The Sukwali Gap is described as point of vulnerability that would risk isolating Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from its NATO allies if seized by Russia. Recent exercises by NATO forces along this border underscore the need to expand defence operations beyond physical geography.
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Russia’s new human rights ombudsman promises to defend Russians abroad and fight subversion at home.
To the east, Poland, the Baltics, and Romania face threats of hybrid conflict coming from a revanchist Russia. To the south, allies such as Italy and Greece prioritize maritime security across the Mediterranean.
Excerpt: As the Ukraine crisis has demonstrated, we should not assume that freedom of information necessarily leads to a more open or democratic society. Information can be harnessed and manipulated by authoritarian regimes in order to generate confusion and undermine trust in government, often with unpredictable and destabilizing effects on society.