Russia and NATO

NATO to exclude Russia from its strategic partners

NATO to exclude Russia from its strategic partners

The new NATO Strategic Concept, expected to be adopted at Madrid Summit in June, will no longer name Russia as the bloc's strategic partner, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday. "The Strategic Concept is …

NATO to engage in comprehensive deterrence of Russia

NATO to engage in comprehensive deterrence of Russia

NATO's new strategic concept will include the provision on the need to deter "any aggression" from Russia, U.S. State Secretary Antony Blinken said. "At the heart of NATO and at the heart of the Strategic Concept …

Kremlin: Finland joining NATO to become threat for Russia

Kremlin: Finland joining NATO to become threat for Russia

The expansion of NATO does not facilitate security in Eurasia and Finland joining NATO is a threat for Russia, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Thursday. "Without a doubt," the Kremlin official said replying …

Scholz: top priority avoiding NATO confrontation with Russia

Scholz: top priority avoiding NATO confrontation with Russia

NATO must avoid a direct military confrontation with Russia that could lead to a third world war, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said in an interview with Der Spiegel when asked about Germany's failure to deliver heavy weapons to Ukraine. …

Clinton asked Putin to join NATO

Clinton asked Putin to join NATO

Former US President Bill Clinton proposed to Russian Presidents Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin to join NATO, Clinton said this in an interview with The Atlantic magazine. Clinton spoke about the development of ties between NATO and …

NATO does not want conflict with Russia, Stoltenberg says

NATO does not want conflict with Russia, Stoltenberg says

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance is not looking for a conflict with Russia. According to him, the goal of the North Atlantic Alliance is to prevent the conflict from going beyond Ukraine. Earlier, he …

NATO deploys additional forces in eastern part of Alliance

NATO deploys additional forces in eastern part of Alliance

NATO leadership has decided to deploy additional ground, air and sea forces in the eastern part of the Alliance in connection with Russia's military operation in Ukraine, the North Atlantic Council said in a statement following an …

Ukraine to drop NATO bid?

Ukraine to drop NATO bid?

Ukraine could drop its bid to join NATO to avoid war with Russia, the country's ambassador to Britain Vadym Prystaiko said. Prystaiko told the BBC Ukraine was willing to be "flexible" over its goal to join the …

DPA: NATO to send troops to Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia

DPA: NATO to send troops to Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia

As the German news agency DPA reported yesterday, NATO intends to build up its forces in the east of the Alliance - primarily in Romania, Bulgaria and Slovakia, which is associated with an escalation of tension in relations with Russia. …

Russia analyzing U.S. proposals on security

Russia analyzing U.S. proposals on security

Russia continues analyzing the US reaction to security guarantees and information keeps coming in, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Wednesday. "We are now focused on completing an analysis of the [US] reaction …