US sends special forces to RUSSIAN BORDER as Nato is poised to strike back against Vladimir Putin’s ‘aggression’
Russia is reportedly deploying nuke-ready missiles in the province of Kaliningrad which borders LithuaniaBy MARK HODGE 4th January 2017, 9:07 am
PRESIDENT Obama has deployed US special forces troops along Lithuania’s border with “aggressive” Russia.
Tensions between Washington and the Kremlin have reached Cold War levels amid reports Vladimir Putin is deploying nuke-ready missiles in the Russian province of Kaliningrad – which borders Poland, Belarus and Lithuania.Reuters 3President Obama has sent US troops to the Russian border with Lithuania amid increased military aggression by Vladimir Putin
And Lithuanian Defence Ministry spokeswoman Asta Galdikaite confirmed America has offered additional military support following Russia’s annexation of Crimea.
She said: “The United States was the first to offer additional safety assurance measures to the Baltic countries following the deterioration of the security situation in the region after the annexation of the Crimea.”
She added: “US Special Operations Forces presence in Lithuania is one of the deterrents” against military threats by Putin’s aggressive regime, reports the Express.
Russia is reportedly deploying nuke-ready missiles in the province of Kaliningrad which borders Lithuania