Oslo announced this week that it would ask the U.S. to substantially increase the number of Marines it stations in Norway.
Russia has consistently denied any efforts to disseminate “fake news” to impact foreign nations.
Tensions are rising between NATO and Russia.
Secretary James Mattis is pushing for NATO to establish 30 land battalions, 30 air fighter squadrons, and 30 navy ships, including destroyers, to be ready to launch a fight against Russia.
America is leading a drill with 18 other nations in Europe's northeast.
"This of course in no way creates security and stability on the continent,” a Kremlin spokesman said of Poland's offer to pay for a permanent U.S. presence.
Retired four-star U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove said Russia's armed forces "quickly eliminate imperfections."
Russian warships and submarines don't only target ISIS and other Syrian insurgents, but also provide a cover against NATO's southern flank in Europe.
As tensions ratcheted up between Russia and the West, NATO members were increasingly preparing for the worst.
The decision to purchase new weapons, particularly a missile defense system, will not be received warmly by Moscow.
Russia said the U.S. may risk "opening a Pandora's box" if it takes their military rivalry to outer space.
Joint statement from the U.S., U.K., France, and Germany decries the “assault on U.K. sovereignty”.
Georgia is a small, mountainous country with around 4 million inhabitants that lies south of Russia bordering the Black Sea.
The annual event was reportedly almost three times the size it was last year.
NATO has around 32,000 troops in the Baltic region, compared with 78,000 Russians.
Russia said U.S. pilots should avoid traveling near Crimea—or expect Moscow’s jets to fly close by.
The head of Russia's second biggest bank said the tightening of sanctions against the country's institutions would be "like declaring war."
Russia's manoeuvres in Ukraine have sparked concern in one of the few European countries not to join a U.S.-led military alliance.
A Navy spokesman told Newsweek the U.S. had successfully held the fort down, but its Romanian allies may be struggling against the livestock invasion.