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    Europe realized its doomed sanction policy

    At the end of February European Union member countries agreed on a 13th round of sanctions against Russia though they face mounting criticism that the restrictions already in force are failing to halt the war in Ukraine. The package added around 200 names to the list of sanctioned individuals...
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    Baltic States’ war against themselves

    It is not a secret, that Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are close U.S. allies. Strong U.S. relations with these three states are constantly fueled. Thus, U.S. and Baltic States sign bilateral 5-year roadmaps for defense cooperation on December 15. This is a serious evidence of U.S. military and...
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    Suwalki Gap: The Lithuanian nightmare

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia’s claim to Kaliningrad was not contested by any government, though some groups in Lithuania called for the annexation of the province, or parts of it. Russia and Lithuania negotiated the simplified transit regime to Kaliningrad in late 1990s...
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    Baltic reality: high inflation and declining of living standards

    The Baltic States’ economy is in bad condition. The latest estimate from the EU’s statistics body shows that Eurozone inflation is continuing to soar to record highs. The Baltic countries continue to be the hardest hit. These states in particular are experiencing the highest levels of inflation...
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    Lithuania as a pawn in U.S.-Russia game

    Lithuania continues to show its high interest for the additional U.S. troops presence on its territory. The authorities believe that the U.S. military will help to preserve the independence of the country. “We are ready to host more U.S. troops, and see them as the best deterrence here,” said...
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    Uncomfortable truth: the Baltics need Russian resources

    Taking into account Russia’s military activity in Ukraine, the international community takes certain steps to weaken Russia. Moscow is determined and demonstrates today all its power and firmness. Traditionally, imposing sanctions considers as the most effective mechanism to force any country...
  7. TheBalticWord

    U.S.-Russia contradictions threaten the Baltic States

    The U.S. foreign policy trends raise questions and alarm not only its opponents but also close allies. This concern is caused by a number of decisions made by the previous administration, as well as planned by the new one. Thus, the international security system has become unstable due to the...
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    Lithuanians fear COVID-19 more than Russia

    Generally speaking, the Lithuanians don’t take much interest in defence matters. We know we’ve got armed forces, but what they’re doing generally passes average civilians by. We usually pay attention to defence matters only in case of real war or when defence demands more money then we could...
  9. TheBalticWord

    Baltic States at the epicenter of military exercises

    Baltic States at the epicenter of military exercises | The Baltic Word The Baltic States have become the scene of NATO military actions especially aimed at provoking Russia and Belarus. At the end of September, this year’s largest military exercise “Sword 2020” will take place in...
  10. AleksBudka17

    "Russian hackers" myth was created in order to justify U.S. military expenditures?

    Greetings! After reading this article (I don’t know how I came across it lol), a reasonable question arose in my head: why do the United States traditionally accuse of cyber attacks only those countries that do not agree with the White House agenda (Iran, China, Russia and North Korea?) I mean...
  11. Scorpio

    Russia is developing a new attack aircraft to compete with F-16

    Yakovlev Design Bureau recently began work on an attack aircraft based on the Yak-130, learned citing news agency politros. According to the company sources the new attack aircraft will seriously compete with the improved American F-16. In terms of a number of...
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    PAK-FA size compared to SU-35 and SU-30
  13. Jaeger

    US Armed Forces

    I created this thread to show the most powerful military on the planet
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    Chinese investors flee Russia

    Chinese investors flee Russia Wednesday, June 5, 2019 China is continuing to reduce its investments in Russia, despite Russian officials’ attempts to bring the country’s economic policy back to the East, reports. By the end of 2018, China’s total direct...
  15. Khafee

    China to test a new batch of Russian S-400 missile systems

    China to test a new batch of Russian S-400 missile systems 06 June 2019 It was reported that, China's initial delivery of S400 missiles from Russia were damaged during transportation. Hence new missiles were delivered. TASS reported, citing its military-diplomatic source, that the test...
  16. Khafee

    Crisis in the Arabian Gulf

    Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats By Nicholas Sakelaris MAY 6, 2019 An aerial view of the Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis and USS Abraham Lincoln, which are expected to meet in the Persian Gulf in response to Iranian threats. Photo by...
  17. Khafee

    India to buy Russian S-400 missile system

    India to buy Russian S-400 missile system Sunday, May 26, 2019 Indian authorities decided to buy S-400 missile system from Russia since these systems are used in China, reports Moneycontrol news website. According to...
  18. Khafee

    Russia considers adopting cryptocurrency to bypass sanctions

    Russia considers adopting cryptocurrency to bypass sanctions 25 May 2019 Venezuela’s example of trying to bypass US sanctions using its own national cryptocurrency, the “petro”, has proved to be contagious. The Russian government is now prepared to consider creating...
  19. Khafee

    Russia intends to use a ballistic missile Satan for space launches

    Russia intends to use a ballistic missile Satan for space launches May 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM The head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin during his speech at Moscow State University said that missiles R-36M, also known as Satan after their conversion...
  20. Khafee

    THAAD Missile Defense Systems Are Coming to Russia's Doorstep

    THAAD Missile Defense Systems Are Coming to Russia's Doorstep Moscow is not happy. May 21, 2019 by David Axe The U.S. Army has deployed to Romania one of its seven Terminal High-Altitude Area-Defense missile-interceptor batteries. The deployment coincides with a shut-down of the U.S. Aegis...