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Commission approves maritime transport support schemes in Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland and Sweden
NATO faces most ‘complex security’ environment in its history
HCL Tech expands operations in Lithuania
Haunting photos capture Lithuania’s Hill of Crosses which contains over 100,000 wooden and metal crucifixes
Quire of Voyces Performs a Baltic Christmas
NATO Must Survive
Russia gas pipeline sanctions legislation (PEES Act): A way ahead
Pentagon chief questions Turkey’s NATO loyalty after base threat
European Union Is Punching Below Its Weight in World Affairs
Estonia Apologizes After Minister Calls Finland’s Leader a ‘Sales Girl’
A German family turns to its Baltic roots and invests in Estonia’s technology education
Estonia must use ‘impressive achievements’ to address social disparities
10 revolutionising AI startups from Estonia you need to know about in 2019
Latvia Flagged ‘Suspicious’ Hunter Biden Payments in 2016
Blizzard of Souls breaks Latvian box-office records
MO Museum, Vilnius
The Biggest Social Media Operation You’ve Never Heard of Is Run Out of Cyprus by Russians
Turkey breaches airspace of Greece 40 times in a day, triggering mock dogfights between the NATO allies
Dozens of gravestones vandalized in Jewish cemetery in Slovakia
European Parliament strongly condemns ‘‘LGBTI-free zones’’ in Poland
A Tour of Iceland’s Feminist Past and Present
Britain to bolster spy defenses against Russia and China after 2018 chemical attack
Structural Biology Gets 10 Million Euro Funding Boost
Finland faces growth slowdown in new decade
Sweden’s SEB faces sanctions threat in money-laundering probe
Poland to take over NATO Baltic Air Policing at Ämari in January
Baltic presidents resolve to promote implementation of Rail Baltica project, complete it in time
Portable car wash app raises €1 million in five days
First food sharing cupboard opens in Tartu
Agriculture behind third quarter economic growth in Estonia
Swedish authorities suspect two citizens of disturbing Estonia shipwreck
Estonia: €5,000 for people buying fully electric vehicle
Storm leaves more than 36,000 households without power in Estonia
Why Russia Felt Threatened By Estonia’s Largest Ever Military Exercise With NATO
Oscar-Shortlisted Estonian Epic ‘Truth And Justice’ Lands Sales Deal With Films Boutique
Estonia, Finland, and Latvia to jointly develop armored vehicles
U.S. removes sanctions on Latvia’s second-largest port
de-listing of Ventspils Freeport was possible thanks to Latvian government’s active work
It is clear that Latvia lacks political will to bring order in country and is doing that only after external pressure – Levits
Wizards’ Davis Bertans and Anzejs Pasecniks become first pair of Latvian teammates in NBA history
Former Ukrainian political prisoners visit Latvian parliament
Rīga to close a street to traffic once a month
‘Juodasis Vaiduoklis’ (‘The Black Ghost’)
Prominent Lithuanian philosopher Arvydas Šliogeris passes away
Lithuania’s Snoras bank embezzlement case reaches court as owners hide in Russia
Vilnius greenlights national stadium construction
Bill to Support Tibet Moves Forward in the US Congress
Without a government for a year, Belgium shows what happens to politics without politicians
Germany Debuts Green Bonds in 2020 to Support Climate Action
Merkel’s Split-the-Difference Strategy Isn’t Working
Putin’s Russia is stagnating but there will be no “Moscow Maidan”
A NATO Urban Delaying Strategy for the Baltic States
Key Baltic risks summarised in Lithuania-based study
As the Baltics continue to lead the fintech scene, other CEE countries search for new strategies
University of Tartu developing translation programme with Mozilla Firefox
Riigikogu agrees to raise minimum wage in Estonia by €44 to €584
Estonian government greenlights licenses for three wind farms in Gulf of Riga
Euronics sells World Rally Championship + All Live in Estonia
10% of Latvian companies encounter malicious product copying
Latvian Defense Ministry to fund virtual reality training tech
Lithuanian, Latvian military jointly buy gasmasks for EUR 3 mln
Ukrainian pet food producer expands into Lithuania
Lithuania to bar market access for importers of electricity from Belarus’ N-plant
Finnish Metso successfully settles in Lithuania
Stories underpinning culinary renaissance in Vilnius, Lithuania
ECB warns Lithuanian government over bank tax plans
Lithuanian troops to go on 11 international missions, Syria deployment on hold
Romania confronts ugly past involving abusive orphanages
EU allocates EUR 8 mln to help people on both sides of contact line in Donbas
The best year financial markets have ever had?
Commodities Had a Great Year. Why Palladium Led the Way.
Sweden raises interest rate back to 0%
Luxembourg Establishes Centre of Excellence for Clean Space with NorthStar
Switzerland Shuts Down 47-Year-Old Nuclear Power Plant
Trade tensions push EU wheat exports to China towards 1 mln tonnes
Russia and China Block Cross-Border Aid Deliveries to Syria
Putin bristles at Western criticism of 1939 Soviet-Nazi pact
‘Bite your tongue’: Putin snaps at reporter question about ‘upcoming nuclear war’
Estonia launches smart city project with Finland
Magnus Kirt and Kelly Sildaru Estonia’s sportspeople of 2019
‘Truth and Justice’ wins International Press Academy Film Award
Musician and actor Venno Loosaar charged with child sex abuse
Researcher finds 30 new ways to see Estonia
Crypto Exchange CoinEx Secures Operating License in Estonia
Christmas Tree App Updates Tradition in Estonia
€175 million EIB loan to help Estonia modernise its grid network
Sevastova and Dukurs Triumph at Latvian Annual Sports Awards
Latvian bobsledder Melbārdis returns this season with Europe Cup win
SEB bank fined nearly 1.8 million euros by Latvian financial regulator
Iron Wolf: UK Army Reservists Join Lithuania’s Largest Military Exercise
Lithuania turns communist-era prison into Christmas yard
How Vilnius Airport Got A PSO Flight To London
New Solution for Developing Low-Cost Solar Technology
Vilnius rejects free concert proposal with ‘Kremlin’s ears’
Belarus’ nuclear plant to receive fuel early 2020
Lithuanian Railways sign €263m electrification contract with Spain’s Elecnor
25 years on UNESCO list, Vilnius struggles balancing development and heritage
Powerful group of Ukraine’s friends formed at UN
Montenegro among the first NATO allies to receive JLTVs
Relations Between West, Russia Likely to Remain Antagonistic Next Year
U.S. Army’s Artillery Is Outmatched By Russia’s Big Guns
The World’s Only ‘Battlecrusiers’ are Back (And in Russia’s Navy)
Why Putin’s Threat to Belarus Can’t Be Ignored
EU, US, Baltic states call on Tskhinvali to release Georgian doctor
Putin shares Gestapo chief’s admiration for the Bolshevik Cheka secret police
Nord Stream 2: Trump approves sanctions on Russia gas pipeline
Nord Stream 2: Germany and Russia decry US sanctions
Nord Stream 2 to press on with Europe gas pipe, despite U.S. sanctions
UK Prime Minister in Estonia reaffirms strong support for future of NATO
Boris Johnson in pre-Christmas visit to UK troops in Estonia
Boris Johnson thanks British troops in Estonia by serving them Christmas lunch
Cuba names Manuel Marrero Cruz as first prime minister since 1976
Sanctions Targeting Baltic Sea Pipeline Rattle Russia, Benefit Ukraine
Romania marks 30 years since revolt against Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu
Venezuela Desperately Seeks Dollars
Santa Claus can ride Estonian trains for free during Christmas
Battling abroad: Edmonton-based soldiers deployed to Latvia, Ukraine, Middle East
NATO jets scrambled twice by Russian military aircraft
U.S. defense budget to allocate $175 million to Baltic countries
United States earmarks money for Baltic defense
Convicted traitor Herman Simm released early from Tartu prison
Otepää becomes winter capital of Estonia
Police arrest senior Russian ‘mafioso’ in Tallinn
Latvian Central bank researchers consider impact of Artificial Intelligence
Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum celebrates winter solstice
Lithuania’s strategic pipeline clogged with Russia ties – LRT Investigation