Royal Air Force Intercept Russian Cargo Aircraft

Royal Air Force Intercept Russian Cargo Aircraft

Royal Air Force (RAF) fighter jets launched on Wednesday to intercept a cargo airliner that was worrying air traffic control towers in the United Kingdom. The aircraft causing worries was a Russian made cargo plane, a Antonov An-26 out of Latvia. the RAF Typhoon fighters successfully intercepted the cargo plane and escorted it to London […]

Estonia: Russian Concern Causes Concern

Estonia: Russian Concern Causes Concern

Russian government officials have made statements expressing concern for ethnic Russian minorities in the Baltic nation of Estonia, causing concern in that nation. A Moscow envoy recently said at a UN Human Rights Council in Geneva that Russia was “concerned by steps taken in this regard in Estonia as well as in Ukraine,” referring to […]

Latvia Today Repaying €1bn Loan, Commemorating 1949 Soviet Deportation, Facing Threat of Russian Invasion

Latvia Today Repaying €1bn Loan, Commemorating 1949 Soviet Deportation, Facing Threat of Russian Invasion

The Baltic nation Latvia is repaying €1bn of a loan to the European Union Commission Tuesday and is also commemorating the 1949 deportation of 42,000 people in cattle train cars bound for Siberia, while many Latvians are voicing concern of a possible Russian invasion of their country, likening the situation to Crimea. The €1bn is […]