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On the Doorstep! U.S. Troops March Within 40 Miles of Russian Border

Friday, February 10, 2017 11:04
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At the march’s final destination, the city of Rezekne, located just 63 kilometers (39 miles) west of the Latvian-Russian border. The US military was filmed marching and then showing off to locals with an open air equipment showcase staged in a local park.

In a video uploaded by YouTube user sirokez, armored vehicles, tanks, and Humvees are displayed in the snow, while several children eagerly climb inside. One even shoulders a MANPAD (Man-portable air-defense system).

The troopers are then seen offering several female border guards helmets with night and thermal vision optics to try on, as well as a bulletproof vest, both of which seem to amaze them.……

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    Sorry, but this is just an unproductive solution to any issue’s we may perceive we have with Russia and risks our troops unnecessarily if we really do want a sit down with Putin where we hash out the differences. This looks like we are staging our troops for a war with Russia. Much like we did with Iraq before we went in after 911. So this is the best NATO can come up with? If so scrap it and find a way that doesn’t destroy all our lives in the process. This is just incompetence rearing it’s ugly NATO head.

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