Russian submarines may intentionally cause damage to undersea communications cables that provide Internet and other communications in North America and Europe. It is reported by the Washington Post, citing military officials.

Russia, in the event of damage to these cables can be able to use an important data line. According to officials, the Kremlin has deployed in the area of cables activity, “unprecedented since the cold war.”

“Russia is clearly showing interest in the underwater infrastructure of NATO,” said commander of submarine forces NATO Andrew Lennon.

The Alliance, in turn, revived comandati item, which was closed after the cold war. NATO allies are also increasing measures to detect Russian submarines.

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