The serial with the Russian troops in areas near Ukraine continues…
More than 10,000 Russian soldiers are returning to their permanent bases after a month of exercises near Ukraine, the Interfax news agency reported on Saturday, citing the Russian military.
Interfax reported that the high schools were held in several areas near Ukraine, including Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014, as well as in the southern Russian regions of Rostov and Kuban.
Russia’s deployment of tens of thousands of troops near Ukraine had fueled fears in Kiev and Western capitals that Moscow was planning an attack.
Russia does not admit anything
Russia has denied the allegations in a statement issued Friday stating “Similar, baseless allegations concerning Russia’s nuclear program have been made more than once. West. Moscow also claims that it can deploy troops on its territory as it sees fit.
Estimates of the number of Russian troops recently transferred to Ukraine range from 60,000 to 90,000, with a US intelligence document stating that the number could rise to 175,000.