All posts tagged Nato

Portuguese F16 photo  Jorge Ruivo
October 23, 2014, by VOANews

Estonia has summoned the Russian ambassador after a Russian spy plane entered the Baltic country’s airspace without permission. A spokeswoman for the Estonian Foreign Ministry said the Baltic country considers […]


US Sixth Fleet flagship Mount Whitney to visit Bulgaria’s Bourgas on October 24

October 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The US Sixth Fleet flagship Mount Whitney, one of two US Navy vessels currently in the Black Sea, is to visit Bulgaria’s port of Bourgas on Octo ...

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Bulgarian defence minister: ‘Catastrophic consequences’ unless country rids itself of old Russian military equipment

October 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

There will be “catastrophic consequences” for Bulgaria’s armed forces if they are not weaned soon from reliance on old Russian milit ...

NATO Secretary General visits Turkey

Turkey says it cannot go into ground battle with Islamic State militants alone

October 9, 2014, by VOANews

Turkish officials said they cannot be expected to conduct a ground operation against Islamic State militants in Syria on their own. Foreign Minister M ...

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    NATO: Ukraine ceasefire is ‘in name only’
    September 21, 2014, by VOANews

    NATO’s top military commander says he is hopeful the new agreement to create a buffer zone between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists will calm the conflict. However, U.S. Air […]

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    NATO: 1000 Russian troops remain in Ukraine
    September 11, 2014, by VOANews

    NATO says around 1,000 Russian troops remain inside Ukraine – a day after Ukraine’s president reported that most of the Russian forces assisting separatists there had returned home. President Petro […]