• Biden reassures Baltic States of NATO's commitment to their defense

    The Vice-President of the United States, Joe Biden, guaranteed NATO’s assistance to the Presidents of the Baltic States. Biden urged them to not take the statements of the Republican Party nominee for President of the United States, Donald Trump, seriously.

    The Vice-President of the United States promised the Baltic States solid support as NATO partners. On the 23rd of August, Joe Biden stated at a meeting with the Presidents of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, that Washington considers itself …

  • Lithuania purchases German armored vehicles

    On Monday, August 22nd, Lithuania signed an agreement to purchase German “Boxer” combat armored vehicles in the amount of 386 million Euros, Delfi.lt reports. It is supposedly the most expensive purchase in the history of the Armed Forces of Lithuania.

    "88 combat wheeled armored vehicles will be bought for 385.6 million Euro and issued in accordance with the requirements of Lithuania,” said the Minister of National Defense of Lithuania, Juozas Olekas. The Minister signed the agreement with the …

  • Finland to sign military cooperation agreement with the US

    Finland plans to sign an agreement on military cooperation with Washington before the presidential elections in the USA. Reuters quoted Finland’s Defense Minister Jussi Niinistö in its report.

    According to Niinistö, the framework agreement, carried out against the backdrop of growing discontent in the Nordic countries with the Russian military activity in the region, will not contain obligations for military assistance, which would imply NATO membership.

    "It will cover areas in which we …

  • Media: Manafort's deputy was linked to Russian intelligence

    Konstantin Kilimnik has been linked to Russian Intelligence. Kilimnik is the deputy of Paul Manafort who in turn is the former head of the electoral headquarters of Donald Trump and a consultant of the fugitive former president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych. This was reported by the Financial Times.

    People who have worked with Kilimnik, who is a Russian citizen, have claimed that while in Manafort’s team, it was known that Kilimnik was a military linguist and had a connection with Russian …

  • New commander of US forces in Syria issues warning to Russia

    The new Commander of the US forces in Syria and Iraq, General Steve Townsend, has warned Moscow and Damascus that the US will protect its special forces in northern Syria if artillery attacks are carried out on areas where their forces are located.

    “We have informed Russian servicemen of where we are. Russians have also told us that they have informed the Syrian side of this. I want to emphasize that we will defend ourselves if we feel a threat,” CNN quoted Townsend as saying.

    CNN also …