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Tensions are Growing on Russian-Finnish Border


Yesterday, on July 28, the EU Commission banned Finland from refusing to issue visas to Russians. However, now the customs has tightened the rules for the carriage of foreign currency and goods. From Finland, it is now impossible to export goods more expensive than 300 euros per piece, equipment over 750 euros, and food over

Lithuania Tightens Restrictions on Trade Route to Kaliningrad


On Monday, July 11, Lithuania  extended limits on trade through its territory to Russia’s Baltic enclaves of Kaliningrad, following an earlier EU announcement of anti-Russian sanctions.    Kaliningrad borders on NATO and the EU states, Lithuania and Poland, and relies on railways and roads through Lithuania for most goods. As reminded, the coastal territory has

US Ex-President Admitted US Broke NATO Promise to Gorbachev [Video]


Former US President, George W. Bush, in a telephone conversation with renowned Russian pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov (Vovan) and Alexey Stolyarov (Lexus), confessed that the US administration together with his father, George Bush, had really promised the Soviet Union’s former president, Mikhail Gorbachev, that NATO would not expand. He also confirmed, the promise is not relevant

Russian Security Chief: West Needs Ukraine as Counterweight to Russia


Russia will be obliged to respond to the threat from NATO in the event of an expansion of the alliance’s infrastructure in Finland and Sweden, Russian Security Council Secretary, Nikolai Patrushev, said.  “In the event of the expansion of the alliance’s military infrastructure on the territory of Finland and Sweden, Russia will perceive this as

Finland and Sweden Help NATO Move Closer to Russia


Finnish Prime Minister, Sanna Marin, said on Thursday, May 19, that Helsinki is opposed to NATO deploying nuclear weapons or establishing bases inside Finland if it joins the military alliance. Swedish Prime Minister, Magdalena Andersson, has also said Sweden doesn’t plan on hosting NATO nuclear weapons or bases.  Finland and Sweden formally applied to join

NATO Starts Drills by Russian Border


Large-scale NATO military drills has started in Estonia on Monday, May 16. The exercise called “Hedgehog 2022” is one of the largest in the Baltic nation’s history, according to the military bloc, and will involve about 15,000 troops from 14 nations.  It is noted that soldiers from Finland, Sweden, Georgia, and Ukraine will also take