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Protection of the Northern borders of Russia as a reliable, said a member of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich. He was commenting on the US plans to send to the Arctic warships, reports on Saturday, January 12, RIA Novosti.
“The North of Russia in ensuring the security of the country is under our full control. And we know in advance what dangers threaten us from there, and all the answers will not be forthcoming,” said the Senator.
He added that it is not only about the mirror answers. “I suggest, for example, Americans think about the meaning of our flights to Venezuela,” — said Klintsevich.
Earlier, the head of the US Navy Richard Spencer said that the us may be sent in the summer of 2019 group of warships in the Arctic. He explained that it is necessary to check their work in difficult conditions, reports USNI News. Spencer stressed that Russia strengthens its presence in the Arctic, explaining the research and rescue operations. “I think we also need to look for, what to investigate and whom to save”, he concluded.
Submarines and aircraft of the United States located in the Arctic since 1960-ies.
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