Baltic Battles?

Tuesday, 21 June 2022 — The Van Says…

Gonzalo Lira may not be name known to many in the West, but he certainly has a firm grip on current affairs

Preamble

Sundays are more usually dedicated to less serious articles than this, yet a video posted by Gonzalo Lira gives a lot of pause for thought. This longer article will look at the reasons events may happen as well as the events themselves. In the interests of brevity, links will be provided to previous posts in order that the reader gain a better understanding of certain key points without making this article inordinately long. The author would like to thank @Dogsareloyal1s for his invaluable assistance in the writing of this article.
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Bridging the Gap

Monday, 20 June 2022 — The van says…

The logistical corridor to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad has been cut off by the Lithuanians. What might this mean? Photo©️Tass

Preamble

Last week saw the Lithuanian government prohibit the transport of EU sanctioned goods across its territory from the Russian Federation to the exclave of Kaliningrad. This article subsequent to a previous one that examined the Baltic states from another angle, will look at what this means and what reaction this may elicit from Moscow.
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