At a conference in Estonia, the Swedish Minister of Defense, Peter Hultqvist, said that Russia's actions in the Baltic are aggressive and provocative.
“Recently we witnessed the unprofessional and dangerous behavior of Russian war planes over the Baltic Sea. They flew in a direct proximity over USS Donald Cook vessel,” he said.
“There have also been other such incidents, and from our side we understand how it feels to be a victim of such provocative behavior” he added.
“Irrespective of the …
Russian President Vladimir Putin stated from his residence, Bocharov Ruchei, that the deployment of United States National Missile Defense systems in Romania violates the INF treaty.
"It is a clear violation of arms treaties because launchers which will be deployed in Poland once the radar station is completed in Romania, can be used for the deployment of short and intermediate-range missiles," Putin said on Friday in Sochi at the end of a meeting on military issues.
He noted that the re- …
Russia does not understand the current world and the reasons behind Polish actions, as stated by Polish Minister of Defense Antoni Macierewicz in his speech at the ground breaking ceremony of a new US missile defense base in the North of Poland.
"Russians don't understand the current world. They don't understand our actions" stated the Minister, Radio Poland reported.
"And this is the biggest problem with our neighbor . They don't understand that each country has the right to live in peace …
U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger proposed to create a new federal agency to fight "Chinese and Russian propaganda," the Washington Examiner reported. His proposed bill would create a holistic government approach to combat the numerous instruments of propaganda used by Russia and China.
"Russia continues to spew its disinformation and false narratives undermining the United States and its interests in places like Ukraine, and causes instability,” Kinzinger believes.
He is confident that the …
Poroshenko and Biden have agreed on the provision of the third loan installment in the amount of $1 billion to Ukraine. The agreement will be signed in the near future.
On the 13th of May, the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and the Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, agreed to the provision of the third tranche of a loan in the amount of $1 billion to Kiev, the press service of the Ukrainian President reported. Poroshenko informed Biden on the progress made towards …