NATO Places 300,000 Troops On "High Alert" In Readiness For Confrontation With Russia

Tyler Durden's picture

Submitted by Alex Christoforou of The Duran

NATO a preparing a military force of up to 300,000 personnel, capable of being deployed within just two months to attack Russia.

As the world remains fixated on the outcome of Tuesday’s US elections, NATO continues its aggressive troop build up around Russia.

With each passing day, the constant NATO activity is looking more and more like a preparation for full scale conflict with Russia. Something that would become a very real possibility should Hillary Clinton make it to the White House.

Nato soldiers stand on a pontoon bridge constructed across the Vistula river
in Poland during the NATO Anaconda-16 exercise earlier this year

Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg announced that NATO member nations are at this very moment putting hundreds of thousands of troops in a state of high alert, in an effort to deter the fantasy threat from Russia. Stoltenberg said…

“We have seen Russia being much more active in many different ways.”


“We have seen a more assertive Russia implementing a substantial military build-up over many years; tripling defence spending since 2000 in real terms; developing new military capabilities; exercising their forces and using military force against neighbours.”


“We have also seen Russia using propaganda in Europe among NATO allies and that is exactly the reason why NATO is responding. We are responding with the biggest reinforcement of our collective defence since the end of the Cold War.”

The UK’s Examiner reports

Adam Thomson, the outgoing permanent representative to Nato, estimates that at present, it would take the military alliance 180 days to deploy a force of 300,000, and that speeding up this rate is of top importance.


The measures come in response to Russia flexing its military might abroad, allegedly conducting cyber attacks on Washington and holding nuclear war drills at home.


Last week, Moscow was seen as deliberately antagonising Nato by sending hundreds of paratroopers to a Serbian airbase despite Nato holding disaster relief exercises just 150 miles away in Montenegro.


Putin’s decision to hold military drills so close to Nato’s emergency exercises in Montenegro – which went ahead despite Moscow’s drills – was seen as a brazen stand-off between both sides.


Igor Sutyagin, an expert at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, said: “Russia wants to show that it can intimidate NATO… and NATO is saying to Russia, ‘If you show up, we’ll be there as well’.”


Meanwhile, Russian authorities have been accused of attempting to pervert the democratic process of the US presidential election by hacking into Democrat emails and sharing findings with vigilante publishers such as WikiLeaks and DC Leaks.

In summary, NATO justifies its military build up around Russia as a response to:

  • Alleged Russian cyber attacks to influence the US elections…allegations made by the honest and trustworthy Clinton campaign, and half heartedly commented on by US Intelligence Czar James Clapper, a man who lied under oath to the American public.
  • Russia’s military exercises in its own country. I repeat, military exercises within its own borders.
  • Russia sending hundreds of paratroopers to long time ally Serbia.
  • “Russia using propaganda in Europe among NATO allies”. Whatever that means? Its cryptic and nonsensical…and of course we know the US and NATO allies never ever engage in propaganda against Russia, or other nations for that matter.

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knukles's picture

Another "Sounded like a good idea at the time." moment

chubbar's picture

These people running our country are clearly insane or have an agenda that is unseen at this time.

TahoeBilly2012's picture

Correct, it's a called One World Government and Russia is not playing ball. They have no plan B, Sampson option destroy the world.

greenskeeper carl's picture

Already? Good news for trump? They know killery won't win so they have to go ahead and start the war before trump takes office?

philipat's picture

Excuse me but WHAT rising tensions with the Baltic States? I am aware of NOTHING that Russia has done to threaten The Baltics? In fact,  this act in itself is the rising of tensions with the Baltic States? American foreign policy on display at its finest.

walküre's picture

Succession of Bush 1, Clinton 1, Bush 2... Clinton 2?

Clinton 1 already fucked up the Balkans badly. Now time for Clinton 2 to fuck up the Baltics?

Why does the world give these people the time of day...


fx's picture

In totally unrelated news, the wannabe progressives in the USA are almost bursting in jubilation of a Killary victory 24 hours from now. What did the fat M. Moore say? If the trumpsters whin and blow up the system, it will feel good to them - for a day or a week? The same can and will be said about the Hillary-land folks. It will feel good for a day or two to have stopped the Donald. But at what price! Instead of Trump, they placed a corrupt warmongering liar into the white house that will make GWB look like a priest of peace and moderation.

847328_3527's picture


300,000 human bodies.

How much is that in canon fodder?

Bankers are happy.

eforce's picture

Russia represents the NWO, we are witnessing the end days of the OWO.

ThanksChump's picture

There's talk of legalizing weed here as well.

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yippee kiyay (not verified) ThanksChump Nov 7, 2016 10:27 PM

The truth about the conflict with Russia NO ONE dares to reveal.

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beauticelli (not verified) yippee kiyay Nov 7, 2016 10:28 PM

leave russia alone

beauticelli's picture
beauticelli (not verified) beauticelli Nov 7, 2016 10:28 PM

or face the consequences

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land_of_the_few's picture

Maybe that's the "high" part of "high alert" :D

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

Russia represents the Sane World Order, which certainly would be a new way of doing things. The past 70 years of the Stale World Order Pox Americana has gone on far too long and killed far too many people.

booboo's picture

Dead me pay no tax, thats why the bankers hate the nuetron bomb, it kilss everyone but leaves the buildings standing, no fucking money in that.

Stuck on Zero's picture

Reverse the "threat" a bit and you get:

"Russia places 300,000 troops in Cuba because the U.S. has been making propaganda statements."

N0TME's picture

DING DING DING DING, what do we have for him Johnny???

Well said by the way, in a nail on the head, kinda way.

kindasketchy's picture

They'll still feel pretty good because they'll continue to buy into the MSM's pitch that this is about democracy blah blah blah. And even if they come close acknowledging the truth, they'll say it doesn't matter because (1) GWB started it and/or (2) GWB was worse.

Allen_H's picture

And horse face suddenly takes a trip to Antarctica, Airfarce 1 and 2 have also taken off, as well as a couple of doomsday planes, interesting. Seems like the rats are jumping ship. The jews are upset.

Killdo's picture

because these psychopaths in charge have managed to train American sheeple really well - they are scared and confused and cannot think.

Regarding Balkans - you probably mean Serbia? I was in serbia a few months ago and glad to see how much happier peopel there are than the Americans I see here in California. Everyone has a lot of friends and family, there are always guests around eating dinners together, laughing, hanging ou twith old friends etc. children are happy and free to play outside unattended (my little nephew plays soccer with his friends outside unattended at 10pm in Belgrade the capital).

I have never seen so many young children in any country. Everyone is happier than $hitlery ever was - and funnily they don't even hate Americans. They are too busy living their lives and having fun to think about $hitlery and her wars.

My cousin is visiting me from serbia on business - he showed me the world map of $hitlery vs trump (which country supports which candidate) - Serbia was I think 98% Trump - the most pro-Trump country I think in the world.


Crash Overide's picture

Imagine the cool spaceships and Moon/Mars bases we could have if our foreign policy was cooperating with the Russians instead of trying to start a war to make more money for the NWO.

Savvy's picture

This might help

My demented (and oft ridiculed) imagination suggests the Baltics are the entry point for Soros' invasion of Russia with his African army currently marching and raping their way across Europe.

Nexus789's picture

Exactly. The Russians are simply responding to each NATO move as they cannot be sure if it is dumb, or it actually means something. 300,000 is meaningless in the context of taking on Russia. Revised Russian military docrltrine envisages a massive response to any attack.

Razor_Edge's picture

Putin has said the next war will not be on Russian soil. Hold onto your hats.

SoDamnMad's picture

Well they placed a nuc right across the border in Belarus opposite the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius.  Of course it is a power station who has offered to sell Lithuania electricty. Doesn't that count if you take out the truth of what it actually is?

land_of_the_few's picture

Which of course was an open minded attempt at trade but naturally the Lithuanians are too much under the heel to take it at face value. They had a Soviet nuke plant of their own that they closed, I guess they don't need power anymore since demand has collapsed in the region due to *no f**ing industry anymore* and *depopulation*.

land_of_the_few's picture

Nothing's happening. All hot air. All the prancing around happens in rural muddy fields then they go home. No one even sees it.

Army recruitment there fails and only makes about half of the target numbers - the locals don't want any part of it, particularly the younger generations and all generations have said they would flip sides without a second thought.

The older ones are weapons trained and would have the visiting fresh-faced high schoolie metros for breakfast. Particularly as they don't speak any local languages and stand out like a Hillary supporter at a gun show.

Mike Masr's picture

These stupid warmongering neocon assholes. There is no Russian aggression. Why would Russia want these 3 piss-hole baltic nations, or any Western European nations for that matter? The Russian Federation land mass can fit over 2 continental United States territory. They have more land than they could ever use. Area: 6.602 million mi² 

This land mass is so large, diverse and rich that foreign nations and armies have desired it and have fought wars with Russia seeking it. See Mongols, Napoleon and Adolph Hitler.

WTF, I will say it again. Why the fuck would Russia want these 3 tiny little shithole nations of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia? They don't, but that's not what these warmongering neocon jerks want you to think!!!

These war mongering neocons won't stop until we have literally minutes to live. Russia has underground facilitities for every man women and child in the Russian Federation. In the US only the so-called elites have some underground place to hide. We peons and serfs will simply be vaporized into non-existance. They know this and don’t give a fuck.

Of course today's US elites think that a nuclear war is winnable. The truth is that the world will not even be fit for human life after a full scale nuclear, chemical and biological exchange. Who thinks it stops at nuclear? Russia inherited the WMD arsenal of the Soviet Union. There are enough chemical and biological weapons in the Russian Federation to kill everyone on earth twenty times.

While 30,000 US veterans sleep on the streets, while our infrastructure crumbles, while our social security fund depletes and whats left of our jobs go to China and Mexico, sleep well. Our neocons are doing this to deter the evil Russian boogeymen.    


Fisherman Blue's picture

President elact Trump should superceed Obama and order nato to pull back the troops.

ModernMusket's picture

You hit the nail on the head. Same reason they went after Hussein. The New World Order has no room for separatists.

JohninMK's picture

Notice that hidden within these announcements is a steady build up of the US (occupation) troops in Europe.

Its only for our protection of course. Right.

Freely elected Governments need US support. Right.

847328_3527's picture

Zato places 300,000 reluctant slightly overweight Europeans [to defend Bankers' interests] on high alert.

Russia places 500,000 avid strong patriots defending their homeland on high alert.

China places 2,000,000 highly trained physically fit patriots on high alert.

I'm bad at maff, but if Bushm Soweto and Hillary couldn't take a bunch of cave dwellers out, then the outcome looks pretty clear.

ThanksChump's picture

Listening to Tool "AEnima".


Appropriate music is important.


I sure could use a vacation from this three ring circus sideshow of freaks.

Due North's picture

Follow it with RATM's SNAKECHARMER for great effect.

Forty Six and 2's picture


Fret for your power and

Fret for your donars and

Fret for your news conference and

Fret for your lies and 

Fret for your campaigns and

Fret for your pedo rings and

Fret for your wars and 

Fret for your legacy


Only way to fix it is to flush it all away


Mom's gonna fix it all soon

Mom's comin 'round to put it the way it ought to be


Mom please flush it all away 

I want to see it go right on down

I want to watch go right in

Watch you flush it all away


I wanna see it come down

Bring it down

Suck it down

Flush it down



Shemp 4 Victory's picture


We have also seen Russia using propaganda in Europe among NATO allies and that is exactly the reason why NATO is responding.

Translation: "We are afraid of RT because they contradict our propaganda with unfair truths, causing people to laugh at our lies, and this butthurt is exactly the reason why NATO is responding."

Volkodav's picture

RT Exposed in leaked video: Watch how "Russian Propaganda" really works

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

Oh, that's a good one. Funny and well done satire. NATO idiots probably think this is how RT operates in real.

Reminds me of another video from 2014, "FSB agent detained in Kiev." Even without subtitles, it exhibits a sublime sense of humor. Especially funny is the "FSB ID" which has a photo of Stalin in his early 20s and is personally signed by Putin.

TnAndy's picture

Which is why the nukes will fly shortly after festivities begin.

Vageling's picture

Not only that. It takes ZATO 180 days to assemble 300K of troops?  3 months... It takes em 3 months to gather 300,000 troops... 

Hello! Insane much? My guess is the Russians take less time to deploy an equal massive force. They haven't been sitting on their hands either. So by the time you stand there all geared up you already are outnumbered. But I guess I suck as bad at maff as you do ;)

What after that? Pull all the boys and girls that are 18+ and give them some stones to throw and move them to the frontline? Unless the US brings weapons they are pretty much unarmed soldiers, well cannon fodder. If you need to give them basic training and move them to the battle that alone will take some months. 

Depending on advanced weapons is not smart here as the Russian ain't some sand savages with simple weaponry. I remember they went to war in Georgia. Didn't went smooth for them (understatement, I know) but they won still as Georgian forces retreated. Killed a lot of people. That was 2008. Now Syria... It's 2016. They learned a thing or two as well. 

Yup something about maff... 

kidbroge's picture

Exactly, and where playing a game of chicken. Ain't no way we got the balls. This is a test to see how the opposition will react. Will the fat cats reallywant to give up the good life to go live in a bunker? I doubt it and hope to God this is all a bluff.

Crash Overide's picture

But but but look how close Russia put it's country to all those NATO bases...

Talleyrand's picture

Russians are the last free, white, Christian nation. A nation is a people with a common language, a shared culture, a shared view of the world and of what is important in life. Therein lies their strength. The US is no longer a nation. The US is a political abstraction, as are its NATO handmaidens. They cannot defeat Russia. They will die trying.

Fuck with the Russian people (and the Russian winter) and you'll draw back a did Napolean, as did Hitler..

The Russians will stand and fight the Mohameden savages when no one else will. Thank God for the Russian people.

Ranger4564's picture

Plan A - Run the world

Plan B - Ruin the world

yogibear's picture

Putin has refused to join their NWO club.

So their out to get him. Putin has nukes and they will use them if these power hungry NWO aholes keep getting more aggressive.

nibiru's picture

They need to have a war. 


Too much debt makes you go to war. Happened to Hitler now time to Democrats do the same.