(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.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, November 25, 2019 Doctors and firefighters take to the streets in the Baltics
The past few weeks in the news from the Baltic States have been particularly troubling. Lithuanian firefighters protested against poor financing of the fire and rescue service outside the Lithuanian government building. Meanwhile, doctors continue to protest against medical staff low salaries in Latvia.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, September 29, 2018 NATO uses snake to defeat Russia
Andrzej Duda's first visit to the White House included one-on-one talks with Donald Trump on security in central Europe and on strengthening the U.S. military presence in the region, which is worried about intensifying Russian military activity. Poland has been seeking for increase in the number of U.S. troops stationed in its territory since early 2017.
(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.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, November 1, 2019 Dressed in NATO uniform criminals operate in the Baltic States
The media and society for a few years have been discussing a lot of incidents related to the moral features of NATO soldiers and the crimes they commit. Soldiers are being accused of using and transporting drugs, violence against civilians, and violations of discipline.
SHARE Friday, November 1, 2019 Russia has a problem in the Baltics
The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, signed a letter of intent to withdraw from The Treaty on Open Skies this week, the Wall Street Journal reported citing sources in the White House.
SHARE Friday, February 21, 2020 Washington prepares Europe for war
As you know, large-scale NATO maneuvers Defender-Europe 20 will soon begin. Nearly 40 thousand troops will take part in the exercise. The exercise will be held in 10 European countries, including Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland and Germany.
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 Thursday, November 28, 2019 Requiem for the nuclear free world
This week was remembered for a remarkable date.
So, 50 years ago the US and the USSR ratified The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or NPT. This document on strategic stability has reliably kept the peace for a long time. Experts call the date a "sad anniversary" and believe that many points of the agreement are not implemented.
SHARE Monday, June 29, 2020 What is the real goal of NATO in the Baltics?
U.S. will transfer 2,000 troops and military equipment to Poland. Military infrastructure of NATO continues to be deployed in the Baltic States. The main opponent of the Alliance is Russia.
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 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 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.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, August 27, 2018 NATO provokes the military crisis in The Baltic States
As we know, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a $716 billion defense policy bill last week. This document contains the provision for changing the mandate of the NATO policing mission in the Baltic States.
SHARE Monday, January 21, 2019 Small Baltic battalions for a big war
Allies implemented the 2016 Warsaw Summit decisions to establish NATO's forward presence in the Baltics (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland) and to develop presence in the Black Sea region. In general, the Alliance has decided to strengthen its presence in Eastern Europe and the Baltic states.
SHARE Sunday, January 12, 2020 New World War - Trump tries to leave his mark on history
It seems that the current president of America is trying hard to leave his mark on world history. Unfortunately, he has failed to make anything really useful. That is why, Donald Trump made the main goal of his presidential term unleashing of the military conflicts in all corners of the globe.
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.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 9, 2020 New DEFENDER Europe 20 exercise is a new wave of COVID-19
On Thursday (5th of June), at the Drawsko Land Forces Training Center, the Polish-U.S. DEFENDER Europe 20 Plus exercise has started. Nearly 6,000 Polish and U.S. soldiers and around 2,000 pieces of equipment participate in this exercise: tanks, combat vehicles, artillery, missiles and aviation are being used. Exercise will last until June 18 this year.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, February 7, 2020 The U.S. conquers new territories in Europe
The deputy of the Latvian parliament Nikolay Kabanov spoke this week about the plans of the government to allocate territory in the suburbs of Riga under the U.S. military base. According to him, the Parliament was expelled from the decision-making process.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 29, 2020 The Baltic States and sold freedom
Military personnel from Latvia and Lithuania are participating in joint exercise with the U.S. Northern Strike2020. Northern Strike 20 is held July 19-31 at Michigan's National All-Domain Warfighting Center, encompassing Camp Grayling Maneuver Training Center and Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center.
(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 26, 2018 NATO occupation of the Baltic sky
NATO fighter aircraft conducting Air Policing Mission the in the Baltic states were scrambled once to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation over the Baltic Sea, according to the Ministry of National Defence of Lithuania last week.
(5 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Lithuania teaches Ukraine how to kill
As we know, Lithuanian military instructors have been taking part in the training of personnel for Ukrainian soldiers since 2014. Specialists from Lithuania participate in training programs independently or together with instructors from the USA, Great Britain, Canada and Poland.
SHARE Friday, May 8, 2020 The Baltics are Satilite States of NATO
The militarization of the Baltic States continues. Defense spending grows and military infrastructure is being developed. Even in the context of COVID-19, the Baltic authorities are ready to conduct large-scale NATO military exercises. And nobody cares about the opinion of local residents on this matter.
SHARE Friday, January 24, 2020 Rehearsal of world war is coming
The leaders of the Baltic countries have been carrying out large-scale militarization of the region under the pretext of protection against the Russian threat over the past few years. NATO Warsaw Summit participants decided in June 2016 to deploy multinational battle groups in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland.
SHARE Monday, May 18, 2020 NATO destroys the image of the Baltic armed forces
The leaders of the Baltic countries are less worried about the security of their countries, preferring to delegate this responsibility to NATO and the European Union. The situation is that politicians agree to militarize the Baltic region, because they will not fight on the battlefield in case of military conflict.
SHARE Friday, March 27, 2020 Defenders cannot defend themselves against coronavirus
European countries are strengthening measures to combat the spreading of COVID-19 virus. The United States suspended passenger links with all of Europe, and Norway completed the Cold Response 2020 NATO exercise ahead of schedule.
SHARE Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Baltic countries are begging troops from Washington
"Washington intends to relocate 9,500 U.S. troops from Germany to two different countries by the end of September" said U.S. President Donald Trump in his interview with the Washington Post last week. Poland is already in line to receive some of these troops. The second one will be a country that fulfills obligations to finance defense forces in the amount of GDP 2%.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Lithuania fears military conflict
Belarus, where political protests have not subsided, keeps European countries "awake" during last several weeks. The fact that the Lithuania-Belarus border is almost 679 km in length gives Vilnius cause to worry.
Lithuania does not only simply follow the situation in Belarus, but to some extent tries to influence Belarus population putting itself in danger.
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 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.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, September 28, 2018 What does Ukraine mean for US?
US is turning Ukraine into an instrument of struggle with Russia. At the same time, Kiev is a very convenient option. The escalation of the conflict in Ukraine is beneficial to the United States for several reasons.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 30, 2020 Baltic States became unsafe
A lot of conflicts with the participation of the Alliance's troops constantly arise in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland. The streets of the Baltic cities become unsafe for ordinary people because of shooting in the streets, broken fences, desecration of state symbols and beating of local residents. All these things have become a sign of NATO presence in the region.
(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.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, June 22, 2018 The Baltic States are tired of NATO exercises
NATO troops practiced actions aimed to protect the Suwalki corridor. This stretch of about 100 kilometers is bordered by Lithuania and Poland. Such a corridor could serve as an excellent route for the transfer of Russian troops to the Kaliningrad region in case of armed conflict between Russia and NATO. In addition, the offensive actions of Alliance forces to capture Kaliningrad were worked out during Saber Strike exercise.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 31, 2019 Mr. Trump - the master of the Baltics
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Sunday that US President Donald Trump's regular complaints about the alliance had not undermined it adding that his criticism on defense spending was having a positive impact. Trump has frequently blasted members of the 29-nation western security partnership for not paying more into their national defense budgets, the AFP news agency reports.
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.
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.
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.