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    North Korea unveils new ICBM at military parade
    Apr15

    North Korea unveils new ICBM at military parade

    North Korea on Saturday unveiled what appears to be its new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), staging a large-scale military parade in Pyongyang amid increased military tensions on the peninsula, according to South Korea`s Yonhap news agency. A huge truck carrying the missile-shaped objective rolled through the main square of the capital...

    Ukraine loses ammo worth $1 bln in military depot fire  near Kharkiv – Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security and Defense
    Apr15

    Ukraine loses ammo worth $1 bln in military depot fire near Kharkiv – Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security and Defense

    Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security and Defense Serhiy Pashynskiy spoke about the losses caused by a fire at Ukraine`s largest military munitions depot in the town of Balaklia, Kharkiv region. ”What is the nature of Balaklia tragedy? There were tens of thousands of combat-ready munition pieces being stored there and tens...

    NATO Secretary General: Russia`s aggression in Ukraine main reason for strengthening defense in Europe
    Apr14

    NATO Secretary General: Russia`s aggression in Ukraine main reason for strengthening defense in Europe

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the main reason for strengthening NATO`s collective defense in Europe is the Russian aggression in Ukraine. ”We are concerned about the situation, especially in eastern Ukraine, and the fact that Russia illegally annexed a part of Ukraine – Crimea. And that is the first time since the end of...

    NATO deterrence policy was not reason for Russia`s invasion in Ukraine – Stoltenberg
    Apr14

    NATO deterrence policy was not reason for Russia`s invasion in Ukraine – Stoltenberg

    Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg emphasizes that the Alliance`s strategy to deter external threats was not the reason for the Russian Federation`s military invasion in Ukraine. ”Russia used military force against Ukraine. But it is important not to mix that with NATO deterrence because NATO...

    Pentagon declines comment on possible preemptive strike on North Korea
    Apr14

    Pentagon declines comment on possible preemptive strike on North Korea

    The Pentagon on Thursday declined to comment on an NBC report about possible pre-emptive action against North Korea, saying, as a policy, it does not discuss future operations ”nor publicly speculate on possible scenarios.” ”Commanders are always considering a full range of options to protect against any contingencies,” Dana White, a Pentagon...

    Poltorak discusses with U.S. congressmen defensive lethal aid to Ukraine
    Apr13

    Poltorak discusses with U.S. congressmen defensive lethal aid to Ukraine

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has discussed with the members of the Committee on Armed Forces of the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress the issue of the possibility of the U.S. granting Ukraine defensive weapons. According to him, the United States of America is interested in Ukraine`s successes and effective reforms....

    Lithuania stages drills against ”little green men”
    Apr12

    Lithuania stages drills against ”little green men”

    Special unannounced tactical exercises involving Lithuania`s security services were held to check the effectiveness of the country`s response to a potential threat of hybrid warfare, according to Delfi.lt. ”A deployment of `little green men` to Lithuanian territory and their disembarking from a train was simulated,” Interior Minister Eimutis...

    EU and NATO countries kick off center to counter “hybrid” threats
    Apr12

    EU and NATO countries kick off center to counter “hybrid” threats

    Several EU and NATO countries on Tuesday signed up to establish a center in Helsinki to research how to tackle tactics such as cyber attacks, propaganda and disinformation, according to Reuters. The United States, Britain, France, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Finland, Latvia and Lithuania signed the Memorandum of Understanding for the membership, and...

    NATO`s build-up in east cuts fear of conflict, Estonia says
    Apr12

    NATO`s build-up in east cuts fear of conflict, Estonia says

    Investors in the Baltic countries should brush off the perceived risk of a conflict between NATO and Russia in the region after the alliance deployed reinforcements to its eastern flank, Estonia`s president said, according to Bloomberg. After the arrival of North Atlantic Treaty Organization forces to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland in...

    North Korea says ready for any war scenario with U.S.
    Apr11

    North Korea says ready for any war scenario with U.S.

    Pyongyang cites ”reckless moves” by U.S. and says it will defend the country from invasion ”by powerful force of arms,” The Guardian wrote. North Korea has warned of ”catastrophic consequences” in response to any further provocations by the U.S., days after a U.S. Navy battle group was sent to waters off the Korean peninsula, according to The...

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