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OSW Commentary | | Piotr Szymański

In response to the change in the security environment after 2014, militarily non-aligned Sweden and Finland are developing their defence cooperation with NATO and the USA and strengthening their bilateral defence…

Analyses | | Agata Łoskot-Strachota

On 5 September, the Nord Stream 2 company began laying the first pipes in the Gulf of Finland, thus marking the start of the gas pipeline’s construction. 

Analyses | | Justyna Gotkowska

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

Analyses | | Justyna Gotkowska

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 | | Agata Łoskot-Strachota, Szymon Kardaś, 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.

OSW Studies | | Piotr Szymański, Justyna Gotkowska

Sweden and Finland’s membership in NATO would significantly improve the level of security in the Baltic Sea region in the long-term by changing the politico-military imbalance that is currently in Russia’s favour. However, it is…

Analyses | | Justyna Gotkowska

On 21 February, Sweden’s minister of foreign affairs, Margot Wallström, met her Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. 

Analyses | | Justyna Gotkowska, Piotr Szymański

Sweden and Finland are increasingly concerned about the defence of their Baltic Sea islands, Gotland and the Åland Islands.

OSW Commentary | | Justyna Gotkowska, Piotr Szymański

Sweden, Finland and Denmark have seen a revival of the debate on the Nord Stream 2 project in recent months.

OSW Commentary | | Justyna Gotkowska, Piotr Szymański

Russia’s increasingly aggressive policy and its enhanced activity in the Nordic-Baltic region has led to revaluations in Sweden’s and Finland’s security policies.