Posts tagged as Anakonda-2018

Why NATO trains to survive

By Viktors Domburs on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

This fall in Europe and in the Baltic region in particular is very “hot” from the military point of view. Russia thinks that NATO exercises in the region are not just single episodic maneuvers but a chain of successive events, a well-designed scheme of conducting large-scale exercises that are offensive in nature. This point of view is disputable but certainly Russian experts have the reasons to feel threatened. These days…

NATO and Russia: mutual accusations

By Jonas Dringelis on Monday, October 1, 2018

NATO and Russia continue to strengthen their borders, deploying more troops and military equipment. Large-scale military exercises conducted alternately by Russia, then by NATO are the demonstration of superiority. It should be said that this takes place against the backdrop of increased mutual accusations in recent years. Last year NATO accused Russia of misleading the Alliance over the scope of its exercise known as ‘Zapad’, in violation of rules meant…

NATO uses snake to defeat Russia

By Lukas Ramonas on Friday, September 28, 2018

Andrzej Duda’s first visit to the White House included one on one talks with Donald Trump on security in Central Europe and on strengthening the U.S. military presence in the region, which is worried about intensifying Russian military activity. Poland has been seeking for increase in the number of U.S. troops stationed in its territory since early 2017. By the way, the Eastern European region has been actively explored by…

“Anakonda-2018” will devour Poland

By Vairis Godmanis on Thursday, September 6, 2018

In 2018 the intensity of NATO military maneuvers and the number of forces and assets participating in them are increasing in the European region. Let me remind you about the most important of them: in the middle of June, the “Thunder Perkunas” exercise was completed (Baltic countries, 18,000 soldiers), and immediately following it – the “One Trident” (Norway, 40,000 soldiers) and “Anakonda” “(Poland, 100,000 soldiers). Special attention should be paid…