drive from Kiev – according to UK news.
Britain was sending gunboats, jets and another 1,000 troops to strengthen Nato’s front line – but Foreign Sec Liz bets insists it is “very unlikely” that UK forces will fight Ukraine’s defenses against any Russian aggression.
The Prime Minister is expected to hold intense talks with Putin as the drills in Belarus begin with squadrons of Su-35 fighter jets, the world’s leading S400 air defense batteries and a range of vehicles. increase combat.
The boss of the Russian Security Council stressed “We don’t want war” yesterday.
Top Western intelligence officials say Belarus’ drills will allow Russia to spill south without notice if Putin orders it.
“They will be very close to the border, very close to the capital and all-inclusive,” he said.
A top NATO adviser said Putin risks angering China if he starts a war during the Beijing Olympics, from February 4 to 20.
Phase one of the drills will see Russian troops face a simulated attack before launching a massive counter-offensive in phase two, February 10-20.
Putin has transported Western units from Siberia to the West for the first time since World War 2.
“It’s unprecedented in the modern era,” the Western intelligence source said.
The 127,000 troops encircling Ukraine on three sides were not enough to occupy the country.
Top Brass said Putin could double his forces in two weeks.
A US-led coalition doubled in size when it invaded Iraq in 2003.
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