“We do not seek confrontation; we do not want a new arms race,” that was the words of NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg regarding the situation with Russia and NATO’s decision to boost its military capabilities.

The Norwegian politician spoke after defence ministers decided to bolster the NATO Response Force (NRF) and reinforce collective defence on June 24. From now on NRF, will consist of up to 40,000 personnel – a major increase from the previous level of 13,000. Moreover, NATO’s S...

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