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  Estonia is considering additional security measures

2014 03 25

In the light of the Crimea situation military experts do not view a direct threat for the Baltic States from Russia, but despite this, Estonia is considering additional security measures, reports Rus.err.ee referring to the "Current Camera".

"It would be reasonable to allocate funds from the state treasury for purchasing of stocks of ammunition, especially cartridge. These processes are time consuming, and if we take action now, it will take weeks and possibly months to ensure that the ammunition was in place," - said the colonel in reserve Leo Kunnas.

Security crisis, according to the Defence Minister Urmas Reinsalu, is now covering the entire Europe, and the NATO member states have mutual consultations on the issue.

"The first outcome is already available: 6 fighters and 2 tankers are already in Lithuania, and we are interested in expanding such opportunities and are working on it," - said Reinsalu.

Material has been prepared by the Centre of Geopolitical Studies with reference to the article from “Postimees.ee” of 17 03 2014

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Ukraine has filed a lawsuit against Russia in the International Court of Justice for terrorism and racism (4)

2017 01 19

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine filed a lawsuit in the UN International Court of Justice against Russia within the framework of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, says the site of the Foreign Minister. This is done on the instructions of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, issued on 16 January.

National Armed Forces (NAF) of Latvia will deploy additional military units in three cities (5)

2017 01 18

For effective complex defence of Latvia, the establishment of a permanent division of the National Armed Forces has started in Latgale, reported the official website of the Ministry of Defence.


In Lithuania the amount of 110 thousand Euros was collected at a concert in support of the ATO fighters and residents of Donbass (3)

2017 01 17

On 13 January a concert "Together to the victory" was held in Lithuania, where the audience decided to support Ukraine's defence and donated 110 thousand Euros.


Belarus has established a visa-free regime for citizens of 80 countries (1)

2017 01 10

Alexander Lukashenko on 9 January signed a decree № 8 "On the establishment of visa-free entry and exit of foreign nationals." The document establishes visa-free entry to Belarus for a period not exceeding 5 days at the entrance through the checkpoint "National Airport Minsk" for citizens of 80 countries, - reported the press service of the President of Belarus.

The European Parliament approved the recall of visas for citizens of Ukraine and Georgia (1)

2016 12 19


The European Parliament approved the granting of a visa-free regime for short-term trips to the citizens of Ukraine and Georgia, RIA Novosti reported.



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