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With Russia right across the border. Finland’s security policy

Finland sees Russia as a source of opportunities and threats. On the one hand, Russia is an important trade partner. On the other hand, Finland is concerned by the Russian vision of the international order based on great powers’ spheres of influence, and by Russia’s increasing military capabilities.

OSW Studies
2018-05-30
Piotr Szymański

The Norwegian government and parliament had granted approval for the rotational stationing of the US Marines to continue in Norway for the next five years.

Analyses
2018-06-20
Justyna Gotkowska
 Overstretched? Denmark’s security policy and armed forces in light of the new Defence Agreement

In January 2018, Denmark adopted a new Defence Agreement for 2018–2023 – a cross-party strategy for the development of the Danish armed forces.

OSW Commentary
2018-04-27
Piotr Szymański

On 30th November the Danish parliament amended the law on the continental shelf in the section which concerns consent to lay pipelines and cables in Danish territorial sea.

Analyses
2017-12-06
Piotr Szymański
Sweden bets on the Patriot

The Swedish government commissioned the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration to begin negotiations with the US government to purchase the Patriot defence system.

Analyses
2017-11-15
Justyna Gotkowska
Aurora: Sweden’s response to Zapad?

The Aurora 17 national military exercise is taking place in Sweden on 11-29 September, in parallel to the Russian-Belarusian Zapad-2017 manoeuvres.

Analyses
2017-09-20
Justyna Gotkowska
The multi-speed Baltic States

The Baltic states are often viewed by the West and Russia as a single region. However, the different economic and demographic potentials, strategic cultures and geographic location result in differences in their defence solutions.

OSW Studies
2017-08-16
Piotr Szymański
Photo credit: Lehtikuva/EAST NEWS

On 14 August, the Finnish Defence Ministry began implementing the recommendations of the government’s Defence Report which the parliament adopted in June.

Analyses
2017-08-23
Piotr Szymański
Between co-operation and membership. Sweden and Finland’s relations with NATO

Sweden and Finland’s membership in NATO would significantly improve the level of security in the Baltic Sea region in the lon

OSW Studies
2017-03-03
Justyna Gotkowska
Piotr Szymański

On 28 March, the European Commission sent a letter to the governments of Denmark and Sweden, in which it confirmed its position on Nord Stream 2.

Analyses
2017-04-05
Agata Łoskot-Strachota
Szymon Kardaś
Piotr Szymański

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