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2003 February 20: Spanish police close the only Basque language newspaper
2014 February 20: Heavenly Hundred Remembrance Day in Ukraine
February 21: International Mother Language Day
1944 February 23: Aardakh a.k.a. Operation Lentil: Soviet expulsion of Vainakh (Chechen and Ingush) to Central Asia
1918 February 24: Estonia Independence Day
2014 February 27: Russia’s annexation of Crimea
1835 February 28: Kalevala Day, Finnish Culture Day
1992 March 1: Bosnia and Herzegovina Independence Day
589 March 1: Saint David’s, National Day of Wales
1878 March 3: Liberation Day in Bulgaria
March 5: St Piran’s Day, Cornwall national day
1991 March 5: Kurdish National Uprising in Iraq
1957 March 6: Ghana, 1st sub-Saharan African country to become independent from colonial rule
1944 March 8: Mass deportation of the Balkars by Stalin’s Soviet Union
1980 March 10: Berber Spring
1959 March 10: Tibetan Uprising Day

Russia Stepped up Pressure on Georgia in 2019
South Ossetia opposition unites around new leader, former KGB officer
Upcoming Conference – Balkan Energy Battlegrounds: Gas Pipelines and Geopolitics
Lukashenka spoke about replacement for Russian oil
Estonia has the most energy efficient new nearly zero energy buildings
Estonia angers Beijing by warning Europe not to be ‘useful pawns’ for communist power
AIMS International Opens Office in Estonia
‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 RUSSIAN Scenes Were Shot In Lithuania
Lithuania claims to have the second largest fintech hub in Europe
Lithuania Loses €1.4bn Against Gazprom
Russian arms supplies to occupied Donbas dwarf many European armies
Russia Boosts Its Military Contingent in Georgia’s Occupied Territories
U.S. slaps sanctions on Russia’s Rosneft
Investors Fume as China Develops New Playbook for State-Backed Bonds
Shares of European automakers slide after new-car sales slump in January
Netherlands Lures Its Biggest Brexit-Linked Wave of Businesses
OECD warns over pileup of low-quality corporate debt
EU Proposes Rules for Artificial Intelligence to Limit Risks
This Is Officially The Safest Country In The World
F-35s Galore: How Poland Is Preparing Its Military to Deter Russia
Defeating Disinformation Threats
Baltics spotlight: Fintech startups to watch in 2020
Estonia elected to head European Commission’s spatial design expert group
Estonian and Czech prime minsters discuss defense cooperation and EU budget
Estonian Defence League commander: We live in a danger zone
Google Doodle celebrates 100th anniversary of Estonian author Jaan Kross
Estonia backs Poland in history dispute with Russia
Estonia issues joint UNSC statement condemning Russia activity in Ukraine
Estonians trust rescue services and local governments
NYMF has become the first Estonian fashion brand that was invited to the fashion week that takes place in Milan
A fashion event in Estonia invites designers to submit their works for showcasing
Estonian wind farm land sold for EUR 51.4 million
Estonian police finds potentially fatal substances added to illegal drugs
New Baltic power connection could happen through Liivi offshore wind farm
Air Baltic Tallinn departures numbers up 37 percent on year to January
Latvia needs almost 300 million euros to afford Rail Baltica
A city guide to Riga, Latvia’s thriving capital
Integrated rail plan for Rīga and regions being drawn up
Latvia’s Sigulda Castle loses interior details in fire
AUGA group became the first Baltic issuer on the Nasdaq Baltic Bond Network
Lithuania-Japan relations improving, but some potential still untapped
Lithuanian to open embassy in Australia in July
Lithuanian Government scraps corporate tax for large capital investments, including data centres
Singapore Plans Biggest Budget Gap in Over Two Decades
Thirteen nominees for the 2020 Nordic Council Literature Prize
Pro-Kremlin Disinformation Desperation: MH17 and WWII
Hundreds of Baltic farmers to demand fair competition environment in Brussels
Baltic states’ small businesses to benefit from 10 million euro funding pot
Estonia Starts Building 100-Million-Euro Data Center
Cyber security drill held by Estonia in NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Estonia approves MoD development plan for 2021–24
Highest volume of harvested grains recorded in Latvia’s history in 2019
Experts predict number of electric vehicles in Latvia exceeding 36,000 by 2030
Denmark cancels Misāne’s extradition to SAR in favour of extradition to Latvia
Latvian police liquidates fake news site Employee detained
Belarus, Latvia, Sweden mull over multimodal cargo transportation services
Latvia’s tenuous independence and three governments of 1919
Latvia sides with US in Huawei 5G fight
Latvia’s not-so-Honorary Consul in Ukraine dragged from car full of contraband smokes
Warmest winter anyone can remember is wreaking havoc on Lithuania’s nature and store shelves
Belarus orders two more oil tankers via Lithuania’s Klaipėda
Knights of Lithuania Council 143, Pittston celebrate Lithuanian independence
Lithuania ready for possible shocks, finance minister says
Holocaust survivors inaugurate forest in the memory of Lithuanian Jews
Stranger Things 4 has finished filming in Lithuania
Oman Sultanate Participates in International Vilnius Book Fair in Lithuania
Russia’s Constitutional Court becomes accomplice in international crime by legitimizing Crimea annexation
Preparation for Catalan-Spanish dialogue table advances
Czech Companies the Latest Target of Chinese Retaliation for Taiwan Ties
US can’t continue tolerating Russian ‘noncompliance’ on Open Skies
Bulgaria names 3 Russians charged in arms dealer’s poisoning
EU Seen Turning Tough Rhetoric Into Action on Abuses Against Muslim Uyghurs in China
Precious Metals Rally Continues on Virus Fears
School leavers in England train as carers as EU migration falls
Why Dali had his roots in gardening
US troops arrive in Germany for ‘Defender Europe 20’ military maneuvers
Defender Europe 20: Building bridges and NATO readiness
From Farm to Pitchfork: farmers take to Brussels streets ahead of EU summit
At EU summit, Bulgaria’s Borissov fends off accusations of money laundering
NB8 at UN condemn Russia’s aggression against Ukraine
Iceland, Estonia talk Arctic at Tallinn meeting
Konstantin Päts monument installed in Ida-Viru County
Estonia’s Population minister wants alcohol sales ban at Independence Day events
Woman in Estonia charged with foster home physical abuse of five children
Estonia’s new defence development plan will increase investments in communication and awareness
MCF breaks ground on Estonian data center campus, largest in Baltics
Estonia accuses Russia over large cyberattack against Georgia
Azerbaijani pianist awarded in Estonia
Estonia’s Warm Winter Could Gravely Impact Seals’ Breeding Season
Belarus hailed as one of Estonia’s most important partners in region
Estonia plans to increase trade with Belarus to €300m in 2020
China now overshadows Russia – Estonian president
Learn the Liiv language on International Mother Language Day
Online Livonian lesson marks International Mother Language Day
Latvia signs $1.5m Expo 2020 Dubai construction contract
Travel: How to spend 48 hours in Latvian capital Riga
Daugavpils to spend 70,000 on historical restorations
Latvia avoids being placed on international money-laundering “gray list”
On Fire: The Roop dominate Lithuania’s Spotify chart with more daily streams than The Weeknd and Billie Eilish combined
Underfunding of Kaliningrad transit scheme may jeopardize EU security
High-ranking delegation from Lithuania to visit Uzbekistan
Belarusian Brestzhilstroy to build energy-effective house in Lithuania
Lithuanian immigrant has a message for Bernie Sanders supporters
Lithuanian MPs seek EU sanctions against ‘Putin’s chef’
France’s Russia envoy to visit Lithuania for consultations
Why Tesla Stock Should Panic About China’s Auto Sales Implosion
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps wrestles with new reality after killing of its chief military strategist
Croatia’s Honorary Consul in Barcelona Under Investigation for Money Laundering
Estonia shares cyber know-how with UN member states in Geneva
A+: S&P increases Latvia’s credit rating to highest ever level
Ludwig of Germany, Cauce of Latvia win World Cup luge races
World War II survivor shares her story with Southern Indiana students
Mairis Briedis fighting for a nation in World Boxing Super Series finale
Eco packaging company “woola” wins big at Techchill
Lithuania’s The Roop are your new favourite Eurovision 2020 act so far (22 February)
‘Chernobyl’ to ‘Fast & Furious’: Savings, Scenery and Soundstages in Eastern Europe
Infrastructure barriers discussed at Carpathian conference in Poland
Egyptian Football Association announce Lithuanian referees to take charge of league’s Cairo derby
Fake Nuclear War in Europe
Putin Can’t Hide Communist Russia’s Role In World War II
Berlinale 2020: Estonian Film in Berlin
Berlinale 2020: Latvian Film in Berlin
Berlinale 2020: Lithuanian Film in Berlin
Strength in numbers: the benefits when firms join forces
Tesla Rival Sets Out to Banish 160-Year-Old Lead Tech From Cars
Jüri Ratas: Next to survival there must be development
Population Minister honors members of Estonian communities abroad
Russian military to re-enact WWII battle on Estonian border
Is it time for world leaders to get over the pomp and pageantry of summit meetings?
You’re Likely to Get the Coronavirus
World NGO Day 2020: History, Significance and Key Facts
Swedish forestry # 3 – Reforestation
Russia threatens sister of Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev with prosecution for “extremism”
Speaker of the Riigikogu: ‘We need a unified and strong Estonia’
Prime Minister of Estonia urges society to be vigilant and prepared for unexpected situations
US Secretary of State congratulates Estonia on anniversary of independence
Estonian Defence Forces Commander: We have a 102-year-old nation. Not bad!
Tallinn honors little-known Russian fighters who died on Estonian side
Employment among Latvian population reportedly at 65% in 2019
Riga Airport ranked 3rd fastest-growing airport in European capital cities
Rīga Great Guild restoration project to cost 6.5 million euros
Proposal for Latvian online eID voter register
Bank of Lithuania presents solution to streamline reporting procedures
Greenpeace: Utenos trikotažas Becomes the First Producer in the World to Fully Comply With Organization’s Environmental Standards
EU to compensate Lithuania for emigration
Coronavirus: Lithuania may declare state emergency
Burj Khalifa lit-up in blue, black and white for Estonian independence day
Online purchases grow over 50 percent in Estonia 2017-2019
Latvia applies to join CERN nuclear research body
Rīga City Council elections will take place April 25
Cuban activists call on Lithuania to block EU pact with Havana
Soviet Marshal Yazov sentenced by Lithuania dies in Russia