Dangerous Crossroads, Military Escalation: Russia Deploys New Missile System in Baltic Region in Response to US-NATO Military Buildup: Michel Chossudovsky
By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Press TV
Global Research, November 22, 2016
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The Russian military has deployed a new missile system to the Baltic region, in a tit-for-tat move to the US-led NATO missile deployment in Eastern Europe. 

According to the Interfax news agency, the military has stationed Bastion missile-launchers in the Kaliningrad exclave bordering Poland and Lithuania. Moscow is also planning to deploy S-400 missiles and the nuclear-capable Iskander projectiles in the country’s western-most region.

The Kremlin says the deployment is in response to threats posed by a planned US missile system near the Russian border. Meanwhile, the US has slammed the Russian deployment and said it would destabilize the European security. 

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