Putin’s Russia. Why it is worth to reconsider links between Kremlin and international terrorism
Rytų Europos studijų centras ir DELFI
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
It was all over the world news when Lithuanian president Dalia Grybauskaitė publicly stated that Russia was a “terrorist country”. She later explained that Russia “has attributes of a terrorist state”.
A mismatch between the expectations of Belarus and the West about the form that their future relationship will take are about to come to a head, likely leaving Belarus disappointed and rapproachment with the West in a perilous state.
As things stand now, NATO would be unable to protect the Baltics against a Russian attack, the commander of US ground forces in Europe, General Ben Hodges, said in a news report on Wednesday.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
A survey by the Levada Center, an analytical centre based in Moscow, has shown that 34% of Russians still believe that Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia joined the Soviet Union willingly in 1940.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
The biggest threat to NATO is our own inertness and unwillingness to protect our values, said Kurt Volker, former NATO Ambassador and Executive Director of the McCain Institute for International Leadership.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.