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A nuclear danger sign near the Belarusian village of Dronki. (Viktor Drachev/AFP/Getty Images)

Lithuania, Leery of Moscow, Spars With Belarus Over Nuclear Reactor

Fearing the Kremlin’s grand design, and another nuclear disaster, Vilnius has turned a power plant into a battleground.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JUNE 28: President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite attends a European Council Meeting at the Council of the European Union on June 28, 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. British Prime Minister David Cameron will hold talks with other EU leaders in what will likely be his final scheduled meeting with the full European Council before he stands down as Prime Minister. The meetings come at a time of economic and political uncertainty following the referendum result last week which saw the UK vote to leave the European Union. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

‘Russia Is a Threat … to All of Europe’

Lithuania’s president talks to Foreign Policy about Vladimir Putin's "little green men" and whether Donald Trump really believes in NATO.

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Lithuania Braces for Putin … and Trump

Lithuania's not going to get prepared. Lithuania's going to be prepared.

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Europe’s Militaries Have a Sharing Problem

Forget an EU Army. When close allies can’t even buy equipment together, closer defense cooperation is a pipe dream.

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MAY 09:  Russian Army T-14 Armata tanks prepare to participate in the annual Victory Parade at Red square as part of celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of World War II on May 9, 2015 in Moscow, Russia. Celebrations are taking place throughout the day across the city. Most European leaders have snubbed the parade because they accuse Russia of actively interfering the war in eastern Ukraine.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

If Russia Started a War in the Baltics, NATO Would Lose — Quickly

War games show NATO’s eastern flank is vulnerable. To deter Moscow, the United States will need to deploy heavy armor on a large scale, a new study says.

Estonian soldiers take part in a military parade to celebrate 97 years since first achieving independence in 1918 on February 24, 2015 in Narva, Estonia. The town, on Estonia's border with Russia, has been at the centre of discussion relating to the potential threat from Russia, which, since the annexation of Crimea and conflict in eastern Ukraine, has caused concern in both the Baltic states and NATO. AFP PHOTO / RAIGO PAJULA        (Photo credit should read RAIGO PAJULA/AFP/Getty Images)

For Mother Russia’s Former States, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Amid heightened tensions between Russia and Estonia, Tallinn confirmed on Thursday that plans are in the works to build a fence between the two countries.

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