Russia and Belarus will do live fire exercise, preparing to launch a joint attack on Ukraine!2 min read
Belarus and Russia to conduct live fire exercises and anti-aircraft guided missile launches
Belarus plans to deploy military units to four training ranges
Belarus to deploy about 9,000 Russian troops along its borders in the country
minsk, After NATO’s ‘Stad Fast Noon’ nuclear maneuver, now Belarus and Russia are going to conduct live fire exercises and anti-aircraft guided missile launches. The Belarusian Defense Ministry said on Monday it would conduct live fire exercises and anti-aircraft guided missile launches as part of its joint grouping with Russian forces, according to a report by Russia’s Interfax Military News Agency. The agency further quoted a Minsk defense official as saying that it plans to deploy military units to four training ranges in Belarus in the eastern and central part of the country, after which they will start combat training activities.
9 thousand soldiers of Russia stationed in Belarus
Ahead of the live fire exercise, Belarus said it would deploy around 9,000 Russian troops as part of the army’s “regional group” to guard its borders in the country. The total number of Russian soldiers is currently expected to be less than 9 thousand. More details will be provided at a briefing for military attachés, according to Valery Ravenko. The task of these soldiers is to provide security to the borders of allied countries of Russia. However, Ukraine fears that Russia is planning a strategy to intensify attacks on it through Belarus.
Russian-Belarusian soldiers can attack together
Last week, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko indicated during a meeting that Russia and its troops could jointly carry out attacks on a front. Alexander Lukashenko, who attended a meeting with the country’s top military officials, said attacks on the territory of Belarus are being discussed today not only in Ukraine, but are also being planned. He said that the Kyiv administration was pressurizing him to start a war against Belarus to drag him there.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 18, 2022, 06:27 IST