Russia moving nuclear-capable missiles into Kaliningrad - U.S. intelligence official

Russia moving nuclear-capable missiles into Kaliningrad - U.S. intelligence official
 

Russia is moving nuclear-capable missiles into Kaliningrad, a tiny Russian enclave sitting between Poland and Lithuania, a U.S. intelligence official said Friday, confirming Estonian news reports.
Russia's reasons for shipping the 500-kilometer-range Iskander-M missiles to Kaliningrad "could be innocuous," said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
"They moved a similar missile system to Kaliningrad in 2014 for a military exercise. It could also be a political gesture - a show of strength - to express displeasure with NATO," said the official.
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7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 38
Source: Reuters
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