Layered logic behind NATO's northward expansion
Both Finland and Sweden have announced the decisions to apply to join NATO in succession, which means that NATO intends to go further northward following the previous five rounds of eastward expansion.
05-18 20:36:58
Interview: NATO expansion root cause of Ukraine crisis: former senior French official
The attempt to extend North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) membership to Ukraine, which Russia perceives as a security threat, has long been opposed by France and Germany. Meanwhile, Finland and Sweden are knocking on NATO's door.
05-17 18:06:11
Insights: Grave consequences loom should NATO expands further
If NATO expands northwards and incorporates Finland and Sweden -- two Nordic countries with longstanding neutral and military non-alignment policies -- into its military alliance, it will undoubtedly intensify confrontation with Russia and lead to further deterioration of the security situation in the Baltic Sea region and Europe as a whole, analysts say.
05-11 19:34:37
Japanese prime minister's Asia, Europe trip reveals strategic intentions
Foreign media reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited Asian and European countries from April 29 to May 6. Tokyo's purposes and intentions for making these visits are worth close attention because they have assumed new implications given the complexity and sensitivity of the current international situation.
05-09 18:39:47
Russia says 694 Ukrainian soldiers surrender at Azovstal steel plant
Russia said Wednesday that 694 Ukrainian soldiers blocked at the Azovstal plant in Mariupol have surrendered over the past 24 hours, including 29 wounded.
05-19 17:53:49
U.S. military base returned to S.Korea full of carcinogens
The U.S. military base in Yongsan, located in the heart of the South Korean capital Seoul, part of which the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) has returned to South Korea, turned out to be full of carcinogens, a local broadcaster KBS reported Wednesday.
05-18 17:10:19
Russia to strengthen border with Finland if NATO deploys striking weapons
Russia will strengthen its border with Finland if NATO's striking weapons are deployed in Finland, Viktor Bondarev, chairman of the Defense and Security Committee of the Federation Council, said Sunday.
05-16 22:00:49