Recently, NATO has been publicly promoting a simplified "black and white" picture of the history of complicated relations between the Alliance and Russia, accusing Russia of "myth-making" about NATO's "impeccable" actions.
NATO has regularly updated its fact sheets with a view to persuade the public that only NATO has been strengthening European security and stability without any critical self-evaluation of its actions and hard lessons of the military operations in the Balkans, in Afghanistan and Libya. But most importantly, perhaps, there have been no proposals about ways to promote a positive agenda which would allow to overcome current highly risky tendencies in the military-political situation on the continent. The efforts undertaken by the Russian Federation to strengthen the security architecture in the Euro-Atlantic area have been silenced.
We suggest looking into the situation in an unbiased way with a view to understand what actually happened in the last decade in the Euro-Atlantic area and envisage ways to break the spiral of current military-political tensions and restore stability in our common region. Welfare of the peoples and citizens of our countries depends on what path will be chosen.
Here is a brief summary of facts.