During a spot check of the troops of Russia and Belarus, actions outside the borders of the two states will be practiced. This was stated by Russian Deputy Defenсe Minister Alexander Fomin at a briefing for military attaches, - Russian media report.
Not only "various options for joint actions to neutralize threats and stabilize the situation on the borders of the Union State" will be worked out during the planned exercises, - he said.
According to him, "as part of the check of the reaction forces of the Union State, it is planned to prepare the troops and forces for actions not only within their limits of responsibility, but also for solving suddenly arising tasks of localizing crisis situations in any dangerous directions".
"That is, in Ukraine, let us call a spade a spade", - some Russian propagandists commented on this statement.
As previously reported, the self-proclaimed President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko had stated that "there is an increase in the military forces of Ukraine near the borders of Belarus". Currently, units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have begun to arrive in Belarus to participate in the military exercises "Allied Resolve-2022", which will be held from February 10 to 20.