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Russia and Belarus drill ‘worrying’ offensive operations, says Lithuanian military

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Despite claims of defensive drills, Russian and Belarusian military exercises are practicing offensive operations, said Lithuania’s Chief of Defence Valdemaras Rupšys on Tuesday. “The exercises are worrying, because contrary to [Belarus’] claims, they are orientated at [practicing] offensive actions,” Rupšys said after a meeting with the Lithuanian president and defence minister. However, there is no direct military threat to Lithuania, he added. “It’s a fact they [Russia and Belarus] will…