The future of arms control in Europe

The German Navy ship FGS Lubeck and Russian Navy ship RFS Nastoychivyy sail in formation behind the US Navy’s Aegis cruiser USS Vella Gulf during exercise BALTOPS 2003. The subsequent deterioration in East-West relations have largely called a halt to such cooperation. Image courtesy of the US Navy, photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Michael Sandberg.



  • US Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle
  • Akula class submarine
  • Russian Guard of honour
  • Russian armed forces modernisation
  • RFS Admiral Chabanenko
  • German Navy and Russian Navy
  • President Vladimir Putin