The Russian military anticipates that an attack will occur on Iran by the summer and has developed an action plan to move Russian troops through neighboring Georgia to stage in Armenia, which borders on the Islamic republic, according to informed Russian sources. Russian Security Council head Viktor Ozerov said that Russian General Military Headquarters has prepared an action plan in the event of an attack on Iran. Dmitry Rogozin, who recently was the Russian ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, warned against an attack on Iran. ďIran is our neighborĒ, Rogozin said. ďIf Iran is involved in any military action, itís a direct threat to our security.Ē Rogozin now is the deputy Russian prime minister and is regarded as anti-Western. He oversees Russiaís defense sector.
Russian Defense Ministry sources say that the Russian military doesnít believe that Israel has sufficient military assets to defeat Iranian defenses and further believes that USZ military action will be necessary. The implication of preparing to move Russian troops not only is to protect its own vital regional interests but possibly to assist Iran in the event of such an attack. Sources add that a Russian military buildup in the region could result in the Russian military potentially engaging Israeli forces, USZ forces, or both. Informed sources say that the Russians have warned of ďunpredictable consequencesĒ in the event Iran is attacked, with some Russians saying that the Russian military will take part in the possible war because it would threaten its vital interests in the region............................................ .Read More