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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 21st July, 1940 : Russia annexes the Baltic states ( Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 14th July, 1940 : ‘Bastille Day’ in France is observed as a day of … Continue reading

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Worried Warriors of Latvia

Ludwig von Gress A year ago (25th January 2011) the Russian government signed a contract to acquire two French Mistral class assault landing ships for €1,37 billion. It also has an option to build further two in Russia. In December … Continue reading

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