NATO Deploys thousands of troops in Baltics, Poland to Counter 'Russian Aggression'
(Vatican Radio) Leaders of the NATO military alliance have agreed to deploy thousands of multinational forces in the Baltic states and Poland to deter what they view as potential Russian aggression amid the worst East-West tensions since the Cold War.
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The official approval came during a two-day summit in Warsaw, Poland, despite opposition from Moscow, which has threatened
to respond with its own troop movements towards borders with NATO countries.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg confirmed that for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union,
multinational troops will continuously rotate through four countries in Eastern Europe.
He announced that