Sweden increases patrol on Gotland

Stockholm: On Jan 13, Sweden’s military said that it was ramping up its visible activities on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland amidst heightened tensions between NATO and Russia. Moscow has frightened the West by massing troops near Ukraine, spurring fears that it is considering invading. Swedish Lieutenant General Michael Claesson, Chief of Joint Operations at the Armed Forces, from Thursday troops were patrolling the harbour and airport of Visby, Gotland’s main town.

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