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Ukraine: Frozen Conflict Is Hotting Up

08.04.2021

The terrible beauty of “frozen conflicts” is that it takes hardly any effort to turn up the heat and re-escalate them into hot violence, but pressing the “pause” button later would need consensus, which is not so easy.

NATO's "Iron Sword" in Lithuania

07.02.2017

An official presentation of NATO's international battalion will take place today at the Rukla base in Lithuania.

The event will be attended by President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite, German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, head of the Joint Command of NATO forces in Brunssum (Netherlands) General Salvatore Farina, and other representatives.