The Ministry of Defense has decided to cut costs in its administrative area over the next four years and will be laying off 270 people. Even though investments will not be cut directly, development of the armed forces will be impacted nonetheless. The Ministry of Defense that finds itself underContinue Reading

While recent coalitions have agreed that defense spending would not be touched even during difficult times, Postimees’ information suggests that the ministry’s initial proposal was that of a universal cut. A top official standing close to state budget deliberations told the paper that the Ministry of Finance has presented theContinue Reading

The Baltic states cannot imagine their security without the United States’ involvement, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda says. “All Baltic states are very clear that the United States’ involvement in our collective defense system is a critical factor and we can hardly imagine our 100 percent security without the United States’Continue Reading