Transformation and Arms Conversion in the Baltic Sea Region and in Russia

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Get this from a library. Transformation and arms conversion in the Baltic Sea Region and in Russia. [Martin Grundmann; International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility.; Schleswig-Holsteinisches Institut für Friedenswissenschaften.;].

Transformation and Arms Conversion in the Baltic Sea Region and in Russia Münster: Lit (Kieler Schriften zur Friedenswissenschaft 7) ; S. ; brosch., 48,80 DM ; ISBN X Die Beiträge des Sammelbandes entstanden als Referate für die Konferenz über "Conversion in the Baltic Sea Region" im März A Farewell to Arms?: Russia's Struggles With Defense Conversion (Russia in Transition) by Kevin P.

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() ISBN Martin Grundmann is the author of Transformation and Arms Conversion in the Baltic Sea Region and in Russia ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, publis /5. Transformation, Co-operation, and Conversion.

Mechanisms and Perspectives for the Conversion of the Polish Arms Industry. Katarzyna Zukrowska. Pages The Development of Security and Economy in the Baltic Sea Region.

Dieter Hanel. Pages Back Matter. Pages PDF. Several contributions to the international conference Conversion in the Baltic Sea Region, organized at the University of Kiel in Marchdealt with this aspect, see: Martin Grundmann (ed.) () Arms Conversion in the Baltic Sea Region and in Russia, : Martin Grundmann.

Russia gives higher priority to other, less peaceful arenas. Nevertheless, Russian action in the Cau-casus, for instance, inadvertently affects the Baltic Sea region.

Even more, Russia is actually the key to developments in the Baltic Sea region – not in detail, of course, but in rough outline. The two theses advocated here are the following: 1.

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in the Baltic Sea region. For this reason, developments in the Baltic Sea region have a wider significance for Europe as a whole.

The Baltic Sea Region For the purposes of this study, the Baltic Sea region is defined as the ten countries belonging to the Council of Baltic Sea States (CBSS) – Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany. the Baltic Sea region countries and to more focus on territorial defence.

Simultaneously, the Baltic Sea region has experienced a significant change in NATO’s policy inwhen both the US and NATO recognized that Russia represents a serious and long-term challenge to the Alliance and needs a tougher response.

However,File Size: KB. The Russian coast of the Baltic Sea borders the Gulf of Finland (easternmost waters of the Baltic Sea), which is shared by Finland, Estonia and Russia.

The total length of the Gulf of Finland coastline in the Russian Federation is over km. The coastline of the islands is.

An arm of the North Atlantic Ocean, the Baltic Sea is enclosed by Sweden and Denmark to the west, Finland to the northeast, the Baltic countries to the southeast, and the North European Location: Europe.

Get this from a library. Transformation, Co-operation, and Conversion. [Kazimiera Prunskienė; Elmar Altvater] -- The Eastern European countries, the Baltic States in particular, are facing difficult problems in the course of their economic and political transition: industrial decline, unemployment.

Book chapters Journal articles and International Conference Papers Books M. Transformation and Arms Conversion in the Baltic Sea Region and in Russia. Lit Publishers, Münster/Hamburg. Cronberg, T. Technological Power in Transformation. Negotiating Russian High Technology. As a result, NATO will lose its conventional military superiority in the Baltic Sea region, something that the Alliance has possessed since the end of the Cold War in However, this loss of superiority has been brought about not only by the strengthening of Russia, but also by the cuts in personnel, arms and budgets that have hit the armed forces of NATO member states during the past.

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Bonn: Bonn International Centre for Conversion. Google Scholar Cronberg, T. ( a) 'Destabilising Institutions - Restabilising Technologies: The Politics of Institutionalised Practices of Russian Military Conversion ', in M. Grundman (ed.) Transformation and Arms Conversion in the Baltic Sea Region and in by: 1.

Second, Russia wants to improve ground transportation between the Baltic States and the city of Kaliningrad, located in Russia’s Kaliningrad Region, which is surrounded by the Baltic Sea, Poland and Lithuania.

In addition, Russia is unlikely to attack the Baltic States as such an aggression could potentially provoke a nuclear exchange. Latvia's foreign policy priorities include co-operation in the Baltic Sea region, European integration, active involvement in international organisations, contribution to European and transatlantic security and defence structures, participation in international civilian and military peacekeeping operations, and development co-operation, particularly the strengthening of stability and democracy in the EU's Capital and largest city: Riga, 56°57′N 24°6′E /.

“The book shines when the author writes about the region’s cultural history, particularly in medieval times North’s book provides a valuable service in underlining the centrality of the Baltic region to Europe’s past.

The way things are going, it may determine the continent’s future, too.”―Edward Lucas, Wall Street JournalCited by: 4. The conversion of the lands on the southern and eastern shores of the Baltic Sea by Germans, Danes and Swedes in the period from to represented the last great struggle between Christianity and paganism on the European continent, but for the indigenous peoples of Finland, Livonia, Prussia, Lithuania and Pomerania, it was also a period of wider cultural conflict and by: 6.

NATO enlargement and their repercussions on Russia-Baltic relations. Up to now, the article tried to briefly evaluate the lingering agonies in the Russia- Baltic relations. Before coming to the point, it is vital to look at the Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and taking the facts into account from the historical point of File Size: KB.

Read "The Transformation of Russia’s Armed Forces Twenty Lost Years" by available from Rakuten Kobo. At no time since the end of the Cold War has interest been higher in Russian security issues and the role played in this Brand: Taylor And Francis. 5 Tomas Ries, security policy expert at the Swedish Defence University Iltasanomat (Finnish newspaper) In the Baltic Sea a witch circle is in progress - a wicked spiral the increasing tensions have a bisectional reason.

Firstly Russia has, since the Ukraine crises broke out. Anke Schmidt-Felzmann: The most serious threats in the Baltic Sea region stem from the strong ambitions of the Russian leadership to reassert Russia’s role as a great power.

Besides the threats of military incidents and Russian military aggression, the Russian leadership’s disinterest in environmental protection and climate objectives could.

Weapons Flood Into Putin's European Arms Depot. A military vessel is seen during the joint war games with Belarus at the Khmelevka range on Russia's Baltic Sea in the Kaliningrad Region.

Furthermore, Russia's conventional and nuclear deployments cover the entire Baltic Sea area. From its fortified base at Kaliningrad, Russia can project power not only into the Baltic Sea but also. Lee "The Transformation of Russia’s Armed Forces Twenty Lost Years" por disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

At no time since the end of the Cold War has interest been higher in Russian security issues and the role played in this. The Baltic Sea Strategy Forum addressed questions pertaining to NATO’s Northern flank and particularly its Baltic Sea operations in an era of Great Power competition and the different initiatives and challenges in the region.

It linked up with previous Baltic Sea Strategy Fora held in Finland () and Denmark (), as well as with. The Baltic states are bounded on the west and north by the Baltic Sea, which gives the region its name, on the east by Russia, on the southeast by Belarus, and on the southwest by Poland and an exclave of Russia.

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The underlying geology is sandstone, shale, and limestone, evidenced by hilly uplands that alternate with low-lying plains and bear mute testimony to the impact of the glacial era. Baltic Sea cooperation becomes an important issue on the European security agenda. This volume documents a high-level diplomatic and scholarly conference on European and Baltic Sea region security organized at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs in November ' The Baltic States: The Economic and Political Implications of the.

Population. Much of Russia's expansion occurred in the 17th century, culminating in the first Russian colonization of the Pacific in the midth century, the Russo-Polish War (–67) that incorporated left-bank Ukraine, and the Russian conquest of was divided in the – era, with much of its land and population being taken under Russian ment: Absolute monarchy, (–).

Since the relations between Russia and NATO has reached the levels of Cold War. Russia has annexed Crimean peninsula in Ukraine and wages proxy war in Eastern Ukraine. Russia has also made an intervention into Syrian civil war. Russia has increased arms race and military buildup causing NATO countries to respond.

On NATO summit in Warsaw has decided.InNATO did not stage large-scale exercises in the Baltic Sea region as it did during the Trident Juncture exercise in Norway and Europe’s High North or in the Mediterranean a year. Russia on Wednesday started a live-fire military exercise in the Baltic Sea, just outside Nato territorial waters, in a move a top Latvian defence official called a “show of force”.