Posts tagged as NATO exercises

Fake news target NATO exercises

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Fake news on the ongoing military exercise in Lithuania was published on Wednesday when several news websites were hacked. The valstietis.lt and baltictimes.com news websites were hacked and a fake news report was published in the Lithuanian and English languages, stating that radioactive substances polluted the river Neris following the testing of mass destruction weapons. Lithuanian officials call it a conspiracy aimed at the country’s army. “It’s fake news aimed…

Risky travelling through the Baltic States because of military exercises

By Viktors Domburs on Wednesday, April 3, 2019

It is obvious, that if a person is planning his or her travelling through the Baltics, it is absolutely necessary to conform the movements with the schedule of military events. National police, of course, usually warns when you should be especially attentive and responsible on the road and what places you should not visit at all. Thus, you may start planning your unforgivable summer travelling in Latvia, being fully familiarized…

Why NATO trains to survive

By Viktors Domburs on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

This fall in Europe and in the Baltic region in particular is very “hot” from the military point of view. Russia thinks that NATO exercises in the region are not just single episodic maneuvers but a chain of successive events, a well-designed scheme of conducting large-scale exercises that are offensive in nature. This point of view is disputable but certainly Russian experts have the reasons to feel threatened. These days…