British troops deployed to Estonia to ‘deter Russia’ with HUGE war game

British troops deployed to Estonia to ‘deter Russia’ with HUGE war game
 

More than 800 UK personnel are currently stationed in the Baltic state as part of a Nato group alongside Danish, Canadian and Estonian forces.
The deployment of troops is a bid to deter Russian aggression and prove Nato is a "very capable force" ready to deal with a raft of threats, a senior UK officer has said.
The British Army is providing the bulk of the numbers through the armoured infantry task force of the 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh.
Senior Major of The Royal Welsh, Darren Hughes, said his troops are aware of why they are in Estonia.
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13 February 2018 in World News, Views: 32
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