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Tuesday, 06.10.2015, 21:33
Latvia requires two infantry brigades and a number of other measures to withstand a theoretical attack by Russia, according to research study of Russian security policy 2015-2020 and its impact on Latvia, cites LETA.
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U.S. needs to upgrade IT capabilities to defend regions under threat of possible aggression from Russia28.09.2015
If Russia suddenly launches rapid-fire aggression in a certain region, it would take too long for U.S. command and control networks to get in contact with allies and react, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, the U.S. Army’s top commander in Europe, told the defense portal ''Breaking Defence''.
Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand discussed issues related to Estonian-Russian bilateral relations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in New York Sunday evening, Estonian foreign ministry press department reports BC.
In the wake of Russia's annexation of Crimea, the Baltic States fear that Russia's propaganda could be a precursor to more violent aggression, this according to newspaper The Washington Time, cites LETA/ELTA.
The current situation in the Russian economy is knotty but not critical, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on September 22nd, cites TASS/ELTA/LETA.
President Dalia Grybauskaite says Lithuania's Migration Department made the right decision when it granted asylum to Russian journalist Andrei Nekrasov, reports LETA/ELTA.
Russia's military activity near Latvia's border has notably increased this year compared to 2014, and it is becoming increasingly provocative, National Armed Forces' Commander Raimonds Graube said in an interview on LNT television, cites LETA.