sâmbătă, 13 mai 2017


  • Russian Military to Launch Drills That Could Defeat NATO Forces in Less Than Two Days
    Canada is preparing to deploy troops to Latvia as part of a NATO plan to bolster the Western military alliance's borders with rival power Russia, but Moscow has plans for a show of might that will likely dwarf NATO's efforts. Latvian ambassador to Canada Karlis Eihenbaums said Friday that his nation, which has previously expressed concern about Russian military activity in Europe's Baltic region, was particularly on edge ahead of its neighbor's quadrennial defense maneuvers called Zapad, or "West," due to be held in August and September. Eihenbaums said the drills, which date back to the Soviet period, have left Latvia uneasy in past years, but that this year's exercise would be especially concerning given the dueling military buildup that has occurred between NATO and Russia in the past few years. Read More

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