News Mobile Overseas Bureau | Friday April 21, 2017

Putin sends troops to Russia’s border with North Korea after China

 
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Vladimir Putin is sending troops and equipment to Russia’s border with North Korea over fears the US is preparing to attack Kim Jong-un.

The Russian President fears there will be a huge exodus of North Korean refugees if his American counterpart, Donald Trump, launches military action against Pyongyang.

It comes days after it emerged that China is also sending 150,000 soldiers to its southern frontier to cope with the tidal wave of North Koreans Beijing fears would flee across the border if war breaks out.

The footage emerged appearing to show how Putin is reinforcing his 11-mile border with North Korea by relocating troops and equipment.

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Vladimir Putin is sending troops and equipment to Russia’s border with North Korea over fears the US is preparing to attack Kim Jong-un. Footage shows a train carrying Russian tanks to the border in the country’s far south-east.

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Russia is sending troops to its tiny border with North Korea while China is also understood to have sent 150,000 soldiers to its southern frontier amid fears of a refugee crisis in the event of war.

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Vladimir Putin is reinforcing his border with North Korea by relocating troops and equipment, including helicopters (left) and tanks (right)

The pictures highlight military helicopter movements towards the North Korean border and manoeuvres across rough terrain by army combat vehicles.

Other reports suggest there have been military moves by road as well.

Another clip highlights military helicopter movements towards the North Korean border and manoeuvres across rough terrain by army combat vehicles

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The movements of troops and equipment have been described as ‘a preventive but necessary’ measure.

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The movements of troops and equipment have been described as ‘a preventive but necessary’ measure.

However, it is not the first time that North Korea has broken the peace in the region, that’s why this situation deserves attention.

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