25 Chilling Ways Russia is Preparing for World War III

We’ve all wondered when World War III will start. Educated people have made guesses and tried their best to predict it. When it comes down to it though, nobody can be sure. If it does happen, it will most likely catch us by surprise. Having said that, some countries are expecting it sooner than others. These are 25 Chilling Ways Russia is Preparing for World War III.

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Russia has unveiled plans to massively ramp up its military over the course of 2017, primarily the number of tanks, armored vehicles, and aircraft.

PutinSource: bbc.com
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At the beginning of 2017, Russia launched its biggest Arctic military push since the fall of the Soviet Union.

ArcticSource: telegraph.co.uk
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Russia boasted on national television about sailing three frigates (warships) to Syria in order to head off potential US counter-strikes. Following the Syrian government gas attack, the US struck anyway.

navy shipsSource: reuters.com
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Russia has been testing new long range missiles for its navy as well as building more frigates with long range capabilities.

Russian navy shipSource: express.co.uk
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In 2016, Russian told government employees to recall their children back to Russia if they were being educated abroad. This move is apparently intended to prevent them from being educated by the "enemy."

desksSource: reuters.com


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