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Nato accuses Russia of blocking observation of massive war game


Kremlin ‘failing in its obligations’ by saying only three experts can attend as 100,000 troops mobilise on EU’s eastern border Daniel Boffey in Tapa Wednesday 6 September 2017 13.44 EDT Russia has been accused by the head of Nato of blocking the alliance from properly observing next week’s Zapad military exercises, when about 100,000 Russian troops are expected to… Continue reading Nato accuses Russia of blocking observation of massive war game

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Press Release: 48th Air Expeditionary Group deploys to Lithuania


Press Release Baltic Air Policing News Release Headquarters, United States European Command Media Operations Division Unit 30400, Box 1000, APO, AE 09128 Tel: +49 (0)711 680-6868/6618 E-mail: eucom.media@mail.mil Release: 17-64 August 29, 2017 48th Air Expeditionary Group deploys to Lithuania ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England (Aug. 28, 2017) — The 48th Fighter Wing has deployed approximately 140 Airmen… Continue reading Press Release: 48th Air Expeditionary Group deploys to Lithuania

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NATO Says Russia Should Be Transparent About Its Military Drills


Aug. 25, 2017, at 4:45 a.m. By Lidia Kelly and Agnieszka Barteczko WARSAW (Reuters) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday the alliance would closely watch Russian military exercises in western Russia and Belarus next month, urging Moscow to be transparent about the drills. The maneuvers, the largest in years, with tanks, naval… Continue reading NATO Says Russia Should Be Transparent About Its Military Drills

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Merle Maigre to Become Director of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence


As of 1 September 2017 Merle Maigre, currently the Security Policy Adviser to the President of Estonia, will assume the role of Director of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence based in Tallinn. Sven Sakkov, who has been the Director of NATO CCD COE since 2015, was recently appointed as the new Director of International… Continue reading Merle Maigre to Become Director of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

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Ukraine to start NATO talks: Russia angry, the West uncertain


Text by Tom WHEELDON Latest update : 2017-07-16 Ukraine will start talks on joining NATO, President Petro Poroshenko announced on Monday, a move likely to strain already tense relations between the West and Ukraine’s neighbour Russia. When Ukraine’s parliament voted to enshrine in law the country’s priority of acceding to NATOmembership last month, Russian government spokesman Dmitry Peskov responded by saying… Continue reading Ukraine to start NATO talks: Russia angry, the West uncertain

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Russia warns Norway that expansion of hosting 330 US Marines will hit their diplomatic ties


Russia is feeling the pressure of a unified Europe and Scandinavia, they’re threatening Norway for extending US Marine presence.  Norway’s response?  Norway‘s prime minister says Russia ‘has become more unpredictable’ Deutsche Welle 00:44 Sun, 11 Jun Iran’s Press TV has to go a step further. ‘US troops in Norway bad for Russia relations’ PressTV 21:43 Sat, 24… Continue reading Russia warns Norway that expansion of hosting 330 US Marines will hit their diplomatic ties

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Russia’s cyber trolls attack online as NATO troops gather in Latvia


Jeff Lagerquist, CTVNews.ca Published Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:00PM EDT More Canadian troops will arrive in Latvia next week, fulfilling Ottawa’s commitment of 450 personnel to the multinational battle group tasked with deterring any potential military action by Russia. While the show of NATO-led “hard power” may convince the former Soviet superpower to respect its… Continue reading Russia’s cyber trolls attack online as NATO troops gather in Latvia