Russia Wages War Against Ukraine: Pentagon. VIDEO


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 of America" and the statement of the Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, NATO's supreme allied commander for Europe and commander of U.S. European Command. The aggressive actions by Russia in Ukraine have brought Europe to perhaps the most decisive point since the end of the Cold War, and additional rotational forces may be needed on the continent 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 with Ukraine, he said, as well as numerous special operations forces. "That's not a helpful development in what it brings to the problem," the general said.

"Russian irregular forces are very active inside eastern Ukraine. Russian-backed forces are active inside eastern Ukraine. And Russian financing is very active inside eastern Ukraine," Breedlove said.

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"For the last 12 to 14 years, we've been looking at Russia as a partner. We've been making decisions about force structure, basing investments, 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 new baseline for the conversation about U.S. capacity and capability in Europe.

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