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Swedes told to prepare for conflict in Cold War-style booklet

Sweden will send out instructions to its citizens next week on how to cope with an outbreak of war, as the country faces an assertive Russia across the Baltic Sea. By – reuters.com The 20-page pamphlet titled “If Crisis or War Comes” gives advice on getting clean water, spotting propaganda and finding a bomb shelter, in the first public awareness campaign ...

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23 Swedish municipalities give social security money to illegal immigrants

At least 23 of Sweden’s municipalities pay social contributions to immigrants who are not entitled to stay in the country. This was discovered by a survey conducted by SVT News. By – Brünnhilde Last year, approximately every tenth municipality in Sweden paid out financial assistance to illegal immigrants, according to the new survey. Out of Sweden’s 290 municipalities, just over 84 ...

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Sweden fears of possible Russian election meddling

Russia could try to influence the outcome of national elections in Sweden in September if authorities in Moscow feel their strategic interests are threatened, the Swedish security service said on Thursday. By – Johan Ahlander  The service’s head of counter-intelligence, Daniel Stenling, cited membership of NATO – which Sweden has debated joining – and security around the Baltic Sea as two ...

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Swedenstan: Why Did The Terrorist Akilove RECEIVE 85,000 From The Ozz Nujens Family ?

The fact that Sweden’s migration policy is gravely dysfunctional is a fact. Politicians and prosecutors work carelessly with human life and expose the nation’s citizens to hazardous risks against their lives. By – Katerina Janouch Such an example is the case of the terrorist Rahmat Akilov. Had the Swedish migration policy operated as it should, the terrorist attack on Drottninggatan probably ...

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Sweden: The defense posture of a ‘peace nation’

“Step by step,” says the defense minister, Peter Hultqvist. “Step by step, we are developing our military capability.” (He might say redeveloping.) Sweden is adjusting to the new realities of the region. By – Jay Nordlinger  What region? Scandinavia? Sweden is indeed a Scandinavian country, along with its western neighbors, Norway and Denmark. Unlike them, Sweden is also a Baltic state, ...

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Sweden has 65,000 nuclear shelters, Now it wants more.

Scandinavia may not be right in the path of a future nuclear exchange between the United States and North Korea, but given the latest threats between the two countries, it’s not taking any chances. Via: Rick Noack Last month, Norway’s Nobel Peace Prize Committee handed a group dedicated to abolishing nuclear weapons its award. Now, the Swedish government is looking into ...

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Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years

Neutral Sweden has launched its biggest war games in two decades with support from NATO countries, drilling 19,000 troops after years of spending cuts that have left the country fearful of Russia’s growing military strength. Via: Johan Ahlander  On the eve of Russia’s biggest maneuvers since 2013, which NATO says will be greater than the 13,000 troops Moscow says are involved, ...

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Rattled by Russia, Sweden to Bring Back Conscription

Sweden plans to bring back military conscription to counter Russia’s military buildup in the Baltic Sea, in a move that underscores how tensions are mounting along Europe’s borders with the nuclear superpower.  Via: bloomberg.com The decision by the government in Stockholm means that some 13,000 young men and women born from 1999 onward will be called for enrollment from July 1, ...

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Sweden beefs up defense in case of Russian invasion

Russia: Officials are ordered to return to Cold War tactics and implement their Total Defence Strategy as fears of invasion grow Officials in Sweden have been ordered to make sure they are ready for war  The government says local authorities should be better prepared for aggression Comes as fears of a Russian invasion in Sweden grow following annex of Crimea ...

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Sweden Deploys Troops To Strategic Island

Sweden recently announced a contingent of 150 troops previously deployed to Gotland Island for a training exercise will remain there permanently. Russia has called a move by Sweden to deploy a permanent contingent of troops on a strategic island in the Baltic Sea as inconsequential as “buckshot to an elephant.” Swedish Armed Forces Supreme Commander Michael Byden, in comments to ...

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