New NATO War Games Near Russia Border

Posted June 10, 2014 at 5:05am

Defense News  reports that “NATO on Monday launched one of its largest military maneuvers in the Baltic states since tensions spiked with neighboring Russia over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula.”

“Around 4,700 troops and 800 military vehicles from 10 countries including Britain, Canada and the United States are participating in the Sabre Strike exercises near the Latvian capital Riga.”

“Russia has voiced its objections to the maneuvers, which move to neighboring Lithuania on Tuesday.”