The results of the exercises And surprise checks show that the Russian armed forces are able to perform tasks at any time And in any environment, said Thursday at the General staff.
There also emphasized that the strategic nuclear forces of Russia are maintained at levels that are guaranteed to solve the problem of nuclear deterrence, reports RIA " Novosti ".
first on Thursday, the chief of the General staff military power of Russia Valery Gerasimov said that NATO is using Ukraine crisis as a pretext to intensify its activities. He explained that the strength of the combined military might of NATO is about 1, 7 million people, And the total number of regular military power of the Commonwealth countries exceeded $ 3, 7 million people. According to Gerasimov, it became Clear that NATO And Washington, for example, has expressed interest in creating crisis situations in the border regions. And against the backdrop of worsening relations between Russia and the West increases the probability of "unfreezing" of conflicts on Russia's borders. In addition, the General spoke about the area of destruction of missiles with wings, placed on ships of the U.S. Navy. He believes that they are capable of hitting targets throughout the European part of Russia. Gerasimov also said that the military plans of the USA on missile defense And Global strike threatening strategic nuclear balance. And non-nuclear means "Global strike" will become a reality in the foreseeable future. The deployment of a national missile defense system is accompanied by failures from the U.S. provisions of the Treaty on intermediate-range And shorter-range.