The Kremlin’s options in responding to the alliance’s expansion are more limited than it might appear.
Putin’s war is transforming European security. But not yet fast enough.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has generated a new sense of urgency in providing security assistance to Europe.
All three countries have adopted similar measures in response to Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
As air raid sirens sounded and Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine, many people in the Baltic states are left wondering if their countries are next.
The Russian invasion is a direct threat to the European security architecture.
Villig’s own success, and that of Estonia, offers the continent a beacon of hope
“By setting the rules of the game, democratic governments can facilitate trust, investments and innovation.”
The security of the Baltic Sea region will continue to be determined by the climate of east-west relations and EU-NATO cohesion.
In the Baltic Sea region Russia has strengthened its quantitative and qualitative advantage.