Russia is against NATO’s presence in the Arctic, said Acting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaking at his annual round-up news conference on January 17.
Increased activity of NATO forces has been observed in the European states adjacent to Belorussia, the President of Belorussia Aleksandr Lukashenko said on December 19 at the Security Council meeting, the Belorussian leader’s official website reports.
June 7, 2011.
PART ONE. ACTIVITIES
I begin each program in this cycle with the subject of our activity.
Let us begin with its specific aspects. We decided to conduct a second public opinion poll. A more detailed and deeper one, the results of which will help us answer a number of questions. This is a large project that will once again require great effort from us. Sociologists agreed to participate in this project. They have already finalized a questionnaire and created a group that will conduct a mathematical analysis of the survey results. More than one and a half thousand volunteers have also said they agree to conduct the survey.
The arms race initiated by the NATO countries is a threat to the world. Russia and China have an answer to the emerging threats, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said on December 5 at the meeting of the OSCE foreign ministers in Bratislava.
The main strategic threat to Russia’s security comes from NATO, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin said on December 3 at a meeting with the top officials of the Defense Ministry and the military-industrial sector that took place in Sochi, the president’s press service reports.
Ukraine plans to involve NATO to resolve the conflict in Donbass and thus to reduce Russia’s impact on Ukraine; TASS reports referring to the Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadim Pristayko’s interview to the British TV channel Sky News on 3 December.
NATO tried to use the situation around the Malaysian Boeing that was shot down as an excuse for a military operation in the Ukrainian southeast, concluded German political analyst and journalist Max van der Werff, who has carried out his own investigation. He published his investigative documentary on Twitter on July 20.