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RUSSIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST FLEES TO ESTONIA
Courtesy of Agence France-Presse
April 20, 2015
A prominent Russian environmental activist said Monday she had fled to neighbouring Estonia with her family, fearing they could be targeted in an i...
AS EASTERN EUROPE BRACES FOR RUSSIAN AGGRESSION, PENTAGON BUDGET CUTS FUNDING FOR UKRAINE, OPS IN BALTICS
By Vivian Hughbanks
April 8, 2015
As the conflict in Ukraine continues and Baltic states prepare for war, the Pentagon's proposed 2016 budget significantly cuts funding for U.S. military programs...
PUTIN: THE MORALLY DEPRAVED DEGRADATION OF A STRONG STATE LEADER
The time has come to end diplomatic euphemisms in describing Putin's regime, writes Michael Emerson.
By Michael Emerson
April 8, 2015
"Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?" So asked Ki...
Russia reportedly issues new threat to NATO over forces in Baltics
April 02, 2015
March 30, 2015: A supporter shakes hands with a US army soldier as their convoy arrives in Prague, Czech Republic. The 'Dragoon Ride' convoy started from Estonia and pa...
AN AMERICAN MILITARY CONVOY IN EUROPE AIMS TO REASSURE ALLIES
By Rick Lyman
March 29, 2015
The line of 4-year-olds clutched hands tightly in their matching, reflective yellow vests and stared open-mouthed at the hovering Chinook helicopters kicking up grit ...
RUSSIAN BOMBERS SPARK NATO SCRAMBLE, PROTEST IN BALTICS
Courtesy of AFP
March 24, 2015
NATO jets were scrambled last Tuesday to escort Russian fighters and nuclear-capable bombers flying near the Baltic states and Sweden with their transponders switch...