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POLAND POLITICS: US Used Zapad Drills to Illegally Build Up Forces in Poland: Russia

POLAND POLITICS: US Used Zapad Drills to Illegally Build Up Forces in Poland: Russia

“Amid the hysteria over Russia’s planned military incursion right from the Zapad-2017 drills, the 2nd armored division of the US arrived quietly in Poland and was deployed there also with its armored vehicles,” Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said, as quoted by Russia’s TASS news agency.

“At the same time, the military equipment of the 3rd US armored brigade still remains in Poland and the Baltic republics,” he said.

The spokesman said an “unprecedented” and “fraudulent media campaign” against Russia accompanied “the Pentagon’s operation.”

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SYRIA: Russia To Extend Moratorium On Aleppo Air Strikes

SYRIA: Russia To Extend Moratorium On Aleppo Air Strikes

Defence ministry spokesman Major-General Igor Konashenkov: Russian, Syrian planes had not approached let alone bombed the devastated city since last Tuesday.

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