73 searches, 69 detentions and 200 arrests, Election Appointed

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

1991 July 31: Medininkai Massacre

1291 August 1: Swiss National Day

1944 August 2: Roma Genocide Remembrance Day

August 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

1920 August 11: Latvian Freedom Fighters’ Remembrance Day

1980 August 14: Founding of Polish non-governmental trade union Solidarność

1945 August 15: National Liberation Day of Korea

1991 August 19: 1991 Soviet coup d’état attempt, August Putsch

1991 August 20: Day of Restoration of Independence of Estonia

Witch Hunt for “Two-Faced Persons” in Xinjiang Universities

How Russians Make and Hide Their Dirty Money Abroad, and What Can Be Done to Stop It

Macron-Putin Meeting: Russia Gains More Friends in EU

Report: Belarus firm involved in North Korea ICBM mobile launcher

Europe experienced a surge in government restrictions on religious activity over the last decade

US Non-Recognition Policy Regarding Crimea One Year On

Russia preparing for large-scale military campaign in Ukraine – intel veteran

USS Mount Whitney Brings 6th Fleet Autonomy, Flexibility of Command at Sea

Goldfein’s 10-day trip across northern Europe focuses on partners and ‘great power’ realities

Declining US Naval Power Helps China, Russia, and Iran

US CSAF visits Greenland

Three Seas Initiative: First Eastern Mediterranean Energy Leadership Summit Slated for This October in Athens

UK RAF Typhoons Scrambled To Intercept Russian Aircraft Over Estonia

Latvia will actively support Finland’s priorities at EU Presidency in fighting climate change

Canadian Forces mission in Latvia dogged by problems with harassment, unprofessional behaviour: report

Latvia Growth Eases In Q2

Central Europe’s biggest utility company to expand into Latvia, Lithuania

Lithuania needs both taxes and incentives to reduce car pollution, finance minister says

‘Chernobyl’ miniseries sends curious tourists to Lithuania

Lithuania GDP Growth Remains Strong

Lithuania’s National Audit Office: social assistance system fails to meet minimal needs

Boris Johnson saves trickiest Brexit challenge, Northern Ireland, for last

Cuba caps prices for food, beverages to cut inflation risk

Trump will travel to Poland, Denmark from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3

Sweden’s march towards a cashless economy went into reverse

Communist Berlin: Then And Now

Iceland cuts teen drinking with curfews, youth centers

Cruz legislation targeting Russian pipeline moves ahead in the US

Mejlis reports on 73 searches, 69 detentions and 200 arrests in Crimea over past six months

The Rise of Right-Wing Populists in Estonia

How Estonian gene scientists are finding links between past and future

Artur Kazaritski to represent Estonia at the Bocuse d’Or European culinary competition

North Estonia Medical Centre moving toward paperless intensive care

Kaimiņš: this will be the last national media council in Latvia’s history

Latvia’s watermelon harvest promises to be plentiful this year

New tours, painful reminders in Lithuania after hit Chernobyl show

Leader in the data analytics in the UK, Beyond Analysis, is set to open office in Lithuania

Almost half of Lithuanians couldn’t afford vacation away from home

US troops help train Georgian and Ukrainian forces amid tension with nearby Russia

Man With Down Syndrome Makes History to Be 1st in Ukraine to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree

Finland, the new enemy of Hungary

The Independence of Belarus is a Matter of International Security

Lockheed awarded $800 million Slovakia F-16 fighter jet contract

Liechtenstein stamps showing bird’s eyes capture Asiago international art award

Lesotho cashes in on medicinal cannabis boom as British firm opens CBD factory

New UK Army Division To Specialise In Countering Cyber Warfare

NATO Grapples With Collapse of Missile Treaty

Apollo Group to acquire Vapiano restaurants in Baltics, Finland

Estonia’s e-residents form an international chamber

Why is a Leading Estonian Think Tank Working Alongside Ukraine’s Far Right?

Tartu submits bid book in candidacy for 2024 European Capital of Culture

Northern Strike 19 fosters Michigan-Latvia cooperation

New US ambassador promises to call on Latvian government to combat money laundering and solve Jewish restitution matter

Indulis Berziņš receives Letters of Credence becoming Ambassador of Latvia to Lithuania

The Canadian recon expert – hunting enemies in the forests of Latvia

Vilnius -first Lithuanian municipality to join Diversity Charter

Removal of a controversial memorial plaque in Vilnius triggers a firestorm

Managing seasonal tourism and water-quality in a lagoon: a case study from Lithuania

Lithuanian to sue Gorbachev for Soviet crackdown in Vilnius

Over 250 persons gone missing in Donbas over years of hostilities

Volker: US President Trump may join efforts to settle situation in Donbas

Japan, ASEAN share concerns about South China Sea

Taiwan says a Chinese warship slammed into one of its cargo ships and then sailed off into the night

Fighter jet acquisition top priority for Finland’s new defence commander

Jailed Tibetan Language Rights Advocate is Refused Visits From His Lawyers

Inside Europe: Mass graves spark protests in Belarus

Montenegro: Israeli political consultant is suspect in pro-Kremlin coup attempt

Amid protests, defiance against Kremlin and Beijing rises

Seychelles Beats Zurich With First Blockchain-Based Equity Token

Central and Eastern Europe faces possible reduction in investment

US imposes new sanctions on Russia over Sergei Skripal Novicok poisoning

NATO stands by the United States decision to withdraw from INF Treaty that Russia failed to honour

The Gathering Storm: As the Baltic States Prepare to Disconnect from the Russian Power Grid, the Kremlin is Ready to ‘Help’

How Estonia became e-Estonia

Estonian study is intriguing world’s plant physiologists

Estonian radical MEP calls for a “final solution” against immigrants in Europe

Three Estonians selected to European Commission mission boards

President: Latvia can be proud of a fertile inter-denominational dialogue

Inside Europe: Latvia’s shrinking population

Latvia and Hungary sign cooperation programme for culture

Riga listed among world’s best student cities

Trump nominates openly gay man to be ambassador to Lithuania

Lithuania’s Rapšys among three FINA World Cup record breakers on day one in Tokyo

Lithuanian border guards buy two drones to fight cigarette smuggling

Finnish minelayer strays into Russian territorial waters

No More Short-Stay Visa Facilitations for Russians, Finland Brings Back EU Visa Code Criteria

China’s Investments in Rwanda Raise Familiar Questions About Debt

‘Consequences’ Review: Slovenia’s First LGBTQ Film Is a Sexy Study of Male Rage

US: Resolved Extortion Case Key to N. Macedonian EU Accession Talks

‘What we saw in Israel was apartheid’: Icelandic Eurovision protesters Hatari collaborate with Palestinian artist

Canadian Court Rules West Bank Wines Are Not A ‘Product Of Israel’

Israel approves 6,000 new homes for Israeli settlers in West Bank

“Only country in the world that can have a retroactive carbon footprint”

Denmark’s Vocal Line win Eurovision Choir 2019

Latvian choir “Maska” places second in Eurovision Choir 2019

Roxen captain granted permission to leave Russia, returns to Estonia

On the frontline of the Estonia-Latvia booze tax war

How Riga Learned to Love Its Abandoned Industrial Spaces

Latvia braces for further public transport changes

Russia Now Split Into Three Parts Only One Of Which Moscow Reliably Controls

Unflagging Protest: Belarus’s Opposition Inspired By A Pensioner And Her Outlawed Banner

As U.S. pivots to China, nuclear non-proliferation fades into the rearview

Estonia’s Ott Tanak wins in Finland, extends championship lead

Seto Kingdom proclaimed in Küllätüvä

From child refugee to president: Latvia’s Vaira Vike-Freiberga

Graves, guilt and genius: Inside Lithuania’s struggle with its checkered past

Rapšys claims second gold as records fall at FINA Swimming World Cup

John McAfee claims he’s holed up in an aluminum foil-lined room in Lithuania ‘to evade the CIA’

Ex-Berkut officer wanted for Maidan crimes seen helping Putin savagely crush protest in Russia

Hungary helps Russia deliver military vehicles to Serbia

Chinese police to help Serbia cope with its workers, tourists

Latvia: Piņķi battlefield in focus this week

Latvian is the mother tongue of 60.8% of the population of Latvia

Latvia’s Tilde beats internet giants in machine translation battle

Messages to Vilnius mayor on monuments in protest of city’s memory policies

58 appeals filed in the case of 1991 Soviet crackdown in Vilnius

Over 177k people in Lithuania to receive food aid in August

Lithuania plans reburial ceremony for 1863 uprising leaders in November

We must cherish stories of reconciliation between Litvaks and Lithuania – interview

Estonia will not recognise Russian passports in Donbass, Lithuania calls for EU action

Estonia’s Ratas meets with Boris Johnson in London

7 tourist routes through Latvian and Lithuanian historical gardens

Lithuanian Riflemen’s Union hosts camp from children from Eastern Ukraine

Memorial plaque to Soviet collaborator, poet Valsiuniene removed in Vilnius

Trust in EU higher in Lithuania than any other country in Europe

Pro-EU sentiment on the rise across Europe

Lithuanian Jewish Community receives threats, closes synagogue and headquarters

At least 31 killed in US weekend mass shootings

Ukraine rehabilitates first living victim of Communist regime

Russia issues ‘international’ arrest warrant against Crimean Tatar TV ATR journalist

Scottish independence soars ahead as Ashcroft poll predicts Yes win

Rright to self-determination “does not exist” in the Spanish magna carta

Belarus ‘Elections’ Appointed: November 7 – To ‘Council Of Republic’, November 17 – To “Chamber’