China Mishandled

Village in Japan Hosts “Water Hose Festival” To Test Its Spectacular Fire Extinguishing System
In 165 countries, China’s Beidou eclipses American GPS
Latvenergo named Latvia’s most valuable company for the 13th time
Two men convicted of cruel child rapes, get 20 months in prison in Finland
Lithuanian president appoints Šimonyte as prime minister
Documentary film festival Artdocfest/Riga begins online
Women lose more jobs than men during pandemic
Increase in gender-based violence during confinement
From Savannah to West Point to NATO, Capt. Melissa Vargas makes US Army history
Estonian president approves Aab as new minister of education
Estonian archers in medals in world championship event in Switzerland
‘Wild Bill’ platoon brings new electronic warfare skills to US Army’s force in Europe
Russian Cryptocurrency ‘Miners’ Minting Millions While Sucking Abkhazia’s Electricity Grid Dry
Honour crimes: Women in Chechnya forced to suffer in silence
China’s Xi congratulates Biden, hopes for ‘win-win’ ties
Arms control advocates urge Biden to extend Russia arms treaty for 5 years without conditions
Mexico’s president again declines to recognize Biden win
Russian Influence Peddlers Carving Out New Audiences on Fringes
About 3,000 Russian servicepersons stay in occupied Donbas
Tehran Swaps Imprisoned Australian Academic For Three Iranians
Transgender Pakistanis find solace in a church of their own
Hong Kong leader lauds new security law despite criticism
Germany to compensate gay servicepeople for discrimination
Football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60
Belarusians Made Riot Police Retreat
Estonians second only to Latvians in Lithuania summer visits
Self-service and delivery: shopping habits in Latvia during pandemic
Estonia joins contracts for all seven jointly procured vaccines in EU
Vilnius signs €7m national concert hall contract with Spanish architects
European Parliament Adopted a New Resolution on the Situation in Belarus and the Murder of Raman Bandarenka
Cambodia begins mass trial of opposition activists
Saudi Arabia moves women’s rights activist’s trial to terrorism court
Pilots, civilians given life terms over Turkey’s 2016 coup
New Zealand’s Mahuta brings new outlook to foreign affairs
Belarusian torture victim asks Lithuania to launch probe into regime violence
Estonia supporting Belarusian student scholarships and NGOs
Health Agencies Warn Of Undiagnosed HIV Cases In Eastern Europe, Central Asia
Beijing Takes Its South China Sea Strategy to the Himalayas
China slaps stiff tariffs on Australian wine
Navalny Urges EU to Target Putin’s Oligarch Backers
EU parliament report on 2019 election ignores legal battle of Catalan MEPs-elect
Iranian Diplomat Goes On Trial In Belgium Over Bomb Plot
US special forces take part in joint exercise in Estonia
The first Latvian to win Olympic gold
French protesters march against bill outlawing use of police images
Hundreds of ‘Zombie Mink’ Resurfacing from Mass Graves
Russia’s Indigenous Peoples Sound Alarm On Loss Of Arctic, Traditional Way Of Life
Cuban artists end rare protest, say authorities agree to talks
Barricades fighter who continued serving his country
Construction On German Section Of Nord Stream 2 To Resume In December
Tragic Tale Of Two American Balloonists Over Belarus
UK says Brexit trade talks with EU are in their ‘last week’
Montenegro’s incoming PM slams expulsion of Serbian diplomat
Russia loses patience with Belarus dictator Lukashenka
Over 300 detained in Belarus during anti-government protests
Estonian economy shrank by 1.9 percent in third quarter
Lithuania bids to host EU cyber-centre
Regional transport sees significant losses in 2020
Court convicts Peeter Helme of attempted sexual enticement of minor
Researchers locate hideout of Lithuania’s last anti-Soviet partisan
e-Governance Academy to lead EU Ukrainian digital transformation project
Third quarter GDP down on year but up on second quarter in Latvia
UK to ban installation of new Huawei 5G kit from September
Lithuanian telecoms drop Huawei for ‘geopolitical reasons’
NBA player moves closer to acquiring Lithuanian citizenship
NATO preps for a Biden summit and decisions on Afghanistan in early 2021
COVID-19 and Russia’s Looming Debt Cliff
EU Mulls Sanctions On State Actors For Spreading Disinformation
Xi’s masterplan for a homogeneous new China
Democracy darkens: Hong Kong activists reel from Chinese moves
NATO must focus more on challenge of rising China
U.S., Australia agree to partner on hypersonic missile development
EU greenhouse gas emissions down 24% since 1990
Hunters calling for wildlife crossings on new Estonian-Russian border
Latvian cinema classics online worldwide
Lithuanian MP faces prosecution for pressuring Russian officials
Lukashenka’s Power Weakened to a Critical Level
Volkswagen making large-scale investments to Estonian subsidiary
NATO STRATCOMCOE ponders ‘Russia’s strategy and activities in cyberspace’
Belarusian NGO reports incident at Astravyets nuclear plant
Latvia receives first computers for remote learning
Wage growth continues in Latvia despite economic strife of COVID
German unemployment dips despite 2nd partial shutdown
European regulator could OK 1st COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 29
Estonia preparing to start COVID-19 vaccinations in January
Online shopping gets a huge corona boost
Emergency in central Lithuanian after 1,200 mink die of Covid-19
Estonia and Ukraine sign bilateral co-operation agreement
OECD raises global economic outlook on promise of COVID-19 vaccine
Patriarchal stereotypes dominate Lithuania media and politics
Finnish Independence Day flag-raising ceremony moves to Hämeenlinna
Belarus opposition to compile ‘book of crimes’
Anti-Nazarbaev Banner Appears In Almaty On First President’s Day
Christmas was cancelled in Scotland for almost 400 years
4 killed, 15 injured after German man drives car into crowd
U.S. accuses China of ‘flagrant’ North Korea violations, offers $5 million reward
Russia deploys missiles to Pacific islands claimed by Japan
European Union and ASEAN to form strategic partnership
Dozens of bandits seize Brazilian city, loot bank
Iran’s parliament approves bill to stop nuclear inspections
Promoting European strategic sovereignty in the eastern neighbourhood
Sovereign Europe, dangerous world: Five agendas to protect Europe’s capacity to act
Hungary Summons Ukrainian Ambassador Over Raids On Ethnic Hungarian Charities
Wuhan files: China’s mishandling of the early stages of Covid-19
Nike and Coca-Cola Lobby Against Bill Targeting Xinjiang Forced-Labor
Twitter rejects call to remove Chinese official’s fake Australian tweet