Posts tagged as Army base

Kremlin admits disappointment by Belarus’ refusal to host army base

Friday, September 27, 2019

«An unpleasant episode,» said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov looking back at the refusal by close neighbour Belarus to allow the building of a Russian military base in its territory. Belgian news portal EurActiv reports that the Kremlin mounted a bid to set up the air base in Belarus in 2015 and hoped it would host Su-27 fighter jets, but the member of the Commonwealth of Independent Sates (CIS) and…

Two Germans cause alarm after shooting blanks near Army base

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Two German men were taken into custody Sunday after police swarmed near U.S. Army Europe’s Clay Kaserne headquarters in Wiesbaden in response to sounds of gunfire in the vicinity of the base. German police said the suspects fired blanks in the direction of Clay Kaserne’s airfield while driving in a white van. The men, ages 20 and 26, later told police they were unaware that they were firing near a…