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1992 July 17: Slovak National Council’s Declaration of Independence of the Slovak Nation

1953 July 19: Vorkuta uprising

1831 July 21: Belgian National Day

1940 July 23: Welles Declaration

2014 July 28: Yarkand Massacre, Xinjiang

1991 July 31: Medininkai Massacre

1291 August 1: Swiss National Day

1944 August 2: Roma Genocide Remembrance Day

Slovakia’s new president takes aim at China’s rights record

Crimean Tatar man brutally murdered in occupied Crimea – journalist

Russia Is Perfecting the Art of Crushing Uprisings Against Authoritarian Regimes

The End of Nuclear Arms Control? Implications for the Nordic Region

UK Royal Navy ‘Stokers’ remember the men lost in forgotten battle for Baltic states’ independence 100 years ago

German North Sea Wind Power Output Rising

Norway’s first hydrogen-powered car ferries take shape

A Fukushima Ghost Town Seeks Rebirth Through Renewable Energy

Flies can play a role in transmitting ASF into farms

Rally Estonia winner Tanak deliberately chose adverse starting spot

Twenty Speakers, But Three Poets: Writing in Livonian

European Union to fund rail electrification project in Latvia

Canada’s Trudeau says role in Latvia, Iraq are about ensuring stability

Trudeau urged to increase military spending during NATO secretary-general visit to Ottawa

Threats are different, but NATO still relevant

President Egils Levits: Latvianness is intended for everyone

Latvia’s finance market supervisor applies one million euro fine to Rigensis Bank

Balticovo: eggs of caged hens will gradually disappear from shelves

Medical imaging company Oxipit raises $1.7M seed round to bring AI into clinical radiology practice

How Luxembourg is positioning itself to be the centre of space business

Tibet: China Assumes Control over Choosing Dalai Lama’s Successor

UN draft reports on indigenous peoples ignore problems of Crimean Tatars

Russia prosecutes for mentioning the Mejlis, but not for hate speech against Crimean Tatars

‘Creeping Germanization of Kaliningrad’ Worries Moscow

France’s Macron pledges to relaunch Serbia-Kosovo dialogue

Malta sends three suspects for trial on charges of killing anti-corruption journalist

Portugal suspends visas for Iranians, cites security reasons

Russia scheming to launch war on Europe while allies divert attention to climate change and immigration crisis

With an eye to Russia, Europe focuses on hybrid warfare response

Do the Baltics need more US military support to deter Russia?

Proposed law calls on Pentagon to consider more troops, surveillance in Baltic region

U.S. Special Operations hosts Baltic resistance wargame

Estonia’s LeapIN rebrands as Xolo, raises $6.8 million to make it easier to launch and run a one-person freelance business

Estonia’s president calls on EU to work with Russian civil society

Meet Phoenix’s newest business partner: Estonia

Latvia, a country that’s truly moved on from its grim Soviet past

A necessary rise: Lithuania bolsters its cybersecurity, catching the attention of other nations

Lithuanian fintech platform Paysera launches in Romania

Lithuania introduces e-residency to boost foreign investment

Austrian ex-chancellor lands job in Russia

Moscow court extends custody term for 12 POW Ukrainian sailors until Oct 24

F-35s for Switzerland? Why Not?

Icelandic Composer of Chernobyl Nominated for Emmy

In Denmark’s Train Dream, the Next Big City Is Only an Hour Away

‘The world is changing’: Andrew Coyne talks to NATO’s secretary general about Trump, Russia and the future of the alliance

NATO Must Not Forget Central Europe’s Energy Needs In Countering Russian Influence, U.S. Senator Says

Despite Looming U.S. Sanctions, the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Will Likely Proceed

European Parliament elects von der Leyen president of European Commission

Finland’s defence exports grow by 17%

Russian aircraft suspected of airspace violation in Finland

US Gen. Goldfein strengthens partnerships, gains valuable insights during visits to Estonia, Finland

U.S. Air Force conducts training in Poland, Lithuania and Estonia for Operation Rapid Forge

Outgoing Estonian air force chief: NATO needs to improve its response time

Corporate intelligence, playing UK politics, and eternal life: an interview with Estonian tech entrepreneur Allan Martinson

Estonia’s Juhan Lepassaar elected executive director of EU Agency for Cybersecurity

Latvia awards €430 million Rail Baltica contract

Sanctions on Russia and North Korea Put Tiny Latvia in U.S. Cross Hairs

Architects envision a landmark footbridge for Latvia’s historic Gauja National Park

airBaltic claims best-ever month in June

Latvian court grants asylum to critic of Lukashenko

In Russia’s growing shadow, Lithuania modernizes its defenses

Lithuania will benefit from new EC president’s knowledge of regional security – Nauseda

Lithuanian Railway will not terminate contract with KGB linked Sigmen

Ravers In Vilnius protest harsh government crackdowns

Mission Siberia departs Lithuania for Kazakhstan after being denied Russian visas

Bankruptcy of national cinema awards shocks Lithuanian filmmaking community

Lithuanian military seeks €39m pollution response, search and rescue vessel

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

How Historians Are Reckoning With the Former Nazi Who Launched America’s Space Program

Donald Nuechterlein column: US presidential candidates and foreign policy experience

US Expands Icelandic Airfield For Tankers, Big Cargo Lift

Lesbians launch landmark same-sex partnership case in Serbia

Piedmont East Bay choir returns to Estonia for Laulupidu

British Air Force charts a rise in Russian activity around Baltic states

Moomins want to raise a million euros to protect the Baltic Sea

More than 300 Navy sailors return home on USS Fort McHenry after 7-month deployment

Open arms for Lidl – Estonian competition watchdog predicts lower prices

Driverless bus coming to Estonia for six-month project

Latvia commences procurement for public transport services in next decade

Population decline accelerated in first half of 2019 in Latvia

Latvian composer’s grand Tree Opera to premiere in Finland

Discovery sheds light on Jewish life in Lithuania before Holocaust

Poland, Lithuania probe Russian-made app behind viral old age selfies

Vilnius celebrates 1940 Welles Declaration condemning Soviet annexation of Baltics

Rupšys passes parliament vote to become Lithuania’s chief of defence

Rebirth of Lithuanian baseball – national team on the verge of top European level and no pitch

Kosovo’s Premier Unexpectedly Resigns to Appear at War Crimes Court

House NDAA Explores More Deployments, Military Assistance for Baltic Countries

Royal Navy flagship, sailors and Marines return home from Russia mission with love

These Americans Went Back and Fixed It

Criminal procedure in Estonia to go fully digital

French court rejects Estonia ferry disaster damages claim

Kazakhstan to turn diplomatic missions in Latvia and Estonia into embassies

Environment watchdog okays erecting 35 wind turbines in western Latvia

Lithuanian real estate firm plans €200 million investment in Rīga

Suspect in Russian tainted oil scandal seeks political asylum in Lithuania

Tainted oil to be refined in Lithuania w/o negative impact: PKN

U.S. Air Force deployed F-35 and F-15 fighters to Lithuania

Nausėda proposes special EU coordinator for Baltic energy synchronization

How building a Tesla factory on Minecraft brought classroom innovations to Lithuania

Russia plans to issue 5,000 passports a day to Donbas residents

Shunned by West and Wary of Russia, Belarus Gets Help From China

Flexible Stagnation: How Lukashenka Has Held On To Power For 25 Years In Belarus

Russian Crude Could Still Be Dirty By Mid-2020

Scientists Wrote a Eulogy for Iceland’s First Glacier Lost to Climate Change

Wargames: How Russia Practices Invading Iceland in War Games

Saab banks on Gripen upgrade in new UK-Sweden warplane alliance

Wings Over Baltic Airshow 2019

Three-wheeled retro electric car parks vertically on the wall

Estonia’s Q1 government debt to GDP ratio still lowest in EU

Lilywhite Army the latest to lay siege on Latvia’s capital

More Than 20 People Detained for Attack on LGBT Parade in Poland

Parts Of Poland Are Declaring Themselves ‘LGBT-Free Zones’

1,800 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

Iceland tops Europe as most expensive

Former Russian minister: Yeltsin considered selling ceded Karelia territory to Finland in 1991

USD 100 mln Dubai EXPO fund made available to Estonian companies

Russia cracks down on environmental activists

Russia denies access to Crimea to UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission

Leading Russian food retailer eyes Baltic states’ startups

‘Triad’ Thugs Use Clubs to Punish Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protesters. But That’s Not Gonna Stop Them.

Scientists Unveil Memorial to Iceland’s ‘First’ Dead Glacier Lost to Climate Change

Ukrainian President’s Party Wins Snap Elections In Bid To Consolidate Power

How GameOn and Challengermode Brought Esports to the Baltics

Nõmme Kalju: Meeting Estonia’s Invincibles – An Expert View

Estonian President participates in Étape du Tour de France

Inaugural cyber diplomacy summer school begins in Tallinn

Latvian citizen on board of British tanker seized by Iran

Rundāle Palace could be submitted to UNESCO’s World Heritage list next fall

More and more electric cars are being registered in Latvia

Latvian choir handed grand award in Japan

Memorial to Jewish community unveiled in Jurbarkas, Lithuania

Klaipeda LNG in Full Capacity

Meyer Group in JV with Stengel in Lithuania

Lithuanian Airports up to capacity limit in 2018 after year-on-year expansion

Europe split on China – Lithuania joins 15 EU states condemning Beijing’s treatment of Uighurs

Plans in Lithuania to create chain of 10,000 people on Baltic Way anniversary

Belarus NPP ‘not safe’ until Minsk implements recommendations – EU Commissioner Šefčovič

Estonian ferry Tõll to be converted into hybrid vessel

Detention of Estonian fishing boat captain extended in Kaliningrad

Six Estonian Defence Forces members injured in Mali terrorist attack

After talks of friendship, Lithuania will have to choose between Warsaw and Brussels

Turkey Kicked Out of F-35 program

U.K. plans European-led Gulf force after tanker seizure

Venezuela Sets New Bitcoin Volume Record Thanks to 10,000,000% Inflation

Russian human rights and LGBT activist savagely murdered after death threats

Gravely ill Crimean Tatar political prisoner in acute pain and unable to stand