Russia intent to prevent deployment of US missiles

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

1997 February 5: Gulja massacre, East Turkistan/Xinjiang

1917 February 6: Sami National Day

1913 February 13: Tibetan Independence Day

2011 February 14: Day of Rage (Bahrain)

1918 Fabruary 16: Lithuania Independence Day

2008 February 17: Kosovo declaration of independence

2014 February 20: Heavenly Hundred Remembrance Day in Ukraine

February 21: International Mother Language Day

1944 February 23: Aardakh a.k.a. Operation Lentil: Soviet expulsion of Vainakh (Chechen and Ingush) to Central Asia

1918 February 24: Estonia Independence Day

Russia Looks to Strike at Ukraine’s South Again?

Poland’s first openly gay mayor creates new party ‘Spring’

How Radio Luxembourg ruled the airwaves

Estonia demands compensation from Russia for occupation by the USSR

Germany pledges €110 million to boost NATO battalion infrastructure in Lithuania

Record sales of organic products in Lithuania

Latvia saw top tourist increase in Europe last year

Estonian think-tank proposes reinforcement of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence

Sweden’s first new conscripts prepare to repel Russian invaders

Baltic cooperation as close as ever – Latvian PM Karins

Hungary Holding Back On Vote On Extending Belarus Arms Embargo

Translator of Bible into Belarusian language Vasil Syomukha dies at 83

Russia makes its law retroactive in order to jail abducted Ukrainian soldier

Ukraine Opens Treason Probe Against Pro-Russian Politician

Lithuania wary of Russian meddling in busy election season

Lithuania Fears Russia Will Attempt to Sway Its Elections

Lithuanian intelligence report: Russia continues military build-up in Kaliningrad

Intelligence: Russia uses drones for monitoring in Lithuania

Intelligence warns of China’s increasingly aggressive spying in Lithuania

China lashes Lithuania for sounding alarm on espionage

Belarus urges Lithuanian politicians to adopt more peaceful attitude

EU anti-fraud group heads for Estonia, Denmark to learn Danske Bank lessons

European committee: Danske money may have been used to influence elections

Europe and the End of the INF Treaty

U.S. warns European allies not to use Chinese gear for 5G networks

Desynchronisation of Baltic power grids from Russia postponed

Ukraine shudders as Putin promises to ‘defend’ Ukrainian believers

Russian propagandist Kiselyov’s nephew jailed in Germany for terrorism in Donbas

Estonian kid Kelly Sildaru ready to light up freestyle ski worlds

US Army plans to purchase Iron Dome weapons

From Brexit with love: Lithuania sees its chance

Donald Trump vows to outspend Russia without new missile pact

Estonia’s young entrepreneur of the year is starting a revolution in agriculture

How Norwegian war refugees changed Swedish politics

NATO Announces Special 70th Anniversary Summit In London In December

Venezuela blocks border bridge where aid is set to arrive

Retired Geneva counselor starts Operation Snowball in Lithuania

A Fight Over the EU’s Only All-Male Cabinet Is Heating Up

A photo exhibition examines the impact of population changes in Estonia

The black storks in Estonia are suffering from loneliness

The Return of Direct Defense and the German Challenge: The Perspective of General (Retired) Egon Ramms

Local movie-watching in Latvia tripled in 2018

Latvia above United States in Freedom in the World report for 2019

Huawei offers to build cyber security center in Poland

Macedonia signs accord to join NATO despite Russian misgivings

Greek parliament approves Macedonia’s NATO accession

Dennis Christensen gets 6 years in first Russian sentence of a Jehovah’s Witness since Soviet times

Denmark calls on Russia to respect freedom of religion

Yanukovych removed from Interpol’s wanted list

Russia training for large-scale war – Swedish experts

YouTube collaborates with Russia to censor video about imprisoned Crimean Tatar human rights activist Kuku

Lithuania donates to Ukraine munitions worth EUR 255,000

Armenian military delegation visits Lithuania

Niagara Falls to light up in Lithuanian colors on February 16

Russian, English news in Latvia under threat, ‘Russia Today next in line’

Funding solution found for English and Russian-language services of Latvia’s public broadcaster

European Commission expects Latvia to be fastest-growing Baltic economy in 2019 and 2020

Estonia extradites to US man suspected of heroin trafficking and Taliban funding

Ukrainian parliament bans Russian citizens as election observers in Ukraine

Russia intent to prevent deployment of US missiles to Baltic States

Latvian diaspora get-together to be held in Edinburgh in April

Number of Political Prisoners in Nicaragua Rises to 767

Third Skripal Suspect Linked to 2015 Bulgaria Poisoning

Ukrainian Parliament Passes Constitutional Amendment To Reflect EU, NATO Aspirations

First int’l human rights mission since occupation reports on how Russia crushes opposition in Crimea

OSCE reports silent about Russia’s illegal “elections” in occupied Crimea

Finland basic income trial ‘increased well-being but not employment’

France, Germany compromise on Russia’s Nord Stream II gas pipeline

Russia-occupied Crimea’s de facto authorities want to close cathedral of new Ukrainian church

Lithuania sees flood of fintech firms apply for licences ahead of Brexit

How a tiny country bordering Russia became one of the most tech-savvy societies in the world

Estonia tops new innovation ranking

Sales of Diesel Cars Fall Across the EU, Excluding Bulgaria and Estonia

Mike Pompeo on his way to Iceland

Baltic States are the staunchest advocates of strong transatlantic links – Latvia’s Rinkevics

Estonian PM: Eastern Partnership has to be ambitious

U.S. Black Hawks rotate into Latvia

Latvia should prepare now for tough times in the future, urges Dombrovskis

Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia & occupied Crimea jailed for much longer than murderers