On the 26th of April, Zbigniew Yu., a lieutenant-colonel in the Polish Army, was sentenced to six years in prison by the Warsaw Military Court. He was charged with spying for Russia.
The Polish media reported that $4,300 and a telephone were confiscated. This was alleged to be his payment for the illegal activities. Yu. then made a deal with the prosecution and plead guilty to the charges.
According to unofficial information, Yu. also gave the investigators the names of Polish servicemen who …
Russia is trying to destroy the unity of the European Union (EU) and NATO. This was said by the Commander of the US Army Europe, Ben Hodges.
“Russia wants to destroy the unity of the EU, to destroy NATO’s unity and to create weakness and division. I think they will continue to do so,” Hodges said. Georgia Online reports that he also believes that Russia wants to be treated “as a superpower”.
“There are still 7,000 Russian military personnel in Georgia without any legal justification. Russia …
On the 31st of May, the Latvian government will sign an international treaty which aims to improve the NATO mission that patrols the Baltic airspace. This was reported by the Delfi news portal.
The current patrol procedure is based on a 2012 agreement between the US Air Force and the civil aviation agencies of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.
In order to strengthen NATO’s presence in the Baltic states, and to ensure its effectiveness, the 2012 agreement will be changed to a draft treaty between …
The Minister of the Polish President’s Office for Foreign Affairs, Krzysztof Szczerski, stated that the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, will fly to Germany on the 16-17th of June, where he will discuss the issue of extending sanctions against Russia.
“Andrzej Duda will pay a visit to Germany from the 16 to 17th of June. On the 17th of June, the President of Germany, Joachim Gauck, will arrive in Warsaw. Polish-German international consultations will take place on the 22nd of June,” …
During a summit in Japan this week, leaders of the G7 decided not only to extend the sanctions against Russia but also to strengthen them in case of aggravation or necessity. The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, made this statement in an interview with Inter TV channel.
The head of the state noted that he is grateful to Ukraine’s partners for such a steadfast attitude. Poroshenko also emphasized the important role that the world's leaders played in securing Ukrainian pilot Nadiya …