Lavrov about Finland and Sweden in NATO: the Russian Federation respects the sovereignty of these countries, but it is not respected by those who want to provoke their entry into the alliance
Sweden calls up reserve officers to beef up units in Gotland which raised readiness
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Jens Stoltenberg: A pleasure welcoming President @AlarKaris to NATO. I thanked him for Estonia's important contributions to our shared security & for hosting one of NATO's battlegroups. We discussed Russia & Ukraine, and the need for de-escalation & continued engagement in good faith
Lithuania's government forced contract cancellation between the state-owned Lithuanian Railways and the state-owned Belaruskali potash fertilers manufacturer in Belarus, effective from 1 February. The decision was taken due to national security issues
After the Baltic states joined NATO, the quietest region in Europe turned into a zone of military tension, - Grushko said
The Baltic States are talking to NATO allies about increasing military deployments on their soil to deter Russia, Estonia's Prime Minister Kaja Kallas told Reuters on Wednesday before Russian and NATO officials met to try to diffuse tensions
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Tsihanouskaya: Thanked Lithuania President @GitanasNauseda & @LithuanianGovt for helping repressed Belarusians & my Office. We discussed further pressure on the regime
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A Finnish readiness unit deployed into a snap drill this morning. Scheduled exercise
The Latvian special services have detained two people on suspicion of cooperation with the Russian military intelligence, LETA reported.
Denmark has offered to send four F-16 fighter jets and a frigate to NATO's operations in the Baltic region and northern Europe in response to Russia's troop build-up at Ukraine's border
"It is in our direct interest that the reinforcement of NATO's Eastern Flank took place now and immediately," - Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of @Riigikogu @markomihkelson
Denmark will support the three Baltic countries militarily in case of Russian escalation says Danish Minister of Defence
Contrary to what Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said yesterday, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis told journalists today that before the opening of the Taiwanese Representative Office in Vilnius, all actions were coordinated with the president
Head Of The Taiwanese Representative Office In Lithuania Eric Huang Says Taiwan Will "Take As Much As Possible" Lithuanian Cargo Blocked By China, 120 Containers Already Redirected
Nausėda noted that both Lithuania and Taiwan can open representative offices that do not have diplomatic status, but regretted that "the name of the representative office has become the essential factor that now strongly affects our relations with China"
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda stated in an interview that allowing the Taiwanese office in Vilnius to use the name of Taiwan was "a mistake". According to Nausėda this decision (made by the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry) was not coordinated with him
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Deputy speaker of the Lithuanian Parliament @Morkunaite comes out swinging for President Nauseda over his expression of regret over the naming of the Taiwanese Representative Office in Vilnius, accusing him of "consistent inconsistency" Translation of FB post
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USAF Rivet Joint heading back after a morning of surveillance of Kaliningrad
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spoke Monday with the #Bucharest9 abt Russia's "destabilizing military buildup along Ukraine's border" & "the need for a united, ready, and resolute NATO stance for the collective defense of Allies" per @StateDept
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US Army Lasai CL600 ARTEMIS N488CR keeping an eye on Belarus
Finnish president: "And let it be stated once again: Finland's room to manoeuvre and freedom of choice also include the possibility of military alignment and of applying for NATO membership, should we ourselves so decide. NATO's business is the so-called Open Door policy"
Leader of Finland's biggest opposition party says "NATO membership would improve Finland's security and bring predictability to our region". Green Parliament Group leader (in gov't) says "NATO membership of Finland & Sweden would clarify Europe's security arrangements and build stability"
Ministry of Defense of Estonia: "Estonia has made a decision in principal and via the Ministry of Defense that our desire is to support Ukraine with armaments and ammunition in its current, difficult security situation.". To provide Ukraine with 122 mm howitzers and Javelin missiles
FM @ABaerbock exchanged views with her counterparts @JY_LeDrian, @TrussLiz & @SecBlinken this evening on the situation around the Ukrainian border & the upcoming dialogue formats with Russia. Also on the agenda: Solidarity with Lithuania in view of Chinese measures, Iran/JCPoA
Nord Stream 2 is ready to go, Gazprom announced
On Thursday, December 23, Latvian State Border Guard officials prevented 103 people from attempting to cross the Latvian-Belarusian state border illegally, the State Border Guard said.
US Secretary of State Blinken promised EU chief diplomat Borrell that any debate on European security will involve coordination & involvement with the EU. Besides, they talked about Chinese economic restrictions in Lithuania that have side effects on others as well
Lukashenka threatens to cut Ukrainian transit to Lithuania, in case of Belarusian goods banned from Klaipeda port
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Lithuania should not "ride America's coattails", says China's FM spokesman
According to the German newspaper Die Zeit, NATO has increased the preparedness of the Rapid Reaction Force NRF* to the Russian threat. The side says this based on an anonymous NATO diplomat. *NATO Response Force