Sergei Shoigu, defense Minister in the government of the Russian Federation and the right hand of President Vladimir Putin, spoke at a meeting of the leadership of the defense Department and in his speech he compared the British army with the Nazis, thus aggravating growing tensions between Russia and the West.
About it writes on Thursday, December 22, the British tabloid The Daily Mail.
«In the UK armed forces to refer to the enemy on the ground Salisbury Plain began to use Russian-made tanks and military uniforms of the Russian army. In recent times this method of training troops used Nazi Germany in the great Patriotic war», – quotes the words of the Russian Minister news Agency RIA Novosti.
Shoigu claimed that PATO doubled the intensity of the military exercises, most of which are anti-Russian, as well as increased Maritime exploration along the borders of Russia.
«One and a half times increased the intensity of naval intelligence from our territorial waters. We are closely monitoring this activity and strongly suppress attempts to violate the Maritime boundary», – quotes the Minister news portal RBC.
On maneuvers at the site Salisbury Plain, in which was modeled the invasion of Russia in one of the Baltic countries, The Daily Mail reported on 5 December. As Russian tanks, according to the newspaper, the exercise was attended collected in Poland T-72.