Members of the US Army 2nd Brigade 69th Regiment 2nd Battalion are pictured at Mockava railway station in Lithuania. Photo: AFP
Members of the US Army 2nd Brigade 69th Regiment 2nd Battalion are pictured at Mockava railway station in Lithuania. Photo: AFP
Belarus

Hundreds of US troops arrive in Lithuania as Belarus tensions mount

  • Soldiers were due to take part in series of military exercises near the border with Belarus
  • Lithuanian official says the deployment is ‘not associated with any events in the region’

Members of the US Army 2nd Brigade 69th Regiment 2nd Battalion are pictured at Mockava railway station in Lithuania. Photo: AFP
Members of the US Army 2nd Brigade 69th Regiment 2nd Battalion are pictured at Mockava railway station in Lithuania. Photo: AFP
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