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US, Russia hold parallel military drills in the Balkans
The Serbia-Russia exercises at a training ground near Belgrade comes as large-scale U.S. Army-led drills dubbed Defender Europe 2021 are held across Europe.
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Serbia blasts top NATO general over Russia
Serbia’s defense minister blasted NATO’s top general on Monday for saying that one of the biggest threats for Europe is increasing Russian influence in the Balkans.
By Dusan Stojanovic, The Associated Press
Top general says Balkans, not Baltics the most vulnerable to Russian influence
The Supreme Allied Commander, U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, told senators he sees the Balkans and the Arctic as key threat areas as NATO follows Russia's provocations in the region.
By Todd South