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NATO must respond to unconventional Russia

8th July 2016 - 08:51 GMT | by Andrew White in London

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Russia’s capability to conduct Unconventional Warfare (UW) raises questions about NATO’s ability to conduct collected defence.

A UK defence committee report has stated that the use of UW means that the capacity of NATO to execute Article 5 of the Washington Treaty could be diminished. 

The report entitled: ‘Russia: Implications for UK Defence and Security,’ warned how Russian utility of UW had become an ‘additional challenge’ for NATO, particularly following recent operations in Ukraine.

‘It is clear to us that Russia has harnessed a wide range of capabilities which can rapidly be deployed for use in conjunction with classic military

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