Assumption of three people fleeing Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 pipelines Running under the Baltic Sea and linking Russia with Germany is “destroy“It doesn’t stop gaining strength.
An investigation into what happened has begun.Currently, neither the EU nor NATO dare to guess Shadows of Doubt About Origin of Apparently Unprecedented Explosion shrouded russia. First, for energy war As a result of the invasion of Ukraine, there was conflict between Moscow and the West.
But, in addition, the CIA warned a few weeks ago that, Possible attack on oil pipelineAccording to German magazine Der Spiegel. In July, the Royal Navy issued a statement explaining that it had Tracking Russian Submarines along the Norwegian coast. That’s exactly where the gas infrastructure goes through.
In this sense, Danish Defense Minister Morten Bozkov has pointed out, “have reason to worry“For the security of the Baltic Sea region, the region washed over Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Denmark and Russian enclave Kaliningrad.
“Russia has a significant military presence in the Baltic region and we hope they continue to rattle their sabers,” Bozkov added in a statement.The truth is that the noise of sabres, or rather gunshots, with their arrival, has increased in recent days First batch of reservists Vladimir Putin calls the fight in the Ukrainian war.
Dozens of Russian citizens arrived in Kaliningrad by bus and boat on Wednesday, heading to receive combat training Hand in hand with the Russian Baltic Fleet.
The Russian Ministry of Defense has announced the news on its Telegram account, explaining that now Russian soldiers They are learning to shoot small arms.
“Recruits are recovering their skills in the operation and maintenance of weapons, military and special equipment,” the Kremlin agency detailed. These include, among other things, Kalashnikov target practice and throw grenades.
“The goal is to prepare military personnel to act confidently on the battlefield,” the message added, with images showing soldiers, mostly young peoplerehearsing military exercises, in short, preparing for war.
“Recruits are recovering their skills in the operation and maintenance of weapons, military and special equipment”
So far, the Kremlin has not provided the exact number of recruits arriving in the Russian enclave.However, he did point out that some 2,000 reservists They received weapons in Crimea.
In any case, increased military activity in Kaliningrad is a concern for the EU and NATO, as this Russian territory not only borders Lithuania and Poland, but also has direct access to the Baltic Sea.
Therefore, by itself, it has highly militarized, not only with thousands of soldiers, but also with weapons.including nuclear capable missiles such as Kinzar hypersonic missile Deployed to Kaliningrad in August.This leads to Atlantic Alliance Strengthen its forces in the Baltic Sea, where it usually conducts top-notch military exercises.
Baltic Sea Preparation
NATO has yet to comment on military moves in the Russian region, but the Baltic states have been put on alert.For example, in addition to shared waters, Finland direct border with Russiais planning to build a fence to separate him from his neighbors.
The Finnish interior minister explained this on Wednesday, Krista Mikkonenat a press conference announcing the Nordic countries Its territorial waters were closely monitored after the Nord Stream explosion.
parallel, Finlandyou asked for its membership in NATOFor the first time in decades, the company closed one of its major highways to allow its fighter jets to land and take off, according to the agency. Reuters.
In the case of the Deputy Minister of the Interior of Poland, Bartosh Grodkeysaid a few weeks ago, considering that Russia is “unstable neighbor“There is already a project to create an effective and modern perimeter security system at the Kaliningrad border,” he assured.
Follow topics of interest to you