Tag: NATO

NATO called the damage to the Nord Streams a sabotage

The press service of the North Atlantic Alliance has published a special statement on the situation with the gas pipelines of the Nord Stream system. It says that the position of the block is shared by the invited members of the alliance Damage of Nord Stream 1 gas pipelines and Nord Stream 2 are a deliberate sabotage, according to NATO. This is stated in a press release published on the website of the North Atlantic Alliance. “All currently available information indicates that this is the result of deliberate, reckless and irresponsible acts of sabotage. These leaks pose risks to shipping and cause significant damage to the environment. We support ongoing investigations aimed at establishing the origin of the damage,— the message says. “Any deliberate attack on critical Allied...

NATO planes make up to 35 weekly flights along the borders of Belarus

Aircraft of the North Atlantic Alliance fly about 30-35 times every week along the Belarusian border for reconnaissance purposes, said State Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic Alexander Volfovich. According to him, four flights were recorded today reconnaissance aircraft, TASS reports. Volfovich noted an increase in the number of exercises that NATO conducts in European countries. He said that the alliance grouping in Eastern Europe has about 35,000 military personnel, more than two thousand aircraft, there are 15 warships in the Mediterranean and Baltic Seas, including two nuclear submarines, an aircraft carrier, and more than 300 cruise missiles. Former assistant to US President Ronald Reagan, Doug Bandow, said earlier that the United States needs to prevent Ukraine from ...

Hungarian Foreign Minister urged to avoid conflict between Russia and NATO

Hungarian Foreign Minister Szijjártó: it is necessary to avoid a direct conflict between Russia and NATO /v6_top_pics/resized/673xH/media/img/1/54/756640042253541.jpg 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width : 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Peter Szijjarto In the current situation, it is important to prevent a conflict between Russia and the North Atlantic Alliance because of its consequences, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto. “Now this is the most important task— to avoid any direct conflict between Russia and NATO, since this will lead us to such consequences that neither side wants, — he said. Szijjártó said that since the end of February, the expecta...

Peaceful plans for genocide. The story of how the US and NATO did not threaten Russia

Plot World History with Andrey Sidorchik Western leaders have launched a series of statements that boil down to one — there is no threat to Russia's security from representatives of the North Atlantic Alliance. “NATO is not looking for a conflict with Russia” “NATO is not looking for a conflict with Russia”, — announced Alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. “Putin says he had to act because Russia was threatened. But no one threatened Russia,», — declared at the UN General Assembly US President Joe Biden. In the same place, the new British Prime Minister Liz Truss said: “No one threatens Russia.” In general, if you believe these words, our country is surrounded exclusively by pacifists, and the security threat &mdash ; this...

Clinton recalled conversations with Yeltsin about NATO expansion

The former US president then asked his Russian colleague whether he really admits the possibility that the United States will strike at Russia. Yeltsin answered in the negative Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin, 1997 Former US leader Bill Clinton (1993-2001; 42nd President of the United States) spoke in an interview with CNN about a conversation with his Russian counterpart Boris Yeltsin about NATO's eastward advance. He said he asked the Russian president if he really considered the possibility of the United States striking Russia. “I asked him, 'Do you really think I'm going to use a base in Poland to bomb Russia?' He replied: “No, but many in Russia think so because their historical memory includes Hitler and Napoleon.” Clinton acknowledged this, but no...

NATO said it began discussing strengthening defense a few years ago

The alliance at the end of June decided to increase the number of rapid reaction forces by eight times and deploy heavy equipment near the borders of Russia. According to the head of the Military Committee, NATO is implementing what it planned a few years ago =”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Rob Bauer NATO started planning for a stronger defense a few years ago, Admiral Rob Bauer, head of the alliance's military committee, told a press conference. “We are talking about the biggest reorganization of our military structures since 1949. We started planning this a few years ago, but now we are implementing it,— he said. At the NATO summit in Madrid at the end of June, the leaders of the alli...

Foreign Affairs: The appearance of NATO soldiers in Ukraine could provoke a nuclear conflict

The appearance of NATO troops on the territory of Ukraine may lead to the start of a nuclear war. Photo: pixabay.com The American magazine Foreign Affairs reported that the appearance of NATO troops on the territory of Ukraine could lead to the outbreak of a nuclear war. According to the authors of the article, at the moment, the United States, together with its allies, is trying to prevent any kind of escalation of the conflict that could provoke a direct conflict between the alliance and Russia. “In the event that NATO troops appear in the air, on land or the Black Sea, this may push the Russian field commander to take actions that will lead to the death or injury of soldiers of the North Atlantic Alliance. This would be followed by an immediate NATO response, potentially starting a ...

Yeni Şafak learned about Turkey’s appeal to NATO because of the threat of Greek S-300s

Yeni Şafak: Turkey will turn to NATO because of Greece's use of the S-300 against the F-16 S-300, although she assured that she uses them only in exercises (max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/4/21/756617527531214.jpg" alt="Yeni Şafak found out about Turkey's accession to NATO because of the threat of Greek -300" /> Anti-aircraft missile system S-300 Ankara intends to appeal to NATO in connection with the fact that the Greek military aimed a missile system from the S-300 system at the F-16 aircraft of the Turkish Air Force, Yeni Şafak reports, citing a high-ranking source in the Turkish Ministry of Defense. On August 28, CNN T �...

Medvedev considers Ukraine’s refusal to join NATO insufficient for the world

Russia still needs the security guarantees that President Vladimir Putin spoke about last year, Medvedev said. According to him, the prospect of negotiations will depend on the development of events -width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Ukraine's refusal to join NATO is not a sufficient condition for ending the military operation; this requires, among other things, an agreement on Russia's security guarantees, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with the LCI TV channel. p> “Refusal to participate in the North Atlantic Alliance— it is now a necessary, but no longer sufficient, condition for achieving peace. It is necessary to work out the very gua...

NATO reported a good harvest of honey

NATO called the experiment on placing bee hives on the territory of the headquarters and obtaining honey as part of the green initiative a success. The first two hives appeared in April 2020, so far their number has doubled. Each hive produces between 80 and 100 kg of honey per season, some of which is left to support the life of the bees. “Today, most of the honey produced is sold at the NATO charity bazaar in favor of supporting some local and international projects” , — the message says. It was previously reported that Chinese scientists have learned to control the flight of a bee using electrodes in the brain. Rate the material Источник aif.ru

DPR: Ukrainian Armed Forces fired ten shells of NATO caliber 155 mm at Donetsk

At 03:45, the Ukrainian military fired ten shells with a caliber of 155 mm in the Budennovsky and Leninsky districts of Donetsk, reported on Monday, 22 August, in the Telegram channel of the JCCC office in the DPR. Russia continues its special operation in Ukraine. On the eve of the Russian Ministry of Defense accused Ukraine of poisoning the Russian military in the Zaporozhye region with botulinum toxin type “B”. The air defense system in Crimea worked several times. And in Sevastopol, a downed drone fell on the roof of the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet. An explosion occurred near the zoo of Mariupol, which was supposed to be visited by the pro-Russian head of the city. Read online here. Источник www.mk.ru

The Foreign Ministry called NATO’s policy of ignoring Russia’s “red lines” risky

Ryabkov: NATO's policy of ignoring Russia's “red lines” is extremely risky “https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/673xH/media/img/0/15/756611486472150.png 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel -ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/0/15/756611486472150.png" alt="The Foreign Ministry called NATO's policy of ignoring Russia's "red lines" risky" /> Sergey Ryabkov The destructive course of the NATO countries to ignore the “red lines” Russia and drawing Moscow into the confrontation in Ukraine “with balancing on the brink of a direct armed conflict” is extremely risky, said in an interview with Izvesti...

Blinken handed over documents on the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO

photo en.wikipedia.org US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced in his microblog on Twitter that a package of documents on Washington's ratification of Finland and Sweden's accession to the alliance. “I handed over … to the North Atlantic Treaty Depositary the US instruments of ratification as the last step in the process of ratifying Finland and Sweden's accession to NATO,” he wrote. p> Источник www.mk.ru

The Russian Foreign Ministry assessed the possibility of a direct clash with the United States and NATO

< img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/6/88/756608349051886.png" alt="The Russian Foreign Ministry assessed the possibility of a direct clash with the US and NATO" />< /p> Russia is not interested in a direct clash with the United States and NATO countries, said Ivan Nechaev, Deputy Director of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Our Armed Forces are equipped with modern and high-precision conventional (non-nuclear. — RBC) weapons, which allow us to fully implement the goals and tasks set by the President of Russia for the purposes of the NMD in Ukraine. Russia, as a nuclear power, will continue to act as responsibly as possible, a direct clash with the United States and NATO is not in our interests, — he sa...

NATO’s eastern flank countries urge the US to speed up the supply of weapons to them

Washington Post: Baltic and Eastern European countries are asking the United States to expedite the supply of weapons to them So, Estonia wants to receive MLRS HIMARS and Reaper attack drones, and Poland is waiting for ordered anti-aircraft missile systems Patriot, HIMARS, F-16 fighters and Abrams tanks Eastern flank countries NATO is demanding more troops and more weapons to contain Russia, writes The Washington Post. About 100,000 US troops are stationed across Europe, but the “more vulnerable” US allies consider this insufficient, the newspaper notes. The Baltic and Eastern European countries are asking the United States to increase defense production to speed up the implementation of orders for weapons. «HIMARS [US multiple launch rocket systems], Reaper [attack dron...

Turkey accuses Sweden and Finland of not fulfilling NATO promises

Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu: Sweden and Finland did not fulfill their promises to join NATO Turkey has not seen Sweden and Finland take steps to extradite the Kurds, the Foreign Minister said. Swedish SVT writes that Stockholm is ready to extradite one of them. Turkey promises in return to approve the entry of these countries into NATO media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Mevlut Cavusoglu Sweden and Finland have not yet fulfilled the demands made by Ankara to join NATO, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a press conference, quoted by the Turkish Anadolu agency. The Minister recalled the agreement that Ankara has concluded with Helsinki and Stockholm. According to him, they m...

The diplomat said that NATO can justify the use of nuclear weapons

Diplomat Belousov: NATO can be expected to justify any use of nuclear weapons The United States “reserved the opportunity” to use nuclear weapons “at any moment, for any reason and against any state” under the pretext of threatening their interests or their allies, Andrei Belousov believes NATO countries in the future can be expected to justify any use of nuclear weapons, says Andrei Belousov, deputy head of the Russian delegation to the 10th Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). His words are quoted on the website of the Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN. “By the way, there is every reason for such a conclusion. The doctrinal documents of the United States prescribe the use of nuclear weapons under the pretext of t...

In Moscow, they announced a strike on the arsenal of NATO ammunition in Ukraine

Ministry of Defense: an arsenal with 45 thousand tons of NATO ammunition was destroyed in the Nikolaev region “image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/7/83/756598728849837.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation < p>Near the city of Voznesensk, Mykolaiv region of Ukraine, a warehouse was destroyed, which stored 45,000 tons of ammunition supplied by NATO countries for the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported. Video In addition, Russian aviation, rocket troops and artillery attacked three command posts of Ukrainian forces in the DPR, as well as troops and equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in 173...

American veterans urged to block the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO

photo en.wikipedia.org The press service of the United States veterans association Concerned Veterans for America published an appeal to the US Senate in which veterans urged parliamentarians to disapprove of NATO expansion to include Sweden and Finland. CVA Senior Adviser Dan Caldwell recalled that the US is currently saddled with $30 trillion in public debt, record inflation and growing limits on military capabilities . “The last thing we need to do now is — it is to extend security guarantees through NATO to two more rich European states … The main attention must be paid to domestic needs and security,” he stressed. Источник www.mk.ru

The US Senate approved the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO

Thus, the US added to the list of more than 20 countries whose legislature ratified documents on NATO expansion. For Finland and Sweden to join the bloc, the consent of all 30 members of the alliance is required image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/1/96/756595642601961.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > The US Senate approved a resolution to ratify the protocols on accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO, Reuters reports.< /p> According to the agency, “for” the accession of countries to the military alliance voted 83 senators, “against”— one. Thus, the resolution was adopted by a majority of the 67 required votes, and the United States added to...

“The US and NATO countries killed our children, women, old people”

A Balkan volunteer told why he is fighting for the DPR The more time you spend in Donbas, the more you realize how many interesting people who are not indifferent to its fate are attracted to this region. A few days ago, I had the opportunity to meet a native of the Congo, who is participating in a special military operation in the ranks of the Chechen unit “Akhmat”. And here is a new acquaintance. Platoon commander of the infantry battalion of the operational group “Delta” of the People's Militia of the LPR with the call sign “Serb”. As you might guess, the call sign of the serviceman was not chosen by chance. The man is indeed from Serbia. At the end of 2014, he came as a volunteer to the Donbass and after eight years, as the military himself admi...

Assessed the likelihood of an armed conflict in Kosovo: what is the role of NATO

“For the forces of the Alliance, the repetition of past events is a scripted operation” The night from July 31 to August 1 was marked for the Balkan Peninsula by a new round of tension between Serbia and self-proclaimed Kosovo. One of the main reasons is the refusal of the Pristina authorities to accept Serbian documents and the issuance of a temporary permit to enter the Kosovo territory. Photo: Frame The approach of the day when Serbian license plates will no longer be recognized on the territory of Kosovo caused a wave of protests among the population. The Serbs living in the region again began to feel discrimination from the authorities of Pristina. The Kosovo police announced the closure of the checkpoint and the bridge between Serbia and the partially recognized republic. This esc...

Foreign Ministry accused NATO of encouraging the recruitment of foreigners for the Ukrainian army

Russian Foreign Ministry: a number of NATO countries support the recruitment of foreigners for the Ukrainian army /webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/2/41/756593339846412.jpg 1200w" media="(min-resolution: 192dpi)" > A number of NATO countries tacitly support Kyiv's actions to recruit foreign citizens to participate in hostilities in the Donbass, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director of the Department of New Challenges and Threats of the Russian Foreign Ministry Vladimir Tarabrin. “The Russian Federation is closely monitoring the recruitment of foreign citizens carried out by the Ukrainian authorities with the tacit support of certain NATO countries to co...

Wasserman called for the recognition of the US and NATO as sponsors of terrorism

Americans support almost every terrorist group in the world The US Senate earlier passed a resolution calling on the State Department to include Russia on the list of state sponsors of terrorism. The American authorities explain this by Russia's military actions in the territories of Chechnya and Georgia. Syria and Ukraine. State Duma Deputy Anatoly Wasserman is convinced that the US and NATO themselves should be recognized as sponsors of terrorism. Photo: Lilia Sharlovskaya V In an interview with NEWS.ru, Wasserman, in response to a US Senate resolution, acquitted Russia, noting that the Russian military was directly involved in suppressing terrorist threats in Chechnya, Georgia, Syria and Ukraine, unlike the Americans. According to According to the parliamentarian, Russia suppress...

Medvedev promised a symmetrical response to Finland’s accession to NATO

According to the deputy head of the Security Council, the accession of Sweden and Finland to the alliance will worsen the security situation in the Baltic region, and the border of Karelia with Finland will actually turn into the border of Russia with NATOv6_top_pics/resized/320xH/media/img/3/76/756590232317763.jpg 320w 800xH/media/img/3/76/756590232317763.jpg 800w v6_top_pics/resized/400xH/media/img/3/76/756590232317763.jpg 400w” media=”(max-width: 400px)” > Dmitry Medvedev Russia will respond symmetrically to the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO, said Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev, without specifying what it was about. “As for our reaction to the entry of these countries into NATO, then, as the President of our country said, this...

The expert predicted what NATO could become under the leadership of Boris Johnson

“The tone will get tougher” In late July, The Daily Telegraph reported that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is retiring, could take over as NATO Secretary General because he is supported by high-ranking members of the Tory party and Ukrainian politicians. Political scientist, president of the Minchenko Consulting Foundation Yevgeny Minchenko believes that under the leadership of Johnson, the Alliance can become more radical against the backdrop of the “militant and militant” nature of the politician. Photo: Global Look Press In an interview with NEWS.ru, Minchenko recalled that Johnson recently held a photo shoot where he holds a grenade launcher on his shoulder, throws a grenade and runs around with a machine gun. The expert sees no reason why Johnson could not le...

Erdogan reminded Sweden and Finland about the conditions for NATO membership

According to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ankara will not make any concessions and will not support NATO membership of Sweden and Finland, until they fulfill their previously assumed obligations to combat terrorism. The Turkish leader recalled that the memorandum signed in Madrid at the NATO summit is just an invitation to the alliance, and he told all his colleagues in the military bloc about this . If the authorities in Sweden and Finland do not change their attitude towards the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and its offshoots, the Turkish parliament will not approve the protocol on joining the alliance of the Nordic countries. “Until they stop supporting terrorist organizations, they Turkey should not be expected to have a positive attitude towards their membership...

Poland has promised to create the strongest NATO ground forces in Europe

Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak assured that the republic will have the strongest ground forces among European NATO countries Mariusz Blaszczak Poland will have the strongest ground forces among European NATO countries, said the Minister of Defense of the Republic, Mariusz Blaszczak, in an interview with Sieci, excerpts from which were published by the portal wPolityce. “Polish Armed Forces must be so numerous and strong that their existence deterred the aggressor. <…> Both in terms of artillery and armored forces, in the final analysis, there will be no stronger country in Europe. We will have the strongest ground forces among European NATO countries,— Blaszczak assured, answering the question whether the country would be able to repel the attack. He recall...

Khamenei accused NATO of preparing a conflict with Russia under the pretext of Crimea

Khamenei believes that the alliance would have unleashed a war with Russia if it had not launched a military operation in Ukraine. The Iranian Foreign Ministry previously stated that the hostilities on Ukrainian territory were caused by “NATO provocations” Ali Khamenei (left) and Vladimir Putin NATO started a war with Russia under the pretext of Crimea, but the Russian alliance military operation in Ukraine, believes Iran's spiritual leader Ali Khamenei. In his opinion, the West does not want to see Russia strong, and the North Atlantic Alliance— this is a dangerous organization. “If you didn’t oppose NATO in Ukraine, then the alliance itself would start a war under the pretext of Crimea,” — he said (quoted by Irna) at a meeting with Russian President Vladim...