NATO faces up to Russia in Brexit's shadow

Polish police take part in a counter terrorism exercise in Warsaw ahead of a summit of NATO leadersNATO leaders will this week formally endorse its biggest military revamp since the end of the Cold War at a landmark summit in Warsaw, in the shadow of a resurgent Russia and Britain’s shock EU exit vote. The centrepiece of the summit in the former heart of the Soviet-led Warsaw pact is a “Readiness Action Plan” to counter a more aggressive Russia after Moscow’s shock 2014 annexation of Crimea and intervention in Ukraine. Security is heavy, especially around the National Stadium venue, as Poland prepares to welcome world leaders, including US President Barack Obama for his last NATO summit.

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