Posts tagged as Russian aggression

What is the real goal of NATO in the Baltics?

By Lukas Ramonas on Monday, June 29, 2020

U.S. will transfer 2,000 troops and military equipment to Poland. Military infrastructure of NATO continues to be deployed in the Baltic States. The main opponent of the Alliance is Russia. Washington plans to redeploy a new corps headquarters, called V Corps, located at Fort Knox, Kentucky, to Poland. There is also a plan to transfer 30 F-16 fighters of U.S. army from Germany to eastern borders of NATO. Additionally, not…

Is Russia a real threat to the Baltics?

By Lukas Ramonas on Thursday, January 31, 2019

On January 30-31 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis attends an informal EU Defence Ministers’ meeting in Bucharest, Romania. The working dinner will be attended by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix. They will present to the Ministers the work the organisations under their lead are doing on Women, Peace and Security and discuss further cooperation with the EU. At the main…

U.S. looking seriously at Poland’s request for American base on its soil

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

U.S President Donald Trump has noted the country was looking seriously at a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military base in the fellow NATO member state and agreed that Polish concerns about possible Russian aggression were shared. Canadian-British news agency Reuters reported on Wednesday, September 19, that at a meeting in Washington Polish President Andrzej Duda made the request and suggested to name it «Fort Trump,» as he reasoned that…