Russian military vehicles moving near North Korea border
Posted on April 16, 2017
Russia has reportedly moved military vehicles towards Vladivostok, just eight miles from the border with North Korea.
Unconfirmed by the Russian government, the military movements was spotted by residents in the border city and posted on social media.
According to Sunday Express, a military convoy of eight surface-to-air missiles, part of Russian Air Defence, were on the move to Vladivostok, where Vladimir Putin already has a major navy base.
This comes after US prepares to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Korea should officials become convinced that North Korea is about to follow through with a nuclear weapons test.
According to NBC News, U.S. has positioned two destroyers capable of shooting cruise missiles in the region, one just 300 miles from the North Korean nuclear test site.
US Air Force heavy bombers are also positioned in Guam to attack North Korea should it be necessary, and earlier this week, the Pentagon announced that the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group was being diverted to the area.