Germany disputes size of Russian wargames, predicts 100,000 troops • The Foreign Desk

By Robin Emmott TALLINN (Reuters) – Germany said on Thursday that Russia was planning to send more than 100,000 troops to war games on NATO’s eastern flank this month, disputing Moscow’s version that only 13,000 Russian and Belarussian servicemen would participate. The Sept. 14-20 exercises known as Zapad, or “West” in Belarus, the Baltic Sea, …

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