The Ministry of defence of Latvia stated that two residents of Russia on Wednesday, illegally entered the site of a military base in the Latvian town of Adazi, where the NATO exercise Saber Strike.
according to the press service of the Ministry, found captured Russian flag, the flag in the form of a St. George's ribbon and leaflets in English ". Over the fence the citizens of Russia climbed through the stairs. As stated by the Ministry of defence, They were caught by guards and handed over to the police. Trial started, reports RIA " Novosti ". Before in interview to the Latvian radio station Baltkom former leader of the banned National Bolshevik party (NBP) Edward Limonov said on the site of a military base has been infiltrated by a group of NBP.
"I know How They got on the site landfill. They entered by a stairway, climbed the fence. Apparently your base is not so fine is protected. On the way, They managed to tear down the American flag and together with our flag, George, reached the headquarters of the military base and headquarters of the exercises, which take place on its territory, " said Lemons. Residence of the Ambassador of Russia in Riga Until not commented on this information. The annual international military exercise Saber Strike 2015 started on June 1 in the three Baltic countries and Poland. It was stated that they will be involved about 6 thousand Soldiers. It is the teachings of the ground and air forces, where involving units of Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, USA, great Britain, Finland and Norway. It was stated that In the current year as host of the exercise is Lithuania, but the maneuvers are being held at military sites in Latvia, Estonia and Poland. Before the Ministry of defense of Latvia informed the population about the fact that in the airspace of the country will be flying combat aircraft. It is also expected movement of columns of military equipment. Citizens of Latvia urged not to worry if They will see soldiers outside military ranges, as well as military equipment and other equipment. Similar statements were made by the military authorities of other Baltic countries. It was furthermore argued that in order to participate in NATO exercises Saber Strike-2015, which take place from 1 to 19 June, in Estonia arrived eight fighter aircraft A-10 Thunderbolt National guard of the U.S. state of Maryland. First Secretary General of the North Atlantic Commonwealth of Jens Stoltenberg said that in the near future the number of exercises and patrols on the Eastern borders of NATO will increase. Prior to that, Stoltenberg said that the increased NATO presence in Eastern Europe due to "Russian aggression" in Ukraine. While NATO Secretary General said that the Alliance supports punishment against capital of Russia, but remains open to the exchange of political opinions. In addition, Commonwealth Secretary-General said that NATO is in the process of the second day of the Ministerial meeting in Antalya will discuss its largest gain since the cold war " in the light of danger security for member countries of the bloc's Eastern and southern borders. While Stoltenberg believes that the Alliance as long as enough increased its presence in the Baltic States. At the same time Deputy Minister of defense of Russia Anatoly Antonov said that in connection with crisis in Ukraine all the positive in relations with the Alliance collapsed, NATO has taken the course of confrontation. In January, foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the assurances of the North Atlantic Commonwealth about non-expansion to the East have remained empty words, and at the same time the infrastructure of NATO has moved closer to Russia's borders. The Minister Also said that NATO's transition to confrontational rhetoric and increase of its military presence close to Russian borders demonstrate the inability of the Commonwealth to cross the stereotypes of the cold war.