Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women - The Daily Progress

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 17:52

The Daily Progress

Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women
The Daily Progress
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's left-leaning government introduced a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defense minister called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished ...

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Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women - Bay News 9

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 17:50

Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women
Bay News 9
(AP) Sweden's left-leaning government introduced a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defense minister called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished compulsory military service ...

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Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women - News Sentinel

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 17:49

News Sentinel

Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women
News Sentinel
FILE - This is a Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 file photo of Sweden's Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist as he speaks during a press conference with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari in Baghdad, Iraq. Sweden's left-leaning government is ...

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Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women - Grand Island Independent

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 17:39

Grand Island Independent

Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women
Grand Island Independent
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's left-leaning government introduced a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defense minister called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished ...

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Amid tensions, Sweden reintroduces a military draft for men and women - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 17:21

Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Amid tensions, Sweden reintroduces a military draft for men and women
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
In September, non-NATO-member Sweden stationed permanent troops on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland, which Hultqvist described as sending a signal after Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea and its "increasing pressure" on the neighboring Baltic states ...

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Port of the Month: Port of Kokkola - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 17:03

Port of the Month: Port of Kokkola
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
In this type of context and taking into account the heavy increase in cargo traffic, the challenge is the coordination of operations by the port while providing an efficient and safe environment for all parties to operate. Since a couple of years ...

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Sweden reintroduces military draft for first time in 7 years - Bay News 9

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 15:17

Sweden reintroduces military draft for first time in 7 years
Bay News 9
(AP) Sweden's left-leaning government on Thursday reintroduced a military draft for both men and women because of what Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished compulsory ...

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Sweden institutes military draft for both men and women - goskagit.com

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 15:17

Sweden institutes military draft for both men and women
goskagit.com
FILE - This is a Saturday Aug. 1, 2015 file photo of Swedish Army personnel as they take part in the annual gay Pride Parade in Stockholm. Sweden's left-leaning government is reintroducing a military draft for both men and women because of what Defense ...

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Sweden reintroduces military draft amid 'deteriorating security environment' - Irish Independent

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 14:50

Irish Independent

Sweden reintroduces military draft amid 'deteriorating security environment'
Irish Independent
In September, non-Nato member Sweden stationed permanent troops on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland, which defence minister Peter Hultqvist described as sending a signal after Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea and its "increasing pressure" on the ...
Sweden brings back conscription as unease over Russia growsFinancial Times
Sweden reintroduces its military draft over growing Russia threatToronto Star
Sweden brings back conscription amid fears of Russian aggressionSky News
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Sweden brings back military conscription in face of growing Russia threat - The Independent

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 14:45

The Independent

Sweden brings back military conscription in face of growing Russia threat
The Independent
The Nordic country mothballed compulsory military service seven years ago, but military activity in the Baltic region has increased since, in the wake of Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014, prompting Sweden to step up military preparedness. Defence ...

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Sweden brings back conscription as unease over Russia grows - Financial Times

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 14:22

Financial Times

Sweden brings back conscription as unease over Russia grows
Financial Times
The defence ministry in Stockholm said 4,000 young people — both women and men — would be called up for basic military training in 2018 and 2019 as the “security environment in Europe and in Sweden's vicinity has deteriorated”. “If we want complete ...
Rattled by Russia, Sweden plans to bring back conscriptionTorrington Register Citizen
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Build Limited Missile Defenses Against Russian, Chinese Strikes: Experts - Breaking Defense

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 12:18

Breaking Defense

Build Limited Missile Defenses Against Russian, Chinese Strikes: Experts
Breaking Defense
Particularly in Europe, where Aegis systems ashore and at sea are officially only aimed at Iran, Roberts writes, “the objective (is) taking Russia's 'cheap shots' at the alliance off the table (–) that is, Russia's use of a very small number of strikes ...

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A Baltic test for European arms control - Jordan Times

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 00:17

A Baltic test for European arms control
Jordan Times
In this sense, the Baltic Sea region could become a proving ground for political strategies to ease tensions between NATO and Russia. NATO has always considered deterrence and arms control to be two pillars of a strategy for maintaining ... After all ...

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A Baltic test for European arms control - Jordan Times

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 00:17

A Baltic test for European arms control
Jordan Times
In this sense, the Baltic Sea region could become a proving ground for political strategies to ease tensions between NATO and Russia. NATO has always considered deterrence and arms control to be two pillars of a strategy for maintaining ... After all ...

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Poland's Planned Baltic Sea Canal to Have 'Very Serious ... - PortNews IAA

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 18:17

Poland's Planned Baltic Sea Canal to Have 'Very Serious ...
PortNews IAA
Poland's parliament has approved plans for a new canal linking the Vistula Lagoon with the Baltic Sea; this will have grave consequences, ecologist Felix ...
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Poland's Planned Baltic Sea Canal to Have 'Very Serious Environmental Effects' - PortNews IAA

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 18:17

Poland's Planned Baltic Sea Canal to Have 'Very Serious Environmental Effects'
PortNews IAA
On Friday, the Polish Sejm (parliament) passed a bill to allow the construction of a canal that will link the Vistula Lagoon with the Baltic Sea. The freshwater bay, which is bisected by the Polish-Russian border, is currently separated from the Sea by ...

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The Kremlin's Love and Fear of Separatism - Institute of Modern Russia

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 15:41

Institute of Modern Russia

The Kremlin's Love and Fear of Separatism
Institute of Modern Russia
The Kremlin's support for ethnic Russian nationalism during the Ukraine crisis could trigger a backlash from the country's non-Russian peoples, according to Nikolai Petrov, a professor at Moscow's Higher School of Economics and an expert on the regions ...

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Poland's Planned Baltic Sea Canal to Have 'Very Serious ... - Sputnik International

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 15:22

Sputnik International

Poland's Planned Baltic Sea Canal to Have 'Very Serious ...
Sputnik International
Poland's parliament has approved plans for a new canal linking the Vistula Lagoon with the Baltic Sea; this will have grave consequences, ecologist Felix ...
The Baltic Sea: Europe's Forgotten $80 Billion Oil Play? | OilPrice.comOilPrice.com

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Chandlers Roam The World - Thesummervillenews

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 19:24

Chandlers Roam The World
Thesummervillenews
They also took a tour through the Baltic Sea area to St. Petersburg, Russia. The Chandlers ... “It is hard to say because there is a great difference between a great beach and a great city and a great environmental trip like to Galapagos,” Linda said ...

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Estonia To Finance 1000 Megawatt Offshore Wind Farm At Hiiumaa - CleanTechnica

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 17:56

CleanTechnica

Estonia To Finance 1000 Megawatt Offshore Wind Farm At Hiiumaa
CleanTechnica
In private, for example, Hungarian officials admit that a major factor behind the country's pro-Russian statements and public declarations against sanctions on Russia is related to energy. Hungary hopes that its pro-Russian stance will ... Starting ...

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