In Poland arrived more than a thousand pieces of American military equipment

To Poland from USA delivered Abrams tanks, Bradley tracked platform and self-propelled howitzers

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More thousands of U.S. military equipment was unloaded on September 13 in the Polish port city of Gdansk. The arrival of weapons from the US are due to start joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises “West-2017,” reports The Washington Post.

Poland was taken Abrams tanks, Bradley tracked platform and self-propelled howitzers.

September 14 started a joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises “West-2017”. They plan to use the 12.7 thousand military, 370 units of armored vehicles, including about 140 tanks and 150 pieces of artillery and jet systems of volley fire, more than 40 planes and helicopters.

Russian soldiers began to arrive in Belarus on 24 July.

Your concern exercise had already expressed the country’s European Union, NATO and Ukraine.

In August, the international intelligence community InformNapalm has recorded large-scale movement of Russian military equipment across the European borders. Experts warned that the exercises can be a stage of “occupation, and the involvement of Belarus in armed conflict”.

Secretary of the national security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov does not exclude that under the guise of exercises can place a new invasion of Russian troops.

The Minister of defence of Germany Ursula von der Leyen said that the number of soldiers on maneuvers may reach 100 thousand people, despite the fact that Moscow claims nearly 13 thousand participants.

The defense Ministry called this information “the figures from the ceiling”.

Ukraine and NATO will send its verifiers on maneuvers. In addition, monitoring has invited Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden and Norway.

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