Posts tagged as Vienna Document

NATO-Russia relations have entered a new stage

By Jonas Dringelis on Monday, June 28, 2021

Europe’s conventional arms control architecture requires a thorough makeover. The Vienna Document on Confidence- and Security-Building Measures (CSBMs), originally adopted in 1990 and most recently updated in 2011, is politically binding and aims to increase the transparency of military postures and activities in Europe. Today, these arrangements are either blocked or in dire need of modernization. Political initiatives are required to start a new East-West detente and to avoid the…

NATO’s forbidden kick

By Kovas Azbis on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

NATO Allies and partners conduct exercises to test procedures and tactics, develop best practices and identify areas for improvement. Through exercises, forces practice working together effectively, swiftly and collectively. Exercises raise the ability of military forces to respond to threats from any direction. Even if it contradicts the OSCE Vienna Document. By the way large-scale exercise ANAKONDA-18 (AN-18) will be conducted in Poland between 7 November – 6 December 2018.…