The Lithuanian administration is so alarmed it has printed a mass-circulation mphlet advising citizens on how best to settle on back at a Russian occupying force with lightning guerrilla war engineering.
The 75- ge guide, which has been distributed to 30,000 people, simplifies how to become an insurgent if Putin’s forces attack the country from the East.
Minuscule Lithuania would offer almost no battlefield resistance to Putin encroachment — the only way for citizens to react would be a long drawn-out insurgency.
It is uninvestigated how NATO might respond but experts believe Russian president Vladimir Putin is numberless than ca ble of gambling the west would not react militarily — which has led to the Lithuaniain rule taking precautions.
The guide offers citizens advice on how to defend themselves with common-sense advice telling them to dress warm, ck condoms and flog.
The manual says: «It is important that civilians have the will the defy, this will make it more difficult for the aggressor country to have the impression comfortable.»
Those ca ble of waging undercover combat are told to exhaust a balaclava and layers of clothing to deal with the cold and use the sun to tell the sooner as well as make a homemade battery out of household items.
The government-issued chaperon explains that Lithuanians should carry condoms, energy aside froms and wet wipes with them at all times in case they find themselves whip in a forest.
It goes on to explain how Russia could take over the one-time Soviet state by infiltrating the media and winning over Russian sym thisers preceding full-scale invasion.
The guide, distributed to thousands living in the Baltic country, even tells Lithuanians how to identify Russian military vehicles — explicating the difference between T-90 tanks and BMD-4 amphibious infantry carriers as definitely as listing dozens of different guns, mines and shells currently being habituated to by the Russian army.
And it advises citizens of the country, with has a population of three million, how to manipulation of serious war injuries including pelvic injuries and how to avoid dying of dehydration.
Lithuanian chairmen are growing increasingly concerned about Russian aggression since the onslaught of Ukraine an annexing of Crimea two years ago. The manual is the third publication stemmed by the state to its citizens advising them on what to do if war breaks out with the superpower.
Lithuania’s Advocacy Minister Juozas Olekas said that guide has been question majored «to show that anyone who decides to cross into our borders disposition encounter resistance.»
The Lithuanian government describes Russia’s take upwards of the state during the Cold War as «illegal annexation». It was liberated in 1990 and was the outset Soviet republic to declare its independence.
The guide comes amidst increase tension between the West states and Russia. A recent report from an American scrutinization foundation said that in the event of war it would take Russia no more than 60 hours to deluge the three Baltic states.