“We are witnessing the withdrawal of Russian forces from the area near the border with Ukraine, but Moscow’s announcement of its withdrawal is not enough for us to feel comfortable,” a representative of the US Defense Department told Reuters.

It is too early to say exactly which forces are being pulled and what equipment appears to be leaving behind. But I can assure you that we are watching very carefully The interviewer told Reuters.

Thursday Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu He ordered the forces of the two military regions, southern and western, to return to the permanent disintegration sites. Shoujo talked about it Annexation of CrimeaWhere finally A training exercise involving 10,000 soldiers.

Shortly thereafter, NATO issued a statement declaring the alliance that “all steps are in their way.” De-escalation by Russia Mission and long overdue (…) NATO remains vigilant and will continue to closely monitor the unjustified formation of the Russian Armed Forces in and around Ukraine. “

By testing the readiness of its forces, Russia recently justified the transfer of troops to the Black Sea and Crimea, in isolation from Ukraine. On its territory, the Russian Armed Forces conduct extensive training by the units of the Southern Military District and the Airborne Forces.