NATO announced its largest military exercises in years will begin next week – the last week in January. 90,000 personnel are set to participate in drills over several months. The drills are targeted at showing alliance forces can defend all of its territory right up to the border of Russia, according to NATO officials.
NATO has been reinforcing security on its eastern limits with Russia and Ukraine. This exercise is the largest of its kind since the Cold War. These war games are meant to deter Russia from Targeting member countries.