After thousands upon thousands of migrants and refugees arrived seeking asylum in the European Union they found themselves at the border. Humanitarian and military tensions increased.
Russia Two strategic bombers equipped with nuclear capability were sent to Belarus on Thursday, for the second consecutive day. Moscow His ally in the dispute over the Polish border’s immigration. According to the Belarusian Ministry of Defense dRussian Tu-160 strategic fighter bomber They attacked the Ruzani shooting range which is located about 60 km east of the Belarusian/Polish border. The ministry said that the joint training included simulations of interceptions by Belarusian fighters.
This is the second day of a Russian nuclear-capable bomber flying over Belarus.Poland has almost 20,000 military personnelBorder police.
Russia stood firm in support of Belarus during the tense standoff. In that moment, thousands of migrants and refugees from the Middle East gathered on the Belarusian side border with Poland in hopes of entering Western Europe.
EU accuses Alexander Lukasenko, President of Belarus, of encouraging illegal border crossings “Hybrid Attack”After Lukashenko repressed internal dissent following his controversial election in 2020, the EU responded against its government’s Sanctions.
The ministry stated, “This appears more like an attempt at forming a strike force.” They also said that Poland’s military presence has led Belarus “independently and within existing arrangements with our strategic partners.” Referring to Russia.
Russia and Belarus have signed an agreement that will allow for closer political and military relations. Lukashenko spoke out against the NATO alliance’s aggressive actions and stressed the need for greater military cooperation. Lukashenko, who is considered to be the last dictator of Europe, stated that the Russian bomber’s attack on Poland was necessary in order to ease tensions at the border between Belarus, Poland. Let them scream and shout. “Yes, they are nuclear-capable bombers but we have no other choice,” said the president. Since 1994.
Leonid Ivasov (ex-director of the Department of Foreign Cooperation of Russia’s Ministry of Defense) and retired general said: Russian bombers fly above Belarus to show Moscow support for its alliesIt is becoming increasingly difficult.
Interfax quoted Ivashov as saying that “Military exercise and bomber flight are part of joint operational Training.” It is important to avoid any military conflict that could turn into a major war. It is important to demonstrate our temperament.”