RIGA - During the Covid-19 crisis, external security risks to Latvia have not increased, but the crisis has not in any way reduced the threat posed to the Baltic countries by Russia, Defense Minister Artis Pabriks (For Development/For) told LETA.
Although Russia also is now busy tackling the Covid-19 coronavirus, this in no way has diminished Russia's threat to the Baltics. "Not at all. Moreover, at this week's meeting of NATO defense ministers, I was not the only one talking about Russia," said Pabriks. "Everyone is aware that Russia and China are ...
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