LITHUANIA is preparing for an imminent all out attack by Russia.
The Lithuanian government is so alarmed it has printed a mass-circulation pamphlet advising citizens on how best to strike back at a Russian occupying force with lightning guerrilla war tactics.
The 75-page guide, which has been distributed to 30,000 people, explains how to become an insurgent if Putin’s forces attack the country from the East.
Tiny Lithuania would offer almost no battlefield resistance to Putin aggression – the only way for citizens to react would be a long drawn-out insurgency.
It is unknown how NATO might respond but experts believe Russian president Vladimir Putin is more than capable of gambling the west would not react militarily – which has led to the Lithuaniain government taking precautions.
Tehran’s navy chief says vessels will ‘soon berth’ at Atlantic ports
Iran intends to dispatch “a fleet of warships” to the Atlantic Ocean shortly, the semi-state Fars news agency reported Thursday, quoting the regime’s navy chief.
“Our warships will soon berth at ports in the Atlantic Ocean,” Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari promised at a ceremony on Wednesday marking the return to port of Iranian warships that Fars said had taken part in joint drills with the Russian navy. Continue reading
OPEC’s secretary-general says the 7-month-old plunge in oil prices finally may have bottomed out and may be ready to rise again. In fact, Abdullah al-Badri hypothesized that a decision by his cartel to cut production conceivably could lead to oil at $200 a barrel.
“Now the prices are around $45 to $55 [per barrel], and I think maybe they reached the bottom and will see some rebound very soon,” al-Badri said Monday in an interview with Reuters in London, and if OPEC cut production, that price certainly would rise, perhaps to unimaginable levels. Continue reading