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Don’t Look Back: De-Germanification Campaign Gains Steam In Russia’s Kaliningrad

Ukraine Moves To Form A Unified Orthodox Church Independent From Russia

Estonia looks to Finland to fast-track Rail Baltica project

German Air Force pilots to train in the Estonian air space

U.S. giant drone makes spy mission near Russia’s exclave on the Baltic

Lithuania receives its first upgraded PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzers

Kremlin targets Lithuania’s energy policy

Central and Eastern European farmers protest for equal pay

International cooperation makes the Baltic Sea region a science powerhouse

Belarus-Russia energy dispute snowballs

Poland honours victims of communist crackdown on 1970 protests

Baltic PMs not keen on “European Army” idea at Vilnius meet

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Activists, Journalists Detained As Kazakhstan Marks Anniversary Of Independence

NATO must prepare to counter a rapid Russia invasion in Europe

Lithuania to buy floating liquefied gas terminal

Tibet Reciprocal Access bill becomes law, marking new era in US-China relationship and US support for Tibetans

Statistics Estonia: 295,000 lived at risk of poverty in 2017

Survey: Will in population to defend Estonia remains high

Latvia’s National Encyclopedia unveiled online

Anti-graft office detains person for offering €1 million bribe to police in Latvia

The Nordic-Baltic Region in the EU 27 – Time for New Strategic Cooperation

U.S. Targets GRU Officers Linked To Hacking, Skripal Poisoning With New Sanctions

U.S. to remove sanctions from aluminum giant Rusal

With government incentives, Norway sees electric car sales boom

Poland signs 20-year deal to buy natural gas from the US

Poland’s goal of ditching Russian natural gas bolsters American LNG and Trump’s energy agenda

Prosecutor publishes names of suspects in Danske money laundering case

Estonia makes first arrests over Danske money laundering

10 detained in Estonia over massive Russian money laundering

Danske Case May Turn Out to Be Hybrid Warfare, Estonia Says

EU court’s advocate sides with ECB in Latvian corruption case

Latvia has not provided EU Court of Justice with evidence justifying suspension of Rimsevics as Bank of Latvia governor – Attorney General

Ukraine Navy vessels to try to pass through Kerch Strait with OSCE officials on board

Baltic economies will start 2019 “in Goldilocks condition”

UK regulator says Russia’s RT broke broadcasting rules

UK to help set up anti-Russian disinformation unit in Poland

‘Insider’ Out: Journalist Who Helped Expose Novichok Suspects Barred From Putin Press Conference

US: ‘Crisis of national security’ demands increased defense spending

Lithuania detains Russian, Lithuanians in suspected spy ring

The ghost of hostile foreign intelligence and spies shadow Lithuania’s Christmas

Lithuania busts Russian spy ring

Grandson of Lithuania’s former PM engaged in spying for Russia?

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Practices From the Inside Out: Christmas Book Flood

Sweden’s Riksbank lifts rates for first time since 2011; krona rallies

EU funding suspended for proposed Rīga tram line amidst graft scandal

Latvia’s president: Rīga mayor should resign

Latvia gives Soviet-time KGB card files to public

First batch of Latvia’s KGB archives published online

Tens of thousands delve into KGB archives on first day

New Latvian Archives Show Ex-PM, Top Judge Had Ties To KGB

Estonia to Invest €2.3M to Genotype 50K More People in 2019

Here’s How the Estonian Ambassador Gets Through Winter in DC

Estonian officials: Mattis’s departure from the Defense Department is bad news

Latvia fines BlueOrange Bank over anti-money laundering violations

Belarusian National Congress Intends To Win Presidential Election

French jihadist linked to Charlie Hebdo killers arrested in Djibouti

Finno-Ugric movement activist banned from entering Russia for 55 years

Estonia’s Savisaar freed from trial by Supreme Court

‘Expert’ who helped jail Crimean Tatar lawyer for Facebook post called for “rabid Ukrainians to be killed”

Santa Claus sets off on his journey

Baltic states, 13 other countries urge Russia to investigate human rights violations in Chechnya

PM remembers key Estonian independence figure Jaan Tõnisson

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Lithuania, Poland agree on submarine power cable

Otepaa accepts title of Estonia’s winter capital for 22nd time

Lithuania’s financial technology becoming success story, finmin says

Santa Claus driving Christmas Tram in Tallinn