SHARE Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Russia's plan: protect or attack?
A special report entitled "Security in the Eastern Baltic" by the Russian Association of Baltic Studies (RABS) was presented on Tuesday.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, September 30, 2019 New Era of Anti-Russian Policy Begins In EU
Valdis Dombrovskis, former Prime Minister of Latvia, has become a Vice President of the European Commission for Economic Affairs after the redistribution of authorities in EU structures this week. He will control the preservation of sanctions against Russia. This situation is a dream of politicians from the Baltic States.
SHARE Wednesday, July 31, 2019 The Baltics with ships, but without electricity
It became known yesterday that Lithuania will acquire a rescue vessel for the naval forces worth about 40 million euros. "The contract with the winner of the tender for the construction of the vessel is planned to be signed in December of this year," the ministry said. A preliminary cost estimate is 39.4 million euros.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 15, 2019 Who really flexes muscles in Baltic region?
Large-scale NATO manoeuvres "Iron Wolf 2019" (Gelezinis Vilkas 2019) in Lithuania started on 8 June. Military personnel from the USA, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Denmark, the Czech Republic and Estonia also take part in addition to the Lithuanian soldiers. Some of them are members of the forward-based NATO battalion stationed in Lithuania.
SHARE Friday, June 14, 2019 The price of NATO-Russia contention
Nowadays, tensions between the main political forces of the world are growing. Tightness in relations between the United States and Russia is observed in the political, economic and military spheres.
SHARE Saturday, June 1, 2019 The US Sells "Fear" to Europe
The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) has considered several options for the outcome of the military conflict between Russia and Europe if the US withdraws from NATO.
SHARE Friday, May 31, 2019 The way NATO controls the armed forces of the Baltics
In accordance with mass media resources, the headquarters of the international division "North" (HQ MND N) has begun to work lately at the Ādaži military base near Riga (Latvia). This divisional HQ includes combat units of Latvia, Denmark and Estonia.
SHARE Thursday, May 30, 2019 Baltic countries can collapse like the USSR
The Baltic countries are intensively increasing their military power. This is evidenced by information from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). At the end of 2018 Lithuania and Latvia were in the top ten countries in the world which demonstrate the highest rates of defence spending.
SHARE Thursday, March 7, 2019 Ukraine is a stone of discord for the US and Lithuania
The Lithuanian government has decided in February to donate Soviet-made light small arms ammunition to the Ukraine Ministry of Defence (MoD). Worth €255,000 and transferred on a non-reimbursable basis, the ammunition can be used in automatic rifles, machine-guns to ensure national security and defence.
SHARE Monday, March 4, 2019 The Biggest Failure Of Dragon 2019
The exercise Dragon 2019 is one of the largest exercises in Poland and is held every two years. In June of this year the head of the exercise will be General Jaroslav Mika, commander-in-chief of the Polish armed forces.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 28, 2019 The Baltic sky sold to NATO
NATO systematically accompanies Russian aircraft over the Baltics. At the same time, the Russian Defense Ministry has repeatedly stated that all flights that had been carried out strictly complied with international rules for the use of airspace over neutral waters, without violating other state's borders.
SHARE Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Independent Europe depends on the US
Despite the "peaceful goals", it is quite obvious, that US withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (formally, Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Elimination of Their Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles) is another step toward a new arms race and confrontation with Russia.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 16, 2019 What threatens Lithuania in 2019
As we know, National security Threat Assessment by the state security Department of the Republic of Lithuania (VsD) and the second investigation Department under the Ministry of national Defence (AOTD) has been presented to the public last week in accordance with the Articles 8 and 26 of the law on intelligence of the Republic of Lithuania.
SHARE Friday, February 1, 2019 Is Russia a real threat to the Baltics?
The working dinner will be attended by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix. They will present to the Ministers the work the organisations under their lead are doing on Women, Peace and Security and discuss further cooperation with the EU.