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 Russia Wages War Against Ukraine: Pentagon. VIDEO

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Pentagon says that Russian regular military forces are facilitating the movement of forces, equipment and finances across the Ukrainian border.

Censor.NET reports about this, citing "Voice ofAmerica" and thestatement of the Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, NATO'ssupreme allied commander for Europe and commander of U.S. EuropeanCommand. The aggressive actions by Russia in Ukraine have broughtEurope to perhaps the most decisive point since the end of the ColdWar, and additional rotational forces may be needed on thecontinent for the sustained presence now envisioned, the top U.S.commander in Europe said.

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About seven Russian battalion task groups remain on the border withUkraine, he said, as well as numerous special operations forces."That's not a helpful development in what it brings to theproblem," the general said.

"Russian irregular forces are very active inside eastern Ukraine.Russian-backed forces are active inside eastern Ukraine. AndRussian financing is very active inside eastern Ukraine," Breedlovesaid.

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"For the last 12 to 14 years, we've been looking at Russia as apartner. We've been making decisions about force structure, basinginvestments, et cetera, et cetera, looking to Russia as a partner,"the general said.

Now, the situation is very different, he said, and there's a newbaseline for the conversation about U.S. capacity and capability inEurope.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/v292142
 
 
 
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