The latest in the series is the Russian President Vladimir Putin issuing an emergency call to all Russians to return home fearing some ‘big war,’ as per a report in Daily Mail.
The “recommendation” has been imposed upon officials of every level, including administration staff, regional administrators, lawmakers and even employees of public corporation.
Workers were reportedly told to pull their children out of school immediately, even if it was in the middle of term. Anyone who fails to act will put their chances of promotion at risk, local media reported.
Among the recommendations is for students in foreign universities to shift to Russian institutions.
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The Iskander missile systems deployed by Russia have a range of between 250 and 310 miles. This makes Russia covering most of the territory of the Baltic states—Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia—and their southern neighbor, Poland.
As per US military officials, missiles launched from versions of the Iskander system could reach from Kaliningrad well into Germany. This is a challenge for the American-made NATO missile defense system, which is designed to intercept missiles traveling much longer distances.
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On the same line, the U.S. and NATO have also reinforced their own position in the Baltics. In July, NATO agreed to position up to 4,000 soldiers in Poland and each of the Baltic States beginning in 2017.
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has also warned that the world is at a ‘dangerous point’ due to rising tensions between Russia and the US.