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COMMON SECURITY CHALLENGES AND RISKS IN EU-UKRAINE RELATIONS
By Vira Ratsiborynska
October 7, 2014
Starting from the beginning of 2014, both the EU and Ukraine have been facing many common challenges related to their respective border, energy and defense s...
LITHUANIA CREATES NATO FORCE TO PREVENT UKRAINE SCENARIO IN BALTICS
By Agence France Presse
October 14, 2014
Lithuania on Monday announced a new rapid reaction force designed to meet what it termed new unconventional security threats highlighted by the Ukraine cr...
TENSIONS SURGE IN ESTONIA AMID A RUSSIAN REPLAY OF COLD WAR TACTICS
By Andrew Higgens
October 5, 2014
With thick smoke rising from the nearby border with Russia, a helicopter clattering over her summer cottage and her village's narrow country lanes swarming with ...
Russia preparing legal action over French Mistral halt
Nikolai Novichkov, MoscowZ
IHS Jane's Defence Weekly
30 September 2014
Russia is preparing legal action against France over the country's halt in the delivery of the Mistral-class landing heli...
GARRY KASPAROV: PUTIN IS 'THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN' IN THE WORLD AND A BIGGER THREAT TO THE US THAN THE ISLAMIC STATE
By Bianna Golodryga
October 1, 2014
Arguably the world's best chess player ever, Garry Kasparov is on a new mission.
He hopes to convince the world that the biggest threat to global unrest ...
U.S. SENDS "IRONHORSE" TANKS TO NATO'S NERVOUS BALTIC FRONT LINE
By Peter Apps and Aija Krutaine
October 1, 2014
U.S. troops and tanks will deploy across the three Baltic states and Poland in the next two weeks on a mission designed to deliver an unmistakeable...