A Lithuanian lawmaker fired back at the outspoken editor of Communist Party-owned newspaper The Global Times on Tuesday.
The campaign, known as Ghostwriter, attempts to instill conflict in the intergovernmental military group, obtain confidential information and spy on dissidents.
EU leaders are accusing Belarus and Moscow of weaponizing migrant flows as a diplomatic standoff spirals into a humanitarian crisis.
Top officials from the Baltic states told Newsweek that Moscow and Minsk are weaponizing vulnerable migrants.
Top diplomats told Newsweek President Joe Biden must contain the short- to medium-term Russian threat and face China's existential challenge.
Top diplomats from NATO's Baltic states said the former president's public belligerence belied the alliance's response to Russian aggression.
Top ministers in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania all told Newsweek they had little hope that Russia would act in good faith over the new natural gas pipeline.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko warned the European Union on Tuesday night that Belarus would no longer protect neighboring states Lithuania, Latvia and Poland from immigrants illegally passing through the borders.
"Latvia considers that the only solution is new presidential elections," the Baltic country's foreign service told Newsweek of neighboring Belarus, where President Alexander Lukashenko warns against an outside plot against him.
"You don't own my body. You don't own me."
The march of the Latvian Legionnaires brings together veterans of two divisions of the World War II-era German Waffen-SS.
Lithuania's defense minister said NATO states "need to address" permanent anti-aircraft power across the Baltic states and Poland to counter Russia.
The Baltic country claims Russian jets and vessels neared its borders 13 times last month.
The Latvian ambassador to Canada said he does not feel safe even as NATO forces arrive ahead of Russian war games simulating an attack on the West.
Reports suggested Russian ships might be readying for the arrival of a U.S. ship in the region.
The navy has scheduled a series of tests for the cruise missile armed Krasnodar submarine.
Recent Russian deployments suggest a new intervention in Ukraine, Belarus or the Caucasus.
Diplomats from Ukraine and five other former Communist countries rallied for the U.S. Senate's backing.
On Ukraine's "quiet" front, there are daily artillery, rocket and sniper attacks.