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Lithuania Gears Up for War With Russia

Lithuania Gears Up for War With Russia By The New Republic, newrepublic.com View Original March 29th, 2017 Donald Trump may admire Vladimir Putin, but Russia’s neighbors are readying for war. Over the past few years, the government of Lithuania has ramped up defense spending, begged NATO for troops, proposed building a fence along its border, and distributed detailed manuals briefing its three million citizens on what to […]

Polish MoD Wants To See Warsaw Packed With Weapons To Counter ‘Russia Threat’

Polish MoD Wants To See Warsaw Packed With Weapons To Counter ‘Russia Threat’ Published time: 19 Jan, 2017 11:16 Edited time: 19 Jan, 2017 11:28 Get short URL F-16 Fighting Falcons during exercies at the Air Force base in Lask, Poland © Agencja Gazeta / Reuters AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook106Share to TwitterShare to […]

Lithuania Issues Updated Russian Invasion Advice Booklets

Excerpt: This is the third such booklet that Lithuania’s ministry of defence has published since then – but this one adopts a much more serious tone than the previous two. It includes guides to spotting Russian tanks, bullets and mines as well as surviving in the wild. The manual includes the words: “It is most […]

Russia Won’t Admit Its Soldiers Are in Ukraine, Even the Captured Ones

  http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/05/27/russia-won-t-admit-its-soldiers-are-in-ukraine-even-the-captured-ones.html UN-DENIABILITY 05.27.155:15 AM ET Russia Won’t Admit Its Soldiers Are in Ukraine, Even the Captured Ones The fate of the imprisoned Russians remains unclear. The Kremlin seems intent on forgetting about them. KIEV, Ukraine — Groups of armed officers guarded the gate to the Main Military Clinical Hospital in Kiev on Tuesday. No cars […]

Call to Arms: Lithuania Begins Military Draft, First Time Since 2008

Call to Arms: Lithuania Begins Military Draft, First Time Since 2008 © AP Photo/ Mindaugas Kulbis Europe 13:05 11.05.2015(updated 13:10 11.05.2015) Get short URL 29211 This year, 3,000 people from 19 to 26 years of age will be conscripted for the army. Some of them are volunteers. In the month of May 8, 991 people […]