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Russia is about to kick off a war game that is freaking out NATO — here's what we know - Business Insider UK;

Russia is about to kick off a war game that is freaking out NATO — here's what we know - Business Insider UK

Business Insider UKRussia is about to kick off a war game that is freaking out NATO — here's what we knowBusiness Insider UKRussian Victory Day Soldiers Russian servicemen march during the Victory Day parade in Moscow's Red Square on May 9, 2014. Sergei Karpukhin/REUTERS. Russia is going to war on Thursday, and though it's against a fictional country, NATO has been ...and more »

NATO Nervous As Russia, Belarus Team Up For Cold-War-Style War Games - NPR;

NATO Nervous As Russia, Belarus Team Up For Cold-War-Style War Games - NPR

NPRNATO Nervous As Russia, Belarus Team Up For Cold-War-Style War GamesNPROn Monday, Belarusian army vehicles prepare for war games at an undisclosed location in Belarus. AP hide caption. toggle caption. AP. On Monday, Belarusian army vehicles prepare for war games at an undisclosed location in Belarus. AP. In one of the ...and more »

Mikalai Statkevich: We Can And Must Fight For Our Independence - Charter 97

Mikalai Statkevich: We Can And Must Fight For Our IndependenceCharter 97"Russia will learn in our land, how to attack and fight with NATO," – Lieutenant-Colonel Mikalai Statkevich, one of the leaders of the Belarusian National Congress, said that in an interview to Radio Svaboda. Mikalai Statkevich considers the West-2017 ...and more »

Kremlin accuses West of 'whipping up hysteria' over Russian war games - Reuters;

Kremlin accuses West of 'whipping up hysteria' over Russian war games - Reuters

ReutersKremlin accuses West of 'whipping up hysteria' over Russian war gamesReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia accused the West on Thursday of “whipping up hysteria” over large-scale military exercises currently underway in eastern Europe and denied charges that they were being conducted with a lack of transparency. The exercises ...and more »

Russia's military exercises: Could they turn into war? - Green Valley News;

Russia's military exercises: Could they turn into war? - Green Valley News

Green Valley NewsRussia's military exercises: Could they turn into war?Green Valley NewsThe two countries' Western neighbors have been worried. Zapad is Russian for "West," and of all the different major exercises in the Russian military calendar, it causes the most excitement and concern because it is the one that most closely resembles ...and more »

What you need to know about the military exercises Russia started today - National Post;

What you need to know about the military exercises Russia started today - National Post

National PostWhat you need to know about the military exercises Russia started todayNational PostThursday Russia embarks on a week of combat exercises and military maneuvers that will be closely watched by neighbouring countries and the United States. Dubbed Zapad — or “West” — 2017, it's the latest edition of a quadrennial large-scale drill ...and more »

Jitters in Europe as Russia-Belarus war games set to begin - Washington Times;

Jitters in Europe as Russia-Belarus war games set to begin - Washington Times

Washington TimesJitters in Europe as Russia-Belarus war games set to beginWashington TimesIn this photo taken on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, Belarusian army vehicles drive preparing for war games at an undisclosed location in Belarus. Russia and Belarus are holding a massive war games, Zapad 2017, that due to start on Thursday ... more >. Print.and more »

War games show assertive Russia could spark misunderstandings, says NATO chief - Yahoo News;

War games show assertive Russia could spark misunderstandings, says NATO chief - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsWar games show assertive Russia could spark misunderstandings, says NATO chiefYahoo News... . The main purpose is to stimulate defense and counterattack in case of war with NATO member countries. The last time. Russian President Vladimir Putin. sent troops to Belarus a new war erupted. Speaking exclusively to CNBC on Thursday, Jens ...and more »

Kremlin Considers 'Wave of Hysteria' Over Russia-Belarus Drills 'Provocation' - Sputnik International;

Kremlin Considers 'Wave of Hysteria' Over Russia-Belarus Drills 'Provocation' - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalKremlin Considers 'Wave of Hysteria' Over Russia-Belarus Drills 'Provocation'Sputnik InternationalThe Kremlin has responded to several eastern NATO member-states claims concerning the Russia-Belarus planned drills, which they consider to be posing a "threat" to their security despite the fact that the alliance's military observers had been invited ...and more »

Facts vs hysteria: What you need to know about Zapad 2017 drills - RT;

Facts vs hysteria: What you need to know about Zapad 2017 drills - RT

RTFacts vs hysteria: What you need to know about Zapad 2017 drillsRTThe joint Russia-Belarus Zapad 2017 military exercises have kicked off amid ongoing hysteria from western officials and media over their nature, numbers and purpose. RT sums up several facts you need to know to draw your own conclusions. Сегодня ...and more »

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Kremlin accuses West of "whipping up hysteria" over Russian war games - Yahoo Singapore News

Yahoo Singapore NewsKremlin accuses West of "whipping up hysteria" over Russian war gamesYahoo Singapore NewsKremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov waits before a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/Files. More. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ...and more »

Kremlin slams hype over Zapad-2017 military drills as provocative - TASS

Kremlin slams hype over Zapad-2017 military drills as provocativeTASSMOSCOW, September 14. /TASS/. The wave of hype over the Zapad-2017 (or West-2017) Russian-Belarusian military drills, which kicked off on Thursday, is a provocation, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Read also ...and more »

Rattling neighbors, Russia launches war games on NATO's eastern flank - The Times of Israel;

Rattling neighbors, Russia launches war games on NATO's eastern flank - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelRattling neighbors, Russia launches war games on NATO's eastern flankThe Times of IsraelBelarusian army vehicles prepare for war games at an undisclosed location in Belarus on Sept. 11, 2017. (Vayar Military Agency photo via AP). MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Russia on Thursday began major joint military exercises with Belarus along the ...and more »

Russia war games in Belarus spark anxiety in Baltics - ABC News

Russia war games in Belarus spark anxiety in BalticsABC NewsIn this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, Russian military pilots are presented with traditional welcoming bread-and-salt as they arrive at an airbase at undisclosed location in Belarus. Russia and Belarus are holding a massive war games, Zapad ...and more »

Russia's Zapad-2017 war games explained - Deutsche Welle;

Russia's Zapad-2017 war games explained - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleRussia's Zapad-2017 war games explainedDeutsche WelleRussia insists it will stick to international rules in its 2017 military drills with Belarus, but NATO and many western European nations remain on edge. DW looks at the games and why they could be a cause for concern. Troops jump out of a Russian ...and more »

All You Need to Know About Massive Russia-Belarus Zapad War Games - Sputnik International;

All You Need to Know About Massive Russia-Belarus Zapad War Games - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalAll You Need to Know About Massive Russia-Belarus Zapad War GamesSputnik InternationalAs the Russia-Belarus Zapad 2017 war games have started earlier in the day, Sputnik has summed up all the information currently available about the drills, which had prompted criticism from several eastern NATO states long before they had kicked off.and more »

Russian strike aircraft about to redeploy to tactical airfields in Belarusian-Russian army exercise - Belarus News (BelTA);

Russian strike aircraft about to redeploy to tactical airfields in Belarusian-Russian army exercise - Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarus News (BelTA)Russian strike aircraft about to redeploy to tactical airfields in Belarusian-Russian army exerciseBelarus News (BelTA)MOSCOW, 14 September (BelTA) – Russian strike aircraft are getting ready to redeploy to tactical airfields as part of the Belarusian-Russian strategic army exercise Zapad 2017, BelTA learned from representatives of the Information and Mass ...and more »

Russia, Belarus launch joint military exercise amid tensions with West - JerusalemOnline;

Russia, Belarus launch joint military exercise amid tensions with West - JerusalemOnline

JerusalemOnlineRussia, Belarus launch joint military exercise amid tensions with WestJerusalemOnlineThe large-scale exercise known as 'Zapad' is unnerving NATO officials, who believe it is Russia's way of provoking the West. Sep 14, 2017, 3:25PM Omri Ariel. Topics: Crimea; ,; NATO; ,; Russia; ,; US-Russia Tensions · Like · share · Tweet · GOOGLE + ...and more »

West 2017 military drills kick off in Russia, Belarus - Xinhua

West 2017 military drills kick off in Russia, BelarusXinhuaMOSCOW, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Major Russia-Belarus military drills West 2017 have kicked off on the territory of the two neighboring countries, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday. The main objectives of the drills are to improve the interaction ...and more »

Could 'Zapad' be a Trojan horse? - American Enterprise Institute

Could 'Zapad' be a Trojan horse?American Enterprise InstituteOver the past several months, Western defense ministries and militaries have expressed anxiety over the large-scale Russian military exercise known as “Zapad,” or “West,” slated to begin in mid-September and to engage virtually every element of Russian ...and more »