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The new brochure  is pictured during a press conference in Stockholm, Sweden. Photograph: Pontus Lundahl/AFP/Getty Images

Sweden will send out instructions to its citizens next week on how to cope with an outbreak of war, as the country faces an assertive Russia across t(...)

A resurgent Russia and tensions over Ukraine have left Sweden looking to boost military capability. File photograph: Soren Andersson/EPA

Sweden is to re-introduce military conscription next year due to difficulties filling the ranks on a voluntary basis at a time of increased security c(...)

Swedish corvette HMS Stockholm patrols Jungfrufjarden in the Stockholm archipelago. Photograph: Reuters

Peering out at the narrow stretch of gunmetal grey sea separating the small harbour from an island at the southern tip of the vast Stockholm archipela(...)