WW4 File/Communist Bloc Military Updates: 49 NATO warships, 61 aircraft, one submarine, 5,600 allied troops, including amphibious landing force of 700 US, Finnish, Swedish troops, participating in BALTOPS 15 maneuver between June 5-20, neutral Helsinki, Stockholm nervous over Russian aggression in Ukraine; 3 USAF B-52 strategic bombers from Minot AFB, 2 B-2 stealth bombers from Whiteman AFB touch down at Fairford, UK, AFGSC airmen to join BALTOPS, Saber Strike 15 exercises over Baltic Sea, Baltic states, Poland; US Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade training 700 Ukrainian National Guard soldiers in country’s W. region, 700 miles from insurgency-torn Donbass; Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov grumps: “The participation of instructors or specialists from third countries on Ukrainian territory, where the domestic Ukrainian conflict is unresolved, could destabilize the situation”; Russian military once again amasses heavy fire power, erects makeshift bases along border with Ukraine, wraps up 4-day snap drill involving 100s of fighter jets, anti-aircraft missiles, 12,000 troops, announces intense combat training regime this summer in E. Military District; Lukashenko signals support for Putin, Belarusian special forces repel simulated invasion near border with NW Ukraine, coordinate ops with border guards

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