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The Baltic States Never Stop Their War Preparations Against Russia
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The Baltic States Never Stop Their War Preparations Against Russia
August 16, 2018

NATO talking about how Russia is threatening the Baltic states (or whoever) is like the pot calling the kettle black.

Finnish Defense Minister Jussi Niinistö Happy About NATO Deployments in the Baltic Region
March 28, 2017

For several post-war decades the North European region remained relatively stable and secure. The security order was based on cooperation, mutually approved principles, common undertakings and confidence-building measures. Consensus-based international cooperation forums with Russian participation were established on the perimeter of the northern European states’ borders, such as the Arctic Council, the Council of the Baltic Sea States, the Barents Euro-Arctic Council, providing for extensive cross-border contacts.

Finnish Defense Minister Jussi Niinistö Happy About NATO Deployments in the Baltic Region
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Putin’s “Threats” to the Baltics: a Myth to Promote NATO Unity
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Putin’s “Threats” to the Baltics: a Myth to Promote NATO Unity
July 13, 2016

Gary Leupp is Professor of History at Tufts University, and holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Religion In his book 2017: War with Russia published a few months ago, former deputy commander of NATO Sir Alexander Richard Shirreff predicts that to prevent […]

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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Juncker’s Quotas: Requiem for Baltics
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Juncker’s Quotas: Requiem for Baltics
September 17, 2015

When the Baltic states were admitted to the European Union in 2004, most of their citizens had the impression that they were joining an “elite club.” In their imaginations, the EU existed in order to dispense millions of euros from its coffers. But that’s not how things turned out…

A Threat to World Peace
July 21, 2015

On 9 July 2015 US Marine General Joseph Dunford appeared in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee and announced that «If you want to talk about a nation that could pose an existential threat to the United States, I would have to point to Russia. And if you look at their behaviour, it’s nothing short of alarming». He said that without weapons to counter tank and artillery fire, Ukrainian troops would not be able to fend off «Russian aggression» and that «from a military perspective it's reasonable that we provide that support to the Ukrainians»…

A Threat to World Peace
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EU Ready for Well-Planned Disinformation Campaign against Russia and Other States
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EU Ready for Well-Planned Disinformation Campaign against Russia and Other States
July 5, 2015

The EU «strategic communication plan» to counter «Russian propaganda» in Europe has not been published yet, but the very fact of its existence hits the radar screen. Originally, the nine-page plan (already seen by many reporters) was to be made public at the June 25-26 session of the European Council…

Move your arsenal! US tanks, APCs, Humvees roll through Latvia (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
December 12, 2014

A freight train carrying a whole column of American armored vehicles has been caught on camera in Latvia. Dalbe Railway Station, where the train was reportedly spotted several days ago, is less than 300km from the Russian border.

Move your arsenal! US tanks, APCs, Humvees roll through Latvia (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
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