Tag: airspace

Responding To Russia’s Threats In The Baltics Is Like Playing ‘Whack-a-Mole’

October 22, 2014

Not long after an Estonian counter-intelligence (KAPO) officer was kidnapped and paraded before Moscow TV cameras, Sweden is now playing its own version of “whack-a-mole,” with its navy hunting for phantom objects after reports suggest a Russian submarine or mini-sub is stranded in its waters. It is not clear exactly what is happening. Reports have […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 68: New Sanctions Threatened But “Door Remains Open”

April 26, 2014

After OSCE Monitors were kidnapped by Russian-backed gunmen in Slavyansk, and after Russian aircraft have repeatedly violated Ukrainian airspace, both the G-7 and the EU say they have come up with plans for new sanctions against Russia. Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest […]