• This picture shows the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, on July 7, 2016, the venue of the upcoming NATO summit
    Last update: 09:44 09.07.2016
    09:44 09.07.2016

    NATO Must Reconsider Stance on Russia If Minsk Agreement Fulfilled - Belgium

    NATO must consider rethinking its position on relations with Russia if the Minsk accord would be fulfilled, Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said Saturday.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • NATO holds Saber Strike exercise 2016 in Estonia
    Last update: 09:35 09.07.2016
    09:35 09.07.2016

    This is Who NATO's Real Enemy is and It's Not Russia

    The North Atlantic Alliance has focused its efforts on countering a non-existent threat from a supposedly "assertive" Russia, but the bloc's key enemy is Daesh, not Moscow, journalist and an expert on strategic studies at the LUISS Guido Carli University Germano Dottori told Sputnik.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • Polish army soldiers take part in the Saber Strike NATO military exercise in Adazi, Latvia, June 13, 2016.
    Last update: 07:23 09.07.2016
    07:23 09.07.2016

    Deploying NATO Battalions in Baltic States Attempt to Blackmail Russia – Russian Lawmaker

    The NATO decision to deploy battalions in the Baltic States is an attempt to blackmail Russia and to involve it in the arms race, deputy head of the Russian State Duma Committee for Security and Anti-Corruption Dmitry Gorovtsov said Thursday.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • Smoke rises from villages in the southern rural area of Manbij, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. file photo
    Last update: 07:02 09.07.2016
    07:02 09.07.2016

    US-Russian Cooperation in Syria Can Defuse Post-Warsaw Tensions - Ex-Pentagon Official

    Russian military coordination with the United States in Syria might help soothe tensions after the NATO summit in Warsaw, former US Under Secretary of Defense Dov Zakheim told Sputnik.

    Violence Erupts as Islamic State Rises
  • Polish soldier prepares a military exhibition in front of the venue of the NATO Summit, which will start in two days, in Warsaw, Poland, July 6, 2016.
    Last update: 05:49 09.07.2016
    05:49 09.07.2016

    NATO Summit Approved Buildup Against Russia Unseen Since Nazi Era - CIA Whistleblower

    The NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland fanned dangerous tensions in Europe and approved military exercises against Russia unparalleled in scale since the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, former CIA analyst and whistleblower John Kiriakou told Sputnik.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • This picture shows the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, on July 7, 2016, the venue of the upcoming NATO summit
    Last update: 03:38 09.07.2016
    03:38 09.07.2016

    NATO Anti-Russian Solidarity Crumbling Amid Warsaw Summit - Ex-CIA Official

    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.

    Atlantic Resolve: NATO at Russia's Gates
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) looks on next to German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (R) and France's President Francois Hollande during the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland July 8, 2016.
    Last update: 22:09 08.07.2016
    22:09 08.07.2016

    Merkel: NATO to Strengthen Presence in Eastern Europe

    NATO will strengthen its presence in the eastern Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday at the NATO Summit in Warsaw.

    Atlantic Resolve: NATO at Russia's Gates
  • NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg (C) poses with officials and military personnel in front of a NATO unmanned drone outside PGE National Stadium, the venue of the NATO Summit, in Warsaw, Poland, July 8, 2016.
    Last update: 18:13 08.07.2016
    18:13 08.07.2016

    Who is Behind NATO's Anti-Russian Stance

    The North Atlantic Alliance has treated Russia as a major threat blaming the country for undermining European stability, yet it is NATO itself and a massive anti-Russian media campaign in the West who are to blame for the current state of affairs in Europe, Turkish retired Brigadier General Haldun Solmaztürk told Sputnik.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • An F-35 being refueled at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.
    Last update: 17:54 08.07.2016
    17:54 08.07.2016

    Be It Clinton or Trump, Europe Must Get Ready to Arm Itself

    With the ongoing NATO summit in focus, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg lauded Copenhagen for buying expensive US fighter jets, yet reprimanded Denmark alongside other European NATO members for spending too little on defense. Whoever wins the US presidential election will put pressure on Europe to step up its defense expenditure.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • Russian servicemen at the Hmeymim airbase in Syria.
    Last update: 16:30 08.07.2016
    16:30 08.07.2016

    Syria No-Fly Zones May Cause Military Escalation With Russia - Counter-NATO Summit Speaker

    Enforcing the no-fly zone in Syria that Hillary Clinton advocates would require the destruction of Russia's anti-aircraft missiles in the Arab republic which could lead to military escalation, speaker at ongoing Counter-NATO Summit in Warsaw Joseph Gerson of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) organization told Sputnik.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • Soldiers park their amphibious vehicles on a ship as they participate in a massive amphibious landing during NATO sea exercises BALTOPS 2015 that are to reassure the Baltic Sea region allies in the face of a resurgent Russia, in Ustka, Poland, Wednesday, June 17, 2015
    Last update: 16:12 08.07.2016
    16:12 08.07.2016

    Russia ‘Forced’ to Counteract NATO Buildup - Counter-NATO Summit Speaker

    Russia is forced to counterbalance NATO buildup alarmed by the Alliance’s expansion in Eastern Europe, Baltic states, Scandinavia and the Black Sea, speaker at ongoing Counter-NATO Summit in Warsaw Joseph Gerson of American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) organization told Sputnik.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • Poland's President Andrzej Duda speaks outside PGE National Stadium, the venue of the NATO Summit, in Warsaw, Poland July 8, 2016.
    Last update: 11:50 08.07.2016
    11:50 08.07.2016

    Polish President Stresses Inviability of Russia-NATO Founding Act

    Polish President Andrzej Duda said Friday the Russia-NATO Founding Act of 1997 was an inviable document that had been violated multiple times by the Russian side.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • This picture shows the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, on July 7, 2016, the venue of the upcoming NATO summit
    Last update: 10:56 08.07.2016
    10:56 08.07.2016

    Better a Good Quarrel? 'Peaceful' Norway Seeks NATO Buildup in the North

    With the NATO-driven fear of Russia reaching its greatest in decades, Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg is traveling to the NATO Summit in Warsaw to secure guarantees that Norway will be able to keep the Norwegian Sea open in case of a serious conflict with Moscow.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
    Last update: 10:48 08.07.2016
    10:48 08.07.2016

    NATO to Seek Constructive Dialogue With Russia to Clarify Intentions - Stoltenberg

    NATO will continue seeking constructive dialogue with Moscow and considers Russia to be an integral part of European security, the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • A file photo showing US navy helicopters fly over US Navy hovercraft during the NATO Trident Juncture exercise 2015.
    Last update: 13:08 07.07.2016
    13:08 07.07.2016

    Counter-NATO Summit to Oppose Alliance's Militarism, Expansion Toward Russia

    Counter-NATO summit on July 8-10 in Warsaw, Poland will convene to campaign against the alliance's militarism, armament and provocative actions toward Russia, one of the organizers of the event in Warsaw, Reiner Braun, told Sputnik on Thursday.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel
    Last update: 12:49 07.07.2016
    12:49 07.07.2016

    Merkel: NATO Has No Plans to End Cooperation With Russia

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization does not intend to refuse to cooperate with Russia, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • Polish soldier prepares a military exhibition in front of the venue of the NATO Summit, which will start in two days, in Warsaw, Poland, July 6, 2016.
    Last update: 12:45 07.07.2016
    12:45 07.07.2016

    NATO's Self-Proclaimed 'Moral Superiority' Triggers Clash After Clash

    The ongoing military escalation against Russia may have consequences that nobody really wants. It's high time for the West to try and find a means to reduce tensions, instead of blowing the horn and accusing Russia of all mortal sins, before it's too late, a Swedish professor appealed before the NATO summit in Warsaw.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • Soldiers walk after demonstration of their skills during a military police exercise before the NATO summit in July in Warsaw at the PGE National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland May 24, 2016
    Last update: 11:47 07.07.2016
    11:47 07.07.2016

    NATO Buildup in Poland, Baltics 'Below Threshold of Any Military Threat to Russia' - Military Committee

    NATO battalions in Poland and the Baltic countries pose no threat to Russia, the head of NATO's military committee said.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • War ships of the NATO Standing Maritime Group-2 take part in a military drill on the Black Sea, 60km from Constanta city March 16, 2015
    Last update: 11:12 07.07.2016
    11:12 07.07.2016

    Ultimatum? NATO 'Won't Need to Increase Military Presence' if Russia Stops Building Up Its Troops

    There is no need for NATO to increase its military presence if Russia avoids buildup and shows a will to negotiate transparency and risk reduction measures with the alliance, the chairman of NATO's Military Committee said.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low
  • General view of the main entrance of the NATO headquarters in Brussels
    Last update: 11:07 07.07.2016
    11:07 07.07.2016

    NATO Not Seeking to Cancel Founding Act With Russia: 'The Precondition is That We All Respect These Rules'

    NATO has no interest in canceling or rewriting the NATO-Russia Founding Act, the chairman of the alliance's Military Committee said.

    Russia-NATO Relations Reach a New Low