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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Latvia has discovered a Russian submarine, and Estonia is afraid of the drones

Sounds like a real panic reigned in the armed forces of the Baltic States. So, more than 270 approximations of Russian ships and planes to the Maritime borders of Latvia during the last year consisted of National armed forces (NAF) of the Baltic countries. The last time a Russian submarine and a tug boat were discovered on Saturday at the Maritime border of Latvia. In Estonia at the same time say about the attack by Russian drones, which appeared in the sky during military exercises of NATO Tridet Jaguar last year. As evidence there present pictures taken of the Estonian soldiers on a mobile phone.

photo: AP

— Eight nautical miles from the territorial waters, April 30 NAF identified submarine class “Kilo” Russian armed forces and the tug “Victor Konetsky”, — stated in NAF. It also said about 300 of the approximations of the Russian ships and planes to the Maritime borders of Latvia last year. At the same time the neighbor of Latvia was seriously concerned about the unauthorized appearance of alleged Russian drone during NATO exercises Tridet Jaguar in April of last year. “Shocking” the data were given in the report of the armed forces of Estonia to NATO. Interestingly, according to sources in NATO, if these data are confirmed, the special forces of the Russian Federation who is running those drones will be looking for in Estonia – because the navigation system of the drones can only operate in a limited space. As stated in the report, tactical drones appeared in the skies of Estonia, two days before the commencement of the exercise on April 22. Prior to this, aircraft were not disturbed by the armed forces of Estonia as much as two weeks. – The Estonian security police Capo’m sure these incidents were initiated by Russia. Despite the fact that there is no direct evidence, there is a persistent belief that there are special forces of Russia, – the report says. It also says that the drones appeared both during the day and at night. – All cases have been corroborated by radars and video cameras, the report says. By order of the former Minister of defense of Estonia, said in an official document, the drone tried to shoot down. So, one of the drones (not the teaching), it was about 55 shots. Although damaged, it managed to escape from the territory of Estonia. – One Estonian soldier was a picture of a drone with a mobile phone. This photo was shown to the NATO staff. No doubt – it is a tactical UAV special forces of the Russian Federation, – quotes the source in the North Atlantic Alliance local newspaper.

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