Posts tagged as Hybrid Threats

Baltic States at the epicenter of military exercises

By Jonas Dringelis on Wednesday, September 9, 2020

The Baltic States have become the scene of NATO military actions especially aimed at provoking Russia and Belarus. At the end of September, this year’s largest military exercise “Sword 2020” will take place in Latvia. Approximately 1000 Vidzeme Brigade bodyguards and soldiers, representatives from the Lithuanian Armed Forces Volunteer Defense Forces and the NATO Extended Presence Battle Group will take part in the training. They will carry out the tasks…

Reinsalu: Response to hybrid threats needs to be ‘systematic and strong’

Friday, August 30, 2019

The European Union’s (EU) response to hybrid threats needs to “systematic, strong, and well-funded”, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu said at an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers in Helsinki on Thursday. Reinsalu said EU member states are increasingly more aware of the need to deal with hybrid threats jointly but must make a much greater effort to reduce the vulnerability of the member states and institutions. “We cannot continue as…

Mogherini: EU to Present Proposals on Security Following Salisbury Incident

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

During the EU leaders’ summit in June, EU will present its proposals on countering security threats following the incident in the UK city of Salisbury, when former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were allegedly poisoned by the A234 nerve agent, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Tuesday. “After the Salisbury attack, the European Council has called for increased EU engagement on cybersecurity, strategic communication and counterintelligence…

Estonian Atlantic Treaty Association roundtable to focus on developments in hybrid warfare

Monday, April 2, 2018

The Estonian Atlantic Treaty Association (EATA) on Wednesday is to once again hold an international conference titled the “NATO-EU Roundtable 2018”, which this year will focus on new development in hybrid warfare, cooperation between the European Union and NATO in the field of cyber defense and strategic communication and society’s resistance to misinformation and propaganda. Panel discussions will be attended by experts from Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Germany and…