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Germany warns the tensions between Moscow and the West are more dangerous than during the Cold War.
Russia’s Iskander missiles have a range of around 500 kilometers, and their deployment in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania, has rattled the West.
The White House denied the report to CNBC, calling it "false." A spokesperson for the German government said that reports that Trump had given Merkel "a kind of bill with a concrete billion sum are not true." German ministers quoted anonymously by called the fake bill an effort at "intimidation." President Trump has insisted NATO members meet a 2014 commitment to spend at least 2 percent of their GDP on defense, and has accused Germany of owing "vast sums of money" to NATO, tweeting that the U. "must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defense it provides to Germany! The most effective way to incentivize other NATO members to spend more on defense is for the U.
" While Germany is failing to meet its GDP commitment (it spends 1.2 percent on defense—of European NATO members, only Estonia, Poland, Greece, and the United Kingdom spend at least 2 percent of GDP), NATO funding is not structured in such a way that NATO can be "owed" anything.
This time round, the strategy is psychological, says Sutyagin. Because Russia does not have any other tools to fight for its competitiveness in the international arena but psychology.
Even the Russian military are comparatively weaker than NATO’s forces,” he said.
Moscow says the deployment is part of a regular military exercise.
CITY OFFICIALS and local newspapers in Chicago have nearly exhausted themselves in heaping praise on the Chicago Police Department (CPD) after the NATO summit held earlier in May.Eight months ago, paramilitary forces barreled down the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, following the gruesome police killing of unarmed Black teenager Michael Brown.Last week, martial law was imposed on the people of Baltimore, Maryland, in yet another crackdown aimed at crushing the Black Lives Matter uprising, galvanized this time by the police murder of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Black man whose spinal cord was severed while in police custody.Police late Friday forced their way into the offices of Zaman newspaper and its English-language sister publication, Today's Zaman, after an Istanbul court ordered the seizure of Feza Media Group, which owns the two dailies.Police in riot gear peppered protesters and staff alike with volleys of tear gas and water cannons, a scene broadcast live on satellite television.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel planned a ceremony at a Chicago White Sox baseball game to pay "official" tribute to the Chicago cops.