Vaccine Getting Closer

Running out of coffins, Kaliningrad: welcoming tourists all summer – denying rising coronavirus
NATO needs continuous responses in cyberspace
The end of Oslo: A new European strategy on Israel-Palestine
Russia Is Prepared to Write off Lukashenka
Estonian PM joins von der Leyen, Merkel to launch EU digital initiative
Vabamu Museum of Occupation and Freedom collecting photos of Christmas during Soviet times
Lithuanian prosecutors launch probe into regime violence in Belarus
Make your own Irregular Latvian Christmas wreath!
People avoid healthcare services for fear of coronavirus in Latvia
Same-sex couple gets parental leave for the first time in Latvia
Estonia’s 2021 State Budget passes into law
Lithuanian MPs propose to decriminalise possession of drugs for personal use
North Macedonia on the threshold of Europe
‘Horrible’ Homecoming: Husband Of Woman Who Returned To Belarus Decries Her Prison Sentence
Details revealed of secret deal that gave Chinese spies free rein in Switzerland
Sweden Chose to Shut Its Embassy in Cambodia
Canada joins Britain in approving Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine
U.S. blacklists leader of China’s 14K Triad
Russia conducts drills of its strategic nuclear forces
France’s Macron Proposes Bill Outlawing ‘Islamist Separatism’
Prominent Crimean Tatar Gets 19-Year Prison Sentence In Absentia
China-Europe Trade Forum Canceled After China Sought to Bar Critics
Congressman Shimkus’ 24-year efforts of keeping Baltics on US agenda
Latvian food company boss remanded in custody over human trafficking
Tele2 fined EUR 20,000 for unfair commercial practices in Latvia
Over half of Estonian firms have experienced cyber threats
Latvian Constitutional Court finds old-age pensions meager
“Serious” incident at Olkiluoto power plant in Finland
Battle over Belarus sanctions in Lithuania turns to Belaruskali – regime’s financial backbone
Lithuania under ‘complex cyber attack’
Emergency in Latvia’s healthcare system
Naval ceremony officially launches two new, Estonian-built patrol vessels
“People are buying more books”
Dutch intelligence uncovers 2 Russian spies
France fines Google, Amazon $160M for using ‘cookies’ without consent
EU strikes deal on landmark budget, virus recovery fund
Status of two Canadians in Chinese detention remains sketchy
Belarus Introduces Ban on Exit
Russian Prepares for Total War With the West
Morocco agrees to normalize ties with Israel in exchange for Western Sahara
Kaliningrad Named Top Emerging Tourist Destination – Tripadvisor
Joe Biden’s Pentagon pick sends a message
CERN says Latvia is ready to become associate Member State
Coronavirus will speed up digitalization of Estonian economy
Estonian art director Elo Soode nominated for British Independent Film Awards
Lithuanian scholar and Holocaust survivor Irena Veisaitė passes away at 92
Lithuanian parliament approves new government
Restrictions likely to remain throughout 2021
European Council Urge European Commission to Ban Electricity from Lukashenka’s Nuclear Astravyets
Latvian defense sector expands medical capacity
EU agrees to cut emissions by more than 50% by end of 2020s
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai charged under security law
Work Resumes On Controversial Nord Stream 2 Pipeline, Gazprom Says
Kazakh Government Critic Released From Psychiatric Clinic, Still Under House Arrest
EU plans to hit Turkey with more sanctions over Med drilling
Celebration in Argentina after lawmakers pass bill to legalize abortion
NATO Operation Sea Guardian wraps last security patrol of 2020
China-Funded PNG Fishery Project Brings New Challenges for Australia
More people requiring aid than Estonian foodbank can provide
Ukraine To Get $300 Million Loan To Help Impoverished Families Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Former U.S. Secretary of State awarded Estonian Order of Merit
Belarus Security Forces Call for New Elections
Switzerland Puts Sanctions On Belarus’s Lukashenka
Ukraine Seeks World Heritage Status for Chernobyl Zone
Russian nuclear submarine test-fires 4 missiles
Albanian police easily disperse smaller “Down with communists” and “Rama go” protest
Tracing Chinese Footprints in Kazakhstan’s Oil and Gas Industry
US Navy Outlines Long-Term Shipbuilding Plan
Iran executes dissident journalist captured last year
Austrian police seize haul of weapons intended for German extremists
Snickers comparing Welsh language to ‘sitting on keyboard’ on list of 2020’s worst marketing fails
Pope commits Vatican to net zero carbon emissions by 2050
Lithuania imposes nationwide lockdown
Dozens Detained In Belarus As Opposition Stages Scattered Marches
DNB in trouble over Fishrot-related payments to Dubai
Master Spy Writer John Le Carre Dies at 89
Marin becomes Finland’s longest serving female PM
External Ring Is Shrinking Around Lukashenka
Lithuania to boost crisis spending by €1bn in 2021 budget
Estonian e-Governance Academy co-founds digital governance academy for Asia-Pacific
Latvian central bank revises its economic forecasts downwards
Conference to celebrate centenary of poet Velta Sniķere
Baltic states, Poland sign €720 million synchronization project agreement
Russia brings charges against Lithuanian judges in revenge for January 13 slaughter trial
Lithuania awards Hope of Freedom Prize to Belarusian journalists
How NATO should plan for the next ten years
Despite Construction Work Restart, Nord Stream Two Remains in Limbo
Seoul’s parliament ‘capitulating’ to North Korea
Canada administers first doses of COVID-19 vaccine
US Passes Historic Anti-Corruption Legislation With Global Reach
US Army in Europe in search of new ‘mantra’ that includes Africa mission
Italy’s China Card in EU-US Relations
Britain to allow men who have sex with men to donate blood
France’s Macron wants to add climate goals in constitution
Catalan pro-independence parties to register amnesty bill for jailed leaders on March 15
The crisis that made the European Union: European cohesion in the age of covid
UK defense minister makes two-day visit to Estonia
Estonia hopes to receive €200 million from US for air defense development
1/3 Teachers and 1/5 Pupils in Latvia Have no Computer for Remote Schooling
1/4 of Estonian school children and a 1/3 of kindergarteners don’t get enough study support
Lithuanian MP Gražulis stripped of legal immunity
Lithuanian-Polish initiative calls for embassy-in-exile for Belarus opposition
New rotation of US troops arrives in Lithuania
US Electoral College confirms Joe Biden’s victory
Lavrov Snubbed By Croat, Muslim Members Of Bosnian Presidency After Dayton Comments
Pompeo Slams Russia For Sowing ‘Chaos’ In The Mediterranean
Chairman Of Belarusian Journalists’ Association Summoned For Questioning
Finland extends compulsory schooling age to 18 years
EU regulators move up Pfizer vaccine assessment to Dec. 21
Sweden failed to protect elderly during pandemic
Sweden ups defense budget 40 percent due to regional tensions
EU proposes major changes to bar unfair practices by web ‘gatekeepers’
Irish watchdog fines Twitter $547,000 for breach of EU privacy rules
Record number of journalists jailed in 2020
British military looking to move aircraft to sustainable fuel sources
Japan sentences ‘Twitter killer’ to death