Question: Why did Russia move militarily against Ukraine when it revealed its intention of seeking to join NATO, and did not take any military action against Finland, which actually joined the alliance, nor did it move anything against Sweden, whose accession to the alliance is now a matter of time?
From the outset, since the demise of the Soviet Union and the dismantling of the Warsaw Pact, NATO became a meandering, rudderless entity – but only for a while. The US agonized with what to do with it after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the de facto end of the Cold War.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to create a new alliance, an alternative to the EU, that could include the Baltic states as well, the Italian daily Corriere della Sera has reported citing its sources. This alliance could include, in addition to the UK and Ukraine, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania […]
According to journalists from the Lithuanian edition of Delfi, as well as the press service of the local parliament, members of the Lithuanian Seimas unanimously voted in favor of adopting a resolution that recognizes Russia as a terrorist state.
The Danish government has agreed to send barbed wire fences to Lithuania, in a deal with the Lithuanian government to enforce Lithuanian border control. This will contribute to the construction of the border fence to be built on the border between Lithuania and Belarus, which is the EU’s outer border from East.