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Baltic ministers visit Kyiv, discuss ‘red lines’ amid Russian escalation
Ukraine seeks stronger Western backing amid Russian buildup
Myroslav Irchan returned to Ukraine from Canada, only to be executed by the NKVD
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US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking
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Lithuanian sailor freed after month in captivity in Africa
Ukraine situation more dangerous than in 2014
Estonian, British defense ministers discuss troop removal from Afghanistan
Four Latvian authors shortlisted for EU Prize for Literature
Estonian firms break record for domestic defense tender deal value
NATO naval group arrives in Tallinn ahead of mine clear-up job
Lithuania summons Russia’s ambassador over ‘harmful’ foreign policies, human rights breaches
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Radosław Sikorski calls for U.S. to sanction Russian gas pipeline
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Ukrainian diplomat briefly detained, ordered to leave Russia
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Russia deploys 50 fighter jets to annexed Crimea
EU estimates 150,000 Russian troops near Ukraine’s borders
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Danske CEO bows out over Dutch ABN money laundering inquiry
Latvia-based “Grupeer” has left thousands of investors high and dry
Registered crime in Estonia at record low in 2020
Lithuania’s pioneering microsurgeon Vitkus dies aged 68
Part of Lithuania’s election rules ‘unconstitutional’ – top court
Activist Investigating Gold Mining Attacked In Russia’s Bashkortostan
South Korea to launch mentorship programs for North Korean defectors
Hong Kong to Fire 129 Civil Servants Who Refused to Pledge Allegiance
US unfreezes sanctions against nine Belarusian enterprises
German Greens launch chancellor bid as Merkel bloc squabbles
EU’s Michel says he has brokered deal to end crisis in Georgia
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Two more US F-15E Strike Eagles due in skies over Estonia Wednesday
US, Polish air forces train in Poland as Russia masses troops in nearby Ukraine
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Brest authorities close ‘Polish School’ over ‘devaluation of historical memory’
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