Date: 2 weeks ago   Category: Russia

The country without outlet to the sea urged to protect the Arctic from Russia


The Czech Republic should increase defense expenditures to resist to Russia in the Arctic. It is said in the report of the former deputy head of the American Embassy in Prague Mary Thompson-Jones, RT.PO tells to her opinion, Russia is stronger than other countries "is captured by the idea of own Arctic heritage" and therefore actively militarizes the region. In the document it is noted that Czech Republic "it is necessary to counteract together with the countries of Far North and the Arctic which are also consisting in NATO to the Russian aggression". It is necessary to do it by not sea means — "by means of overland and the Air Force", the diplomat specifies. To Prague she suggests to increase military expenses and to become the observer in the Arctic Council. Materials on teme00:02 — on June 18 "Russian is a threat" Who made America the main enemy Rossiitompson-Jones also considers it necessary to monitor foreign investments of Russia and China to be convinced of their safety "for strategic objectives of the countries of the West". Besides, the diplomat writes about threats which proceed from Moscow for the subarctic and Baltic countries. "Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania often test tension because of activity of the Russian armed forces near or within their territorial waters" — she claims. As the experts interviewed by RT noted, the USA tries by all means to force allies to invest in defense. Russia needs to have the development plan for the Arctic, considering the capacity of the region. In November the president Vladimir Putin noted importance of the Arctic for Russia and announced strengthening of presence of the country in the region. According to him, research initiatives, large-scale programs for its development and also ambitious infrastructure projects are implemented there. "The film of day" is more than important news in Telegram channel. Subscribe!

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