The defense Ministry of Russia accused the United States in the transfer to Poland armoured brigade. According to the official representative of the Ministry Igor Konashenkov, armored vehicles were sent against «hysteria» about the exercises «West-2017». He also noted that at the moment the Russian borders deployed a mechanized division.
USA «quietly» transferred to Poland as the second armored brigade. This was announced TVC.ru the press service of the defense Ministry of Russia.
According to the official representative of the Ministry Igor Konashenkov, during doctrines «the West-2017» in Poland and the Baltic States took place the rotation of the third armoured brigade. Military equipment units were to remain, and the personnel was to replace soldiers of the second brigade.
«However, amid the hysteria about the planned military invasion of Russia with military exercises «Zapad-2017″ in Poland quietly arrived the second armoured brigade of the United States and developed there (settlements Warsaw, Katowice, Torun, Skwierzyna and żagań) together with their armored vehicles,» — said the official representative of the Ministry Igor Konashenkov.
Thus, in Poland and the Baltic States were the technique of the two armored brigades. The US and NATO declare that contracted to the Russian border troops insignificant.
«De facto is now in place is not a brigade, and a mechanized division of the armed forces of the United States where for two hours you can transfer trained personnel from the nearest American bases in Europe (Ramstein, Germany)», — said Konashenkov.