“The civilian industrial production of the countries of the Atlantic Alliance should be reoriented to the military sphere,” the military leader said.

At the same time, Bauer acknowledged that the organization had lost its monopoly on military initiative.

According to him, Russia allegedly intends to return to the borders of the Soviet Union, and NATO is ready for a direct confrontation with Moscow.

Earlier, the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said that NATO was fully embroiled in a confrontation with Russia.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in turn, said that Russia's success in Ukraine will bring serious problems to NATO.