Munich conference: US position to be clarified
Top world leaders and authorities will get their first opportunity to meet Trump administration members and state their concerns over the new president's position concerning NATO and Russia. This was reported by the Associated Press agency.
US military arrives in Bulgaria for joint exercises
The deployment of a US military division to the “Novo Selo” training ground in Bulgaria has begun in the as part of strengthening NATO's eastern flank, the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense reported.
Tillerson Tells Lavrov U.S. Expects Russia To Meet Ukraine Commitments
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told his Russian counterpart that the Kremlin must adhere to its commitments on Ukraine if there is to be cooperation between Moscow and President Donald Trump’s administration.
U.S. Senator John McCain: Flynn’s resignation raises further questions about the Trump administration’s intentions toward Russia
The resignation of National Security Advisor, Michael T. Flynn, raises even more questions about how the administration of President Donald Trump will cooperate with Russia, according to the head of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Republican Senator John McCain.
Two U.S aircrafts performed aerial reconnaissance mission over the Baltic and near the Crimea
Two U.S military aircraft performed reconnaissance flights near the Russian border in the southern Baltic and near the Crimea, Interfax reported with a reference to Western websites that track the movement of military aircraft.
Stoltenberg announced NATO’s intention to support allies in the Black Sea
NATO is going to reinforce its defense and "support allies" in the Black Sea as stated by NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in a telephone conversation with the Foreign Minister of Romania, Teodor Meleșcanu, as reported by the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
NATO accuses Russia of publishing fake news about the Alliance
NATO accused Russia of strengthening its disinformation campaign after the annexation of the Crimea in March 2014, Deutsche Welle reported.
Latest news from Brussels point at recognition of Ukraine's achievements by EU
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said about the positive news from Brussels for the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association, visa-free regime and macro-financial assistance from the EU.
Russian Official Calls Romania 'A Clear Threat' And NATO Outpost
A Russian Foreign Ministry official says Moscow views Romania as a NATO outpost and a "clear threat" because it hosts part of a U.S. missile shield in Europe.
Trump called Erdogan for first time
The U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a 45-minute long phone conversation late Tuesday, first since the American leader took office, reported The Daily Sabah.
Trump and Stoltenberg discussed the conflict in Ukraine
U.S. President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed options for a peaceful solution to the conflict in Ukraine during a telephone conversation on February 5, the White House says.
Lithuanian President Says NATO Deployment Sends 'Clear Message' Of Unity
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says the deployment of NATO forces in the Baltic country is sending a "very clear" message that the military alliance stands "strong and united."
U.S. heavy military equipment arrived in Estonia
Heavy military equipment arrived in Estonia, designated for the company of U.S. infantrymen who came to the country on Friday, February 3, the press service of 1st Infantry Brigade of Estonian Defense Forces reported.
Ukraine's referendum on joining NATO: Questions and answers
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko wants to hold a referendum on Ukraine's accession to NATO being confident that the majority of Ukrainians support the Alliance. Just whether such plebiscite brings us so treasured membership, which the head of state always calls Ukraine's strategic goal? We answer to some common questions about the NATO referendum and its role.
U.S. military vehicles arrive in Estonia
Military vehicles for infantry soldiers of the US Army arrived in Tapa station in Estonia. Interfax reported that with reference to the press service of the 1st Infantry Brigade of the Defense Forces of Estonia.
Ukrainian army to implement new NATO standards: Gen. Poltorak announced changes
General Poltorak announced it during a meeting of the Reforms Committee.
Trilateral military unit LITPOLUKRBRIG is “Combat Ready”
According to the training and preparation cycle, Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian Brigade took the certification exercise in December 2016 and finalized the verification of Full Operational Capabilities achievement in January 2017.
The British Army secretly moved tanks in case of Eastern Europe`s invasion
UK Army moved tanks through Channel Tunnel during secret drills to test the rail network in case of an invasion of Eastern Europe.
Ukraine to admit armed forces of other states on its territory in 2017
236 People's Deputies voted for this decision, reported 112 TV channel.
Poroshenko on cooperation between Ukraine and USA: There are no eternal friends or eternal enemies, only eternal interests
In the interview to The Wall Street Journal, President Petro Poroshenko expressed confidence in the continuation of the efficient cooperation between Ukraine and USA.
‘Assault Rifle M16 - a reliable and accurate tool of war’: Ukraine`s incentive to adopt NATO fire arms
Assault rifle M16, which will be produced in Ukraine at enterprises of the SC “UkrOboronProm” – in cooperation with American company “Aeroscraft” – is a modern weapon that unites a long production experience and combat use.
The majority of Ukrainians supports joining NATO
The best way for Ukraine to guarantee its safety is by joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and, if a referendum on accession were held in the near future, more than three quarters of Ukrainians would vote for it.
Secret document states NATO is ready to intervene Balkans
The Alliance is ready to prevent new ethnic wars from unleashing in the Balkans, the secret documents says.
A course for transition to high-tech manufacturing: new projects and the weapon of Ukrainian production presented in NATO headquarters for the first time
The State Concern “UkrOboronProm” represents its products and its new projects in NATO HQ (Brussels, Belgium). The State Concern delegation is headed by UkrOboronProm (UOP) Director General Roman Romanov.
Sweden brings back Cold War weapons Kustrobotbatteri 90 on the island of Gotland to deter Russia
Faced with a newly aggressive Russia, Sweden is taking mothballed Cold War missile launchers out of storage in museums to shore up the defenses on its Baltic Sea front line, according to The Times.
​Putin's not going into Ukraine: Trump's key quotes
U.S. billionaire Donald Trump, newly elected 45th president, have mentioned Ukraine on numerous occasions – both during his campaign and before. The most notable quotes of the new president-elect on that issue have been compiled by UNIAN.
Article 5 obligation: NATO promises to defend all allies, despite Donald Trump`s victory
After almost 70 years of collective defence, NATO stays committed to what it was created for, says Stoltenberg
60 hours max: RAND report announced terms, in which Russian forces may reach the Baltic republics
The report argues that the current NATO posture is woefully inadequate to defend the Baltic republics.
Ukrainian company conducting modernization of attack helicopters Mi-24 in accordance with NATO standard is rapidly growing
For 9 months of 2016 UkrOboronProm SE “Aviakon” improved all key financial and performance indicators, compared to previous year.
One more state refused to refuel Russia's fleet on its way to Syria
Online petition to the Maltese government said the people of Malta did not want to be complicit in Russia's war crimes.