Ukrainian observers on Zapad-2017 drills: Russian troops practiced offensive
According to Ukrainian observers, during the Russian-Belarussian exercises "West-2017" military units and units carried out offensive operations, defeated the enemy in areas of concentration, at airfields and routes of nomination.
Latvia in UN urges to bring Russia to account for aggression against neighbors
Russia must respect the territorial integrity of all countries and renounce attempts to change state borders by force. President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis called for this at the UN General Assembly, Ukrinform reports.
Stoltenberg: NATO battalions deployed in Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe’s NATO member countries hosted four multi-national battalions of the Alliance. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General said that during the meeting of allied forces in Latvia. About 4,000 servicemen are stationed in Poland and the Baltic States.
BALTOPS exercise underway in Latvia
U.S. Marines held the landing drills in Latvia, using their landing vehicles. These maneuvers are part of the large-scale exercise called BALTOPS. The multinational forces involved in the exercise imitate military actions at sea, in land and in the air. This year, the exercise involves 14 NATO countries and their partners.
Russian Navy ships, submarine spotted near Latvian border
Four ships of the Russian Navy were spotted six miles away from the coast of Latvia. The Latvian army’s press service tweeted that on Tuesday.
Ukrainians win the 2017 World Cup in military marksmanship
Hungary hosted the 2017 World Cup in military marksmanship; the competition among police and army shooters from various countries took place in Budapest, Ukraine Media Crisis Centre reports.
Over 1,200 troops participating in NATO drills in Latvia's Summer Shield
Latvia's Defense Ministry has announced the launch of the 14th Summer Shield large international military exercises in the country on Monday, April 17, according to the Russian news agency TASS.
NBU names buyer of Russian Sberbank’s subsidiary in Ukraine
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has received a package of documents from the investor, a citizen of the United Kingdom and the Russian Federation Said Gutseriev, to agree on the acquisition of a major share in Ukrainian-based Russian Sberbank’s subsidiary, the NBU press service told an UNIAN correspondent.
President at the meeting with Ukrainian community of Latvia: The EU provided 600 million euros of macro-financial assistance to Ukraine
President Petro Poroshenko and his wife Maryna Poroshenko met with Ukrainian community of Latvia.
President met with the Prime Minister of Latvia
In the framework of the official visit to Latvia, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held negotiations with Prime Minister of Latvia Māris Kučinskis.
Ukraine and five Eastern European countries ask U.S. not to remove sanctions from Russia
Diplomats from six Eastern European states, including Ukraine, made a plea to U.S. senators to help in the confrontation with Russia.
Latvian Security Police is worried about election interference from Russia
Russia could implement "targeted and very specific" actions through an information campaign against Latvia before the start of parliamentary and local government elections, according to Delfi’s report on the concerns of Security Police Chief Normunds Mežviets.
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.
Oleh Lyashko suggests to ban Ukrainian comedy actor Volodymyr Zelensky for indecent jokes about Ukraine
Zelensky with his indecent joke about Ukraine blew up Ukrainian society and and social media
National Armed forces of Latvia spotted a Russian Navy ship near its border
The ship is 8.3 km away from the border
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