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2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

1993 January 1: Velvet Divorce: Czech Republic and Slovakia

1968 January 5: Prague Spring

1918 January 8: Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points on free trade, democracy and self-determination

1991 January 13: Freedom Defenders Day in Lithuania

1990 January 19-20: Azerbaijan: Black January

1991 January 20: The Barricades in Latvia

Funding the United Nations Is Making Less Sense Than Ever

Russia’s gas exports to Europe reach record high

China Is America’s Biggest Rival, And Russia Isn’t Even Close

Social Media’s Year of Falling From Grace

Russia widens ban on Ukrainian imports in tit-for-tat sanctions row

Belgium reviews smartphone use by troops operating in Baltic states to counter spying by Russia

Does Trump’s diplomacy work? German Army adds more Panzers to meet NATO obligations

Ghost towns of Latvia try to woo young expats back

Enterprise Estonia to open an office in New York City

Estonian-designed Christmas tree erected in front of the London City Hall

Russia ready to deploy missiles in Arctic, Baltic and Crimea in 2019

Trump helping Europe cut the electric cord with Russia

American arrested in Russia as spy was there for a wedding

U.S. Army looks for a few good robots, sparking industry battle

6 military technology breakthroughs to look for in 2019

Costa Rica Is On The Brink Of An EVolution

He Was Shot But Survived The Srebrenica Massacre At Age 7. Now He’s Rebuilding His Life.

Hopeless in Hong Kong: China’s Squeeze Triggers Talk of a New Exodus

Estonian President highlights importance of preserving Estonian language in New Year’s Eve speech

Latvian President in his New Year’s address speaks about nation’s self-confidence

Woodland animals leap from the screen in Finnish photographer’s work

U.S. may impose new sanctions on Russia, arm Ukraine after Kerch – Ex-ambassador Herbst

Organizer Of Protests Against Russian Pension Reforms Severely Beaten

Norway sets world record with electric cars sold last year

Experts see Lithuania as the friendliest country towards Ukraine

Eurail Adds Britain, Lithuania and Macedonia to Global Pass

Baltic states lead Europe in alcohol consumption

Eurozone to stop printing 500-euro bank note

Will Sending More U.S. Troops to Poland Really Deter Russia from Poland and the Baltics?

Cuba’s Castro blasts United States on 60th anniversary of revolution

Number of stateless residents in Estonia drops by over 2,200 in 2018

Over 400 already registered for free Estonian courses for hopeful citizens

Residence permit applications already exceed entire 2019 immigration quota in Estonia

Having a say in global matters: 15 years since Latvia joined the EU and NATO

Search Of Collapsed Building In Russia Ends, With Death Toll At 39

U.S. issues China travel advisory amid increased tensions

CNBC ranks Ukrainian stock market world’s top performer in 2018 with 80% growth

Fire and Ice: A New Maritime Strategy For NATO’s Northern Flank

Policy dilemmas cloud NATO’s future

Crimean Tatar activist who took aid to Ukrainian POWs viciously attacked & told this is his “last warning”

8 Killed, 16 Injured in Train Accident on a Bridge in Denmark

Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, presumed dead in avalanche in Norway

5 girls dead after fire at Poland escape room; man charged after ‘intentionally’ creating fire danger

Sinking US aircraft carriers will resolve tension in South China Sea, says Chinese admiral

Hundreds of German lawmakers targeted in mass cyber attack

Trump defends Soviet Union’s 1979 invasion of Afghanistan

Polish F-16s take over policing the skies over the Baltic States

ICIS Power Horizon: Baltic states to enter higher power price period

Hanseatic League 2.0 reflects changing shape of EU

The Kurile Islands: Why Russia And Japan Never Made Peace After World War II

There Will Not Be Another Crimea In Belarus, There Will Be Another Afghanistan

Winter 2019 issue of Life in Estonia focuses on robotics, AI and innovation

Ukrainian Orthodox Church Officially Gains Independence From Russian Church

“Finland should strip residence permits from criminals,” says parliamentary speaker

Krišjānis Kariņš nominated to be Latvia’s next Prime Minister

Latvia on brink of four-party coalition sign of things to come in Estonia?

Finland’s flagship library so popular it’s running out of books

Belarus Is Standing In Line For Tomos

German Air Force jets to conduct training flights in Estonian airspace

Organ Harvesting Tribunal Finds Overwhelmingly Against China