US parked carrier (USS Bush) at Syrian dorstep, Russia parked 3 warships (between Syria and US carrier) there too and i guess a cuple of subs as well, and now the Bear has spoken (Medvedov means "of the bear" in english):
Obviously Russians have enough of the BS they were getting and are getting serious. Normally Russians don't do it so loudly i.e. presidential adress which in their lingo is shouting "now we are deadly serious" (the only louder thing is sending troops which they did by sending 3 warships).
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Cutting straight to the chase - in a nationally televized appearance by Russian president Dmitry Medvedev: in response to what the Russian believes is an active incursion and a potential act of eventual aggression on behalf of NATO countries in Eastern Europe (and hence the US), he he said the following (7 minutes in):
First, I am instructing the Defense Ministry to immediately put the missile attack early warning radar station in Kaliningrad on combat alert.
Second, protective cover of Russia's strategic nuclear weapons, will be reinforced as a priority measure under the programme to develop out air and space defenses.
Third, the new strategic ballistic missiles commissioned by the Strategic Missile Forces and the Navy will be equipped with advanced missile defense penetration systems and new highly-effective warheads.
Fourth, I have instructed the Armed Forces to draw up measures for disabling missile defense system data and guidance systems if need be...
Fifth, if the above measures prove insufficient, the Russian Federation will deploy modern offensive weapon systems in the west and south of the country, ensuring our ability to take out any part of the US missile defense system, in Europe. One step in this process will be to deploy Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad Region.
Other measures to counter the European missile defense system will be drawn up and implemented as necessary. Furthermore, if the situation continues to develop not in Russia's favor we reserve the right to discontinue further disarmament and arms control measures. Besides, given the intrinsic link between strategic offensive and defensive arms, conditions for our withdrawal from the New START Treaty could also arise."
Just my humble opinion:
If no fly-zone over Syria is declared (nowday lingo for a NATO bombing campaign) or US tries funny bussines Iran gets S-300 systems (which are held back at US request), probaly an upgrade of their BUK and THOR AA systems, an upgrade for Shkval's...... and God only knows what Chinese will sent to Iran (my guess their new anti-ship missiles with range up to 500km and new planes both held back at US request). Iskanders are probably going to Kaliningrad (they first mentioned that when Bush jr. was president but never publicly)