NATO Escalating Nuclear Drills Against Russia, Head of Russia's Border Service Reveals

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On May 21, Russia commenced the first stage of exercises involving practical training in the preparation and usage of non-strategic nuclear weapons. The drills are held in response to provocative statements and threats made by Western officials, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.
NATO is escalating nuclear drills against Russia, Head of Russia's Border Service, Vladimir Kulishov, revealed.
"NATO's intelligence activities near the Russian border are increasing, the intensity of operational and combat training of the alliance's troops is growing," Kulishov said.
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Following the provocative remarks and threats from Western officials, Russia began the first phase of military exercises on May 21, focusing on practical training for the preparation and deployment of non-strategic nuclear weapons, the Russian Defense Ministry stated.