Sweden is preparing a bridge-head for attacking Russia

Summary

Sweden is preparing a bridge-head for attacking Russia and is basing soldiers and military vehicles on the Island of Gotland, a popular tourist resort in the Baltic Sea.

Disproof

Recurrent pro-Kremlin disinformation on western military, encircling Russia. Similar cases here and here.

Sweden established a military unit on the island of Gotland in 2018, consisting of a few hundred conscripts; hardly sufficient to attack Russia.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 146
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 22/04/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Sweden
  • Keywords: Baltic sea, Military, Encircling Russia
  • Outlet: Utro.ru
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