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NATO’s Anakonda: A Beast That Preys on Its Own in Hungry Times?
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NATO’s Anakonda: A Beast That Preys on Its Own in Hungry Times?
June 12, 2016

The NATO people assigned with the task of thinking up operational codenames seem to have had a Freudian slip over Operation Anakonda. The NATO war exercises underway in Poland are the biggest since the end of the Cold War a quarter of a century ago. The name, by chance perhaps, also refers to the world’s largest species of snake – a lumbering reptile that can reach up to 8 meters in length and prone to lurking in swamps…

Compensation for «Soviet Occupation»? Not Before Vilnius and Klaipėda are Returned to Their Owners
November 12, 2015

The attempts by the governments of the Baltic states over the last twenty years to win reimbursement from Russia for the «damages» suffered during the «Soviet occupation» have culminated in a «memorandum of cooperation», which was signed in Riga on Nov. 5 by the justice ministers of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania…

Compensation for «Soviet Occupation»? Not Before Vilnius and Klaipėda are Returned to Their Owners
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