‘Vicious circle’: Moscow warns NATO Black Sea buildup & increased spending may lead to new Cold War

TrendsRussia-NATO relations Wrapping up NATO Defense Minister’s two-day meeting in Brussels, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg outlined the new steps the alliance has taken to counter so-called ‘Russian aggression.’ Part of the strategy adopted at the meeting was to increase NATO’s naval presence in the Black Sea to complement its “regional posture in the air and…