Posts tagged as relations with Russia

NATO generals do not believe in good relations with Russia

By Viktors Domburs on Thursday, January 10, 2019

In December NATO allies agreed the civil and military budgets for 2019. At a meeting of the North Atlantic Council allies agreed a civil budget of €250.5 million and a military budget of €1.395 billion for 2019. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the agreement of the budgets, saying: “The world is changing, and NATO is adapting. Allies are investing in NATO to address the challenges of our time, including…

If Sweden, Finland joins NATO, it might deteriorate relations with Russia

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

If Sweden and Finland joins NATO, it might deteriorate the alliance’s relations with Russia, but in a long term it will strengthen Latvia’s defense capabilities, said Latvian MEP Artis Pabriks (Unity). Hes aid that if Sweden and Finland joined NATO, Latvia would be more secure and stronger, while now cooperation between Latvia an Finland and Sweden is regulated by NATO. The politician said though that in the nearest time this…