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Russia beefs up forces in Kaliningrad exclave citing Nato threat


Russian and Nato military aircraft often intercept each other in a game of cat and mouse in Kaliningrad. (Twitter pic/Russian Defence Ministry)MOSCOW: Russia is beefing up its forces in its Kaliningrad exclave and has already formed a full motorised rifle division that includes a regiment of tanks, a naval admiral said on Monday, citing the need to respond to what he said was a Nato build-up nearby.
Kaliningrad, already heavily militarised, is a Russian region that lies on the Baltic Sea between EU members Lithuania and Poland.
Moscow captured the region from Germany towards the end of World War II.
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Source:: Free Malaysia Today

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