Following Crimea's reunification with Russia, the US launched Operation Atlantic Resolve, staging increasing numbers of military exercises in states which border Russia, as well as in the Black Sea. In March 2014, the situation escalated after the US launched a series of exercises in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, all of which border Russia.
NATO-enlargement is not relevant due to possible consequences of such policy, Senator and former Republican presidential nominee Rand Paul told Sputnik.
Some 200 citizens of New York protested on Times Square on Saturday against NATO expansion, while the Alliance's Summit was being held in Warsaw, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported.
The final outcome of the NATO Summit in Warsaw might expose deep differences among alliance members over measures designed to counter Russia, former CIA analyst Raymond McGovern told Sputnik.
NATO will strengthen its presence in the eastern Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday at the NATO Summit in Warsaw.
The United States anticipates major contributions from NATO members to improve the alliance’s readiness, US Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland said in a testimony at the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday.
Troops from the National Guard of the US state of Alabama are currently working in Romania on infrastructure and military training projects, the US Army announced on its web site.
The North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO) is unlikely to revise its nuclear deterrence posture at the summit in Warsaw later this month, despite measures to bolster its conventional deterrent, White House Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told Sputnik.
Moscow is concerned about bilateral programs on cooperation between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization member states and Kiev, Russia's permanent representative to NATO Alexander Grushko said Monday.
In a further sign of US-led military domination in Eastern Europe and the West Balkan region, Montenegro will Thursday (May 19) sign up to the NATO Accession Protocol, paving the way for a further advance eastward for the alliance.
A hundred US army soldiers arrived in Lithuania on Monday to carry out joint exercises, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry said.
Russia is ready to step up consultations with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), but is yet to hear from the Alliance, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.
NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg is in Spain Wednesday kicking off Exercise Trident Juncture 2015, the biggest NATO military exercise in more than a decade, in a further demonstration of its military ambitions all over Europe.
The fact that Russia is helping fight Islamic State radicals in Syria will not change NATO’s position when it comes to Ukraine, the alliance’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told Le Figaro.
A military convoy of US military vehicles and servicemen will drive across Slovakia in September, according to the chief of the Defense Staff of Slovakia’s Armed Forces.
Latvia and NATO are not regarding Russia as an enemy, Latvia’s newly elected president, Raimonds Vejonis, told the local LTV7 television Friday.
The international naval force exercises of NATO member states Open Spirit 2015 will begin in the territorial waters of Estonia on Friday, General Staff of the Estonian Defense Forces said Thursday.
NATO's expansion closer to Russian border through Nordic states will not succeed due to the neutrality of Finland and Sweden, according to experts.
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said that further stationing of NATO troops at a higher number is reasonable in Estonia.
Leader of the National-European Communitarian Party (NCP) Luc Michel said that Romania is transforming into an aggression platform against Russia.
The leader of the National-European Communitarian Party (NCP), Luc Michel said that NATO broke all the perspectives of cooperation with Moscow by its advance towards the western borders of Russia.