Russia to deploy 3 divisions to borders to counter NATO: minister

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu says Russia is set to deploy three new military divisions to its borders to counter the eastward expansion of the NATO military alliance, local media report.

“The Ministry of Defense has adopted a series of measures to counter the growing capacity of NATO forces in close proximity to the Russian borders,” Shoigu was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying on Wednesday.

The divisions will be formed by the end of this year and will be sent to the country’s western and southern borders, he added.

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