Putin says Russia will add over 40 missiles to nuclear ICBM arsenal

Jun 17, 2015

Putin says Russia will add over 40 missiles to nuclear ICBM arsenal

President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia will boost its nuclear arsenal by over 40 intercontinental missiles this year, in a move likely to further unnerve the West. “This year the size of our nuclear forces will increase by over 40 new intercontinental ballistic ...

Mar 10, 2015

3,000 U.S. troops head to Eastern Europe for exercises

About 3,000 U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division will deploy to Eastern Europe beginning next week, to conduct training exercises with forces from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, the Pentagon said Monday. The deployment is part of an ongoing U.S. military troop rotation aimed ...

Dec 31, 2014

U.S. to station 150 armored vehicles in Europe

The United States plans by the end of next year to station around 150 tanks and armored vehicles in Europe for use by U.S. forces training in Europe as part of the U.S. response to the Ukraine crisis, according to a U.S. military commander. ...

NATO vigilant amid spike in Russian flights

Oct 31, 2014

NATO vigilant amid spike in Russian flights

NATO is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force activity in Eastern Europe, the alliance’s new chief said Thursday. Jens Stoltenberg said that while NATO is not back on Cold War terms with its former arch-enemy, recent Russian ...

Sep 10, 2014

NATO's 'call to arms'

NATO's declaration of resolve to defend member states against aggression from the east must be followed by effective action