US must reassure allies twe have their backs, "and we must ensure that Russia pays a price for breaking the rules,” says @AmbassadorPower. "Admiral Makarov" frigate launched Shtil surface-to-air missile against anti-ship cruise missile during sea trials USAF RC135W Rivet Joint monitoring KaliningradNATOCHoDs discuss recommendations to improve NATO Command Structure + defence and deterrence + projecting stability Russian FM Lavrov suggests West give up its values and work with Russia pragmatically. US fires first rounds in Poland US enhancing armed forces in EU eventually initiates armaments race, imposes confrontational model of relations on Russia - Russia FM414th German-Dutch tank battalion (Leopard 2A6) ready to deploy in Poland Skrunda-1: a former Soviet town in Latvia now being used for urban contact training Russian government spokesman says Russia agrees with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that NATO is obsolete Trump Calls NATO Obsolete and Dismisses EU in German Interview - Bloomberg Solid interactive map via @ForeignPolicy which illustrates the missile stand-off between NATO and RussiaDrills: The military of the Western military district yesterday have eliminated the consequences of emergency situations at the facility in the Leningrad region NATO E-3 Sentry, airborne early warning and control, has reportedly carried out op tasks near Kaliningrad todaySecDef nominee Mattis breaks sharply from Trump, says Russia "trying to break" NATO allianceUSArmy:The Iron Ride has left Germany and entered Poland, the German flag was replaced with the Polish flag at the borderUSArmy: Polish and Iron Brigade Soldiers (US) stand together during a welcome ceremony in Zagan, Poland today. Poland: Official welcome ceremony for @USArmy The foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation considered the deployment of US troops in the Baltic States as a provocationRussian foreign ministry: deployment of US forces to Baltic region is attempt to make Trump "hostage" of hostile policy toward Russia. Kremlin to BBC: US tanks in Poland "threaten our interests and security. Especially as its a 3rd country building up mil presence on our borders" Sec. of State nominee Rex Tillerson today on NATO: "Article 5 commitment is inviolable and the US is going to stand by that commitment" #USArmy: 1st M2A3 Bradley's of the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team (Fighting Eagles) arrives in Karliki, Poland. US RC-135W, surveillance aircraft, has reportedly carried out "operational tasks" near Kaliningrad border this afternoon. Report also said that #Russia scrambled Su-27 fighter jets to intercept it Lithuania: P15 Selis Patrol Ship has been inauguratedRussian Special Flight Squadron Tu-214SR circling N-W to Tver Sweden Gothenburg - Gothenburg broadcasting house evacuated after white powder was discoveredSputnik: Putin 'has to respond to NATO's military buildup' in Eastern Europe and Baltics #USArmy: Overview of the port, day 3 of port operations at Bremerhaven Port, Germany in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve (To Poland). Video:American tanks rolling onto Polish soil

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22 January 2017
"Admiral Makarov" frigate launched Shtil surface-to-air missile against anti-ship cruise missile during sea trials
USAF RC135W Rivet Joint monitoring Kaliningrad
NATOCHoDs discuss recommendations to improve NATO Command Structure + defence and deterrence + projecting stability
US fires first rounds in Poland
414th German-Dutch tank battalion (Leopard 2A6) ready to deploy in Poland
Skrunda-1: a former Soviet town in Latvia now being used for urban contact training
Solid interactive map via @ForeignPolicy which illustrates the missile stand-off between NATO and Russia
Drills: The military of the Western military district yesterday have eliminated the consequences of emergency situations at the facility in the Leningrad region
USArmy:The Iron Ride has left Germany and entered Poland, the German flag was replaced with the Polish flag at the border
USArmy: Polish and Iron Brigade Soldiers (US) stand together during a welcome ceremony in Zagan, Poland today.
Poland: Official welcome ceremony for @USArmy
The foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation considered the deployment of US troops in the Baltic States as a provocation
#USArmy: 1st M2A3 Bradley's of the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team (Fighting Eagles) arrives in Karliki, Poland.
Lithuania: P15 Selis Patrol Ship has been inaugurated
Russian Special Flight Squadron Tu-214SR circling N-W to Tver
Sputnik: Putin 'has to respond to NATO's military buildup' in Eastern Europe and Baltics
#USArmy: Overview of the port, day 3 of port operations at Bremerhaven Port, Germany in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve (To Poland).
Video:American tanks rolling onto Polish soil