Posts tagged as eastern Europe

Russia-NATO deportment – feel the difference

By Lukas Ramonas on Thursday, July 11, 2019

A special resolution was adopted in PACE on 26 of June. According to this document full powers were returned to the Russian delegation. The participants in the summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) approved a resolution that confirms the authority of the Russian delegation in full. Russia remains in PACE without any restrictions. A robust, responsible, pro-European position has prevailed, however not in all…

Lithuania concerned over possible bread price increase following drought

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The drought observed in recent months has caused losses for Lithuanian farmers. According to Agriculture Minister Giedrius Surplys, the price of bread and other bakery goods could increase because of it, as reported by Lithuanian public media LRT. Kęstutis Nesavas, owner of a bakery in Šiauliai, says that although the increase from five to ten cents for baking flour may not seem like much, his company purchases flour in tonnes…

In Eastern Europe, Militaries Gird Against Russian Might and Manipulation

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Poland — Soon after a United States Army convoy crossed Poland’s border into Lithuania during a major military exercise this month, two very strange things happened. First, four Army Stryker armored combat vehicles collided, sending 15 soldiers to the hospital with minor injuries. No one died. But hours later, an anti-American blog claimed a Lithuanian child was killed in the crash and posted a photo of a grisly accident. It…

US Begins Deploying Troops, Equipment to Eastern Europe

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Operation Atlantic Resolve aims to boost NATO’s military presence in Eastern Europe and the Baltic States after the eruption of the Ukrainian crisis in 2014, with Western countries using alleged Russian interference in Ukraine’s affairs as a pretext. The US Army Europe has started deploying its heavy military vehicles to strategic locations in Eastern Europe and the Baltics as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, according to the Defense News website.…