NATO deploys biggest show of force since Cold War against Russia
Indoor soccer cleats nike hypervenom phade nato squares up to Putin: As Russia beefs up its military might on Europe’s border, West responds with biggest show of force since the Cold WarArmoured force including 800 UK troops will be sent to Estonia for six month deployment next MayThey will then be relieved by soldiers from another Nato nation to keep up a continuous presenceIt comes as Vladimir Putin has launched nuclear defence drills in Russia and is building more shipsRussia has also unveiled pictures of its largest ever nuclear missile that could ‘destroy France sized area’By
Larisa Brown And John Stevens For The Daily MailRussia’s military escalation on Europe’s border has triggered the West’s biggest show of force nike hypervenom phade in the region since the Cold War as Nato continues to square up to Vladimir Putin.
Britain isto deploy troops, tanks and jets to Estonia to deter Russian aggression while UK and Romanian forces will also join a US battalion in Poland.
As part of the indoor soccer cleats biggest military build up in Eastern Europe since the Cold War, RAF planes are also being dispatched to patrol Romanian airspace for the first time.
The moves are designed to stop Moscow taking over or undermining its former Eastern European satellites as it has with Crimea and Ukraine.
The US is hoping for European nations to fill four battle groups of some 4,000 troops as part of Nato’s response to Russia.
France, Denmark, Italy and other allies are expected to join the four battle groups led by the United States, Germany, Britain and nike hypervenom phade Canada to go to Poland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia, with forces ranging from armoured infantry to drones.
It comes after Russia unveiled pictures of its largest ever nuclear missile Satan 2 which is capable of obliterating the UK.
The UK is sending 800 troops to Estonia as part of a Nato reaction to Russian aggression in Eastern Europe, with both sides increasing their military capability in eastern Europe in the biggest military build up since the Cold War
Yesterday, Putin also reportedly launched an RS 18 ballistic missile, understood to be a test to see if it could defeat US defence systems.
And today, 130 military centres were put on high alert in Russia and six surrounding countries for drills on the region’s ability to respond to attacks from the West. And fellow members, including the UK, have a legal duty to defend them.
The alliance’s build up will see 800 UK troops deployed to Estonia for six months from May. They will be relieved by soldiers from another Nato nation to keep up a continuous presence.
Sir Michael Fallon said the British mission would incorporate Challenger 2 tanks, Warrior vehicles and hand held drones.
British Royal Navy type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan is pictured with its Wildcat helicopter as it shadows the Russian Carrier Task Group in the English Channel last week
Speaking at Nato headquarters in Brussels, the Defence Secretary added: ‘This is Britain stepping up in Nato, beefing up the reassurance that we are able to offer.
‘Although we are leaving the EuropeanUnion, we will be doing more to help secure the eastern and southern flanks of Nato.’
An MoD spokesman added: ‘The UK is stepping up its package of measures to support its allies in Europe, in the face of a more assertive Russia.’
Tensions between Russia and the West have escalated due to Moscow’s indiscriminate bombing of nike hypervenom phade civilians in Aleppo.
President Putin sent a fleet of eight Russian warships through the English Channel to assist the assault on the besieged Syrian city.
But yesterday, following pressure from its Nato allies, Spain withdrew permission for the ships to refuel because Moscow was unable to pledge the vessels would not be used to bomb Syria.
Lev Gudkov, head of the Russian polling group Levada Center, said most of his countrymen ‘believe that indoor soccer cleats the Third World War has begun’.
France, Denmark, Italy and other allies are expected to join the four battle groups led by the United States, Germany, Britain and Canada to go to Poland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia, with forces ranging from armoured infantry to drones
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