Since Russia’s war against Ukraine began in 2014, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia have been boldly demonstrating to the world that even small countries can humiliate a huge state with its imperial ambitions. 

If, after the annexation of Crimea and the outbreak of war in Donbas, the governments of the Baltic states, for many legal reasons, could not provide heavy weapons to Ukraine, in 2022, the situation has changed. 

When the countries producing howitzers, self-propelled guns, and guns unblocked the supply of their “goods” for Kyiv, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia immediately began to transfer the maximum they could to the Ukrainian armed forces.

Of course, on the one hand, the Baltic countries did so because they realized that in the event of Ukraine’s defeat, they would become the next victims of the Kremlin. However, it is impossible to blame the Estonians, Latvians, and Latvians for the fact that their help could be more sincere and is aimed solely at solving their problems. 

After all, each transferred piece of equipment is a severe weakening of their defense potential for them.

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