Russian President Vladimir Putin has deployed 7,000 Russian troops near Armenia’s border with Turkey, on the Armenian government’s request.
The soldiers from the 58th Army Corps will be stationed on the Armenia-Turkey border .
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According to local media, the decree to send the troops to Armenia was already signed by Russian President Putin, and the deployment will start soon.
The Russian troops are expected to be equipped with missiles and tanks.
The Armenian government has supposedly asked Russia to deploy its troops to the Turkey border as it fears an armed attack on the country.