The Features of German Cooperation with Scandinavian and Baltic States in Political-Military Field During the Current Period
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The Features of German Cooperation with Scandinavian and Baltic States in Political-Military Field During the Current Period
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S207987840006117-7-1
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10.18254/S207987840006117-7
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Article
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Philipp Trunov 
Affiliation: Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences Russian Academy of Sciences
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
Abstract

The object of research is the questions of relations between Germany and Scandinavian states, Germany and Baltic states during the modern period. In this regard the key research method is event-analyses. The article shows the geopolitical determination of the importance of these directions of foreign policy of German-Prussian state in the historical retrospective. The key attention is paid to the period of the 2010s, when the role of Germany in ensuring security in the Baltic region has dramatically changed. The scientific paper covers the key directions of German-Norwegian relations, including Merkel — Solberg tandem. The article pays special attention to the bilateral cooperation in military training sphere under NATO basis (on the example of “Trident Juncture 2018” military exercise). The article notes German interest to the keeping of conditionally neutral status of Sweden. The paper considers the character and content of parallel political-diplomatic and military steps of Germany aimed at removal of worries of Baltic states in the sphere of territorial defence. The article concludes about fast growing of practical role of Germany in Scandinavian and Baltic subregional systems in the sphere of international security by the beginning of the 2020s.

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Germany, Norway, Sweden, Baltic states, NATO, security, negotiation platforms
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13.04.2019
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15.07.2019
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