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The Intensified ‘Ukrainization’ of New NATO Member Montenegro
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The Intensified ‘Ukrainization’ of New NATO Member Montenegro
November 13, 2018

It turns out that, for the geostrategists in Washington, London, Berlin, Paris and Brussels, communism wasn’t all that bad, after all, and that it had many quite useful features.

Balkan Countries Viewed As Pawns in West’s Russia Containment Game
April 17, 2018

Being a battlefield in the geopolitical game will hardly benefit the countries of the region. Lured into the NATO and EU, they risk becoming pawns in big powers’ games.

Balkan Countries Viewed As Pawns in West’s Russia Containment Game
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NATO: Policy of Extension for the Sake of Extension
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NATO: Policy of Extension for the Sake of Extension
April 18, 2017

President Donald Trump has signed off on Montenegro's upcoming accession into NATO, helping pave the way for the military alliance's expansion in the Balkans. The Senate ratified the entry last month. All 28 NATO members have already ratified the Montenegro's accession. The US was among the last to do so. The final decision on membership will be made official at the next NATO summit on May 25. What will it lead to?

Does Washington Want to Start a New War in the Balkans?
March 30, 2017

With Monday’s procedural vote in the U.S. Senate to allow Montenegro into NATO, the Washington elite proved once more that heightening tensions with Russia might not just be inevitable, but actually desirable. With the exception of Rand Paul (R-KY) and Mike Lee (R-UT), the entire 100-strong body of the Senate rallied behind the motion that would see the tiny Adriatic state admitted into the Atlantic alliance over the objections of many Montenegrins. The vote set off a 30-hour countdown, during which Senators will debate before putting the issue to a final vote.

Does Washington Want to Start a New War in the Balkans?
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NATO’s Strange Addition of Montenegro
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NATO’s Strange Addition of Montenegro
March 3, 2017

Official Washington’s New Cold Warriors are painting NATO’s admission of tiny Montenegro in the stark black-and-white colors of a heroic stand against “Russian aggression” but that misses the real reasons why it’s a bad idea, writes Jonathan Marshall.

Milo Djukanovic’s Claims of Russian Assassination Plot Are a Desperate Ploy to Further NATO Bid
February 26, 2017

Reports surfacing in the British media of a Russian plot to kill Montenegro’s former prime minister Milo Djukanovic should be seen for the cynical ploy they are. To give just the smallest bit of defense to these British publications – yes, it is true Djukanovic is making these allegations. Is there any substance or proof to these allegations? No. The UK media has shown it is as politicized as its American mainstream counterparts like CNN by publishing such fake news…

Milo Djukanovic’s Claims of Russian Assassination Plot Are a Desperate Ploy to Further NATO Bid
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Montenegro: NATO’s Latest Plaything for Baiting Russia
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Montenegro: NATO’s Latest Plaything for Baiting Russia
November 9, 2016

You could hardly get a more sensational headline this week than this: «Montenegro says it foiled Russian-backed plan to kill PM Djukanovic». The dramatic «news» followed the announcement last Sunday by the country’s chief prosecutor that an attempted coup carried out – allegedly – by Russian nationalists had been foiled during last month’s parliamentary elections.

Montenegro Invited to Join NATO: Dubious Payoff
December 9, 2015

On December 2, NATO invited Montenegro to become the 29th member of the US-led military alliance. The Montenegro’s parliament in September passed a resolution by 50 votes out of 79 to support the country’s NATO membership. «Montenegro’s accession to NATO will be another important step in the Euro-Atlantic integration of the entire Western Balkans region», NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on the occasion. «And it makes clear that NATO keeps its doors open, to complete our vision of a Europe whole, free and at peace», he added.

Montenegro Invited to Join NATO: Dubious Payoff
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