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Poland to Double the Size of Military in Response to Security Threat

The size of the Polish military is being nearly doubled in response to the threat posed by Russia and Belarus, Polish deputy prime minister Jarosław Kaczynski said during a visit to the town of Koden near the Belarusian border on July 27.

Existing units are being replenished and three new divisions are being created, for a total of six, with a seventh being a possibility. Polish military presence on Belarusian border is being strengthened as well.

Recently, thousands of Wagner troops and heavy equipment have poured into Belarus from Russia, after the pseudo-PMC’s abortive mutiny against the Kremlin.

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said that he brokered a deal between the Kremlin and Wagner, for the mercenaries to be allowed to peacefully leave Russia in exchange for standing down.

Earlier, Ukraine’s National Resistance Center reported that Wagner was recruiting in Belarus, with the readiness to participate in fighting in Poland and Lithuania as one of the conditions of enlistment.

Officially, Belarus and Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin have said that the mercenaries are there to train Belarusian troops.

Ukraine has said that its border with Belarus is secure and is being monitored.

Source : Yahoo!



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