In the United States concerned about reports of the transfer of Russia “Iskander-M” in the Kaliningrad region
A source in the us intelligence community has accused Russia of placing of rocket complexes “Iskander-M” in the Kaliningrad region, reports Reuters. According to the Agency, initially, the information appeared in the Estonian media.
According to the source, who requested anonymity, the real reason for the transportation of Russia’s missile complexes in the Kaliningrad region can be harmless.
“They were already placed missiles in the Kaliningrad in 2014 for military maneuvers. It can also be a political decision – a gesture of power, which expressed dissatisfaction with Moscow by NATO’s actions,” – said the Agency interlocutor.
As noted by RIA “Novosti”, the report on the Russian “Iskander-M” in Kaliningrad region and the border with Estonia and Latvia contained in the report “Estonia in the international security environment in 2016,” published in March by the Estonian Department of information.
The document stressed that “it is unlikely the use of tactical nuclear weapons against located in Estonia objects and those of NATO units”.
The chief of rocket troops and artillery of the Land forces of the Russian Federation Michael Matveevsky in may said that the missile brigade of the Russian armed forces stationed in Kaliningrad region by 2018, will be rearmed on “Iskander-M”.
Note that in early September, in the Crimea, a grouping of Russia, created to deter NATO, in the framework of the exercise “Kavkaz-2016″ defeated the imaginary enemy. The exercises have experienced personally the Minister Sergei Shoigu, in connection with which the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine expressed its protest: there still do not recognize the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation.