Russia conducts extensive naval training and sends more fighters to Belarus

Russia deployed more troops and fighters in Belarus on Wednesday as part of a major military exercise between the two allies. In addition, more than 20 warships from the Black Sea Fleet have left the naval base for training in the Black Sea area.

Russian Ministry of Defense statement As part of the Allied Resolution-2022 joint exercise in early February, the crew of the Su-35S multirole fighter in the Eastern District Army (EMD) was moved to the Republic of Belarus.

When the troops arrive at the Belarusian airfield, the crew of the Su-35S advanced fighter “issues an air defense combat alert as part of a check on the Allied integrated air defense system,” the ministry said.

“During the exercises, measures were taken to strengthen border protection to prevent the invasion of armed militant groups, block routes for the delivery of weapons and ammunition, and search for, block, and destroy illegal things. It will be. Armed forces. “

Meanwhile, more than 20 Russian combat vessels and vessels entered the Barents Sea of ​​the Arctic Ocean and practiced a series of communications and safe maneuvering training near the main Arctic routes. The Black Sea Fleet press office reported Wednesday that major naval training would include exercises to provide air defense at sea. Moscow announced a radical naval exercise last week.

“Training for joint armed task forces, naval strikes, and amphibious attack groups in the Black Sea includes frigates, guard ships, missile corvettes, missile boats, amphibious attack vessels, small anti-submarine battleships, and even minesweepers. According to the press, the Russian state press Reported by TASS..

Russia’s recent Navy and Air Force exercises will take place the day after US President Joe Biden said he would consider personal sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is also in the midst of officials preparing to sit in a four-way talk in the French capital about the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

“The following cases have a huge impact. [Russian President Vladimir Putin] It will have tremendous impact not only in terms of economic and political impact, but around the world, “Biden told reporters. When she visited a store in Washington on Tuesday.

“This is the largest, and if he moved with all these troops, it would be the largest aggression since World War II,” the president added. “It will change the world.”

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(L) President Joe Biden is waiting to speak on his visit to the Sports Rock Climbing Center in Alexandria, Virginia, on May 28, 2021. On April 27, 2021, he was at the Tauride Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, with members of the Legislative Council of Parliament. (Alexei Danichev / Sputnik / AFP via Getty Images)

Russia has repeatedly claimed that it has no plans to invade neighboring Ukraine, but has issued a list of requests, including NATO, which promises not to allow Ukraine to become a NATO member.

On Wednesday, Russia immediately “retaliated” with some demands labeled “non-starters” by NATO if the United States and its allies rejected the proposed security demands. I warned that I would take it.

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergeĭ Viklov said, “If the West continues its aggressive course, Moscow will take the necessary retaliation measures.” “We do not allow our proposal to be drowned in endless discussions,” he added.

Kremlin’s Ukrainian dignitaries were scheduled to meet with French, German and Ukrainian officials for a “Normandy-style” meeting in Paris against the backdrop of the strengthening of Russian troops near Ukraine that caused fear of aggression. ..

Normandy’s talks to end the war in eastern Ukraine between Kiev and Russian-backed separatists met for years without substantial progress, but Wednesday’s talks were tense. Despite the rise, it may be seen as a positive sign that diplomacy is taking place.

A spokesman for the Kremlin’s Ukraine representative Dmitry Kozak said the meeting in Paris would begin at 11:00 GMT and the press conference would be scheduled after 14:00.

Andrey Jermac, Chief of Staff of Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky, said Ukraine has excluded talking directly to Russian-backed separatists.

Reuters contributed to this report.

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