The upcoming Russian drill has concerned the Baltics, but it is Moscow-ally Belarus that should be worried, Mikheil Saakashvili says.
Moscow denies harassing its neighbors and has accused the U.S. of undermining Russia's own national security.
Russia's upcoming Zapad drill was described as a "simulated attack" by Lithuania's government.
Russia's tanks are "the best in the world," army chief says ahead of Olympic-style competition with China, India and others.
NATO allies have deployed a limited number of aircraft in Romania, which borders Ukraine, to assist with its air patrols. Russia is not happy.
The British and Turkish ships dock in Odessa as Kiev warns about a regression into deadly combat.
Poland has already agreed to purchase the system, while Sweden will be next to experience it firsthand in a joint drill with U.S.
In defending Syria's government, Russia honored an old alliance and gained a new, strategic victory over NATO.
Russian jets have been caught near NATO skies twice recently.
Russian helicopters blasted their targets not far from where the U.S. and NATO allies have just begun fortifying their air defenses.
Russia's upcoming nearby drill has been described as a "simulation" for an attack on its Baltic neighbors.
The drill used four different kinds of warplanes in a joint assault.
The 4,500-strong deployment and wider strategy is "fully operational," NATO's secretary general announced.
Russia dismissed jokes by U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon and called the new HMS Queen Elizabeth "a large, convenient naval target."
"Allies should invest more in defense not to please the United States but because it is in their own interest," NATO's Jens Stoltenberg said.
The U.S. and Russian militaries have found themselves increasingly at odds in the world.
The top U.S. Army commander in Europe complained that Russia is being too secretive about upcoming large-scale military drills.
A Russian jet tried to intimidate a NATO jet while attempting to escort the Russian defense minister's plane in international airspace, state news agencies claim.
A Russian fighter jet reportedly buzzed a U.S. reconnaissance plane near the Baltic Sea, hours after the U.S. shot down a drone in Syria.
It is a busy summer for Russia and allied forces around the Baltic Sea.
The fallout of Trump's disregard for the 70-year-long military alliance is offering Vladimir Putin an opportunity, according to a top ex-diplomat.