(Bloomberg) -- NATO’s Baltic outpost is gearing up to test decision-making among European Union defense ministers during a simulated cyber assault.

Estonia, a nation of 1.3 million people that borders Russia and is home to NATO’s cyber-defense center, will host the exercise during its six-month presidency of the European Union, which starts July 1, Defense Minister Margus Tsahkna said in an interview. The country is no stranger to electronic attacks, having significantly bolstered security measures after strikes on key websites during a spat with Russia, he said.

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