US general warns Russia could OVERWHELM eastern Europe in just 36 hours as Putin blames Nato’s ‘aggressive actions’ for building up his country’s military forces

Daily Mail


Nato would currently be unable to protect the Baltics against a Russian attack, the commander of US ground forces in Europe, General Ben Hodges, said in a news report Wednesday.

‘Russia could take over the Baltic states faster than we would be able to defend them,’ Hodges was quoted as saying in a German-language article by news weekly Die Zeit.

His comments came as Putin slammed Nato for ratcheting up its rhetoric and its ‘aggressive actions’ close to Russia’s border, warning it was forcing Moscow to increase its military capacity.


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