To the Western border Russia has deployed infantry from Yekaterinburg

Motorized rifle brigade in Klintsy

In the town of Klintsy, Bryansk region transferred part of the motorized rifle brigade from Yekaterinburg, told in the city administration. According to first Deputy head of city administration Oleg Klintsy Kletnoe, the military, arrived may 30, already housed in a field camp with a minimal amount of equipment and weapons. “Those military units that arrive will build a town, its infrastructure,” — said the Deputy head of the administration. He noted that the military are on the territory of the old military camp within the boundaries of Klintsy. The number of military and Department number he never called.

On Thursday, the “Echo Moskvy” reported on the transfer to the Belarusian border the 28th separate motorized rifle brigade from Yekaterinburg city. The radio station relied on information from 30 may provided by the international volunteer movement Informnapalm. Volunteers used the data from social networks, as well as information from the local media. Information about the relocation was confirmed by the local information-business portal According to the publication, in the Bryansk region arrived the first echelon of equipment and 214 personnel of the brigade. The publication presents cloakmaster third motorized infantry divisions of major Vitaly Sokolov, who claims that every day in Klintsy will be coming fighters connection.

The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov on Thursday morning commented on strengthening the grouping of troops on the Western border. “The question on strengthening the grouping of troops on the border with Belarus “I think it’s absurd,” Peskov said. “I know nothing about it. To speak about the strengthening of groups on the border with Belarus would be a strong exaggeration,” he said.

In conversation with the correspondent anonymous volunteer community Informnapalm suggested that the troop will be going until the fall. “We are still in April noticed the hype on the forums of Klintsy with the possibility of rental housing”, — the volunteer notes. He also said that in Klintsy now deployed “conscripts” units of the security and part of 28 infantry brigade. “It is further assumed transfer of contract servicemen, who will move with their entire families. Wives of servicemen currently interested in issues of children entering kindergarten and other objects of infrastructure”, — the volunteer notes with reference to urban forums of Ekaterinburg.

In the town of Klintsy, home to more than 60 thousand people. It is the second most populated city in the Bryansk region. Klintsy is trade and economic center of South-West districts of the region.

New division

According to military expert Anatoly Tsygankov in the movement of troops takes place in the framework of the formation of a new grouping of troops on the Western border. “At the beginning of the year, the Minister of defense decided to form the Western boundary of several new divisions. Until the end of the year, this decision should be made”, — said the expert.

Deployed military is a separate brigade, and without reformation it cannot be part of the mentioned infantry division, not accept another military expert Viktor Litovkin. He suggests that the transfer of troops to the Belarusian border — the response to the effort of NATO forces in Eastern Europe.

Klintsy can become a springboard to attack the Russian troops in the direction of Poland and Lithuania, through Belarus, said military expert Pavel Felgenhauer. Much of a difference, will you include the team in the form of a regiment in the new division or would operate as a separate entity, no, he said. “In Soviet times on the territory of Belarus was a powerful military district. But now it is impossible to agree”, — says the expert. Earlier, on may 29, President Vladimir Putin warned in Athens Poland and Romania about the fact that these countries “will be under the gun.

The threat for Belarus

Bryansk oblast borders on Gomel and Mogilev region of Belarus, as well as Swinscoe and Chernihiv regions of Ukraine. On 21 may, the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said that Russia has not abandoned plans to seize Ukraine and strengthens its forces on the border, planning to deploy additional connection units. Press Secretary of the Ministry of defense of Belarus Vladimir Makarov June 1, declined to comment on the “free” information InformNapalm. to contact Makarov has not yet succeeded.

In the military sphere of mistrust between Belarus and Russia is not never had, but was discontent with Belarus the concept of “Russian world”, in response to which came the concept of the “Belarusian world”, says associate Professor of political theory of MGIMO Kirill Koktysh.

After the annexation of Crimea to Russia and the start of the conflict in the East of Ukraine, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko pointed to the fact that to repeat the Crimean scenario in his country is impossible. This he said at a press conference in January last year. “When I’m alerted in this way, or to say that after Crimea Putin will come to Belarus, I do imagine, let this not can. Well as Russian people coming to Belarus to fight — native, to his native land. Need to calm down, to throw all that nastiness out of my head. We have too many other problems that must be solved,” — quoted Lukashenko, the Belarusian Agency BelTA.

Independent military analyst Anton Lavrov stressed that deployed brigade is not dangerous for Belarus. “This strengthening of the border with Ukraine,” — he said. According to him, previously for 2 thousand km of the Russian-Ukrainian border, there was no strong military units. “Now this problem gradually resolves,” notes the analyst.

“The creation of new divisions is one of the actions in response to the increase in the intensity of the exercise NATO countries, recently observed,” — said on January 22, the commander of Land forces, Colonel-General Oleg Salyukov. Three new divisions will be formed in the Western military district, another new division will be located in Central IN, he said.

Novel compounds according to General-Colonel, will be created on the basis of existing teams. The formation of divisions should be completed by the end of 2016. According to a source close to the defense Ministry, one of the compounds will separate motorized rifle brigade of the 20th field army, which is now deployed in Yelnya in the Smolensk region. The basis for the second division will be the 33rd separate motorized rifle brigade, deployed in March 2015 from Maykop to the city of Novocherkassk, Rostov region. Third division, according to the interlocutor , will be recreated 10th guards tank division in Boguchar Voronezh region.