Molotov–Ribbentrop Through Surname Liberation

Pride rainbows on police cars to beat hate crime and give confidence to LGBT+ community
1939 August 23: Nazi–Soviet Treaty of Non-Aggression, Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact
1979 August 23: Baltic Appeal to the UN
1989 August 23: Baltic Way
August 23: European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism (1939: Nazi–Soviet Treaty of Non-Aggression, 1979: Baltic Appeal to the UN, 1989: Baltic Way)
Gay, transgender conversion therapy ban initiative heads to Finnish Parliament
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Why was Church in Lithuania silent during the Holocaust?
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US pledges ‘ironclad’ solidarity as Lithuania develops ties with Taiwan
Hurdler Anna Maria Millend takes silver in U-20 championships in Kenya
Land Board: Tallinn apartment prices up 16 percent on year
Eesti Pank predicts economic growth of 10 percent
Port of Tallinn looking to convert ferries to hydrogen fuel
Lithuania will never recognise Crimea’s annexation – president
Poland To Erect Fence On Belarus Border Amid Migrant Inflow
Tsikhanouskaya eager to block Lukashenka’s regime’s access to IMF funds
Ukraine Opens International Summit on Crimea
Merkel: Europe will completely abandon Russian gas in 25 years
NATO Deputy Secretary General: Crimea is Ukraine
Eastern EU countries urge UN action over Belarus migrant row
1991 August 24: 30 years of independence, how Ukraine’s political landscape changed
The ANZUS Treaty at 70
Niinistö evokes ‘spirit of Helsinki’ at diplomats’ conference
Baltic way anniversary marked with human chain, car drive
‘Baltic Way 2021’ organized by opponents of ‘compulsory’ vaccination
Minister at Molotov-Ribbentrop pact ceremony: Today’s evil has many faces
Lithuanian president pushes for review of EU’s migration policy
IKEA earns €4.5 million profit in Estonia in 2020
Latvian Saeima will meet in person as of September
Two Afghan nationals evacuated to Latvia
First 13 Afghans traveling to Estonia
Heritage council delists statue of controversial Soviet-Lithuanian author Petras Cvirka
Council of Europe rep decries Lithuania’s ‘de facto detention’ of migrants
Rīga 1st Gymnasium falls from 30-year-long leader role in school rating
Austria vows to help Lithuania in EU talks on Belarus border fence funding
Renowned Tibetan school ordered to teach in Chinese or face shutdown
Sweden looks at allowing police to spy on suspected gangs to tackle gun violence
World’s first crewless, zero emissions cargo ship will set sail in Norway
Euskaltel-Euskadi brings ‘orange tide’ and Basque passion back to Vuelta a España
Denmark, with 71% vaccination, ending COVID restrictions
Is Kosciuszko National Park Australia’s last wilderness outpost?
EU’s Belarus border: A hotspot in the making
Growth in life expectancy slows, but Estonians still live longer healthy lives
Lithuania’s stand-off with China: what’s next?
Kariņš: Latvia will not shut down economy this year
Ventilation is key to stopping virus spread
First group of Afghan translators reach Lithuania
Tanel Visnap bags gold in World Deaf Athletics 100 meters
Vaccination currently at slowest pace since spring in Latvia
Transnational education: The next Estonian export?
Czechia donates €0.5m to Lithuania to help deal with irregular migration
68 people denied entry to Latvia on Belarusian border overnight
Estonia’s population still on downward trend, due to emigration
EU rights court calls on Poland, Latvia to aid migrants on Belarus border
Volunteer warns of ‘humanitarian crisis’ at Lithuania’s migrant camps
1825 August 25: Uruguay Independence Day
Jewish prayers held discreetly at the holiest site for Jews
30 Years Ago, the Independence of Belarus Became Law
World Bank suspends aid to Afghanistan after Taliban takeover
#NoGrantForDictator: Belarusians protest against IMF’s allocating nearly $1 bn to Minsk
Ukrainian dissident Marynovych: “Ukrainians are still making their way through the desert, searching for their Mount Sinai…”
Germany refuses to service engines for Russian Navy
2006 August 26: Murder of Akbar Bugti, the father of the Baloch nation
Iceland and Estonia: 30 years of friendly relations
Estonia helps two more Afghans leave Kabul
Lithuania’s Prienai marks 80th anniversary of Jewish massacre
Tallinn participatory budget proposals can be submitted from September 3
101 migrants turned back overnight on Latvia-Belarus border
Slovenia sends 10km of concertina wire to Lithuania for border barrier
Remains of Torah Ark destroyed by Nazis found in Lithuania
Lithuanian troops and last Afghan evacuees left Kabul before explosion – minister
Estonian President Calls For ‘Strategic Patience’ On Reversing Russia’s Annexation Of Crimea
Replica of Swedish 18th century trading ship to sail to Asia
Scotland dismisses Spain bid to extradite Catalan official
Poland Calls On Belarus To Allow Aid Delivery To Stranded Migrants
Broader coalition backs Ukraine on Crimea than ever supported Baltic non-recognition policy
Gazprom loses German court appeal to use 100 percent of Nord Stream 2 capacity
Finland to join EU military training mission in Mozambique, send more troops to Mali
What Attempts to Measure India’s Caste System Get Wrong
Harris Says She Urged Vietnam to Free Political Dissidents
Romania, Japan herald century of diplomacy at bridge site
Irish-language ‘Arracht’ set for US remake by ‘The Hurt Locker’ producer
UK watchdog fines banned Chinese broadcaster
1991 August 27: Moldova Independence Day
FC Flora first Estonian club to make UEFA tournament after win in Dublin
Latvian discus thrower Dadzīte gets Paralympic silver
US satellite company develop ground station in Kilingi-Nõmme
Sildam: Will the Riigikogu elect a new president on Monday? They just might
United with Putin’s United Russia? Kaunas files appeal to block pride march
38 more migrants tried to cross Latvia-Belarus border Thursday
Chains of Freedom: the Baltic Way’s legacy in Hong Kong
Two years on Latvian museum pulls exhibition on ‘Hong Kong Way’
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Estonian Red Cross collecting donations for Afghan people
Swimmer Edgaras Matakas wins first Tokyo Paralympic medal for Lithuania
Another Paralympic silver for Latvia, Rihards Snikus, with the horse King of the Dance
Migrants from tent camp to be moved to disused prison in west Lithuania
European and American MPs side with Lithuania in row with Beijing
Supreme Court liquidates Belarusian Association of Journalists
NATO allies fly flags at half-staff to honor US service members killed in Kabul
Biden Vows Vengeance on Kabul Airport Attackers
US Navy, Marines Conclude Giant Two-Ocean Exercise
Like It or Not, the South Korea-US Alliance Is Changing
The Quad Conducts Malabar Naval Exercise off Guam
Helsinki Mayor: English could be the capital’s language
Blogger gets prison sentence for branding Kazakhstan’s language policies “russophobic”
U.S. intel officials divided over whether Covid came from China lab accident
Estonia endorses defense assistance package for Ukraine
Latvian President: It’s Up To The Belarusian People To Change The Regime
Moldova’s Pro-Western President Marks 30 Years Of Independence From Soviet Rule
European Commission: Gazprom must sell Nord Stream 2
Congo prepares to assume OPEC’s rotating presidency
A secret weapon for self-driving car startups: Humans
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Australia on verge of electric cars boom amid sharp jump in sales figures
Arbroath exhibition to tell the tale of Scotland’s Declaration of Independence
Tibetan Poet Dies of Alcohol-Related Health Issues After Arrests, Interrogation
Congressional advisers find fentanyl fight hampered by limited Chinese cooperation
Space Force brass want live warfighter training in orbit
German business confidence dips for second consecutive month
More Than 210 Killed in Violence in Western Ethiopia
UN Preparing for Exodus of Half-Million Afghan Refugees
Pope asks world’s Christians to pray and fast for Afghanistan
Online sexual exploitation of children alarmingly prevalent
Fish and ships: Chinese fishing and Europe’s Indo-Pacific strategy
Europe turns away from asylum-seekers
Kontaveit wins Cleveland WTA tournament
How artists from small Italian region spurred Lithuanian Baroque
Reconstructed Song Festival stage wins Latvian Architecture Award 2021 Grand Prix
‘Davos for youth sustainability’ starts on Åland
Belarusians protest in Georgia against agreement between special services of two countries
Ukrainian Police Clash With Far-Right Group At Odesa Pride March
The Protests That Brought The Soviet Union To Its Knees
Red Lines: Political Cartoons and the Struggle Against Censorship
How Romania Turned Into An Illegal Dumping Ground For EU Waste
U.N. presses North Korea for details on executions under thought-crime law
China will soon surpass Russia as a nuclear threat
Blind, Confuse and Demoralize: Russian Electronic Warfare Operations in Donbas
Biden to Israeli PM: U.S. has options if Iran nuclear diplomacy fails
Russian Ministry Backtracks On Guideline To ‘Avoid Images Of Non-Slavic People’
Polish art show defies ‘cancel culture’ but some see racism
Kosovo Delays Start Of School Year Amid Rise In COVID Cases
Croatia thrilled at summer season success despite COVID-19
Expedition discovers island believed world’s northernmost
Azerbaijani activists in Georgia want family names “liberated from occupation”
Suspected militants kill 19 in eastern Congo village
Youngest Paralympian swims for change in Tokyo
August 30: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances