Russia destabilizie the situation in many former Soviet republics. This was stated by the Chancellor of the German troops stationed in Lithuania, writes DW.com.
Russia destabilizie the situation in Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova and Azerbaijan.
“We see that, in fact, almost all the former Soviet republics that are not members of the EU and NATO, faced with internal conflicts engendered by Russia,” she said.
Today all these States are busy restoring its territorial integrity, as Russia or separated parts of their territories, or lit there is a conflict, said Merkel. As an example, this statement she called the situation in Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova and Azerbaijan.
Units of the Bundeswehr, located in the Baltic States in the framework of the NATO mission, is necessary to control the hybrid war waged by Russia. This war includes cyber attacks, said Angela Merkel.
In the Baltic States and Poland on a rotation basis, currently hosted more than 4500 soldiers and officers of NATO.