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Wary of Russia, Estonian Volunteers Rush to Join Militia

- 1 year ago

PALA, Estonia–Members of Estonia’s part-time militia crouch in a sandy trench on a hilltop as machine gun fire echoes through rain washed forest. Russia may be some way off but it is wariness of a vast neighbour that is swelling the force’s ranks ...

Lithuanian Wars of Independence explained

- 1 week ago

Germany renounced the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, which had ceded Lithuania from Soviet Russia to Germany, on November 5, 1918. The Soviet Russian government renounced the treaty on November 13. [1] The Bolsheviks attacked Lithuania from the east trying to ...

IS fanatics slaughter 50 men, women and children

- 2 years ago

ISLAMIC State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 Iraqi tribesmen, women and children yesterday, officials said, the latest mass slaying by militants who have killed some 150 members of the tribe in recent days. The killings, all committed ...

The rise of paramilitary groups in Central and Eastern Europe

- 1 year ago

One of the less publicised consequences of the geopolitical turmoil that has come to characterise 2015 has been the surge in popularity of paramilitary units across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). This phenomenon is particularly observable in countries ...

Personality tests would make the military more effective

- 1 year ago

Researcher Dr Merle Parmak argues that military personality tests should be used to determine whether recruits are suitable for combat or better fitted to roles behind the lines ARMIES would be more efficient and effective if they used personality tests to ...

Kirsch profiles in Mannheim Area, Germany

- 2 months ago

Young Professional in Research & Development bei Bosch Packaging Technology B.V. Summary Stefan Kirsch ist in der Forschung und Innovation bei Bosch Packaging Technology in Weert in den Niederlanden aktiv. Zuvor studierte er...

Sisters Across the Gulf of Finland

- 3 weeks ago

Synopsis: The historical-psychological documentary "Sisters Across the Gulf of Finland" tells the story of the cooperation and friendship between the members of the Estonian and Finnish voluntary auxiliary organizations for women (Naiskodukaitse and Lotta ...

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