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Jens Stoltenberg takes up office as NATO Secretary General - Press Conference and Press Reception
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January 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Nato defence ministers are to decide at a meeting in Brussels on February 5 on deploying alliance command centres in Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. This is according […]

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Bulgaria could shift MiG maintenance contract from Russia to Poland – Defence Minister

January 23, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Because of the inflated prices being charged, Bulgaria will no longer rely on Russia to maintain its MiG-29 fighters but could reassign the business ...

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Nato Secretary-General praises Bulgaria’s participation in alliance missions

January 22, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, on his first visit to Sofia as head of the alliance, has praised Bulgaria’s participation in Nato missi ...

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Pentagon announces European base closings

January 9, 2015, by VOANews

The United States says it will close more than a dozen bases in Europe in a move the Defense Department expects to save $500 million per year when ful ...


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    Ukraine formally scraps non-aligned status
    December 29, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko has signed a law revoking Ukraine’s non-aligned status as part of efforts to move the country closer to Nato, the western military alliance. Russia views Nato […]

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    Russian moves provide new mission for Nato
    December 29, 2014, by Al Pessin of VOANews

    Russia’s more aggressive military posture in Europe during the past year has pushed Nato to take new steps to strengthen its defenses, providing it, analysts say, with a much-needed new […]

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    USS Donald Cook to enter Black Sea
    December 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook was to enter the Black Sea on December 26 2014 “to promote peace and stability in the region,” the US Sixth […]

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    Poland concerned by Russia’s Baltic military actions
    December 12, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    Poland’s defence minister Tomasz Siemoniak said Thursday he was concerned by the level of Russia’s recent naval and air force activity in the Baltic Sea region. “For a few days […]

  • Jens Stoltenberg takes up office as NATO Secretary General - Press Conference and Press Reception
    NATO chief: Russia violating Ukraine cease-fire
    December 1, 2014, by VOANews

    NATO says Russia is violating a truce in eastern Ukraine by sending in convoys with advanced weapons and personnel reinforcements for pro-Russia separatists fighting Ukrainian government troops. “We see a […]

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    Bulgaria will not buy new jet fighters before 2017
    November 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The saga of Bulgaria’s long-delayed purchase of new military jet fighters to meet Nato requirements is set to continue unresolved for a few more years because the state will give […]