The Russia-NATO Joint Permanent Council has opened session in Iceland's capital. The work started with a conference of the top three--Lord George Robertson, NATO Secretary-General, and the Russian and Czech Ministers of Foreign Affairs. Czechia entered the Big Three on the NATO rotation arrangement. A complete-attendance session followed the short conference to discuss a package of understandings on which Russian partnership with NATO will shift to Format Twenty.
By summer, the Russian army may break through Ukrainian defences, reach Odessa and liberate Transnistria. The West will only “condemn” Russia's actions and continue supporting Chisinau in words