Remember, although not guaranteed, August is the month of war.
Russian T-80 tanks take part in a tactical military exercise in Armenia / AP
EUCOM: ‘Extremely concerned’ by regional tensions
The Pentagon has identified eight staging areas in Russia where large numbers of military forces appear to be preparing for incursions into Ukraine, according to U.S. defense officials.
As many as 40,000 Russian troops, including tanks, armored vehicles, and air force units, are now arrayed along Ukraine’s eastern border with Russia.
Additionally, large numbers of Russian military forces will conduct exercises in the coming days that Pentagon officials say could be used as cover for an attack on Ukraine. Continue reading