Press service of the Gorchakov Fund received an article by famous Italian journalist Fulvio Scaglione, who was Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Catholic weekly "Famiglia Cristiana" (Milan) in 2000-2016. This is what he writes:
“Trucks with Russian experts have arrived in Italy. But who ended up with Atlanticism? What fragile nerves one should have to burst out with that verbal tornado regarding arrival of 130 military men from Russia to Italy headed by General Kikot while the NATO forces are browsing the continent with military training maneuvers “Cold Response 2020” (in a reduced format due the coronavirus)? And while NATO is comprehensively preparing for military training exercises “Defend Europe”, which should take place in April unless the coronavirus interferes. We are talking about development of military operation skills (same as last time, in the war “against” Russia), which will involve almost 40 000 soldiers, including the largest contingent of the US military forces in Europe (20 000 people) over the past 25 years”.
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