Albanian Cyber Attacks

NATO chiefs have hit out against what it calls the “malicious” cyber activities against Albania. The comments came with a strongly worded statement aimed at countering the outbreak. The statement reads: “We stand in solidarity with Albania following the recent cyber attack on its national information infrastructure. “Allies acknowledge the statements by Albania and other Allies attributing…

Ukrainian Army Hitting Top International Standards

Ukrainian Army

US President Biden has proposed a budget increase of $ 5.8 trillion in the military expenditure of the USA. The plan includes a 9.8% increase in Pentagon funding, which includes support for Ukraine. The USA considers Ukraine to be an integral part of the Western community’s common security system. The Russian invasion of Ukraine and…

Living in a Pre-War World

Uraiian Peasants by Marc Chagall

Until February 24, 2022, we lived in a post-war world. Now we live in a pre-war world. Since the day Russia invaded Ukraine, the whole world now  faces the threat of a Russian full-scale attack. This is evidenced both by the transfer on 28 February of the strategic nuclear forces of the Russian Federation to…

Manfred Weber and High Level EPP Delegation Visits Ukraine

Manfred Weber

In light of Russia’s mobilisation on the Ukrainian border and their threats to European security, the EPP Group leadership will visit Ukraine and Lithuania from the 20th to the 23rd of February.   Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group, who will lead the high-level delegation., said, “With our visit, we are showing our unconditional support…

ICAN Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons

ICAN Nuclear Disarmament Campaign

Lack of medical care and beds, overwhelmed hospitals and millions of unattended injured with serious injuries: this is the grim reality of what world capitals would face amidst a nuclear denotation, according to new report by the International Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons – ICAN.  The new report evaluates the immediate health response capacity to…

Geopolitical Mood Change In Europe

Ukraine Crisis

Russia’s military build-up on Ukraine’s border has triggered a mood change in Europe. Against a backdrop of rapidly escalating tensions, majorities in Europe now believe that Russia will invade Ukraine in 2022, and hold the view that the EU and NATO should stand behind Kyiv in such a scenario, according to a new polling-backed study…

Renewing the Transatlantic Partnership

Renewing transatlantic partnership

With China and Russia on the offensive, a renewed and reliable transatlantic partnership is the key to maintaining international and legal order and peace. The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) supports the idea of an Alliance of Democracies, ensuring that civil society has significant say in the joint defence of universal values and rights….

NATO Stresses Support for Ukraine

NATO Support for Ukraine

The North Atlantic Council has issued a toughly worded statement on the current tense situation in Ukraine.It reads,”We are gravely concerned by the substantial, unprovoked, and unjustified Russian military build-up on the borders of Ukraine in recent months, and reject the false Russian claims of Ukrainian and NATO provocations.  We call on Russia to immediately…

Parliament Condemns Russia’s Military Build-up

Against the backdrop of increasing Russian military threats against Ukraine, MEPs say any aggression by Moscow must come at a high economic and political price. In a resolution adopted on Thursday by 548 votes in favour, 69 against and 54 abstentions, Parliament condemns the current large Russian military build-up on the Ukrainian border. MEPs demand…

Kremlin Methodology: Back to the Future

Russian Army

The Russian Federation is bringing the levels of tension to new heights. The previous crisis occurred in 2014 with the military invasion of Ukraine and a significant increase in military and hybrid activity by land, air, sea, and in the digital space. Since then, the international community has been systematically shaken by reports of Russian…