Sudden Massive Snap Exercise and Mobilization of Russian Forces in Black Sea and Caspian Region seems Aimed at Turkey. (Jamestown).
The present snap exercise strongly resembles a massive combat prewar troop deployment aimed to take on Turkey if it attempts to intervene in Syria to curtail the Russian-led offensive in Aleppo, Idlib and Latakia provinces, which is decimating the Syrian opposition. The Russian military deployment must deter both Turkey and NATO, ideally splitting the Alliance. If deterrence fails, the deployed troops will likely be ready to go into action. Read the full story here.
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