The Baltics: Nations of Insurgents?

Tensions have been rising in the Baltics for at least two years, and Estonia is particularly worried, and has been preparing accordingly. The latest method of preparation is to train as many people as possible for what would happen after a Russian invasion: prolonged insurgency. Using tactics from both the Second World War and from recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, both the Estonian and Lithuanian governments are preparing their citizens for the likelihood that if Russia invaded, neither state could rely on NATO troops immediately defending the country.



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