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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

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Denmark and Sweden Resumed Issuing Visas to Russians

Denmark and Sweden have resumed processing and issuing all types of visas to Russian citizens. Denmark has also lifted all anti-coronavirus restrictions.  “The standard time for processing visa applications for Russian citizens applying, for example, to visit friends, relatives, tourism, is up to 10 calendar days (delivery time is not included) in accordance with the

Finland Making Mistake Joining NATO – Political Scientist Warned

The decision of the Finnish authorities to join NATO, from a strategic point of view, is absolutely wrong, since this is the consequence of following Washington’s will and not the country’s own interests, as stated by Russian political scientist, director of the Center for Geopolitical Expertise, Valery Korovin.  Earlier, The Times reported that Finland and

Russian Foreign Ministry: Sweden and Finland Joining NATO Would Require Adequate Response From Russia

The accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO would have serious military and political consequences and would require an adequate reaction from Russia, according to the official representative of the country’s Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.  “It is quite obvious that the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO, which is primarily a military structure and

Swedish Armed Forces Simulated War During Russian Military Exercise

During the Russian exercises “Zapad-2021” (“West-2021”), the Swedish military simulated a war situation: one of the Swedish submarines received an unexpected order to meet at sea with a support ship and take on board combat torpedoes. In such a way Swedes rehearsed actions in case the enemy defeated all the coastal bases of the fleet.