Estonia to conduct largest arms purchase in its history

Estonia is preparing to carry out the largest purchase of military equipment in its history. According to Delfi, Estonia intends to purchase Patria 6x6 armored personnel carriers.

According to the Estonian Center for Defense Investment, more than 100 new vehicles will be purchased in the next 10 years, and perhaps more than 300 in two decades.

Over the past 15 years, 100 Patria Pasi XA-180 and the XA-188 armored personnel have been in use with the Estonian Army. They will reach the end-of- …


Germany sends 600 tons of nuclear waste to Russia

A train with so-called “uranium tailings”, byproducts of the enrichment process used to make fuel for nuclear power plants, was sent to Russia from a uranium enrichment plant in the German city of Gronau, reports MBH Media news outlet. The 12-car train will deliver about 600 tons of nuclear waste from Germany to the port of Amsterdam, after which the cargo will be shipped to St. Petersburg.

According to Russian organization Ecodefense, the cargo will be further transported by train to the city …


NATO to increase its presence in the Black Sea

NATO member forces will increase air patrols and the presence of naval ships in the Black Sea, said the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, as quoted by Interfax Ukraine.

According to Kyiv, the relevant agreement was reached during the meeting of Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Taran with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels.

Taran also called on NATO member states to join the national strategic exercises planned in the fall in southern Ukraine.

Stoltenberg and Taran …


Kyiv: Ukraine preparing for several scenarios of potential Russian attacks

Ukraine is currently considering several likely scenarios for a new Russian attack on different parts of the border, said the commander of the Joint Forces Operation of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Serhiy Nayev on air of the TV channel “1+1”.

He noted that scenarios of attack on any part of the border with Russia, from the annexed Crimea to the demarcation line in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, are being worked out.

"We are looking at actions where such a threat will come …


Governor of Russia’s Khabarovsk region detained on suspicion of organizing murders

The governor of Khabarovsk region, Sergey Furgal, one of four heads of regions elected in 2018 against the will of the Kremlin, was detained on Thursday morning.

According to Svetlana Petrenko, a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee  Furgal, who is a member of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia(LDPR) party and a  former State Duma deputy with 10 years of experience, is suspected of organizing murders of entrepreneurs in the Khabarovsk and the Amur regions in 2004-2005.

"In …