(Natural News) NATO has amassed 30,000 troops and 50 warships near Russia’s border for military exercises, risking Russian President Vladimir Putin’s rage. The drill, called Cold Response, started Monday, March 14, in Norway amid increasing tensions between Russia and the West over the invasion of Ukraine.
The exercise involves 30,000 troops from more than 25 countries from Europe and North America aside from 200 aircraft and 50 vessels. The biggest North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) exercise, which is held just a few miles from the Russian border, was scheduled long before Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine but its importance has now been heightened.
“This exercise is extremely important for the security of Norway and its allies. We will practice an allied reinforcement of Norway. It is not being held because of the Russian authorities’ attack on Ukraine, but given the backdrop, there is a heightened significance,” said Norwegian Defense Minister Odd Roger Enoksen.
The purpose of the drill is to test how Norway and Alliance members would join forces on land, in the air and at sea in line with Article 5 of NATO’s charter, which requires member states to come to the aid of another member state under attack.
“I find it totally normal, perhaps now more than ever, to train together to demonstrate our capacity and our willingness to defend our values and our way of life,” said General Yngve Odlo, chief of Norway’s Joint Headquarters and in charge of Cold Response.
The Norwegian armed forces said it gave thorough information to the Russians, including the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, saying that was critical for preventing misunderstandings and unnecessary conflict
Russia has refused to watch the exercise, which is held every two years and is due to wrap up on April 1.
Watch out for Putin’s “roid rage”
And even though it was planned months ago, it is bound to anger the Russian leader who may have “roid rage” possibly caused by cancer treatment. Western spies have contemplated Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine may have been triggered by his physical health condition as he appears “ashen and bloated” in the latest pictures released by the Kremlin.
They believe Putin is suffering from a brain condition, such as Parkinson’s disease or a more generic form of dementia or has cancer.
Another theory is that the Russian President is suffering from “roid rage” from the long-term use of steroids.
Side effects of steroids include increased risk of infection, which it is claimed could explain his paranoia about catching the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19).
Meanwhile, Secretary of State for Health of the United Kingdom Sajid Javid claimed that Britain will go to war against Russia if Putin attacks a NATO country after Russian forces launched missile strikes just 12 miles from the Polish border with Ukraine.
The airstrike at the Yavoriv military base near Lviv killed at least 35 people and injured 134 individuals.
Poland is a member of the 30-strong defensive military alliance which also includes the U.S., the U.K., France and Germany. (Related: Poland surrenders entire fleet of MIG-29 fighter jets to latest escalation of NATO war against Russia.)
“We’ve been very clear from the start, with our NATO allies, that if there is any kind of attack on NATO territory, then it will be war with NATO and there will be a severe response. Even if just a single toecap of a Russian soldier steps into NATO territory, then it will be war with Russia and NATO would respond,” Javid stated.
“That hasn’t changed throughout this conflict and there would be a significant response from NATO if there was any kind of attack from Russia. Our message has been very clear from the start. Any kind of attack, anything that touches NATO territory or impacts NATO in any significant way, then we would respond.”
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