Russia Says It Would Match Any U.S. Military Buildup

A Russian defense official said on Monday that his country would swiftly respond to any moves by the United States to build up military resources in Eastern Europe by fortifying its western border with more troops, tanks, planes and missile systems.

The Pentagon is reportedly considering plans to store heavy weaponry, tanks and other vehicles in the Baltics. Russia says it would view the moves as the most aggressive step since the Cold War.

ABC’s Tom Rivers joined us from London to discuss.