seven more on sanctions list

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
1972 January 30: Bloody Sunday, Northern Ireland
1945 February 4: Yalta Conference establishing post-WW2 world geopolitical boundaries
1997 February 5: Gulja massacre, East Turkistan/Xinjiang
1917 February 6: Sami National Day

Greenland’s Premier: “We must work towards independence”
Lords LB Asset Management Fund to Finalize Largest Solar Power Project in Poland by Mid-2020
Filming under way on Margus Paju’s spy thriller O2
This startup thinks its tech can prevent another banking scandal
Visit Lithuania’s first Plantarium
Putin is more dangerous than ever
When Russia Goes to War: Motives, Means and Indicators
A Year in Review: Middle Volga Republics Becoming an Ever Bigger Headache for Moscow
Belarus aims to cut Russian oil supplies to 30-40% of its requirements
Taipei Mayor believes Taiwan can learn from Finland and the Baltic states
Meet the Robot Tank Estonia and Singapore Built to Deter Russia
Reporters Without Borders expresses concerns about investigative journalism in Estonia
Netherlands deploys PzH 2000 SPHs to Lithuania for first time
PKN ups Saudi crude purchases for Poland, Lithuania, Czech refineries
Knicks’ Brazdeikis seeks restoration of Lithuanian citizenship
First Minister of Scotland to press ahead with plans for indyref2020
Welsh Assembly joins Stormont and Holyrood in rejecting Brexit deal
Kurds See Israel as Model
Russian LGBT Activist Under House Arrest is Facing New Charges
Foreign-Born Residents About 14% Of Iceland, Varies Greatly From Region To Region
Belarus-Russia oil dispute intensifies over stalled integration talks
Azerbaijan’s SOCAR may use Odessa-Brody pipeline to deliver oil to Belarus: RIA
Three Seas countries: An attractive investment destination?
Finnish Cup Finals bring top floorball to Tallinn
Widely known companies choosing future Origo One office centre for headquarters
Photos: Briedis, Dorticos – Face To Face at Latvia Presser
Vitenbergs: every investment is vital for Latvia’s national economy
Levits points out Latvia as example to others of being a ”green” country
Interest of Latvian travelers in trips outside Europe grows – association
Cargo shipping via Latvian ports down 5.7 pct in 2019
Grobiņa archaeological ensemble in Latvia submitted to World Heritage List
Latvian anti money laundering efforts get crucial recognition
Latvian snail mail facing office closures and layoffs
2020 Latvian Foreign and Security Policy Yearbook launched
2019 marked the revival of Lithuanian film classics
Bronius Aleksandravicius
Lithuanian transport minister breached law by lunching at subordinates’ expense
Lithuanian MP’s sexual harassment case reaches Supreme Court
Lithuania introduces ‘exit tax’ as haulage firms threaten to move business to Poland
Ukraine’s Population Shrinks By Nearly A Quarter
Irish speakers fear future ‘battles’ over language
Scottish islands become first to teach every school pupil in Gaelic instead of English
Governor in Russia threatens journalists to “waste them in the outhouse”
Polish president discusses regional infrastructure plan with IMF chief
Norway Keeps Rates on Hold as Richest Nordic Economy Slows
EU Enlargement Report Vital for Western Balkans, Croatia Says
Bulgaria charges three Russians over poisoning possibly linked to Skripal case
How Many People Live In Turkmenistan? The Official Figure Is Hard To Believe
International Court Rules On Rohingya Genocide Case
Switzerland mints world’s smallest gold coin
Crimean Tatar TV ATR on brink of closing because Ukraine cuts funding
Denmark is still ‘world’s least corrupt country’ despite challenges
Sweden busted a man who impersonated a military officer for 18 years, worked at NATO headquarters, and even had contact with Russia
Liechtenstein Regulators Approve Ethereum-Based Real Estate Fund
Commodities Fall Alongside Global Stocks With Coronavirus Spreading
Facebook is Banned in China: How It Makes Money There Anyway
Poland’s goal is to strengthen NATO as an alliance – president
Lukashenko: Belarus needs to diversify its oil imports, introducing Baltic supplies
University of Minnesota student jailed in China over tweets
Why Icelandic Dads Take Parental Leave and Japanese Dads Don’t
UAE, Estonian experts deal seeks to computerise Zim public hospitals
Elron announces procurement for new trains
Estonia seeking seven foreign business advisers in Europe, Asia and Africa
Estonian pig farms declared African swine fever-free
Kirt and Sildaru crowned Estonia’s Athletes of the Year
Meet the Natufia Kitchen Garden, the $13,000 Home Garden System from Estonia
The First Legally Compliant Equity Token Offering Completed in Estonia
The wood life: my four days immersed in Latvia’s forests
Latvia aims to remain Baltic leader by port cargo turnover – Linkaits
Merzlikins, Kivlenieks have made Latvia proud with their play
Latvia is not a little brother anymore, our voice is being heard around the world – Karins
Calgary soldiers ‘absolutely stoked’ to be joining NATO forces in Latvia
From Latvia, with love: Mom makes journey to Canada to see Sabine Dukate celebrate graduates’ weekend
I’m 33 & This Is How Much I Spent On My Solo Trip To Riga, Latvia
Latvian bank MTB rebrands itself ‘Industra Bank’
Poland and Lithuania pull out of Israeli Holocaust event amid spat with Russia
Good start for 2020: Lithuania ratifies Convention 108+ !
From Lithuania to the northside, Greta can be great for Brunell in the cup final
National films dominated in Lithuanian cinemas in 2019
Futsal World Cup elite round starts Wednesday
Vilnius bans plastic tableware in city festivities
Japan interested in financing railway and energy projects in Lithuania
What unites the Nazis and Communists?
Ireland’s Fianna Fail Pledges Early Preparations for Unification Vote
U.S. hands Ukrainian coast guards special equipment to protect maritime borders
Finland’s birth rate falls to lowest level since 19th century famine
Exiled Tibetans Alarmed by China’s ‘Unity Law’
Bulgaria expels two Russian diplomats for espionage
Uyghur Escape in Thailand Draws International Focus on Minority Muslim Group
Two Uyghur Cadres Jailed Over Failure to Confiscate ‘Illegal Religious Text’
Accreditation Battle Continues Between RFE/RL and Tajikistan
Sweden saw significant rise in gang-related violence in 2019: report
How Great Power Competition Is Changing the Geopolitics of Mongolia
The New ‘Silicon Road’: Armenia’s Emergence as the Silicon Valley of Its Region
Heading east? What emerging Europe’s flight connections tell us about geopolitics
Belarus buys Norwegian oil as Russia supply at risk
Green van man! Ford approves eco-friendly biodiesel made from recycled COOKING OIL
Armenian Apostolic Church Removes Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from Diocese of Russia
Estonia to sell €2 million worth of renewable energy quotas to Malta
How Learning from Estonia Could Transform Croatia in Under 5 Years
‘Go Wild, Choose Estonia’ campaign exceeds wildest expectations
Search for location of Estonia’s first nuclear power plant underway
Pension reform dispute in Estonia should reach Supreme Court
Kaljulaid meets penguins and polar scientists in Antarctica
Why Stalinist history matters to Putin
Estonia to recover incompatible aid from agricultural company AS Tartu Agro
Estonia 5G auctions in legal limbo
Latvian residents trust National Armed Forces the most and the Saeima the least
New passenger car market in Latvia grows 8.6% in 2019
Softening of attitude towards Russia’s aggressive foreign policy only enhances regime’s impunity
Latvia’s Kariņš marks one year in power, targets rule of law improvement for year two
Latvian words for “scooter”, “like” and “influencer” up for word of the year
Lithuanian hotels report second-highest tourist increase in EU
Vilnius celebrates 697th anniversary – from tax incentives in 1323 to festival of lights today
Belarus calls for regular oil imports via Baltics as first shipment arrives in Lithuania
Fitch downgrades Finland’s outlook, warns of debt and ageing population
Through Eritrea, China Quietly Makes Inroads Near the Red Sea
Restoring Lebanon: A case for the international community, a challenge for regional security
Greece turns to China to connect its far-flung islands to the electric grid, leaving Brussels in the dark
Hong Kong Free Press Annual Report 2019
Alaska program tackles youth substance abuse before it starts
Germany’s Type 212 Submarine Is Making Berlin A Naval Power Again
Elvin Abbasli: Estonia and Azerbaijan both suffered under Soviet terror
Estonia opens an honorary consul’s office in Vancouver, Canada
Lonely Planet lists Tallinn among the 10 best stag and hen destinations in Europe
Estonia challenging EU oil shale transition fund calculation methodology
World Cleanup Day has become part of Estonia’s brand
Startup Estonia launches a database of Estonian startups
It’s possible to ‘edit’ genes now
Only 189 migrants returned to Turkey despite EU refugee pact: report
‘Welcome to Chechnya’: Film Review | Sundance 2020
Major US exercise to highlight importance of deterrence
How Did Bucharest Become ‘Paris of the East?’
Estonian scientists hope to defeat infections after discovering bacterial “espionage”
Latvia plans to place much more emphasis on economic diplomacy this year
If I were a book… all is fair
Luxembourg will be first EU country to totally ban glyphosate
China’s ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Strategy Has Been Proven ‘a Flat-out Lie,’ Taiwanese Diplomat Says
Belarus’ Naftan receives first batches of Johan Sverdrup crude from Norway
Survivor in Slovenia turns 100 on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Narva worried about declining population
Israel to Allow Its Citizens to Visit Saudi Arabia
Estonian president: Admiral Bellingshausen is our man
Kontaveit makes Estonian history at Aussie Open
Kelly Sildaru wins gold medal at X-Games
Zahkna and Oja take second place in single mixed relay
Robert Burns poems translated into Estonian released as album
Obesity epidemic continues in Estonia
Video: ‘The Keys’ traces the time of the barricades
Citadele bank and ALTUM team up to offer business microloans
Latvian scientists develop better battery
Israel sold Holocaust memory to Putin
Edvardas Gudavičius, key figure in compiling Lithuanian history, has passed away
Number of organ donors reaches post-independence high in Lithuania
Kersti Kaljulaid makes first ever digital signature in Antarctica
US sports academy names Kelly Sildaru athlete of the year
ABLV bank raided as part of 50-million-euro money laundering investigation
Latvian army gets new depot and new uniform design
Lithuania moves to block Russia’s powers at PACE
2 Lithuanians currently in Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreak
Poland calls for more German troops in Baltic states
New Zealand PM Ardern calls September 19 election, faces tight race
EU adds seven individuals to sanctions list for holding Russia elections in occupied Crimea
Spanish and Catalan presidents to meet in Barcelona on February 6