Arrested For Walking Does It Again

1918 January 8: Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points on free trade, democracy and self-determination
1991 January 13: Freedom Defenders Day in Lithuania
1999 January 15: Račak massacre, Kosovo
1990 January 19: Azerbaijan: Black January
1991 January 20: The Barricades in Latvia
3d Monday of January: MLK Day
1919 January 22: Day of Unity of Ukraine
1719 January 23: Founding of Liechtenstein
1954 January 23: World Freedom Day, Taiwan & South Korea
1759 January 25: Burns Night, Scotland
January 25: Dydd Santes Dwynwen/St Dwynwen’s Day, Wales
1788 January 26: Australia Day, Invasion Day, Survival Day
1950 January 26: Republic Day in India
January 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Danish soldiers arrive at Tapa military base
Facebook defies China headwinds with new ad sales push
Bulgaria to buy 20% stake in Greek LNG terminal
Hong Kong Protesters So Well-Organized, Must Have Had ‘Foreign Training’: security chief
Serbian Church Protests ‘Suffering’ of Serbs in the Balkans
Almost everyone in Wales will speak Welsh in 300 years
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Turkey’s Erdoğan, Putin pledge to cooperate as U.S.-Iran crisis simmers
Entering a New Decade, EU’s Russia Policy Lacks a Common Direction
Weak external environment is holding inflation down in Estonia
Slow TV debuts in Estonia
$111m Estonian data center campus planned, opening in 2021
Estonian startup MySpotit raises more than €100K to expand its meeting spaces platform
Kaljulaid: Estonia will work towards reducing tensions in middle east
Bolt launches food delivery service in Riga
Operation Reassurance: Edmonton-based troops deploy to Latvia
OUTLOOK 2020 Latvia
Kazāks: there are no reasons to expect a crisis as serious as the one in 2008
State Audit Office: over 7 million euros squandered in Latvian border area construction
Latvian MP Kaiminš cold-shouldered by KPV LV party he founded
Dombrovskis: “Peace, stability and prosperity can no longer be taken for granted”
“Latvian Literature” spends almost 140 000 euros publishing works abroad
Stranger Things Season 4 Is Reportedly Filming at a Prison in Lithuania: Is Hopper Alive?
Baltic CBD: Lithuanian expertise in hemp cultivation in the Klaipeda district
Nik Stauskas, Baskonia: ‘Lithuanians are great shooters’
Lithuanian troops left Iraq base seven hours before attack
Entire Baltic stock market to suffer from Grigeo pollution scandal
#Voices – Iranian in Lithuania: ‘people are tired of this daily pressure’
Crowds storm president’s office in Georgia’s breakaway Abkhazia
Bulgaria to Host the Three Seas initiative Summit
Croatia’s EU presidency optimism beset by problems
EU – Belarus Sign Agreements on Visa Facilitation and Readmission
Investigative journalist Bolot Temirov assaulted in Kyrgyzstan
Battle of the Bastions
Austria minister Alma Zadic targeted by web hate speech
Russia: Escalating Persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses
Security at the Core of Senior US Diplomat’s Visit to Tajikistan
Startup funding in Africa broke more records in 2019
Statue mocking Donald Trump torched in Slovenia
Trump Calls for NATO Expansion Into Middle East
Wales women to host former boss Jarmo Matikainen’s Estonia in friendly
Number of tourists in accommodation establishments continues to grow in Estonia
Estonian leader sends back Crimean wine presented by Russia
Estonia overtakes Denmark as European eHealth Champion
YIT to build cruise terminal for Estonia’s Port of Tallinn
Number of Ukrainian nationals living in Estonia exceeds 10,000
Beaver named Animal of the Year 2020 in Latvia
Songs released for Latvia’s National Final Supernova 2020
Digital euro is just a matter of time – Kazaks
Another double digit growth year at Rīga International Airport
Small town in Latvia is Europe’s best city, says popular blogger
Rīga Port transshipments decrease 10.1%
Curonian Lagoon’s pollution may reach Latvia
Latvia hands Baltic naval mission command to Lithuania
Šiaulių Bankas takes over Danske retail loan portfolio of EUR 125 million
Soviet aggression case handed to Court of Appeal in Lithuania
Lithuanian vice minister declines position in von der Leyen’s team
Transport minister filled state-owned companies with his people – Lithuanian president
Shrinking Europe
U.S. Adds New Restrictions on Cuba Travel
Assyrian priest arrested during military operation in southeastern Turkey
EU to host international donors’ conference for Albania to help with reconstruction after earthquake
Andorra seeks to join International Monetary Fund
Azerbaijan turns to Gulf players for big wind and solar push
Look, she is a terrorist’s wife!
Moldova: Steady Pivot Towards the East
Pride of place in Tbilisi
Euro will rise this year as political risks shift toward the US, currency experts say
Swedish, Norwegian currencies seen stable vs euro in 2020
Sweden’s air travel drops in year when ‘flight shaming’ took off
Suleimani Killing and the New Order of Armed Conflict
Cookie consent tools are being used to undermine EU privacy rules, study suggests
Amazon tells users to uninstall a product that PayPal just paid $4 billion for
Less than 4 months away – World Geothermal Congress 2020 in Reykjavik, Iceland
Here’s How Russia Almost Extended The Age Of The Battleship
US Dragoons Getting Ready to Deploy to Orzysz
Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin visits Estonia
Was Sputnik Eesti a trap?
IKEA drops the use of single-use plastic products
Good chemistry: helping business to come within REACH rules
Mairis Briedis will battle Yuniel Dorticos in World Boxing Super Series final in Latvia on March 21
40,000 Latvians still believed to be “unregistered” in UK
OUTLOOK 2020 Lithuania
Lithuania to mark Year of the ‘Japanese Schindler’
Vilnius Festival of Lights braves the winter dark
Blessed with NGO status, Catholic Church runs business and politics
Interwar President Smetona to have monument in Vilnius for ‘cherishing Lithuanian identity’
Turkish justice minister criticized for criticising courts for defining Kurdish as “unknown language”
‘Red letter’ day as Irish language set to receive official recognition
Thousands march in Spain’s Basque region for return of ETA prisoners
Lithuania should consider diplomatic switch to Taiwan: MP Mantas Adomenas
Two Catalans in Spain’s new Socialist-led coalition cabinet
Lawmaker, Son of Ex-President, to Be Malta’s Next Premier
Poland’s opposition parties tap gay candidate to challenge president
Russia should follow Iran’s example admitting responsibility for crash
Black Sea gas pipeline fuelling Russia’s growing influence
Merkel Avoids Criticism During Visit to Moscow
Why NATO won’t shift focus to counterterrorism
Estonia’s Old Town takes visitors on a magical trail of perfectly preserved history and modern delights
LHV in UK provides fintechs with access to instant pound, euro payments
Russia hampering provision of humanitarian aid for Syria
Top Cultural Delights in Vilnius to Beat Post-Christmas Blues
Fan fave wins first Lithuanian Eurovision show
Lithuanian Jews concerned over possible Holocaust legislation
Occupied but not silenced. January 13, 1991: the night when Soviets stormed LRT
Denmark: Little Mermaid sprayed with ‘Free Hong Kong’ graffiti
Estonia appoints diplomat to African Union in Ethiopia
Estonian-built space telescope to embark on first-of-its-kind mission
Estonian formin discusses tense security situation in Iraq with US secretary of state
Mērsrags mushroom discovery a first for Latvia
Washington Wizards sign up Latvian basketball star Pasečņiks
Latvian mother faces extradition from Denmark to South Africa
Latvian historians: Livonia is our cultural identity
Two silvers and a bronze for Latvia at Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup stage
Yakut shaman arrested multiple times for walking across Russia to exorcise Putin announces start of third walk
Lithuania commemorates Soviet aggression of January 13, 1991
Lithuanian passport in world’s top 10
Lithuania might need ‘around €1bn’ to prepare for Astravyets accidents
Supreme Court of Estonia marks centennial
Estonian diplomat named 10th most influential person in Montenegro
Estonia and the US to build joint cyber threat intelligence platform
Urmas Reinsalu to meet foreign ministers of India, Iran in New Delhi
European Commission Vice-President Suica to visit Latvia on Friday
Levits says new public service media law vital for quality of democracy
Latvian diplomat Juhansone to be top European Commission civil servant
Together Until Victory – LRT hosts yearly support concert for Ukraine
After losing majority, Lithuania’s ruling bloc to decide on next steps
Lithuania’s population grows for first time since 1991