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In Finland, began the international teaching BALTOPS

The first active phase of the international maneuvers BALTOPS-2016 was launched, which will take place on the Finnish island of Hanko from June 6 to June 8, TASS Post Finnish Navy.

The BALTOPS-2016 exercise led by the NATO Navy is being held for the 44 time. This year, Finland is taking the first phase of maneuvers, there will be three in all.

“In the Finnish part of the exercises, in addition to Finland, Sweden, the USA, the Netherlands, Italy, as well as the United Kingdom and Germany are involved. The goal of this phase is to develop the compatibility of the military units of the participating countries and to prepare for the tactical part of the exercise in Swedish Utö, ”the release says.

In addition, as part of the maneuvers, the Finns "will develop the skills of joint operations at sea with the Swedish Navy."

The report notes that "the Finnish coast offers quite good and difficult conditions for military training."

The need for Finland to participate in such exercises was explained by the Foreign Minister of this country, Timo Soini.

“International exercises are necessary for the development of both international defense and the national defense of Finland. This is one of the main elements of international cooperation in Finland. Finland participates in NATO exercises as a partner country based on its needs. When Finland participates in these exercises, the fundamental point is the added value that participation in such international exercises will give to our national defense. ”

According to the diplomat, "this is a general principle that applies to all international exercises in which Finland participates."

The Baltops-2016 exercise, in which 18 countries participated, began in the Estonian waters of June 3 and will last until June June 19. Maneuvers will end in the German port of Kiel.
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AP Photo / Czarek Sokolowski

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  1. Imperialkolorad
    Imperialkolorad 6 June 2016 18: 37
    It would not have had to push the border from Peter.
    1. tiredwithall
      tiredwithall 6 June 2016 18: 47
      Maneuvers began on the island of Hanko. End in Kiel. Something like military tourism in the Baltic. Or maybe they train in draping?
      1. SRC P-15
        SRC P-15 6 June 2016 18: 51
        In Finland, began the international teaching BALTOPS

        And one bear dispersed them: laughing
        “The young bear frightened three thousand soldiers of the Kainuu paramilitary brigade, which is the largest training center for the land forces in the Finnish armed forces.

        According to the Iltalekhti newspaper, the bear made his way to the training base, where military exercises took place. He moved freely between tents, feasted on soldiers' food, and tore some things of the Finnish military.

        Finnish soldiers were seriously scared and hid in military trucks. There was an experienced hunter among the servicemen who suggested to his colleagues how to behave with the bear. "
        1. Inok10
          Inok10 6 June 2016 19: 02
          Quote: СРЦ П-15
          There was an experienced hunter among the servicemen, who suggested to his colleagues how to behave with a bear. "

          ... the jokes are bad with the Bear ... wink ... well, in general, the behavior of the Finns can play a cruel joke with them ... hi
        2. Dam
          Dam 7 June 2016 01: 30
          Not otherwise, Putin sent a bear. In general, it is very symbolic!
          1. Cat man null
            Cat man null 7 June 2016 01: 35
            Quote: Damm
            Not otherwise, Putin sent a bear

            - exactly
            - now we are waiting for clarification from the Finns that it was the Russian bear wink
      2. svp67
        svp67 6 June 2016 18: 58
        Quote: tiredwithall
        Or maybe they train in draping?

        "Anaconda" "tightens the rings", just look and analyze HOW MUCH and WHERE NATO is currently conducting its exercises ...
        1. tiredwithall
          tiredwithall 6 June 2016 19: 08
          It is hard to say how much the exercises have become more frequent compared to previous years. There is clearly more information about the exercises. Obviously, the owners of the money are preparing a big fight and defiantly train cannon fodder from the goyim. But should we be afraid of the teachings?
        2. Boa kaa
          Boa kaa 6 June 2016 21: 21
          Quote: svp67
          "Anaconda" "tightens the rings"

          The exceptional ones really wanted the picture to be as before ...
          But times have changed ... There is no longer that naive Hare with a pioneer drum ...
        3. Kent0001
          Kent0001 6 June 2016 22: 32
          And us army! Where and how do they teach.
      3. Thunderbolt
        Thunderbolt 6 June 2016 19: 09
        Quote: tiredwithall
        Something like military tourism in the Baltic. Or maybe they train in draping?

        Why then work out a combined landing on the sandy Baltic beaches if you are planning to drape? Maybe drape, but the question is which way are they going to do with weapons.
        The exercises are offensive in order to fetter the actions of our fleet and, under the guise of their naval forces, deploy and engage a land army group. Here is a demonstration landing last year, I did not notice much panic.
        I want to note that in our headquarters they are not guided by the idea that they will fight with sea landing or with the offensive of army corps in volleys of ballistic missiles at the Pentagon and Brussels. No, they conduct similar exercises by the forces of our army and navy in cooperation with Belarus.
        1. RUSIVAN
          RUSIVAN 6 June 2016 23: 46
          It is they who are going to be at war with Russia in a "wreck", this herd of one hundred heads, as it is, even a Hollywood action movie does not pull ...)))
      4. MACCABI-TLV
        MACCABI-TLV 6 June 2016 19: 54
        Quote: tiredwithall
        Or maybe they train in draping?

        Finns drape? My late grandfather spoke of them (as fighters) exceptionally correctly and respectfully. And he had someone to compare with (during the defense of Stalingrad).
        1. Major Yurik
          Major Yurik 6 June 2016 20: 26
          Quote: MACCABI-TLV
          Quote: tiredwithall
          Or maybe they train in draping?

          Finns drape? My late grandfather spoke of them (as fighters) exceptionally correctly and respectfully. And he had someone to compare with (during the defense of Stalingrad).

          Alexander, your grandfather meant those Finns of 39, when there was still national pride and love of freedom. These were the times when the Finns possessed the so-called. "sissu", that is. patience and perseverance. Believe me, now, after close communication with the "civilized" European society, this is a piecemeal manifestation, the rest can only be in hockey and sports in general. And so, jelly from a homopedophilic party, a buy-and-sell public with elements of quiet alcoholism, though on Russian soil, because on their own they will rot with fines and social welfare services for the speedy healing of the disease. They are our neighbors, we see, analyze and have no illusions! hi
          1. MACCABI-TLV
            MACCABI-TLV 6 June 2016 21: 39
            Quote: Major Yurik
            Believe me, now, after close communication with the "civilized" European society, this is a piece manifestation, the rest can only be in hockey and sports in general

            As you say, if you compare the inhabitants of 2 cities: Lappeenranta and Viipori (aka Vyborg), it does not seem to me at all that the Finns have become even weaker and worse in some ways.
            Quote: Major Yurik
            And so, jelly from a homo-pedophilic party, a food-selling public with elements of quiet alcoholism, though on Russian soil,

            Well, yes, unfortunately "Peter is not the same" (c).
            Quote: Major Yurik
            for on their own will be fined with fines and social security for the speedy healing of an ailment

            You see, they have something to lose.
            1. Major Yurik
              Major Yurik 6 June 2016 22: 08
              You are right that those Finns who feed on "earth" are certainly not glamorous and quite normal, though gloomy-wild. Only they can be seen at the holidays of the North or if the horseradish gets deeper. So our hinterland, God forbid, appear with a rainbow flag, they will be greeted by the whole village. As for the wrong Peter, the Libera won't wait for gay parades for sure. These brothers hang out in clubs, and to hell with them, obviously they don't go out because they will run into them pretty quickly, tea is not Moscow. In general, something like that! hi
      5. Boa kaa
        Boa kaa 6 June 2016 21: 10
        Quote: tiredwithall
        Something like military tourism in the Baltic.

        In fact, the Baltic Sea navies traditionally took part in the "Baltops" ("Baltic operation") ...
        But, apparently, the traditions went * to the side *, and * interested parties * enter the game: the USA, the Netherlands, Italy, as well as Great Britain ...
        The States and then stuck their nose to full depth ... we have to practice "pinching" IT. yes
        PS. Sorry for the boats is not enough. Yes, and Su-34 would not hurt. And then Bravo will be too much work. bully
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    3. Persistent
      Persistent 6 June 2016 18: 52
      Germany declared Russia the main rival and national threat. The remaining participants of the European Championship 2016 pretend that they are not afraid of our players. laughing
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    5. Col.
      Col. 6 June 2016 20: 49
      Quote: ImperialKolorad
      It would not have had to push the border from Peter.

      Do not drive the wave. These exercises are traditional, they are held for about fifteen years (if memory serves), according to a previously agreed plan and in an agreed area. Over the years, Russian representatives participated in them.
    6. siberalt
      siberalt 6 June 2016 21: 09
      Fresh info just appeared. In the military unit of Finland, which is in the exercises, a brown bear climbed. I gobbled up someone’s soldier’s lunch, began to tear rags. 3 thousand fighters fled in horror and hid in cars. Then, with the consent of the local police, the beast was shot dead.
  2. Thrall
    Thrall 6 June 2016 18: 37
    It would be better to have a hockey tournament recourse
    1. Pushkar77
      Pushkar77 6 June 2016 18: 47
      They play with a twinkle, because they will be the first to rake together with the Baltic states and not the fact that they will be helped. Behind a large puddle are not suicides, they just love to fight with the wrong hands, but they are on the sidelines. I hope they have some more brains left so as not to make sudden movements.
  3. Alexandr2637
    Alexandr2637 6 June 2016 18: 40
    It's good that we have a president with a "cool" head.
    I would certainly not have resisted and "waved" at this filthy bunch of hyenas!
    APASUS 6 June 2016 18: 43
    I think, nevertheless, the Finns do not need to explain the common truth that relations between the countries will deteriorate if the country joins NATO. Although, of course, brainwashing is a powerful thing, in Ukraine zombies made half of the people.
    1. tiredwithall
      tiredwithall 6 June 2016 18: 48
      You will not frighten upset fools with zombies.
    2. Boa kaa
      Boa kaa 6 June 2016 21: 56
      Quote: APASUS
      relations between countries will deteriorate if a country joins NATO

      And if they don’t take it?
      - Turn off the light! (from)
      "The Diamond Arm"

      Can you imagine what will happen to their pulp and paper industry if Russian wood ceases to come to them?
      If the logs run out, the "stability and confidence" of the Suomiks in the future will end.
      It is then that there will come a "clearing in the mind" (c), as L. Filatov used to say. Then there will be plenty to choose from: either Atlantic solidarity, or "one's own shirt is closer to the body."
      1. voyaka uh
        voyaka uh 6 June 2016 22: 40
        Cellulose - 13% of their industry, 21 - electronics, 21 - mechanical engineering, 10 - chemistry
        They produce, for example, the world's largest diesel engines for ships, leaders in bathyscaphes,
        some types of CNC machines. Nokia has not yet said her last word smile
  5. RUSS
    RUSS 6 June 2016 18: 48
    Ordinary small-town exercises, no more.
  6. iliitchitch
    iliitchitch 6 June 2016 18: 51
    The Netherlands, guys, the main thing is the Netherlands, the back places. This is the most important. Good luck, boys. But don’t mess with us, and you will be alive.
  7. Ros 56
    Ros 56 6 June 2016 18: 53
    And in translation into Russian small-town exercises is it airsoft or what?
  8. atamankko
    atamankko 6 June 2016 18: 55
    These northerners apparently tired of good relations with Russia.
  9. kursk87
    kursk87 6 June 2016 18: 57
    Once again, the Americans, as well as their wards demonstrate aggressive actions against Russia
  10. masiya
    masiya 6 June 2016 18: 59
    Well, it has begun and begun, we are also conducting ... and we are not going to stop our excellent sudden checks of combat readiness of all units of the RF Armed Forces. !!!
  11. sir_obs
    sir_obs 6 June 2016 19: 04
    It is necessary to add to the doctrine the clause that since the NATO troops have become more numerous, and the prisoner of war camps are not designed for such a quantity, we will not take them at night.
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  13. vasdel
    vasdel 6 June 2016 19: 41
    In Finland, a bear thwarted maneuvers involving three thousand military
  14. Thinker
    Thinker 6 June 2016 19: 48
    Here it is! —The last countries that they needed to be drawn into in this global operation. Finland still violated the agreement not to deploy and provide airfields to the army and to conduct any exercises with them on Finnish territory. Can Finland be presented in full and ask them on what basis do they do it? Nobody gave them the right to violate contracts! All of us are now completely surrounded. The Finns had to be destroyed back in 44 - this is probably the only thing I can’t understand, why didn’t Stalin do this then? After 2 Finnish companies against the then-young Union. Which were untied vile and jackal
  15. Olegater
    Olegater 6 June 2016 20: 17
    Thank you vasdel read here and on other sites amused. And the most interesting thing is that whoever is going to Russia with the war, then some hints from ABOVE are sent to him. Well, for example, from 404, when capturing the throne there, the pig of the bucket received a signal in the form of a falling soldier and the collapse of ukrofashists at DONBASS, now the bear crossed the road to the finals - everyone ran away. Unfortunately, nothing was sent only to the Turks and such similar mongrels, and maybe not yet time?
  16. 31rus2
    31rus2 6 June 2016 20: 44
    Dear, the studies are serious and multifaceted, just think for yourself from Germany, to our borders, namely from Germany, practice transfer, logistics, interactions and if you think that they are whipping boys, then you are at least a naive person, NATO can build up potential on any part of our border, this is in addition to the fact that it is already on an ongoing basis
  17. hly
    hly 6 June 2016 20: 58
    Our partners got stupid, and the Finns were pulled up, enemies were stolen.
  18. AdekvatNICK
    AdekvatNICK 6 June 2016 20: 59
    The young bear frightened three thousand soldiers of the Kainuu paramilitary brigade, which is the largest training center for the ground forces in the Finnish armed forces. According to the Iltalehti newspaper, the bear made its way to the training base where military exercises were taking place.
    Rossiyskaya Gazeta laughing
  19. Vladimir61
    Vladimir61 6 June 2016 21: 13
    To me, this all reminds of early childhood! Summer! We sit late in the evening, under a chosen house, at a "children's" get-together. We see and hear how ancient grandfathers play dominoes a little to the side, under a portable lamp, and grandmothers peel seeds and quietly discuss something, so as not to interfere with the men to fight, and even to express themselves. And we, in turn, mysteriously and in a half-whisper, are trying to tell another "terrible story". From the numbing fear of the soul, every rustle heard somewhere nearby is transformed into the screeching of girls and the sobbing of those who are not yet 7!
    Europe, experiencing children's fears, - have read a wonderful writer, Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol!

    From Russian Wiki
    Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (surname at birth Yanovsky, from 1821 - Gogol-Yanovsky; March 20 (April 1) 1809, Sorochintsy, Mirgorod Uyezd, Poltava province - February 21 (March 4), 1852, Moscow) - Russian prose writer, playwright , poet, critic, publicist, recognized as one of the classics of Russian literature

    From ukrainian
    ... Russian prose writer, playwright, poet, critic, publicist of Ukrainian origin
  20. KnightRider
    KnightRider 6 June 2016 22: 32
    NATO has a "hot" June straight: simultaneous exercises in Poland, Latvia, the Baltic, all types of troops are involved, plus neutral Finland and Sweden. It is no secret that the NATO Summit in Warsaw will make decisions on strengthening the Alliance's military presence in Eastern Europe on a permanent basis. (albeit by rotation)
  21. Who said
    Who said 6 June 2016 23: 22
    war is coming
  22. corporal
    corporal 7 June 2016 03: 08
    Well, train and okay. Ours is also in the teachings. We show them fists, they tell us. It always has been, is and will be ... until the next war.
  23. Bayonet
    Bayonet 7 June 2016 05: 31
    MOSCOW, June 7 - RIA News. In Finland, a brown bear thwarted maneuvers in which three thousand soldiers and officers took part, reports RT citing local media.
    The predator entered the territory of the military unit, where it scared the military. The animal ate lunch prepared for the soldiers, and then tore up unattended items of personnel.
    Having decided that the bear poses a threat to the military, the command of the unit turned to the police for permission to shoot a predator. After receiving the appropriate sanction, the beast was destroyed.
    The soldiers were in danger, hiding in trucks. None of the personnel were injured.
    Apparently mishandled! lol
  24. cth; fyn
    cth; fyn 7 June 2016 10: 19
    And where are the pictures, it’s interesting to see people with what.
  25. Serg81
    Serg81 9 June 2016 11: 17
    The State Department marked urgently - Moscow violated the INF Treaty and developed a new high-precision tactical weapon - a short-range bear. Colossal resources in the form of the bear’s father, the mother of the bear, and several years were spent on the development. Tests of a new type of weapon were held in Finland. NATO is forced to respond to the challenge of Russian aggression and increase NATO's budget by 50% of the GDP of all NATO countries.

    Mass media - The exposition of the Almaz-Antey VKO concern at the international exhibition CADEKS-2016, which takes place in Astana from 2 to 5 June, was attended by more than 20 foreign delegations.
    Foreign delegations have shown interest in the new Toptyzhka ground forces support complex and are already withdrawing from contracts with the United States. The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported that it is planned to create a salvo launcher based on the "Armata" - "Potoptushki" with 16 bears in the launcher. Also, to meet global challenges and new challenges from the US and NATO, an intercontinental bear is planned.
    Yes, Russian sanctions cannot be avoided.

    РИА Новости
  26. Serg81
    Serg81 9 June 2016 11: 19