Since the start of the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has called on NATO countries to increase defense spending. Poland has announced plans to accelerate a major military modernization program. And Latvia, Lithuania, Romania and the Czech Republic have all promised to increase their defense spending.
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The ex-prime minister of Slovenia began serving a two-year prison sentence Friday for taking bribes in an arms deal with a Finnish company.
Finland: Six employees of Finnish firm Patria charged with bribery, espionage
Six employees of Finnish defense group Patria were charged December 18 with bribery and corporate espionage in connection with a Slovenian defense contract for armored vehicles, Finnish prosecutors said.