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Finland to Sign Memorandum on NATO Assistance

Finland is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with NATO, under which it will be able to receive assistance from foreign forces.

Politics » Defense | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 670

US Increases Military Presence in CEE, Black Sea

The USA will send around 600 troops to Poland and the Baltic States for infantry exercises, said the Pentagon.

Politics » Defense | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 645

Sweden Increases Defense Expenditures over Russian Threat

Sweden´s government has announced plans to increase the budget share of defense in the years to come until 2024.

Politics » Defense | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 829

Another US Warship Passed Dardanelles Strait

A US warship heading towards the Black Sea passed through the Dardanelles Strait on Tuesday.

Politics » Defense | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 3036

Dolphins 'to Take Part' in NATO Black Sea Drills - Report

US military dolphins and sea lions are due to participate in NATO's summer naval exercises in the Black Sea, a report by the newspaper Izvestia has suggested.

Politics » Defense | April 21, 2014, Monday // 12:22 | Viewed: 881

Global Military Spending Continued to Fall in 2013

World military expenditure totaled USD 1.75T in 2013, a fall of 1.9% since 2012, according to figures released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

Politics » Defense | April 14, 2014, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 935

France's Dupleix to Enter Black Sea

The French anti-submarine frigate Dupleix is to join on Monday the country's vessels in the Black Sea.

Politics » Defense | April 14, 2014, Monday // 11:21 | Viewed: 1533

Russia Continues 'Provocations' over Black Sea, Says DefMin

Russian military aircraft are still committed to provocations over the Black Sea, Bulgaria's Defense Minister Angel Naydenov has warned.

Politics » Defense | April 14, 2014, Monday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1506

Russian Ambassador Voices Concern over US Ships in Black Sea

It is US military vessels and not Russia's airplanes that pose a problem in the Black Sea, Russia's Ambassador to Bulgaria Yury Isakov said on Friday.

Politics » Defense | April 11, 2014, Friday // 17:47 | Viewed: 2060

NATO to Boost Presence in Black Sea

NATO will increase its presence in Eastern Europe and the Black Sea region, its Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday, while on a visit to Bulgaria.

Politics » Defense | April 11, 2014, Friday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1393

Rosen Plevneliev Criticizes the Tight Defense Budget

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev criticized the tightening of the country's defense budget and urged for its immediate increase.

Politics » Defense | April 11, 2014, Friday // 14:34 | Viewed: 849

US, French Ships 'Passed Black Sea Straits', Did Not Inform of Route

Two vessels one from the US and another from France, passed through the Dardanelles strait early on Thursday without informing of their destination.

Politics » Defense | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1975

US Destroyer Donald Cook to Enter Black Sea

US Destroyer Donald Cook is to enter the Black Sea on April 10, Pentagon officials said.

Politics » Defense | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 935

Volvo Halts Joint Tank Project With Russia

Volvo said that it had paused a joint project with Russia to build an armoured infantry fighting vehicle, citing concerns about the Ukraine crisis, reports The Local.

Politics » Defense | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1776

NATO Secretary General To Visit Bulgaria

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will come to Bulgaria on a two-day visit on Thursday.

Politics » Defense | April 7, 2014, Monday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1047

US Mulls Increasing Number of Troops in Europe

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said permanently stationing an additional U.S. Army brigade in Europe is among options to beef up security in the region.

Politics » Defense | April 4, 2014, Friday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1405

Romania to Boost Defense Spending

Romania's government plans to increase its defense budget over possible tensions on its eastern borders with Ukraine.

Politics » Defense | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 18:24 | Viewed: 1628

US Navy Extends USS Truxtun Mission In Black Sea

The US navy extended the mission of the USS Truxtun in the Black Sea, reports Bulgaria's public broadcaster BNT.

Politics » Defense | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1612

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister: We Need New Fighter Jets

Bulgaria urgently needs to modernize its air force, in the light of the situation in Ukraine, said Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin.

Politics » Defense | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1304

Bulgarian DefMin to Impose Penalties over Border Fence

Bulgaria's Defense Minister Angel Naydenov has decided to impose penalties on nine of his ministry's personnel.

Politics » Defense | March 21, 2014, Friday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1414

USA To Hold Military Exercises in Poland

The US is preparing military exercises in Poland, said US ambassador to Poland, Stephen Mull.

Politics » Defense | March 21, 2014, Friday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1794
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