• US General: We are ready to create a no-fly zone in Syria

    The U.S. Air Force is ready to create a no-fly zone in Syria, as stated by General David Goldfin, Rosbalt reported.

    According to him, there are three conditions necessary to introduce a no-fly zone. First, is the permission to shoot down all planes that enter the no-fly zone, including Russian ones.

    Also, the Air Force should have a clear understanding of the challenges “on the ground” in a no-fly zone. In order to return refugees and provide them with humanitarian assistance there must be …

  • Media: Germany and Russia continue Nord Stream 2 project despite protests by Ukraine

    The gas pipeline project, Nord Stream-2, is gradually being implemented, despite protests by Ukraine, the Baltic countries and Poland, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported.

    “The pipes that were ordered have been delivered and the tender request for the pipe laying has been made. This has all been done with the approval of the German government and despite the sanctions against Russia,” Radio Poland quoted the German newspaper as saying.

    According to the newspaper, intensive preparations for the …

  • Estonia suggests strengthening NATO's naval and air forces in the Baltics

    The Commander-in-Chief of the Estonian Defense Forces, Lieutenant General Riho Terras, is of the opinion that NATO’s decision to deploy one battalion of ground forces to Poland and one to the Baltic countries is insufficient and that more thought should be given to strengthening deterrent forces at sea and in the air, Postimees reported.Terras made this statement at the meeting with the Supreme Allied Commander, Europe of NATO Allied Command Operations, General Curtis Scaparrotti, that took …

  • Warsaw wants the NATO Intelligence Center to be built on Polish territory

    Poland wants the NATO Intelligence Center for the four battalions of the Alliance that will soon be deployed to Eastern Europe to be established on its territory, Radio Polsha reported.

    “The Center will be a place of rapid collection of information. This data will allow other NATO members to be aware of what is going on in the eastern flank,” the Polish Minister of National Defense, Antoni Macierewicz stated, stressing that Berlin also supports Warsaw on this issue.

    The final decision will be …

  • NATO is preparing to strengthen its presence in Romania

    NATO intends to strengthen its military presence in Romania. The Alliance’s Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, said this on the 14th of June while at a meeting in Brussels, which was attended by defense ministers of member countries. He stated that the Romanian Brigade will be strengthened by soldiers from other countries.

    According to Stoltenberg, the proposal to form this international team came from Romania. Its goal is to facilitate the activities of NATO “in connection with exercises …