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Putin: Nazi virus ‘vaccine’ losing effect in Europe
The coup d’état in Ukraine is a worrying example of growing neo-Nazi tendencies in Eastern Europe, Russian President Vladimir Putin told a Serbian newspaper. He stressed that “open manifestations” of neo-Nazism are also commonplace in Baltic states.

15.10.2014 17:21

‘US troop buildup in E. Europe symbolic gesture to Russia over Ukraine’
The US buildup in the Baltic States and Poland is not exactly the force that will protect these countries or stop an invasion from whomever, so it is a symbolic gesture and a message to Russia, former senior adviser to OSCE Lode Vanoost told RT.

03.10.2014 08:57

US tanks arrive in Baltics, Poland requests greater US military presence
Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz says she wants a greater military presence in Poland in light of events in Ukraine. The comment came as the US announced it is deploying 700 soldiers and 20 ‘Ironhorse’ tanks across the three Baltic States and Poland.

01.10.2014 20:00

Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania to form joint military force
Ukraine, Poland, and Lithuania have agreed to launch a joint military force which is expected to hold its first drill next year.

19.09.2014 19:34

Nimrod Kamer: Exposing NATO as a naff members' club
As Wales hosted the NATO 2014 summit, journalist Nimrod Kamer looked at the military hardware on display, the event's social media fails, and talked to some of the alliance’s employees.

07.09.2014 18:59

NATO stages massive military drills in Latvia (PHOTOS)
As seven-day NATO military exercises continue to take place in Latvia, the organization says the drills are aimed at showing its commitment to Baltic member states in the face of an “assertive” Russia.

06.09.2014 19:51

Estonian security officer detained in Russia on suspicion of spying
A serviceman of the Estonian Interior Ministry was detained in Russia’s border Pskov Region. He was carrying equipment for covert video recording, a loaded gun, and a bundle of cash. Tallinn, however, says the officer was abducted from Estonian territory.

05.09.2014 19:26

Obama pledges to send more aircraft and military to Estonia
After Estonia’s request, Barack Obama said the US would send more air force units and aircraft to the country, as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization continues to amass on Russia’s border.

03.09.2014 12:11

Estonia wants NATO bases on its territory as military bloc plans expansion
Estonia wants permanent NATO bases on its soil, the country’s president told journalists. The military alliance plans to deploy its bases in Eastern Europe, close to Russia’s borders. The statement comes two days before the NATO summit in Wales.

02.09.2014 14:48

Latvia urges Europe to stop ‘war of sanctions’ before it ruins world economies
The "right steps” politicians in the West and Russia are now taking against each other are very similar to what was happening before World War I, Latvian MEP Andrejs Mamikinsh warned EC President Jose Manuel Barroso in a letter Tuesday.

19.08.2014 13:00

Russian stealth corvette put British Navy on alert off Danish coast - media
A British frigate was dispatched to track a mysterious battleship that covertly sneaked in close to Denmark’s coast. The ship turned out to be Russian stealth corvette conducting a complex checkout of battle systems, according to British media.

25.06.2014 09:27

Tanks, troops, jets: NATO countries launch full-scale war games in Baltic
A major military exercise kicked off in Latvia, with 10 NATO member countries participating. The war games involve 4,700 troops and 800 military vehicles. Russia sees NATO's military build-up as a sign of aggression.

09.06.2014 11:18

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