Seventy-five years ago this week, people in Europe and most of the world woke up to ominous newspaper headlines: "German Army Attacks Poland; Cities Bombed, Port Blocked; Danzig is Accepted into Reich", "War! Nazi Bombs Rain on Polish Cities". This was the start of the Second World War.
Russia's armed forces invaded Ukraine from the coast of the Sea of Azov for a reason - in order to cut out a land corridor to Crimea. According to reports, Russian forces have taken the coastal town of Novoazovsk and are to move forward towards Mariupol and Volnovakha.
This year, during the month of July, the Central and Eastern European Coalition (CEEC), met with California U.S. congressman Adam Schiff and the U.S. Governor of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Matthew Armstrong, to exchange thoughts on Russian inspired and supported armed conflicts and threats in the CEE region.
A group of Lithuanian lawmakers propose that the Seimas should formally invite Polish, Latvian and Estonian parliamentarians to join initiatives to block electricity from the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus.