Russia and NATO

NATO sees another ”threat from Russia”

As the U.S. European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Curtis Scaparotti, said today, the Alliance is preparing for actions, which are ‘’ the reaction to the growing threat from Russia. Among the …

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Russia ready for dialogue with NATO

Russia is ready for a serious dialogue with NATO, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said, noting that the Alliance, in turn, is not ready to restore normal military ties with the Russian Federation. …

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NATO comments on Russia's upcoming military drills

NATO spokesman Dylan White said that Russia had briefed the alliance on the Vostok-2018 planned exercise in May and that NATO planned to monitor it.  According to the spokesman, Russia had invited military …

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Putin: NATO moving closer to Russian border

NATO is moving its military infrastructure closer to the Russian border and Russia needs to strengthen its own infrastructure in response, the country's President Vladimir Putin said, speaking at a news conference after talks …

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Does NATO offer Russia peace?

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg stressed that the reunification of Crimea with Russia and problems existing between Moscow and NATO cannot be a motive for the country's isolation. "We do not …

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Kremlin: Russia retains modest contacts with NATO

The Kremlin refrains from commenting on disagreements within NATO while maintaining its negative attitude to the alliance’s expansion towards Russia’s borders, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. …

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Italy intends to open new chapter in NATO-Russia ties

Rome is determined to promote a new chapter in NATO cooperation with Russia, Italian Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Guglielmo Picchi, who is also a foreign policy adviser to Italian …

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NATO and Russia resumes dialogue

The first since last October NATO-Russia Council (NRC) convened today in Brussels.  "The Council had an open exchange on several topics, including the situation in and around Ukraine, issues related to military activities, …

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NATO-Russia Council convens in Brussels

The NATO-Russia Council (NRC) convened today in Brussels. The meeting will discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine. It is the first time the council has met since NATO and many of its members expelled Russian diplomats following a …

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NATO: Russian armed forces recovering

Russia's Armed Forces are recovering quickly from nearly two decades of decline, according to head of planning at NATO's operations division in Brussels, Diego Ruiz Palmer. "Evidence has been growing since …

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NATO ships enter Black Sea

The ships of the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG-2) entered the Black Sea, media reported. It is specified that the group includes frigates of the Navy of Spain, Turkey and Germany. Royal Navy warship HMS Duncan is flagship of …

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Russia-NATO talks being held in Baku

The meeting of Russian General Staff Chief General Valery Gerasimov and NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander in Europe General Curtis Scaparrotti is underway in Baku. Earlier today, a delegation …

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