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The Rail Baltica: A Thorny Path Towards a United Railway System in the Baltics

... transport modes traveling in the region (see Figure 3 ). Figure 3 . Transport Mode Travelling Time Comparison for Selected Journeys Source: https://www.railbaltica.org/wp- content/uploads/2017/04/RB_CBA_FINAL_REPORT_0405.pdf It may sound simple to connect Poland to Finland via the Baltic States, but in fact, it has already faced two main challenges, which the management of the Rail Baltica project has overcome successfully. First, the Baltic States have a 1520 mm Russian railway gauge network. Therefore, the new railway line has ...

13.09.2021

The Pentagon’s Compelling Arguments

... during Operation Desert Storm. Under the current plans, the Pentagon will provide Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia with military hardware sufficient to support a squadron (approximately 150 servicemen) and send Central European countries – Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria and Romania – equipment for an entire battalion (roughly 750 servicemen). It is remarkable that the Baltic countries, which have long called for the deployment of a full-fledged contingent of U.S. troops and not just heavy weapons,...

28.07.2015

The Beneficiaries of the Ukrainian Crisis

... overshadowed by losses caused by sanctions (and in his June interview, mayor of Riga Nil Ushakov said that “Latvia and other Baltic states have been hit hardest by the crisis and sanctions war ”), the drop in eastbound exports, the commitments ... ... Trukhachev Vadim Trukhachev: the Visegrad Gainers from Ukraine Tragedy The obvious beneficiary appears to be the Visegrad Group of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, where both Russia-haters and opponents of sanctions are set to obtain dividends....

13.07.2015

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