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Newly published satellite photographs suggest that Russia has rebuilt a weapons storage bunker in its Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad, suggesting that Moscow could be considering placing nuclear weapons there, according to a U.S. think tank.
The photographs, published on June 18 by the Federation of American Scientists, were the latest source of concern for Western military observers about Russia’s capabilities in the region wedged between Lithuania and Poland that is home to Russia’s Baltic Fleet.
Hans Kristensen, a respected nuclear expert and director of the federation’s nuclear information project, said the images showed the weapons bunker, located about 50 kilometers from the Polish border, had been under major renovation since 2016…
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