12,000 Russian troops once posed a threat from inside NATO. Then they went to Ukraine to die.
The 11th Army Corps in 2017. Photo by the Russian Defense Ministry Six years ago, the Russian Navy formed a new army corps tasked with defending Kaliningrad, Russia’s geographically separated outpost on the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania. This year, when the war in Ukraine began to go very badly for Russia, the Kremlin […]
For some of Ukraine’s neighbors, “defending Europe” has a different meaning
WARSAW — As the United States stepped up warnings of a Russian attack and called on Western allies to unite against the aggression, leaders of two NATO members bordering Ukraine headed over the weekend for a gathering titled “Defend Europe” to Madrid. But instead of addressing the Russian threat to Europe’s eastern borders, the meeting, […]
Sweden is home to one of the tallest wooden structures in the world
[ad_1] The Swedish city of SkellefteÃ¥ on the Baltic Sea is home to a new center for the performing arts and a hotel made entirely of wood – more precisely made of cross-laminated timber and glued laminated timber. It was designed by White Arkitekter and features a 20-story hotel that rises out of the Sara […]