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US and South Korea expand joint military drill

US and South Korean defense chiefs have agreed to expand their joint military exercise planned for later this year, setting the stage to deploy more of Washington’s strategic weapons on the peninsula amid increased saber-rattling in Pyongyang. The drill, likely to be called Ulchi Freedom Shield, will be integrated with …

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Lithuania ready to expand Kaliningrad blockade – president

Vilnius is ready to expand the list of goods banned from transit to Russia’s exclave of Kaliningrad should the European Union introduce new sanctions against Moscow, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said on Wednesday. The country is also ready to face any potential retaliatory measures Russia might introduce, he told Reuters …

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Russia may expand definition of ‘treason’

Russia’s criminal code could be expanded to include an article that outlaws public calls to actions aimed at undermining the country’s security. On Monday, a parliamentary committee recommended that MPs approve a draft law on the matter. The draft law envisages a fine of up to 500,000 rubles (around $8,000) …

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Belarus pushes to expand its military

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has instructed the government in Minsk to create a militia in order to expand the armed forces and deter outside meddling, Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin said on Friday. Lukashenko has already announced the creation of a southern military command on the border with Ukraine. Among other …

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Russia wants to expand ruble use for energy exports

Russia is planning to increase the use of the ruble in energy exports, but no deadlines have been set for the payment switch, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday. “The president has set a methodical and step-by-step approach to expanding the use of national currencies,” Peskov told reporters in …

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Finland and Sweden expand on NATO plans 

Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin and her Swedish counterpart Magdalena Andersson have expanded on their countries’ possible NATO bids following bilateral talks on security in Stockholm on Wednesday. Helsinki’s decision on whether to apply for the US-led military bloc or not “will happen quite fast,” Marin said during a joint …

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Document confirms US told Russia NATO won’t expand

A newly discovered document from March 1991 shows US, UK, French, and German officials discussing a pledge made to Russia that NATO will not expand to Poland and beyond. Its publication by the German magazine Der Spiegel on Friday proves Moscow right and NATO wrong on the matter.  The minutes …

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NATO ‘never promised’ not to expand, US claims

NATO has never promised not to admit new members, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken claimed on Friday, labelling Russia’s demands of the bloc inadmissible. However, long-declassified Western documents suggest otherwise. “NATO never promised not to admit new members,” the top American diplomat told journalists during Friday’s press briefing, as …

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Why the EU no longer wants to expand east

The prime ministers of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia have been in Brussels meeting with top European Union officials. Their ultimate goal is to set out a roadmap for accession into the EU, but they will have to be happy with some warm words from the Eurocrats and promises of further …

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