Recent Russian deployments suggest a new intervention in Ukraine, Belarus or the Caucasus.
Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, part of both NATO and the European Union, have been increasingly nervous since the Russian takeover of Crimea in 2014.
Defoe played his first international game in more than three years on Sunday.
England was rarely tested at its national stadium.
The England manager is due to announce his squad for next week's friendlies.
Elections in France, Holland and Germany may cause split between Europe and the U.S.
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.
Senators Ben Cardin and John McCain have introduced a bipartisan bill.
The upcoming mass drill is the largest such operation on Lithuania's borders, according to a lawmaker.
The defense committee recommends raising spending in the face of new political challenges.
Interceptions have remained high since a huge spike in 2014.
Lithuania has blacklisted Russian judges who backed the referendum on Crimea.
The most popular destination was Norway.
"Everything is about Russia taking back territory that was historically Soviet."
Children are asked to promise good behavior and adults are told to stock up on candy.
Lithuania has issued three guidebooks since Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014.
Jens Stoltenberg spoke as 4,000 troops prepare to shore up defenses around the Baltic Sea.
The LPGU's program is sober, and strikingly different from the populists surging across the West.
Putin says NATO's plans are destabilizing. NATO should explain why they aren't.
Russia strongly protested the move to take down the Communist monument.