Tag: Baltics

Lithuania Could Become Putin’s Danzig Corridor, Portnikov Says

June 12, 2014

Staunton, June 12 – Many commentators have pointed out that Russia’s strategy and tactics in Ukraine are a more or less complete copy of the ones Hitler used against Poland and Stalin used in the Baltic countries. But if one looks beyond Ukraine, it is entirely possible that Vladimir Putin will copy another Nazi operation. […]

Moscow Unilaterally Suspends Confidence Building Accord with Lithuania

May 7, 2014

Staunton, May 7 – Two days ago, the Russian government unilaterally suspended its 2001 confidence building agreement with Lithuania and declared that Moscow no longer felt any requirement to inform Vilnius about its military deployments in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad. According to the Lithuanian defense ministry, Russian émigré historian Yury Felshtinsky reports, the two […]