Russia’s Back In PACE

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

1917 June 26: Crimean Tatar National Flag Day

1867 July 1: Canada Day

1997 July 1: Transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong

1776 July 4: United States Independence Day

2009 July 5th: Urumqi Massacre, Xinjiang

1253 July 6: Crowning of King Mindaugas – Day of Statehood in Lithuania

1995 July 11: Srebrenica Massacre

U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns

Record number of people visit Saaremaa, Hiiumaa over Midsummer weekend

Estonian beliefs and rituals carried on by Jaanipäev

Thousands celebrate Līgo on both sides of Daugava in Rīga

Lithuanians celebrate national holiday with pagan roots – video

Lithuania joins the Top of European Sevens Rugby

Iceland supports campaign for equal rights of LGBTI+ people

Russia Launches Military Drills Due to U.S.-Iran Tensions and increased activity along borders with NATO

Germany’s Nord Stream 2 Pipeline with Russia ‘Terrible Mistake’, Bipartisan Consensus in US Has It

The Baltic Nations and the Social Power of Music

Laying of gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia complete

Baltic gas pipeline work completed to connect Finland and Estonia

Estonia expanding e-residency scheme

Estonia warns of risks in wake of money laundering scandal

Water Utility’s $100M Claim Against Estonia Gets Nixed

Expanding into ‘the most advanced digital society in the world’ – Interview with Sudhir Bhatti of CyberCube

Lithuanian, Polish operators ask for EU support for submarine Harmony Link cable

Austrian court clears way for U.S. extradition of Ukrainian tycoon Firtash

Seychelles Stock Market Plans World-First Listed Security Token

LGBTQ protests disrupt the 1st match of the Vatican women’s soccer team

I Just Returned from NATO’s Front Lines in the Baltics (And Russia Was On Everyone’s Mind)

What does a Pride parade have to do with NATO? More than you might think.

Data security meets diplomacy: Why Estonia is storing its data in Luxembourg

Estonia to take part in European Space Agency mission for first time

Never Have I Ever…Compared North Dakota to Latvia

Latvia holds third highest growth rate in Europe’s innovation rating

Latvia’s Sigulda will not host part of 2026 Winter Olympic Games

10 000 visually impaired individuals in Latvia but only 14 guide dogs

“Passion for Freedom” tells tale of special window in Rīga cathedral

As scandals continue in Lithuania Latvian Railway praises company of ex-KGB agent’s wife

Why Every Food-lover Should Plan a Trip to Lithuania

Lithuania’s Capital City Is Home to the Wacky Seceding ‘Nation’ of Užupis

President-elect Nausėda tops Lithuania’s approval ratings

Opposition conservatives remain Lithuania’s most popular party

Lithuania’s fintech aspirations carry links to Russian oligarchs and offshore tax havens

Mid-June temperatures hit 58-year record in Lithuania

Lithuania prepared for challenges; should introduce taxes on real estate and cars – IMF

Russian occupiers warn against using an‘extremist symbol’ on Crimean Tatar Flag Day

Mette Frederiksen becomes Denmark’s youngest-ever prime minister

Russia’s statement in Havana mirrors Cuban Missile Crisis

Switzerland and the EU face a battle of the bourses

‘Today, Hong Kong; tomorrow, Taiwan:’ Resistance to China spreads

What We Can Learn About Happiness from Iceland

Iceland Cuts Interest Rate Again to Cushion Deepening Downturn

Finnish EU presidency to seek deal on 2050 climate neutrality

Northern Group aims to step up regional security cooperation

NATO air policing exercises begin in Baltic airspace

Two Houston Ballet Dancers To Lead Estonia’s National Ballet

The Hero Who Betrayed His Country

Confessions of a Russian Spy

Traitor Deniss Metsavas opens up to American magazine The Atlantic

Competition Council allows Swedish freight carrier to expand in Latvia

Latvia and the Baltic States Seek Closer Coordination on Relations with China

July is festival month in Latvia!

Russian content loses favour in Lithuania

Vilnius, Lithuania, pumps up ‘personal’ appeal

Lithuania received first two newest Vilkas infantry fighting vehicles

Lithuanian military to spend €300m on new helicopters

Russia spying case reaches Lithuanian Court of Appeal

Kaunas 2022 festival to recreate Jewish Ghetto music

Three Lithuanian universities selected for pilot EU project

30 years since the first chink appears through Hungary’s Iron Curtain

Archbishop: Same sex marriage ceremonies just a matter of time

If Europe forgets Crimea, will anyone stand up to Putin?

Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia’s return

Russia’s undiplomatic return to the Council of Europe

Baltic states and four other countries leave as Council of Europe welcomes Russia back

Kurt Volker: Sad that PACE abandoning its own principles on human rights

Russia playing Council of Europe against EU, says political scientist

RAF Typhoons scrambled twice in ONE DAY to intercept Russian fighter jets near Estonia

Peeter Roosma appointed European Human Rights Court judge for Estonia

Lithuania won’t get into ‘excise wars’ with Estonia, Latvia, finance minister says

Ratas: Excise duty debate across Baltic states, Finland would make sense

Liepāja in 1919: how the townsfolk brought down a German monument

Vita Timermane-Moora to take over at Latvian Institute

Piece of Baltic history returned to Latvia

Registration for online Latvian language course for children now open

Lithuania – The GDPR One Year On

Lithuanians believe food quality differs in their country and Western Europe

Lithuanian Seimas backs presidential veto on right to have guns during wartime

Lithuanian MoD calls for increased defence spending, faster modernization of the military

As Tajikistan squeezes US broadcaster, Washington looks the other way

Dzianis Ivashyn: Russia Brought Iskanders To Belarus Under Guise Of Parade

Bundestag: Human Rights Situation In Belarus Remains Critical

Co-Founder Of Battery Plant In Brest Detained?

Vatican says China intimidating Catholics loyal to pope

People around the world still think English is the most valuable language to learn, study shows

Melians’ Revenge: How Emerging Tech Can Fortify NATO’s Eastern Flank

Tallinn communism victims memorial wins international architecture prize

Estonia may be subjected to increased anti-money laundering surveillance

Russia files €700,000 civil action against Estonian fishing boat captain

IMF urges Latvia to push on with fight against money laundering

Burovs in the frame as possible next Rīga mayor

Lithuanian telemedicine company choose Latvia as home, introducing remote eyewear fitting

Lithuania to purchase 4 mln iodine tablets to use in case of BelNPP accident

Parliament refuses state recognition to the only traditional religion in Lithuania

Additional funding for schools to integrate migrant children returning to Lithuania

Huge fire rages in 12-hectare peatland in western Lithuania

Balukh is refusing food or water in protest at relentless reprisals in Russian prison

Russia’s LGBT+ community finds safe space in the Baltics

Britain holds largest Baltic naval drills in century to deter Russia

Britain to step up deployments in the Baltics, shifting resources to the region

President: Estonians should think, behave as global nation

US command ship arrives in Estonia after Baltops 2019 exercise