Tag Archives: Baltic states

Russia takes de facto control over Baltic region

The German Bild-Zeitung has implicitly confirmed the assessment that Russia has taken control of the Baltic region, mainly in being able to prevent larger NATO military deployment (by ship or transport planes). This in practice means that in the case … Continue reading

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Tensions high in the Baltic region

The Polish defense minister just has underlined in Polish TV that Russian drones have conducted active reconaissance at the border with Poland (mainly around the Kaliningrad Oblast) in 2015. There also had been reports of reconaissance activities near the border … Continue reading

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US General warns again of Russian provocation in the Baltics

While the US President continues to “happy-talk” the geopolitical situation, US Air Force General Frank Gorenc repeated his December 2015 warning that the Russian surface-to-air missile systems in Kaliningrad are “layered in a way that makes access to that area … Continue reading

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NATO cuts Baltic air policing mission

The last two weeks have seen two serious Russian provocations in the Baltic region with the help of the Russian airforce. Plus, Russia hacked the Pentagon’s Joint Staff unclassified email servers that were down for the last two weeks. Those … Continue reading

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Count-down running…

While the Russian president is in Kaliningrad checking the combat-readiness of Russian troops for various Baltic-war scenarios few see the danger: “The risk of a war in Europe is greater today than it was a year ago because the allies … Continue reading

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Russia wants more

Just a few days ago, the Russian Prosecutor General found that the transfer of Crimea from the RSFSR to Ukraine in 1954 was unconstitutional – and now the same general prosecution is going to question the legality of the independence … Continue reading

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NATO is ready to invade Russia

Russia is pushing its preparations to create a prerequisite for an invasion of the Baltic states. Today, Russian hackers posted an announcement on the site of the Lithuanian Ministry of Defense: The ongoing NATO exercise Saber Strike is preparing the … Continue reading

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