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  • US responds to Russian aggression in Ukraine with military exercises in Eastern Europe

    WASHINGTON Six hundred U.S. troops are headed for Poland and the three Baltic countries for live-ammunition infantry exercises with armed forces from the four former Soviet-bloc nations.
  • U.S. to send 600 troops to Eastern Europe to reassure allies

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is sending about 600 soldiers to Poland and the three Baltic states for infantry exercises, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, one of its highest-profile steps yet to reassure NATO allies after Russia's seizure of...

    Estonia wants, expects more NATO troops on its territory

    TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia expects to see more NATO troops on its territory in reaction to what it fears will be Russian attempts to destabilize the former Soviet republic, the country's defense minister said on Tuesday. Baltic states Estonia, Latvia...

    NATO to send ships to Baltic to bolster defense of eastern European allies

    NATO to send ships to Baltic to bolster defense of eastern European allies
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO is sending part of its naval rapid reaction force to the Baltic Sea as part of a drive to step up the defense of eastern European allies in response to the crisis in Ukraine, the military alliance said on Thursday. Separately,...

    Formed to halt Soviet expansion, NATO useless in current crisis

    COLUMBUS, Ohio In the small Baltic country of Estonia, the easternmost county, called Ida-Viru, has a population of 150,000. Of these 150,000, only 20 percent are ethnic Estonians, while upward of 70 percent are Russian. Suppose the following were to...