Report: Russia has rehearsed an invasion of Scandinavia

29FD86A600000578-0-image-a-1_1435306840350A mock invasion of Sweden and Norway has been carried out by 33,000 Russian troops, a US security think tank has claimed. Tens of thousands of soldiers rehearsed a military takeover of Swedish and Norwegian territory near the Baltic Sea in March, security expert Edward Lucas said in a report for the US-based Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA).  The exercise also simulated the invasion of other areas including the Danish island of Bornholm, Finland’s Swedish-speaking Åland islands, and northern Norway, according to the report, The Coming Storm. Read Article

 



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