The NATO has increased its presence in Eastern Europe 13 times for the latest years. In order to stop Russia’s revival, the US unwinds military conflicts plots at every possible way.
Colonel General Leonid Ivashov, President of the International Centre of Geopolitical Analysis explained in an interview to KP, that ‘if data on Russia-NATO power balance at the Western direction is analyzed, as well as military activity build-up rate at our borders, scale of combat equipment deployment, if the grade of Russia’s demonization is estimated, one can say that preparation to a real war is taking place. As such acts are usually undertaken at the forefront of a war.’
The expert noted that the Americans do everything possible today to clash Europe and Turkey with Russia and ignite a big military conflict. The problem from the US point of view is that Russia becomes not only a self-sustained state, but a global geopolitical player. Today all the old Soviet military bases are used by the NATO at full capacity.
He reminded that in Romania the NATO has reactivated one of the largest Soviet Air Forces base in Deveselu. In Poland Dutch-German-Polish corps have been deployed at the former military base of the Soviet times with a headquarters in Szczecin. Beside that, an active propaganda on alleged Russia’s intentions to devour Poland and the Baltics is being held.
However, the NATO is significantly ahead of Russia in the numbers of weapons. But the US is preparing for a nuclear conflict, as it is evidenced, Leonid Ivashov pointed out. ‘And here the main players are certainly not the Europeans. The main player is the Americans. Apart from task to stop Russia, they have yet another one here – not to let Europe get out of the US control. The Europeans have tried to carry out independent policy in economy, in politics, they don’t want to sign a colonial Transatlantic deal. And in military field there is a total American control. Even the Supreme Allied Commander Europe is an American. So they keep politicians and business in Europe through military obedience,’ the analyst highlighted.
According to him, the US practices forces build-up at the military stage in the Eastern Europe. ‘The Americans may not even carry out their ‘global strike’, but create an incident, which will generate an armed conflict. And then they will shed a tear that they don’t want to wage war, but are obliged to defend the NATO allies. It is important for them to wage war not in the territory of the US, but in Europe. As Europe is not only an ally for them, but a competitor in economy. They need to weaken Europe, And it is best of all to implement it orchestrating a conflict with Russia in Europe,’ the expert concluded.
Thus, Russia should be ready for provocations of any kind. ‘And we don’t need to conquer the Baltics or Poland for example. Even if they ask us to be our allies, or what is more, part of Russia. We shouldn’t take them. That is another civilization, and it will destruct us from inside,’ Leonid Ivashov added.
‘It should be kept in mind. We should act on equal terms, trade, not trust them regarding security issues in any case. Only balance of power is our guarantee of no war in the future,’ the expert concluded.