Russian President Vladimir Putin commissioned Defense Minister SergeyIvanov to carry out comprehensive military exercises in Russia's Far East.At a meeting with the command of the Pacific Fleet, he stressed theimportance of tactical exercises and interaction with neighboringcountries. The President said that the implementation of a comprehensiveand consistent national naval policy was one of the government'spriorities. The main aim of this policy is to strengthen the navalpotential of the country..
Putin said that NATO increased its military personnel by 10,000 people in the areas where NATO troops should not even be in accordance with key documents
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969