Baltic Fleet press-release: The Steregushchiy-class corvette Soobrazitelny has reportedly conducted a SAM live-firing against 2 x target missiles fired by the Nanuchka-class Passat and the Steregushchiy-class corvette Stoikiy
NATO leaders formally invite Finland and Sweden to join alliance - statement
1 month ago
Secretary Antony Blinken:Met with Finnish and Swedish Foreign Ministers @Haavisto and @AnnLinde to commend their trilateral agreement with Turkey and reiterate our strong support for their NATO accession. We also reaffirmed the need for robust assistance to Ukraine against the Kremlin's brutal war
announces new US military deployments to Europe: 1. Create permanent HQ for US 5th Army Corps in Poland 2. Deploy additional rotational brigade to Romania 3. Deploy 2 additional F-35 squadrons to the UK 4. "Enhance" rotational deployments in Baltics
SecGen @jensstoltenberg announcing the Memorandum between Turkey, Sweden and Finland: "I am pleased to announce that we now have an agreement that paves the way for Finland and Sweden to join NATO"
1 month ago
Turkey has agreed to admit Sweden and Finland to NATO, the Turkish Presidential Administration said.
Russian hacker group Killnet claims responsibility for the DDOS attacks against Lithuanian network infrastructure. Russian hacker group Killnet says cyber attack on Lithuania was in retaliation for stopping transit of goods to Russia's Kaliningrad exclave
Lithuania says its state and private institutions are experiencing a cyber attack, warns of high probability of more to come - Defense ministry
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg: NATO defends all its members. There are our battle groups in the Baltic states. We will defend our every territory. I hope President Putin understands the consequences of the attack on the Baltic countries
NATO will boost its forces on high readiness to "well over 300,000", the head of the alliance @jensstoltenberg says. This will be part of the "biggest overhaul" of NATO's defence since the Cold War, he tells a briefing. It will be agreed at a summit this week
NATO Secretary General: We will continue joint military exercises to strengthen the alliance's defenses
NATO Secretary General: We will discuss the speed of NATO's response to security challenges
1 month ago
Today, on June 26, in response to the need to strengthen the defense capabilities of the Baltic region after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the NASAMS ground-to-air anti-aircraft missile NASAMS battery was deployed at the NAF Air Force Base in Lielvārde
Lukashenka says to Putin restrictions on transit to Kaliningrad amounts to declaration of war
Lithuanian PM says Russia is lying; making false claims of a rail blockade of Kaliningrad. She says only about 1% of Russian freight is hit by EU sanctions and no passengers. There is no rail 'blockade'
The senior Estonian civil servant said there had been "multiple border violations by helicopters" from Russia over the past week
Estonia summons the Russian ambassador to protest the intrusion of a Russian helicopter into its airspace
1 month ago
Today President @AndrzejDuda visited the Polish Military Contingent contributing to NATO eFP battle group @eFPBGLatvia in Ādaži. The visit demonstrates Poland's commitment to support Allies and defend NATO's territory.
Moscow accuses EU of 'escalation' over Lithuania rail transit ban on goods heading for Kaliningrad
Russia vows 'serious' consequences over Lithuania rail transit ban
Russian Security Council: We will strengthen the protection of our borders in light of new threats such as the possibility of Finland and Sweden joining NATO
Croatia plans to upgrade the capacity of its floating Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminal from the current 2.9 billion cubic metres per year to 6.1 bcm, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković announced at Three Seas Initiative (EurActiv)
1 month ago
"Estonians, Latvians, Lithuanians, Belarusians, Poles, Ukrainians – we have more than 500 years of traditions of wars against Russia in this part of Europe. And we are still here." President of Poland, @AndrzejDuda, concluded the first day of the 3SI Busines Forum
Ukraine should become a member of the Three Seas Initiative, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said at the summit of the initiative on Monday, speaking via video link
1 month ago
Deputy Speaker of the @ua_parliament Olena Kondratiuk stated: "We are very interested in becoming a member and active participant of the Three Seas Initiative, and we invite all member states to participate in the reconstruction of Ukraine after the war will be finished
The Lithuanian chargé d'affaires has been summoned to Russia's Foreign Ministry, where she was told that "if cargo transit to the Kaliningrad region is not restored in full in the near future, Russia reserves the right to act to protect its national interests"
The Finnish president's office says talks between Finland, Sweden and Turkey aimed at resolving a block on the Nordic nations' bids for NATO membership will continue Monday in Brussels
Lithuania announces that its goods transit ban to Kaliningrad will take effect today
Lithuanian TV Anchor Andrius Tapinas: We just bought and will deliver asap 110 powerful Lithuanian made antidrone cannons - EDM4S Sky wipers. Price - 1 500 000 euro. Cannons will be distributed among 35 Ukrainian military units
Lithuania's Customs Criminal Service has launched an arms smuggling investigation after discovering military helicopter holders for the launch of aviation bombs in a warehouse of a Kaunas company