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Time to shed more light on #Russia harassment of #NATO forces’ families

Time to shed more light on #Russia harassment of #NATO forces’ families

| August 15, 2019

Spouses of Dutch fighter pilots deployed in the Baltic states reportedly received harassing phone calls from callers with Russian accents. This should come as no surprise, but the evident reticence to publicize these incidents is inexplicable. Keir Giles Senior Consulting Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House @KeirGiles LinkedIn Celebrations in March marking Poland’s 20 […]

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Statement by #NATO on Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Statement by #NATO on Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

| August 2, 2019

Russia today (2 August) remains in violation of the INF Treaty, despite years of US and Allied engagement, including a final opportunity over six months to honour its Treaty obligations. As a result, the United States decision to withdraw from the Treaty, a decision fully supported by NATO Allies, is now taking effect. Russia bears […]

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#Russia and #NATO – A dialogue of differences

#Russia and #NATO – A dialogue of differences

| April 29, 2019

NATO faces a Russia challenge, but lacks unity over its response. A targeted ‘dialogue of differences’ with Moscow and between NATO members themselves could be the way forward to ending the communication failures, which increase the risk of miscalculation and policy errors. Mathieu Boulègue Research Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme @matboulegue LinkedIn Grand Tattoo military […]

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Risky travelling through #BalticStates because of military exercises

Risky travelling through #BalticStates because of military exercises

| April 5, 2019

It is obvious, that if a person is planning his or her travelling through the Baltics, it is absolutely necessary to conform his or her movements with the schedule of military events. National police, of course, usually warn when you should be especially attentive and responsible on the road and what places you should not […]

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#Baltics cannot rely on #Germany any more

#Baltics cannot rely on #Germany any more

| March 20, 2019

On 29 March, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia will celebrate 15 years of being NATO member states. The way to the alliance membership was not simple for newly born independent countries. They have reached great success in fulfilling many of NATO demands: they have considerably increased their defence expenditures, renewed armaments and increased the number of […]

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#Baltics manipulate #NATO finances to their advantage

#Baltics manipulate #NATO finances to their advantage

| March 18, 2019

Three NATO member states – Denmark, Estonia and Latvia – are sure that they have made an important step towards strengthening their security. On 8 March, the defence ministers of these countries opened the headquarters of Multinational Division North (MND N) in Latvia’s Adazi, writes Viktors Domburs. It is known that during the NATO summit […]

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#USEuropeanCommand hosts #SHAPE staff talks

#USEuropeanCommand hosts #SHAPE staff talks

| February 8, 2019

Senior leaders from US European Command (EUCOM) and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) met this week at EUCOM Headquarters to discuss a variety of key issues of mutual interest as part of the ongoing commitment between the two staffs to enhance understanding and transparency.  Hosted by General Curtis Scaparrotti, commander, U.S. European Command and […]

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