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They do not want to "restrain" Russia

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NATO fails to find in Europe a large number of allies, "concerned" with the eastern frontiers. The states of Western Europe consider the real danger of not the Russians, but the hordes of the “Islamic State”. In Denmark, they directly stated that the country cannot play an active role in the formation of battalions for Poland and the Baltic republics: there is no money, they say. It is obvious that the previous tensions between the US and its European allies remained, despite the propaganda of the “Russian threat”.




A NATO summit will be held in Warsaw in July. The meeting will determine the course of the alliance to create a so-called security environment. This was recently told in Tallinn by NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow. Recall his words.

“The security environment has changed significantly in recent years,” he was quoted as saying. Rosbalt. - If the summit in Wales has mainly touched upon immediate response steps, then the summit in Warsaw will determine the long-term course of the NATO organization. The NATO Summit in Warsaw will most likely become the most important and decisive stories"Said the official.

According to him, NATO today is facing a number of dangers: in the east it is an aggressive Russia, in the south there is instability caused by refugee flows.

Mr Vershbow noted that in the Baltic countries and Poland, units of up to battalion each will be deployed: "The point is that a force consisting of all units of the allies can respond to any invasion." In addition, in July, it is necessary to approve a “long-term strategy towards Russia, and this will be preceded by a broad analysis of Russia's foreign policy and its security policy, which will promote greater unity of views of the alliance member countries on this issue.” According to the NATO Deputy Secretary General, the Allies are increasingly aware that they are dealing with a revanchist Russia that adheres to "irresponsible" rhetoric "about tactical nuclear weapons».

A joint operational group of increased combat readiness consisting of five thousand soldiers was created by the decision of the NATO summit in 2014.

One of these days in "The Wall Street Journal" Julian Barnes article was published on the topic of the European "allies" of the USA in NATO.

The article states that after Washington decided to send not one battalion to Eastern Europe, but two, the North Atlantic alliance seemed confused: there are almost no states in Europe ready to “voluntarily hold back” Russia by fulfilling mutual treaty obligations to protect.

Europe does not want to dance to the tune of the Americans. The fact is, the journalist notes that not all NATO members in Europe share the “concern” of Washington with the notorious “eastern frontiers”. If the countries of Eastern Europe find the strengthening of the borders necessary, then the states of Western Europe are not worried about the “Russian threat”, but about the militants of the “Islamic State”.

Denmark directly told the Americans that all these battalions for Poland and the Baltic countries require a lot of money, while Denmark lacks them.

Norway itself wants to ensure its security, since it borders with Russia.

White House does not like this behavior. President Obama called the European states "free riders".

Washington has one hope. Americans are negotiating an increase in ... Canadian troops in Poland. There are already two hundred and twenty Canadians there, but now we are talking about a thousand. However, Ottawa has so far not responded to anything concrete to these American plans.

Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs, Alexei Pushkov, recently listed a number of NATO countries that are betting on a military standoff with the Russian Federation.

"In NATO, there is a group of states that relies on a military confrontation with Russia," he said in an interview "Russian newspaper". - These are the Baltic countries, Romania, Poland, the UK and the USA. We need to take this as a signal that there can be no talk of restoring relations with NATO in the foreseeable future. At least, until NATO refuses its new strategy of forward basing and intimidation of Russia, until it returns to the Founding Act, signed in 1997, until it explains to the “young Europeans” rushing into battle that they will not be allowed to drag the Western alliance into a potential military conflict with Moscow. "

“Recently, we have seen the real price of empty talk that NATO is a“ peace-loving alliance ”, which deals exclusively with“ expanding the zone of democracy ”. It is difficult to understand how the "expansion of the zone of democracy" can be facilitated by the creation of NATO bases in Poland or by strengthening the military presence of the alliance in the Baltic States, which the Secretary General of the Alliance Jens Stoltenberg constantly talks about. Or how the American reconnaissance aircraft, which only in May have already flown five times over our borders, have been expanding the “zone of democracy”. Rather, it can be considered as preparation for military actions, ”added Pushkov.

Known statement and another expert.

During the recent video link in MIA "Russia Today" Russia's permanent representative at the alliance, Alexander Grushko, said: “Another topic that has received a resonant response is NATO's attempts to strengthen interaction with the EU. Corresponding meetings were held here, and it was agreed to continue in the zone of so-called common interests to look for mechanisms of conjugation and more efficient use of potential. What cannot but worry us is that NATO is trying to introduce cooperation in hybrid operations in the EU, and here the anti-Russian focus is evident. ”

“European states also differ with respect to the Russian Federation,” cites the opinion of Vladimir Yevseyev, head of the department of Eurasian integration and development of the SCO Institute of the CIS countries, Utro.ru. - There are Baltic states that are extremely anti-Russian. There is Poland, which pursues an anti-Russian foreign policy. There is Romania, which in many ways is a conductor of American influence. Therefore, if we talk about Poland, Romania or the Baltic countries, here the United States has full support. Another question is that other states - Hungary, the Czech Republic - have their own point of view. ”

As a result, the United States is trying to use other states to fulfill its interests, the military expert believes. These are the states that "fear Russia". Such a US game "is not always possible." The US recently tried to shift its functions in the Middle East to Turkey, but what came of it?

The United States generally needs to go to the Asia-Pacific region, because there is China. Therefore, Europe’s security functions should be decided by Europe. The United States wants Europe to hold back the Russian Federation, but here the Allies have a number of questions: 1) why does Europe need it; 2) who will pay for it? And especially such questions are often asked by those countries that are never opposed to Russia - for example, Italy or Spain.

Yes, let us add on our own, it is unlikely the Italians, with the Spaniards, who were hard hit by the American game “in sanctions”, are ready to “restrain” Russia even more. Another thing - the ruling elite of the Baltic states, as well as Poland. But, since they are so eager to restrain Russians, let them restrain themselves for this and pay out of their own pockets.

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  1. Holsten
    Holsten 2 June 2016 06: 17
    +19
    The Baltic States are starting the second part of the "Marlezon Ballet": feeding foreign troops.
    1. siberalt
      siberalt 2 June 2016 06: 40
      +17
      Oh, and the bickering will begin at this July NATO summit, Mom, do not cry! NATO under IS is not sharpened, and anti-Russian propaganda is a bluff to degrease Europe laughing
      1. LÄRZ
        LÄRZ 2 June 2016 08: 08
        +13
        Quote: siberalt
        Oh, and the bickering will begin at this July NATO summit, Mama Do not Cry!

        And then they will be called the "Countries of the Warsaw Pact".
        1. Zoldat_A
          Zoldat_A 2 June 2016 11: 56
          +10
          Quote: LÄRZ
          And then they will be called "Countries of the Warsaw Pact".

          Amazingly accurate !!!! good

          Moreover, we already remember one CONSENT - Munich. And how it ended - we also remember - the Warsaw Treaty.

          Europe will come back to the fact that changed the Agreement to Collusion..... am Although, maybe in European languages ​​there isn’t such a big difference between these words? Maybe they think it's the same thing? And philologically, and in meaning? Only Russia is periodically forced to explain the difference to Europe. They haven’t explained for a long time - paraphrasing old Bismarck
          A generation has grown up that does not remember the difference between the Treaty and the Conspiracy ...
          1. Zoldat_A
            Zoldat_A 2 June 2016 22: 32
            +2
            Quote: Zoldat_A
            Europe will backfire that they have changed the Treaty to Collusion ..... Although, maybe in European languages ​​there isn’t such a big difference between these words?

            I learned from my wife - in German, the Agreement and Conspiracy are different words ... But for some reason they don’t see the difference ...
            1. uragan114
              uragan114 3 June 2016 21: 40
              0
              Quote: Zoldat_A
              Quote: Zoldat_A
              Europe will backfire that they have changed the Treaty to Collusion ..... Although, maybe in European languages ​​there isn’t such a big difference between these words?

              I found out from my wife - in German, Agreement and Conspiracy are different words ... And for some reason they don’t see the difference ...


              In Russian, it seems, too. Not ? )))
        2. Orionvit
          Orionvit 2 June 2016 19: 02
          +1
          Do not say GOP until no one jumps. Statements should still be followed by action.
          1. Alena Frolovna
            Alena Frolovna 2 June 2016 23: 48
            +3
            Will two battalions frighten Russia?




      2. Imperialkolorad
        Imperialkolorad 2 June 2016 09: 47
        +3
        Quote: siberalt
        anti-Russian propaganda - bluff for degreasing Europe

        it's worth remembering.
    2. weksha50
      weksha50 2 June 2016 11: 13
      0
      Quote: Holsten
      The Baltic States are starting the second part of the "Marlezon Ballet": feeding foreign troops.



      Hmm ... are they so rich ???

      Where did the money come from, Zin ???
      1. visitork67
        visitork67 2 June 2016 19: 56
        +2
        Highlight. However, feeding is not only about nutrition. It is all inclusive, there are all thirty-three pleasures. So it will certainly be necessary to podmahvat diligently, and to simulate an orgasm in full, without fail. Unambiguously and unconditionally.
    3. polkovnik manuch
      polkovnik manuch 2 June 2016 21: 33
      0
      And also the desire to give an opportunity to fertilize to females whose husbands rushed off to Geyropu to earn money.
    4. master.30.ru
      master.30.ru 4 June 2016 10: 51
      0
      NATO has no enemies and many began to ask, why does NATO exist? AND WHAT TO PLAY THIS CARD THE USA WILL DO ALL THAT WAR WILL CONTINUE. Obama has already stated that he is playing the role of GOD ON THE EARTH - WHAT WILL BE NEXT? That's when the war comes to the geyropu and the United States only then they will understand in their own skin what it is.
  2. Knowing
    Knowing 2 June 2016 06: 23
    +16
    That is what the Polish Minister of Defense Anthony Macerevich decided to rush into the face of exceptional idiocy, following Parasenko, he gave another stupidity "to the mountain":
    "One NATO rotational battalion in Poland will be enough to 'contain' a potential 'Russian invasion'"
    What can I say except:
    1. Reptiloid
      Reptiloid 2 June 2016 07: 04
      +12
      ALL THIS needs to be understood differently !!!!!!!!!! More than one battalion they can’t feed! And less ---- you can’t! And he knows that there are NO threats AT ALL !!!!!!!! And you need to answer something !!!!!! You can’t refuse! !!!!
      Ritual groveling and lysopopia !!!!
      1. polkovnik manuch
        polkovnik manuch 2 June 2016 21: 36
        0
        Well, why not feed, you forgot about Polish apples.
  3. Dmitry Potapov
    Dmitry Potapov 2 June 2016 06: 30
    +6
    Do not hold us back, otherwise we won’t hold back!
  4. Nmpanfil
    Nmpanfil 2 June 2016 06: 30
    +8
    "Yes, let's add on our own, hardly the Italians and the Spaniards, who have been hit hard by the American game" in sanctions ", are ready to" contain "Russia even more." However, they squeak, but fulfill the requirements of the overseas owners ...
    1. KOH
      KOH 2 June 2016 06: 37
      +7
      Well ... well ... Spain already accepts Russian ships ...)))))) And in Italy Crimea is recognized as Russian ... laughing
    2. inkass_98
      inkass_98 2 June 2016 06: 53
      +17
      "The mice cried, injected, but continued to eat the cactus" (C) laughing
  5. Yak28
    Yak28 2 June 2016 06: 40
    +8
    All this anti-Russian hysteria is by and large swayed by the Americans and their mongrel Poles with the Balts. And the rest of Europe is more worried about the visiting rabble, not the Russians commit terrorist attacks in European cities, not the Russians are raping their dumb girls, but the average European is afraid of the migrants who are visiting them, but not Russia
  6. Volga Cossack
    Volga Cossack 2 June 2016 06: 43
    +7
    Propaganda began to malfunction ....... plus the economic component of deterrence ...... but I liked it the most - one rotational battalion is able to contain))))) do they really think so ????? belay
  7. Shiva83483
    Shiva83483 2 June 2016 06: 44
    +4
    Oh, enta nata .... they went to the sip fart, but the same song about the main thing ..... it's time to change the record then, the Warsaw Pact has been gone for a long time.
  8. volodya
    volodya 2 June 2016 06: 45
    +6
    Someone begins to reach someone, though through his pocket, but still!
    1. Aleksandr72
      Aleksandr72 2 June 2016 07: 43
      +8
      Well Duc, for them a pocket is sacred! Especially when it comes to your own pocket. They (Western Europe) would look into someone else's pocket with pleasure, and spend it too - someone else's money is not theirs. But who will give - the United States is also not burning with a special desire to fully maintain NATO forces in Europe "to contain Russian aggression." and again double standards are in use - Russia's desire to defend its own national and geopolitical interests in the West and the United States is called aggression and revanchism. And what do they call their own actions that led to a series of "revolutions" in the Arab countries of North Africa and the Middle (and not only) East, which resulted in the flow of refugees and "refugees" to the still prosperous European countries - is this not aggression? One thing cannot but cause satisfaction - the lack of unity in the "single" NATO bloc and in European countries. Let's look at the results of the alliance summit in Warsaw. We survived - the city that gave the name to the defensive alliance, directed primarily against NATO aggression, became a gathering place for these same NATO members, well, they did not move the NATO headquarters to Warsaw (which some not the smartest Poles would be very happy about).
      1. volodya
        volodya 2 June 2016 08: 46
        +2
        The results of the summit? It seems to me that nothing will change! The dollar rules there!
      2. voyaka uh
        voyaka uh 2 June 2016 10: 32
        +3
        "But who will give - the United States is also not eager to fully maintain NATO forces.
        in Europe "to contain Russian aggression" ////

        It is not a matter of desire or unwillingness - the US has reduced Obama's military budget for the 5th consecutive year.
        And the Pentagon is turning more and more attention to the Far East, to China.
        Therefore, NATO Europeans will have to raise military budgets from the current 1-2 percent of GDP to 2-3 at least.
  9. avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 2 June 2016 06: 47
    +4
    Quote: Militon
    Will two battalions frighten Russia? How to name the one who thinks so?

    Why are we talking so hard about these battalions, are they crossing our border? Vedas in the event of a serious conflict, their role will be minimal, if not insignificant.
    1. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 2 June 2016 10: 42
      +5
      "Why are we talking so persistently about these battalions" ///

      Constant exaggeration of the "external threat" is a sure way of the authorities
      distract people from their incompetence in the economy.

      The authorities of all countries - not only Russia.
      I remember when 25 years ago, the Israeli economy was in a hole,
      the ministers unanimously said that everything was due to "the cost of the country's defense."
      "yes, the shekel is falling, inflation, recession, but the homeland is reliably protected."
      Now with a huge (6% of GDP) military budget, but strong
      the economy and the shekel, no one sings about the external threat.
  10. novobranets
    novobranets 2 June 2016 06: 54
    +5
    Denmark directly told the Americans that all these battalions for Poland and the Baltic countries require a lot of money, while Denmark lacks them.

    Norway itself wants to ensure its security, since it borders with Russia.

    White House does not like this behavior. President Obama called the European states "free riders".
    The states, as usual, want to solve their problems with someone else's hands, and preferably at someone else's expense. With enthusiasm waving their shabby rattle, "Russia is the aggressor. Save yourself, who can!", The amy are trying to knock their heads against their NATO vassals and Russia (formerly the USSR). Only some of their pupils have grown up, and are beginning to think with their own heads - is this dubious and very expensive alliance worth it to take huge money from the country's budget (where they are not rich anyway), and even send their soldiers to defend which ones then, scandalously known, but not distinguishable on the map of the underdog countries. And what scares the mattress the most is they start talking about it out loud. So the owner of the kennel begins to scare his "partners", sucked out of ... a finger, with the Russian threat, or even just spy on them and blackmail them (for example, an elderly Frau). Now it would be nice to slowly support the sparks of rebellion among the disaffected, and drive wedges into the emerging crack.
  11. Blondy
    Blondy 2 June 2016 06: 58
    +4
    Yes, it was all from the very beginning, everything was sewn with white thread: under the screams of "we will give lace panties" to Ukruine, who is in the hands of a bloodthirsty Russian monster that threatens everyone and tramples on human values ​​"the guys from behind a puddle with the help of the limitrophes wanted to take over Europe, crush a competitor But he let his appetite down, they screwed up too much in the Middle East, the sealer opened up ahead of time, and it became clear where what, how much and who they wanted to make the main sucker.
  12. shcishcok
    shcishcok 2 June 2016 07: 21
    +11
    "for these countries to pay out of their own pockets"! aha! that's the trick! that you blather on Russia, and you get paid money! During the years of Soviet power, when the USSR, like an abnormal one, sought to globally industrialize the countries of the Warsaw bloc and its "brotherly" republics, when our country poured huge money into them, raised industry for friendship, they all got used to freebies. Every single one. That is why such hatred for us now the feeder is cut off. The Polish minister spoke here about Britain's withdrawal from the EU, they say, if they leave, we will immediately follow, because EU membership does not bring the desired results, they say, at the time of liberation from Soviet influence, their GDP growth was 8% !!! and now from 1,5 to 1,8%! Do you feel the difference? And the Balts? Ukraine? over 25 years of independence - the result is the collapse of industry and production, the impoverishment of the people, the reduction in the number of republics. Although, as it turns out, in 1991 there was a referendum where the inhabitants of the USSR - 80% - voted for a single country - the USSR. But even here, as we see, the opinion of the people was not taken into account at all, because At that time, the United States was already very actively advising our authorities on how to behave correctly and what to do. In general, everything is returning to normal - as the Balts were the impoverished outskirts of Prussia, everything goes to this, as the gentry of the Ukrainian people "used" it, and it goes to that, as Russia was a great power - to that it goes.
    1. weksha50
      weksha50 2 June 2016 11: 27
      0
      Quote: shcishcok
      at the time of liberation from Soviet influence, they (Poland) had a GDP growth of 8% !!! and now from 1,5 to 1,8%! Feel the difference? And the Baltic states? Ukraine? over 25 years of independence - the result is the collapse of industry and production, the impoverishment of the people, the reduction in the number of republics.


      Once again - direct evidence of the "aggressive" policy of the USSR-Russia ...

      If you didn’t get into NATO, you continued trade and economic cooperation with Russia, and you would have had a quiet, peaceful happiness ...
  13. AID.S
    AID.S 2 June 2016 08: 07
    +1
    Oddly enough, but only the destruction of the Baltic states, Poland and Romania will save Russia from enemies in Eastern Europe. Conversely, the destruction of Russia will save them from the gnawing, self-burning innate hatred for us caused by the inferiority complex.
    Yes and Ukraine, but there are options.
    1. weksha50
      weksha50 2 June 2016 11: 29
      0
      Quote: AID.S
      Strangely enough, but only the destruction of the Baltic states, Poland and Romania will save Russia from enemies in Eastern Europe


      No ... It is enough to withdraw from the game the main manipulator - the United States ... And all of Eastern and Western Europe will suddenly change their views on Russia ... But you can’t believe them anyway ...
  14. wanderer_032
    wanderer_032 2 June 2016 08: 11
    +1
    NATO is unable to find in Europe a large number of allies, "concerned" with the eastern borders.

    It is necessary to clarify that in Western Europe. And in the East, even very successful. Almost all the former countries that were part of the ATS are now NATO minions. In addition, the Baltic States, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, too.
    By the way, information flies that in Kazakhstan, not everything is as smooth and sweet as official propaganda draws.
    1. kepmor
      kepmor 2 June 2016 08: 19
      0
      You might think here "as smoothly and sweetly" as our official media draws ...
      Everything is the same - they have a "lifelong" buy, we have an "eternal" king ... what's the difference?
      1. Mestny
        Mestny 2 June 2016 09: 27
        0
        Where is "you"? What reality are you climbing out of?
        We have the President in Russia. Elected for a fixed term, until the next election determined by law.
        Everything else is MD's fantasy.
      2. science fiction writer
        science fiction writer 2 June 2016 13: 54
        +1
        Quote: kepmor
        You might think here "as smoothly and sweetly" as our official media draws ...
        Everything is the same - they have a "lifelong" buy, we have an "eternal" king ... what's the difference?

        Better an "eternal king" with a head on his shoulders than a whirlwind of drunkards-tyrants.
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  15. Arkan
    Arkan 2 June 2016 09: 30
    +1
    Another thing is the leading leadership of the Baltic states, as well as Poland. But, since they are so eager to restrain the Russians, even for this very restraint they pay out of pocket.


    Well, these have long-standing scores with us. We divided Poland more than once, and this gave them statehood and territories that had never belonged to them before, removed the yoke of slavery. Probably should not have done this with the Balts.
  16. abasheva55
    abasheva55 2 June 2016 09: 40
    +2
    Better an eternal tsar who listens to the people than such "leaders" since Ukraine, God forbid, that perhaps "your friends" liberals will come to power. That will be the end of the Russian Empire. And we will be under the rule of America. This choice suits you more. ?
  17. NordUral
    NordUral 2 June 2016 09: 44
    +2
    The main threat to the world as a whole is from a gangster state with its Anglo-Saxon elite and its children, such as ISIS and others.
  18. basil200
    basil200 2 June 2016 10: 11
    0
    The question is, let’s say there will be a conflict, but through Poland it will invade Russia. If you give them to let go over the border and then gouging all without prisoners. But do not cross the border yourself, how will they sing?
  19. 2224460
    2224460 2 June 2016 10: 22
    0
    “The point is that a force consisting of all divisions of the allies could respond to any invasion”
    I will translate into ours, "if we (the geyropa and the mattress) rock the boat and Russia gives us a" pendal ", then this" pendal "should be received by all allies equally.
  20. aleks.29ru
    aleks.29ru 2 June 2016 10: 41
    0
    If you have to capture European territories, then you need to do this without a population. We need to learn from the former allies, the Dresden version will do. The fewer there are, the more time Europe will live in peace.
  21. axay032
    axay032 2 June 2016 11: 01
    +1
    Two multinational battalions are a kind of hostage. In the event of an emergency, all the countries that go there could not get out. I think the United States is betting on this, and of course the financial component.
  22. novel66
    novel66 2 June 2016 11: 02
    +1
    someone, explain, for God's sake, what the hell is the term such- deterrence? who from what and for what place is holding us back. where did we rush that?
  23. sergey2017
    sergey2017 2 June 2016 11: 04
    +1
    The article correctly noted, first of all, you need to deal with internal problems! As they become available! There is an occupation of Europe by refugees, with their mentality soon in parliament more than half of the senators will be in a turban, hijabs and skullcaps! They see only threats from Russia!
    1. yuriy55
      yuriy55 2 June 2016 15: 35
      +1
      Quote: sergey2017
      The article correctly noted, first of all, you need to deal with internal problems! ...


      I will not retell the article and the opinions I like, but I will insert a couple of sentences here. It is time for Russia to extinguish the "nervous reaction" to the NATO rat fuss. Europe is far from thinking of starting a "hot" phase of confrontation. Moreover, they actually want a simple philistine happiness and peace. But the USA is those disgusting "neighbors" who constantly spoil under other people's doors. They used to just ring the doorbell after stool. fool now they still demand to find and "punish" the culprit, meaning our country.

      "Calm! Only calm!" - as one man used to say in his prime. All we need to do is demonstrate that it is good to be friends with Russia, but to be in opposition is fool stupid and laughing it's funny ...
  24. weksha50
    weksha50 2 June 2016 11: 12
    +1
    "“NATO has a group of states that relies on a military confrontation with Russia .... - These are the Baltic countries, Romania, Poland, the UK and the USA"....

    Well, whoever doubted this list ... They didn’t add two more, not yet accepted, but rushing into NATO - Georgia and Ukraine ...

    The Nordic Scandinavians, especially the Norwegians, are more sensible ... Although they often yell about our submarines and planes off their coasts, the Norwegians are well aware that Russia does not face any aggression ...

    The Baltic states, Romania, and the same Poland ... It would be interesting to hear their attacks on Russia, if suddenly (!!!) they would not be behind the US, but in front of the front, as a fine ...

    Although, in essence, they have already turned out to be the hostages of US policy, they still do not understand this ...
    1. polkovnik manuch
      polkovnik manuch 2 June 2016 21: 42
      0
      They will already stand in the role of a penal battalion. It is from them that the States want to create a barrier on our borders.
  25. ruAlex
    ruAlex 2 June 2016 11: 58
    0
    A flock of jackals indulged by the sherkhan to Russia, and Poland, at one time, the Churchill aptly called the hyena of Europe. They don’t know history, but they should have learned it.
  26. aleks.29ru
    aleks.29ru 2 June 2016 12: 31
    0
    To restrain is to drive back into the Stone Age. Afghanistan can be considered a "restrained" country, whose neighbors live at the very least.
  27. realist
    realist 2 June 2016 13: 29
    0
    the meaning of the troop deployment is not in the real frightening of Russia but in the demonstration of concern for the allies. Well, extra contingents will not hinder to monitor the situation on the ground ...
  28. Petrik66
    Petrik66 2 June 2016 13: 48
    +4
    Don't go to a fortune-teller: NATO will decide on the formation of a permanent contingent in Poland and the Baltic states. Our "friends" Italy, France, etc. exchange their votes for funding concessions. will decide on a "mandatory" rather than a recommendatory percentage of GDP for defense, and finally the US will push through the option of admitting Georgia, Moldova, Sweden, etc. to NATO in one way or another. Europe, as always, will fall under the United States, Merkel will make a smart face and talk about the need to fulfill the Minsk agreements, Shtanmeier (a good policeman) will talk about the need to strangle them not immediately, but gradually. The French and Italians will refer to the Atlantic unity and spread their hands ... The Greek - he will bashfully look down and vote for. And we, and we will again talk about the need for an equivalent answer and that we are about to bring a vigorous slingshot to Kaliningrad and take aim at the missile defense station and in general we will show them ... And we ourselves will dream that Merkel will allow us to lay for German beneficiaries to their territory "Nord Stream 2". And there will certainly be reports in the press and on TV that Secretary of State Kerry discussed something on the phone with Foreign Minister Lavrov about some important topic. Moreover, the conversation took place at the initiative of the American side. We are under pressure, and we grow stronger in our mumble.
  29. Lord blacwood
    Lord blacwood 2 June 2016 18: 24
    0
    NATO's problem is that the Europeans did not want to sacrifice. Most European heads of state (except for the idiots from the Baltic states and Poland, of course) understand that Russia is not so scary as the USA portrays it.
  30. Orionvit
    Orionvit 2 June 2016 19: 11
    0
    Quote: bocsman

    Like criminals, bind with blood. To provoke a conflict, to get through the wort and have a reason to draw all European countries into the conflict, the battalions are the national teams. From each country in pairs. So they will appeal for revenge, they say your people are dead! And the media will work out! We have already gone through this. Well, the main pitfalls .. as always overseas hope to sit out!

    Remember what caused the beginning of the Second World War. I mean the provocation in Gliwice. The same will happen now, maybe in a different form, but the content will remain the same.
  31. polkovnik manuch
    polkovnik manuch 2 June 2016 21: 51
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    The United States already understands that it is on the verge of another Great Depression, so it is now extremely beneficial for them to heat up the situation in Europe by creating a "belt of instability" near our western borders at the expense of old Europe; Europe will have to pay for the "banquet". The United States has problems in the Asia-Pacific region, but the United States is simply not in a position to wage a "cold" ("hot") war at the same time, in fact, in the "world" theater of military operations.
    1. Petrik66
      Petrik66 2 June 2016 22: 00
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      they have been standing for the last 50 years, everyone is standing and standing. We have profiled the country, and even now there are no special achievements, but they all live well and all of them are on the verge of ....