Offbeat Sweden protects against the Russian threat by deploying troops on the island of Gotland
Sweden deploys troops on Gotland Island, a consequence of the tensions between Moscow and NATO
Sweden deploys military and armored on the Gotland Island in response to the aggravation of tensions between Russia and NATO member countries. © Frame Swedish soldiers and armored vehicles landing on Gotland Island, the largest in the country . Stockholm deploys strengths, an unusual initiative in response to a rise in Russian activity in the region. Three ships circulated this week in the Baltic Sea crossing the Strait of the Grand Belt in Denmark.
Armored vehicles patrol up Friday on Gotland Island in the Baltic Sea in response to Russian military activity in the region. View on Euronews
Shielded vehicles patrol up Friday on Gotland Island in Baltic Sea in response to Russian military activity in the region.
The decision was made after three Russian landing vessels crossed last week in the Strait of Greater Belt, Denmark, in a context of increased tensions between Russia and NATO.
The island of Gotland, the largest in Sweden, located off the Baltic countries, occupies a strategic position at sea. Baltic. Through this deployment of troops, Sweden says wanting to protect its interests and not to be caught in the event of climbing in the region.
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