Constant authorized of Russia to NATO Alexander Grushko said that countries of the North Atlantic Commonwealth spent about 200 events a military nature on the Eastern borders in the framework of enhanced activity of the Commonwealth in the area.
"for example, this plan also provides for the strengthening of military activity that we see in practice every day. It is known that held was supposedly 200 measures of a military nature on the Eastern borders of NATO, most importantly, in the Baltic sea, the Baltic countries and Poland and in the Black sea, "said Grushko on air of the TV channel" Russia-24 ", RIA " Novosti ". February 5, defence Ministers of the NATO countries decided to increase the Force response of the North Atlantic Commonwealth more than in 2 times from 13 To 30 thousand According to the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the vanguard group response Force will consist of ground crews in 5 thousand People, sea, and air components and special Forces. Prior to this, Mr Stoltenberg said that the Alliance proceeds " to the most significant expansion of its military capabilities since the end of the cold war. At the same time the commander of the combined military might of NATO in the European Union, commander of U.S. forces in the European Union General Philip Breedlove said that the multinational corps northeast, located in the Polish city of Szczecin, if necessary, will be able to direct the activities of the rapid response Force NATO. After the aggravation of the situation in Ukraine, the head of the Ministry of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu announced an "unprecedented" increase in the activity of the military might of the USA and NATO in Eastern Europe the Russian borders.