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FP: Russia has found NATO's new weak point for attack

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FP: Russia has found NATO's new weak point for attack

As part of NATO, a new "weak link" has emerged - Northern Macedonia, which was admitted to the alliance on March 27 this year. According to the American publication Foreign Policy, Russia will certainly take advantage of the weakness of the new NATO member.


According to the author of the publication, Northern Macedonia is the weakest link and easiest prey for Russia, which intends to "fight back NATO." The country's army has only eight thousand troops, the economy is weak, there are interethnic differences. Moscow, since the 90s of the last century, has been suspicious of the east’s expansion of the alliance, and since the 2000s has been pursuing an active policy of opposing the alliance.

As part of the NATO confrontation, Russia attacked Georgia in 2008, and Ukraine in 2014, capturing Crimea. In the continuation of the aggressive actions of Moscow, it can be stated that it will not stop there and will strike at one of the NATO members. Given that Northern Macedonia is the youngest and weakest member of NATO, it is becoming a "legitimate target for Putin," especially since Russia has long been approaching it.

Moscow delivered S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to neighboring Serbia, took part in an attempted coup in Montenegro, and also tried to destabilize the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (...)

- says the publication.

The author explains the change in the vector of the Russian attack from the Baltic republics on the Balkans by the fact that Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are "well protected from the attack." They hosted "thousands of NATO troops" and military equipment. In turn, in the Balkans, the positions of the alliance are very weak and limited, and there is a high probability that NATO will not stand up for Northern Macedonia in the event of “Russian aggression” according to “Article 5”. This, of course, is known in the Kremlin.

Summing up, the author of the article urges the leadership of the alliance to actively pursue policies in the Balkans, explaining to the population the advantage of being in NATO and a united Europe, and not to succumb to the "false speech of the Kremlin."
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  1. 1536
    1536 April 25 2020 14: 51 New
    +7
    "So they called me yellow fish?" "Yes, yes, and another earthworm, earthworm!" (Dialogue of the python Kaa and Panthera Bagira about Banderlog from the movie "Mowgli" to the film "Soyuzmultfilm").
    1. Dmitry Donskoy
      Dmitry Donskoy April 25 2020 14: 59 New
      11
      And the black cat doesn't care what gray mice think of her. hi
      1. Insurgent
        Insurgent April 25 2020 15: 09 New
        +8
        Moscow ................., took part in an attempted coup in Montenegro, and also tried to destabilize the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (...)


        This is incomprehensible what .... Specialiststhat, "turn over" forgotten how belay , or ... or they simply weren’t there, and all this is only a booth of Western politics?

        Apparently there, in the West, they forgot that for the GRU, a coup at any point on the globe is like two fingers ... on asphalt yes

        Why is there a GRU ... Each visitor of the Military Review, able to "one-two" change the system anywhere in the world fellow .

        FOR, TRAINED yes

        Article: How to make a military coup

        https://topwar.ru/144064-kak-delat-voennyy-perevorot.html
        1. Wedmak
          Wedmak April 25 2020 15: 56 New
          +2
          Each visitor of the Military Review is able to "change one-two" system anywhere in the world

          Comrade Junior Lieutenant, well, right word, why are you scaring your potential target? Softer need softer ...)))))
          In general, storytellers in the American media are growing, yes ... By the level of fairy tales, fables and horror stories, they will soon outgrow Pushkin and King together.
          1. Insurgent
            Insurgent April 25 2020 16: 33 New
            13
            Quote: Wedmak
            Comrade Junior Lieutenant

            Junior clerk, I wassat
            1. Grandfather
              Grandfather April 25 2020 16: 50 New
              +4
              North Macedonia is the youngest and weakest member of NATO, then it becomes a "legitimate target for Putin"
              right now ... Putin, will throw Novo-Ogaryovo, and to Macedonia ... og ... "Vladimir the Great" damn ... there are no more problems! completely "crown" the Americans dissolved the gray matter.
            2. rich
              rich April 25 2020 17: 02 New
              +3
              Quote: Wedmak
              Comrade Junior Lieutenant

              Denis is apparently without glasses. Usually he is not wrong.
              1. Insurgent
                Insurgent April 25 2020 17: 06 New
                13
                Quote: Rich
                Usually he is not wrong.

            3. Wedmak
              Wedmak April 25 2020 18: 12 New
              0
              Wait, maybe I'm dumb. One small star in the middle is a junior lieutenant. But, confuse the two red stripes not touching the edges like the Navy, otherwise there would really be a junior warrant officer.
              Or they made it up with a star, with a major one there would be a major, or with stripes: on the sides - a junior warrant officer, and from the middle in the middle just a ml. lieutenant.
              So where have I not seen or am I really dumb?
              1. Insurgent
                Insurgent April 25 2020 18: 16 New
                10
                Quote: Wedmak
                So where have I not seen or am I really dumb?

                Noo laughing I looked again (and suddenly belay wassat ) no, still TWO reds clearance and one major star lol
                1. Wedmak
                  Wedmak April 25 2020 18: 18 New
                  0
                  Poke your nose please.
                  1. Insurgent
                    Insurgent April 25 2020 18: 21 New
                    11
                    Quote: Wedmak
                    Poke your nose please.


                    Every whim for your money. yes

                    1. Wedmak
                      Wedmak April 25 2020 18: 24 New
                      0
                      No, I meant the description of the epaulet, because I did not find this at all in real nature.
                      1. Insurgent
                        Insurgent April 25 2020 18: 30 New
                        11
                        Quote: Wedmak
                        No, I meant the description of the epaulet, because I did not find this at all in real nature.

                        Something you generally confused me ...

                        In accordance with the rating value, I have a major epaulette, with two "combined arms" red gaps and one star ...

                        Here is a larger picture:



                        What else to describe? request what
                      2. Wedmak
                        Wedmak April 25 2020 18: 35 New
                        +1
                        No, I got it. )))
              2. Grits
                Grits April 26 2020 02: 33 New
                +1
                Quote: Insurgent
                Nooo laughing, I looked again (and suddenly belay wassat) no, still TWO red gaps, and one major star

                I, too, got into glasses at a loss. The bottom red strip is barely visible
                1. Insurgent
                  Insurgent April 26 2020 07: 23 New
                  +6
                  Quote: Gritsa
                  I, too, got into glasses at a loss. The bottom red strip is barely visible

                  I did not draw no bully

                  What do you want? Both epaulettes and titles are amusing, not real ...
        2. Victor_B
          Victor_B April 25 2020 17: 19 New
          +2
          What grassy grass grows in the vastness of NATO!
          Not!
          Grass doesn’t pin it!
          These are substances!
          1. Grits
            Grits April 26 2020 02: 36 New
            +1
            Quote: Victor_B
            These are substances!

            Moreover, these substances are synthesized directly in their gray matter. So to speak, on the spot
  2. Paul Siebert
    Paul Siebert April 26 2020 07: 47 New
    0
    Who about what, and lousy everything about the bath ...
    There is a coronavirus on the street, and American political scientists, sitting in quarantine, scribble articles about the Russian threat to NATO.
    Do not crap, fearless ...
    Our RCBP is already in Serbia and Italy. am
  • alone
    alone April 25 2020 14: 52 New
    15
    I advise the American publication at least sometimes to look at the map of Europe ... And just to see where the country is, with whom it neighbors ... I’m tired of reading frameless people who write whatever and anyhow
    1. Mitroha
      Mitroha April 25 2020 18: 39 New
      +2
      This is if the goal of the article was analytics, but something tells me that the goal was not it.
      Quote: lonely
      Tired of reading frameless people who write whatever and anyhow

      The delirious delirium was printed, but the delirium was provocative, "scandals, intrigues, investigations" and here is the bingo, those who had already written delirium by ear, the number of conversions is growing as well as advertising revenue. Which was required. The Internet turns into a trash where everything is exclusively for hype and dough.
  • rocket757
    rocket757 April 25 2020 14: 52 New
    +6
    So we are not encouraged by such events, but by and large ... one goal more, one less, one fig.
    1. Reserve officer
      Reserve officer April 25 2020 15: 03 New
      11
      Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia will no longer be approached. There, NATO forces created a consolidated Baltic platoon from the fighters of these countries.
      So only in relation to the Balkans are all sorts of "false speeches" now possible.
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 April 25 2020 15: 18 New
        +2
        At first, the young NATO's will remain on the agenda .... this is not for long.
        NATO has other mouths full of other worries.
        This is mine for us, from the definition at all.
      2. tarakan
        tarakan April 25 2020 15: 37 New
        +1
        I am from Latvia, please explain the platoon score and will not approach (honestly did not understand)
        1. sabakina
          sabakina April 25 2020 16: 06 New
          +1
          Quote: tarakan
          I am from Latvia, please explain the platoon score and will not approach (honestly did not understand)

          You now have Sherkhan. Now it is clear?
          1. Aag
            Aag April 25 2020 18: 37 New
            -1
            And we, like, don’t have ... (?)
        2. Charik
          Charik April 25 2020 16: 40 New
          +1
          There are so many of your warriors (platoon) that you won’t capture (if necessary?) - and our army (also an army unit)
        3. Aag
          Aag April 25 2020 18: 36 New
          -3
          Sveiks, countryman! Don’t worry, now scream (cheers patriots chopping pluses in the first comments) then, maybe, you can read interesting thoughts. Believe me, there are sources ...
    2. Grits
      Grits April 26 2020 02: 39 New
      +1
      Quote: rocket757
      So we are not encouraged by such events, but by and large ... one goal more, one less, one fig.

      Yes, and the inhabitants of Macedonia should feel in their own skin where they were shoved by the leaders and must now know that they are now under the gun. Like how joining NATO automatically throws threats on their heads, and not vice versa.
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 April 26 2020 06: 44 New
        +1
        This is GEYROPA. Everything is good there now, a big FRIENDLY family.
  • knn54
    knn54 April 25 2020 14: 59 New
    +6
    Ethnic Albanians will deal with Northern Macedonia.
    The author of the article, learn geography.
    1. Normal ok
      Normal ok April 25 2020 18: 28 New
      0
      Quote: knn54
      Ethnic Albanians will deal with Northern Macedonia.
      The author of the article, learn geography.

      Already tried. Did not work out.
    2. Grits
      Grits April 26 2020 02: 42 New
      +1
      Quote: knn54
      Ethnic Albanians will deal with Northern Macedonia.

      Albanians are corefans of the USA and their sixes. Therefore, the Americans will “heroically protect” them from the Albanians.
  • Georgievic
    Georgievic April 25 2020 14: 59 New
    +1
    So throwing shit on a fan is such a job in the Western media!
  • bars1
    bars1 April 25 2020 15: 04 New
    +1
    Morons bl ... b!
  • bzbo
    bzbo April 25 2020 15: 16 New
    +2
    SHOW FOR NATO THAT SHOULDLESS ...
  • sabakina
    sabakina April 25 2020 15: 21 New
    +3
    Given that Northern Macedonia is the youngest and weakest member of NATO, it is becoming a "legitimate target for Putin," especially since Russia has long been approaching it.
    Actually, it was like this ... I crawled, crawled, crawled, I looked .... My mother, Northern Macedonia!
    In general, all of their logic with the accusations of us in the Napademia reminded me of a jumble ...
  • edeligor
    edeligor April 25 2020 15: 21 New
    +4
    Clinic in all its glory. I used to think that all this is journalistic speculation. Now, having talked on facebook with participants from abroad, I began to understand that all this is in all seriousness. Our propagandists, in comparison with the "wizards of their craft" of the Naglosaxon empire, are nothing.
    1. Grits
      Grits April 26 2020 03: 00 New
      +2
      Quote: edeligor
      I used to think that all this is journalistic speculation. Now, having talked on facebook with participants from abroad, I began to understand that all this is in all seriousness.

      A couple of years ago, my sidekick left for permanent residence in blessed America. In which he so eagerly sought from this Mordor. in spite of our opposing political views, we managed to make good friends with him and sometimes argue. He, of course, was then notorious as a liberal; he prayed for a portrait of Navalny. But as soon as it turned out to be there - as he rolled off the coils. Russophobia climbed out of him with such anger that you wonder. Sometimes, such nonsense bears that I begin to doubt its adequacy. If I hadn’t known him before, I would have thought that a person is not in himself or is officially working on a salary from the State Department. And from mentioning Putin he is generally contorted, as in a session of exorcism. Sometimes he sends some completely anti-Russian demotivators and pictures on Wat Tsapu. I asked where he got these from. He says that emigrants from Russia send these to each other.
      So staying in this western environment automatically makes a patient a patient.
      1. Mordvin 3
        Mordvin 3 April 26 2020 03: 07 New
        +2
        Quote: Gritsa
        If I hadn’t known him before, I would have thought that a person is not in himself or is officially working on a salary from the State Department.

        So they take the oath upon obtaining citizenship.
  • Pvi1206
    Pvi1206 April 25 2020 15: 29 New
    +4
    nothing personal, only business ... the horror story is aimed at knocking out additional funds from countries for military needs ...
  • Gennady Fomkin
    Gennady Fomkin April 25 2020 15: 30 New
    +2
    FP: Russia has found NATO's new weak point for attack laughing On the globe, will anyone show where this Macedonia is? laughing
    1. Wedmak
      Wedmak April 25 2020 16: 00 New
      +5
      So they say - Russia has found. Apparently our GRU only has to do what to look for with a microscope of NATO weaknesses.
      True, for some reason they forget that their entire European army will develop quite quickly if we keep our tanks in the direction of the Atlantic. They themselves wrote not so long ago: who will last a week, who three ...
  • Amateur
    Amateur April 25 2020 15: 39 New
    +1
    As part of the NATO confrontation, Russia attacked Georgia in 2008, and Ukraine in 2014, capturing Crimea. In the continuation of the aggressive actions of Moscow, it can be stated that it will not stop there and will strike

    Hello! Administration and Editorial Board There, at least someone reads what you publish. This anonymous article carries such nonsense. I involuntarily want to say: Enough!
  • vkd.dvk
    vkd.dvk April 25 2020 15: 48 New
    +3
    "As part of the NATO confrontation, Russia attacked Georgia in 2008, and Ukraine in 2014, capturing Crimea."

    It is useless for those who are crazy to interpret the truth.
    It turns out, in the interests of NATO, the Georgian attack on Russian peacekeepers, a fascist coup in Ukraine.
  • serg.shishkov2015
    serg.shishkov2015 April 25 2020 16: 01 New
    0
    Someone got bored and he began to suck out another Russian threat from his finger! There is nothing for these eccentrics to do - brooms in their hands - and in the tundra the snow is revenge! All the benefits to the planet at least some!
  • NF68
    NF68 April 25 2020 16: 15 New
    +2
    In addition to attacking NATO, Russia has no other and cannot be. Coronovirus infected not only the lungs, but also the brain of the leaders of the American publication Foreign Policy.
  • bars1
    bars1 April 25 2020 16: 19 New
    0
    Quote: edeligor
    Our propagandists

    Do we have propagandists?
    1. Mordvin 3
      Mordvin 3 April 26 2020 03: 09 New
      0
      Quote: bars1
      Quote: edeligor
      Our propagandists

      Do we have propagandists?

      Yes, yes ... Yesterday I turned on the box, there Soloviev tweeted. laughing
  • JonnyT
    JonnyT April 25 2020 16: 40 New
    +1
    Who about what, and lousy about the bath.
    We started something about Macedonia, and then went bored stamps and cliches about the aggression of evil Russian hordes
  • APASUS
    APASUS April 25 2020 17: 16 New
    +1
    This is no longer a panopticon, a bunch of foolish people. Trying to build a military confrontation between Russia and Northern Macedonia does not even look ridiculous. Although if you look at what the American The Hill writes, it’s a very real tactic. To intercede for Northern Macedonia and start a war!
    Ending the Depression required the government to adopt a full employment policy. That was the economic meaning of World War II: guaranteed work at government expense. The same response is needed today. Government will be forced there as incrementalism fails. That which we do reluctantly, however, we are likely to do poorly. Government must, instead, act boldly and confidently now.
  • Alex Nevs
    Alex Nevs April 25 2020 17: 38 New
    +1
    And where did Yugoslavia go? And what about LIVIA? And what ........ Forgot your track record?
  • Alex Nevs
    Alex Nevs April 25 2020 17: 42 New
    0
    RUSSIA with every sneeze in the media it is necessary in all the mouths Talk about the destroyed and bombed state. Yes, one Japan Hiroshima Nagasaki what are they worth. While quietly sniffing - they will rake, well, while raking.
  • st2st
    st2st April 25 2020 17: 47 New
    +1
    By God, I am proud of my state. After the collapse of the USSR, recover so quickly. And in industrial espionage, and in IT technologies, and in elections in other countries, and in super-duper attempts, and in the sky, and in space, and in intelligence, and at sea, and in the skerries of Norway, EVERYWHERE, EVERYWHERE Moscow. The FSB, the KGB, the GRU, and the Foreign Intelligence Service, well, these abbreviations do not leave the newspapers of our "partners." Now, this is POWER. I am proud.
    1. Mordvin 3
      Mordvin 3 April 26 2020 03: 10 New
      0
      Quote: st2st
      After the collapse of the USSR, recover so quickly.

      What are you recovering from?
      1. st2st
        st2st April 26 2020 08: 23 New
        +1
        Words - irony, sarcasm, you know? My post is mockingly ironic. I do not envy your friends, they are probably bored with you. Or, man, you are boring. What, also a problem for those around you.
  • vkd.dvk
    vkd.dvk April 25 2020 18: 02 New
    0
    The surest way to avoid the threat is to withdraw all the camp, and migrate across the ocean. Under the wing of a white-headed vulture. Place of residence will be found. Deserts are there too.
    1. Aag
      Aag April 25 2020 18: 45 New
      -1
      In my opinion, sublimating: -with the Baltic states, (there is a base, no decent counteraction has been provided), - we go further, squeeze the rings (anaconda) ...... and many of them are “Hurray”, yes “hooray” ...
  • vkd.dvk
    vkd.dvk April 25 2020 18: 29 New
    -1
    Quote: tarakan
    I am from Latvia, please explain the platoon score and will not approach (honestly did not understand)



    Horrible power. You need to think very carefully so as not to offend this rat. She can, with dope .... OOOOOO UUUUUUUUU
    1. Aag
      Aag April 25 2020 22: 40 New
      0
      A short comment about the parade in Riga on the formerly Komsomolskaya Embankment: in Soviet times, the columns moved in the opposite direction, both in the parades and in the demonstrations. (Symbolically?). The ground forces equipment, of course, was more powerful ... Well, the naval part , especially, on Navy Day: probably the present Navy has fewer ships than lined up on the Dvina in front of the Palace of Pioneers (now the residence of the President of Latvia) ...
      Profukali ...
    2. Nikolai Korovin
      Nikolai Korovin April 26 2020 02: 01 New
      0
      The animals trembled - they fainted.
  • vkd.dvk
    vkd.dvk April 25 2020 18: 35 New
    0
    Quote: Amateur
    As part of the NATO confrontation, Russia attacked Georgia in 2008, and Ukraine in 2014, capturing Crimea. In the continuation of the aggressive actions of Moscow, it can be stated that it will not stop there and will strike

    Hello! Administration and Editorial Board There, at least someone reads what you publish. This anonymous article carries such nonsense. I involuntarily want to say: Enough!

    Take it easy. The article is not anonymous. These are the rules - if there is no author’s signature, therefore, it is on behalf of the editorial board.
  • Reserve buildbat
    Reserve buildbat April 25 2020 20: 35 New
    +1
    Their grass is picky ... Such nonsense without "meldonium" cannot be composed.
    1. Nikolai Korovin
      Nikolai Korovin April 26 2020 02: 03 New
      0
      It recalls the overthrow of the legitimate president of Barmalei by the pro-Russian Aibolit in Limpopo. Oh. The tummy got sick.
      1. Mordvin 3
        Mordvin 3 April 26 2020 03: 15 New
        0
        Quote: Nikolai Korovin
        the overthrow of the legitimate president of Barmalei by the pro-Russian Aibolit in Limpopo.

  • Old26
    Old26 April 25 2020 21: 15 New
    +2
    It seems to be still spring, the crop of “weed” is not there yet, and the author bears such a blizzard, as if under a “high” ...
    1. Usher
      Usher April 26 2020 08: 01 New
      +1
      And most importantly, bots support their opinion. You slammed a minus.
  • radiootdel4
    radiootdel4 April 25 2020 21: 29 New
    +1
    "As part of the NATO confrontation, Russia attacked Georgia in 2008" - This is again the case of the so-called lies ....
    1. Usher
      Usher April 26 2020 08: 01 New
      +1
      Quote: radiootdel4
      "As part of the NATO confrontation, Russia attacked Georgia in 2008" - This is again the case of the so-called lies ....

      The main thing is someone agrees with them)
  • Charik
    Charik April 25 2020 22: 23 New
    0
    as one character used to say, In turn, you sons of bitches, in turn !! Until the Baltic states have been captured yet, wait laughing laughing
  • shinobi
    shinobi April 26 2020 01: 11 New
    0
    Another attempt to somehow justify their worthless existence. This is about the expert and NATO itself.
  • Usher
    Usher April 26 2020 08: 00 New
    +1
    Russia will certainly take advantage of the weakness of the new NATO member.

    One hundred percent)))
  • Usher
    Usher April 26 2020 08: 03 New
    +1
    Hey, the NATO slick, which puts a minus to everyone here))) Put me)))
    It seems that these are not “brothers” Ukrainians, I would put it more strongly, but nizya)))
    As part of the NATO confrontation, Russia attacked Georgia in 2008, and Ukraine in 2014, capturing Crimea

    Their handwriting)))
  • Ros 56
    Ros 56 April 26 2020 08: 40 New
    0
    Yes, these information garbage dumps have already been worn out with their whining.
  • U-58
    U-58 April 26 2020 09: 22 New
    0
    Heh! So when on a trip to [the most] Northern Macedonia? Tomorrow? Or can you wait until the day after tomorrow?
  • Mite
    Mite April 26 2020 09: 27 New
    -3
    took part in a coup attempt in Montenegro, and also tried to destabilize the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (...)

    And what are we worse than the USA ...
  • Torak
    Torak April 27 2020 00: 04 New
    0
    I stopped reading from the second paragraph. This psychiatry is not my profile.
  • vkd.dvk
    vkd.dvk April 27 2020 02: 38 New
    0
    Quote: AAG
    A short comment about the parade in Riga on the formerly Komsomolskaya Embankment: in Soviet times, the columns moved in the opposite direction, both in the parades and in the demonstrations. (Symbolically?). The ground forces equipment, of course, was more powerful ... Well, the naval part , especially, on Navy Day: probably the present Navy has fewer ships than lined up on the Dvina in front of the Palace of Pioneers (now the residence of the President of Latvia) ...
    Profukali ...

    And, all of them, like foot boxes, and the system of ships, of course, Lithuanian? Or NATO? If there was no cigarette butt where it could fall from the presence of iron, then, aren't these signs of occupation? Soviet ships stood there in the USSR, and now?
    What are your brains dried out. Congratulations.
  • vkd.dvk
    vkd.dvk April 27 2020 02: 42 New
    0
    Quote: Old26
    It seems to be still spring, the crop of “weed” is not there yet, and the author bears such a blizzard, as if under a “high” ...

    And he still has left from last year. A lot of. Enough for everyone. Especially. there they have weed already in law.
  • vkd.dvk
    vkd.dvk April 27 2020 02: 45 New
    0
    Quote: Nikolai Korovin
    It recalls the overthrow of the legitimate president of Barmalei by the pro-Russian Aibolit in Limpopo. Oh. The tummy got sick.

    This was stated by this freya. (prankers played it).


    There they all have it.