Russia wants NATO forces to leave Romania, Bulgaria – foreign ministry

The security guarantees that Russia seeks from the West include provisions requiring NATO forces to leave Romania and Bulgaria, the Russian foreign ministry said on Friday. Moscow has demanded legally binding guarantees from NATO that the bloc will stop its expansion and return to its 1997 borders. Replying to a question about what that wouldContinue reading “Russia wants NATO forces to leave Romania, Bulgaria – foreign ministry”

NATO will not let Russia dictate its military posture, Germany says

NATO will discuss Russia’s security proposals but it will not let Moscow dictate the alliance’s military posture, German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht said on Sunday on a visit to German troops based in Lithuania to deter a Russian attack. On Friday, Moscow set out a list of demands for the West that includes withdrawing NATO battalionsContinue reading “NATO will not let Russia dictate its military posture, Germany says”

State of the pandemic within Europe primarily determined by vaccination rates – DW News

Vaccination rates are very unequal around the world. There are also big differences within Europe and the European Union. Leading the pack is Portugal, where 88 percent of the total population is fully vaccinated. Spain is also doing well, at 80 percent. In Germany, just 69 percent of the population is fully vaccinated – aContinue reading “State of the pandemic within Europe primarily determined by vaccination rates – DW News”

Bulgaria: Six arrested over ‘Russian spy network’

Authorities have uncovered a group of high-ranking officials, including military and intelligence officers, suspected of passing secrets to Moscow. Bulgarian prosecutors said Friday they had charged six Bulgarians, including several senior officials in the defense ministry and in military intelligence, with espionage. At least five former or current members of the Bulgarian military were arrested,Continue reading “Bulgaria: Six arrested over ‘Russian spy network’”

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