A source in the Russian defense Ministry explained the message of the German correspondents about the fact that the exercises of the Russian air force to the aircraft as if bombs were attached with the inscription " to Berlin!", calling them " stupid ".
"It's either just stupid, or montage, or the desire simply to play the anti-Russian sentiment," explained a Source in the Russian defense Ministry.
according to his statement, " it is well known that neither during storage in warehouses, especially during training activities no phrase on ammunition not applied ", reports " news Agency ". A source in the defense Ministry also recalled that the exercises of the Russian air force correspondents from Germany was not present. Photos from the teachings of the naval aviation of the Baltic fleet, where attached to units of the shells were visible phrase with slogans during the great Patriotic war, appeared on the Internet on 7 August. The journalist of the German newspaper Bild as if he had noticed in the pictures training the body politic, on which was written " to Berlin!", on the other – " for Stalin!" is an appropriate phrase at the present time are a sign of not only nostalgia, but also "show a dangerous trend in the Russian leadership and the army," commented a picture magazine. In opinion of author, the Russian Ministry of defence draws a clear parallel between the events of the Second world war and the current confrontation with the West on the background of the conflict in Ukraine. The Bild journalist also expressed concern that the exercise was conducted just five hundred kilometers from the capital of Germany, and informs that as part of these duties to the citizens of Russia for the first time in 20 years practiced bombing of military transport aircraft An-26.