Central/Eastern Europe

Anatolii Shara on military strategies of Ukraine and Russia in their full-fledged war

The military strategies of Ukraine and Russia in their full-fledged war. From what points did the counterparts start, and how did the strategy change during the war. I spent two weeks in Donbas, a full-scale […]

German PzH2000 shooting for the first time in Lithuania
Defence

Allied troop increase in Lithuania could be 2-3 times higher, says Army Chief: “But numbers are not the point”

Lithuanian Chief of Army Valdemaras Rupšys says that it is important for Lithuania to have the largest possible deterrent capability in the country. He also points out that the allied troop strength in the country […]

German PzH2000 shooting for the first time in Lithuania
Defence

Kasčiūnas on Russian threat and Lithuania turning into a West Berlin

Lithuania is becoming like West Berlin during the Cold War, says Laurynas Kasčiūnas, Chairperson of the Seimas Committee on National Security and Defence. He said that strengthening the military forces is of paramount importance for […]

Nordic/Baltic

The Security and Foreign Policy Forum the Rīga Conference 2021 has concluded

On October 15 and 16 the annual security and foreign policy forum The Rīga Conference 2021 was held. In the span of two days, political leaders and experts from all over the world came together […]