Putin Seems To Be Failing

1707 May 1: the Act of Union of Scotland and England
1963 May 1: The Day of Terror: West Papua handed over to Indonesia
2004 May 1: Baltic States join the European Union
‘Fear is the foundation of Moscow Patriarchate’ – interview
“Minister Of Labor” Of Belarus Admits That Belarusians Are Losing Their Jobs Massively Because Of Sanctions
Japan urges Mongolia to join int’l pressure on Russia over Ukraine
Experience Basque Country Mystique
Have You Heard Of This Country Inside Italy? (It’s Not The Vatican)
Explosions in Transnistria Increase Fears of War
‘I don’t feel safe here’: Transnistria fears could spark Moldova exodus
Links between conflict in Ukraine and Georgia
Commission adopts €1.3 billion Partnership Agreement with Austria for 2021-2027

Estonian President on EU anniversary: Looking forward to day Ukraine joins us
Locals protest against Skulte LNG terminal
EML Sakala involved in NATO maritime exercise off Finland, Sweden
Rēzekne heat cost highest in history of Latvia
Estonia hosts NATO-led cyber war games, with one eye on Russia
Threats to Lithuania remain unchanged, situation in Ukraine is “stably bad”
Eesti Energia to restore oil shale reserves
LTV’s De Facto examines long lines for passports in Latvia
Lithuania expands hate crime criteria to include skin colour, ethnicity
Estonia’s annual inflation 19%, the highest in the eurozone
Lithuania lifts coronavirus-related ‘extreme situation’
Latvian film marathon returns May 4
Amid calls to secede, Orthodox Christians in Lithuania rally for ‘church unity’
Latvia urges citizens to leave Trans-Dniester
In move away from Russian gas, Lithuanian-Polish gas pipeline comes into operation
Schrödinger’s parking space in Rīga is both legal and illegal
Estonia: Use of public transport back on pre-crisis level
Lithuanian border official ‘downplays’ migrant sexual abuse case as ‘LGBT relationship’
Balts’ Award open for nominations
Blackmail might push EU to give up Russian oil, gas faster – Lithuanian PM
Annual Latvian literary awards announced
Claims start to be accepted under Estonia’s vaccine injury insurance scheme
Ukrainian children will be able to get summer jobs in Latvia
Lithuanian MPs propose replacing May 1 holiday with Constitution of 3 May
Latvijas Gaze will not be issued special permit for making payments to Gazprom
European Commission rejects Lithuanian private media complaint
Latvians gain insight from US Army logistics
Lithuania removes homosexuality question from blood donor questionnaire
airBaltic opens base in Tampere
Radisson Collection Hotel, Tallinn Opens in Estonia
Eerik Marmei appointed new Estonian ambassador to Latvia
Many ex-Soviet republics do not want Russian troops operating in their country
Latvia’s use of pesticides has risen sharply
Lithuanian Court of Appeal postpones ruling in Paleckis’ Russia spying case
Modi’s European Tour Kicks Off in Germany
Lithuania will have eight Blue Flag beaches this year
‘Glory to Ukraine’ exhibit set up near Soviet ‘Victory’ monument
Spring to finally reach Lithuania with 19C degree temperatures
Ukraine’s defense applies lessons from a 15-year-old cyberattack on Estonia
There’s no ban on Estonia giving Israeli weapons to Ukraine – Estonian FM
Swedish Solidarity with Nicaragua & the Political Prisoners
Spanish PM and defense minister’s phones were also targeted with Pegasus spyware
Germany, India sign $10.5 bln green development accord during PM Modi’s visit
Soccer’s Governing Body Announces More Bans on Russia
Uzbekistan Responds to Lukashenka’s Crazy Statements
EU Says Apple Pay May Violate EU Antitrust Laws
Finland will decide to apply for NATO membership on May 12: Iltalehti newspaper
Loss of top Russian officers amid invasion unprecedented in modern history
Angelina Jolie met with refugees and volunteers during a surprise visit to Lviv
Bosnia’s LGBT Community Hails ‘Historic’ Ruling Against Discrimination, Hate
Denmark reopens its embassy in Kyiv
Mariupol Worse Than WWII Siege Of Leningrad, Says Ukrainian Holocaust Survivor
Fierce Fighting in Eastern and Southern Ukraine
Israel demands apology after Lavrov says Hitler had Jewish roots
Unidentified individual opens fire on house of Turkish NGO director in Sweden
Sydney man admits pushing gay American off a cliff in 1988
Belarusians internet is cut off to conceal movement of Russian equipment in Belarus – intelligence
Denmark justice minister resigns to prompt Cabinet reshuffle
Hackers sneak code onto Oulu city website to mine cryptocurrency
Armenia detains 180 protesters calling on Pashinyan to quit
Denmark accused of racism after anti-ghetto law adapted for Ukrainians
Muslims mark Eid al-Fitr holiday with joy, worry
Copy-Center Owner Detained In Orsha For Yellow-Blue Badges
Japan PM agrees defence deal with Thailand
Tehran summons Sweden’s envoy over war crimes trial of Iranian ex-official
Russia reroutes internet traffic in occupied Ukraine to its infrastructure
Germany, India pledge climate cooperation but far apart on Ukraine
Finland cancels plan for Russian-built nuclear power plant
Germany ready to support EU ban on Russian oil
Denmark and prospective NATO member Sweden say Russia flew into their airspace
Finland, Sweden to drop players from Russian hockey league teams
EU Singles Out FDI “Hostile Investors” For the First Time: Russia and Belarus
Top US legislator Pelosi meets Poland’s Duda after Ukraine trip
Mustafa Shokai: The Forerunner of Kazakh Independence
Russia’s Atrocities in Ukraine Are Part of a Pattern, Not An Exception
Russians plunder $5M farm vehicles from Ukraine — to find they’ve been remotely disabled
EU pelagic sector condemns Faroe-Russia blue whiting deal
Albania to go digital as of May
Fuel prices surge after price caps end in Slovenia
Transnistria: The next front of the Ukraine war
Spain’s New Stance on Western Sahara Brings Morocco-Algeria Tensions Back to a Boil

May 3: World Press Freedom Day
Estonia: Rescue Board in talks for sending bomb disposal squad to Ukraine
Lithuanian minister, in US, to discuss expansion plans with Moderna founder
Estonia jumps to fourth in 2022 World Press Freedom Index rankings
Fallen journalists of Ukraine remembered on World Press Freedom Day
‘It’s impossible to get used to the sounds and sights of war’ – Lithuanian medic who returned from Ukraine
What would Sweden and Finland joining NATO mean for the Baltics?
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds coming to Estonia in August
Support for Russia in war shrinks among Russian-speaking Latvian population
Riigikogu rejects EKRE call for Estonia to leave Russia border agreement
Inside Užupis, Europe’s independent art republic with its own constitution
Latvia: Grass fire ‘tradition’ picks up year after year
Lithuania could speed up grid synchronisation with Europe – minister
Sean Branagan Awarded Fulbright Specialist Grant for Estonia Digital Media Innovation Project
Moscow politician says Russia should ‘denazify’ Baltics and Poland
President expects Latvia’s ethnic Russians to also back removal of monument to Soviet army
Waterfall’s Unidirectional Gateways Protect Natural Gas Interconnection Between Poland and Lithuania
Estonian formin to Israeli counterpart: Russia must meet a painful failure in Ukraine
Sixth Russia sanctions package won’t be EU’s last – Lithuanian president’s aide
General Ben Hodges Q&A: Ukraine could push Russia back by end of 2022
Latvia maintains position in World Press Freedom Index
EOLOS Wins Contract for Lithuania’s First Offshore Wind Farm
Ukrainian teachers welcomed in Latvian schools
Dark days for Belarusian potash
Latvian PEN Awards for promoting freedom of expression handed out
Support for Ukrainian refugees rises among non-Estonians
Lithuania wrap up joint cyber defence operation with US
Latvian households taking in refugees will get aid
Survey: Estonians’ sense of security fell last month
18 years in the EU have helped us grow ourselves and lend a helping hand to others
Tallinn population shrinks for first time in 15 years
Business environment trends still mostly negative in Latvia
Lithuania jumps up to 9th place in media freedom index
Two Tallinn public libraries start loaning out museum tickets for free
‘Orcs’ and ‘Rashists’: Ukraine’s new language of war
Estonia’s mid-range air defense capabilities to be ready by 2025
Amid war in Ukraine, Britain deploys joint force HQ in Lithuania
Scholz: Finland, Sweden can count on German support if they seek NATO access
Lithuania secures Latvian support for Baltic Sea wind farm – ministers
First-time mothers in Germany now over 30 on average
Seimas speaker voices support for Moldova amid tensions in Transnistria
Russian propaganda escalates, laying ground for nuclear strike
OECD suggests lifting VAT concessions for hotels, restaurants in Lithuania
Latvia summons Russian ambassador to express protest over Lavrov’s anti-Semitic statements
Jelgava to dismantle three Soviet monuments
India’s role in damaging climate negligible: PM Modi in Copenhagen, Denmark
Latvia to donate Pfizer vaccines to Nicaragua
Australian Firm Acquires Virtual Control Tower Technology In Estonia
Army’s Gen. Cavoli nominated to lead US and NATO forces in Europe
Norway, Singapore Wealth Funds Invest in India’s Largest IPO
Israel to increase military, civilian aid to Ukraine – report
BP takes $25.5B hit from Russia pullout
Germany pledged to ‘never forget’ the Holocaust. Its car companies complicate that
When the CCP Thought Taiwan Should Be Independent
Slovakia, Hungary Say They Won’t Back EU Sanctions On Russian Oil
Belarusian Schools Introduce “Novelties” In History Studies
North Korea distributes pork to military units to mark 90th anniversary of army’s founding
Hungary shrugs off Ukrainian allegations it was warned of the war by Kremlin
To beat Vladimir Putin the West must help Belarus too
Hong Kong plummets toward bottom of press freedom ranking
Greece replaces Bulgaria as the EU press freedom black sheep
British Defence Intelligence: Russian Army Is Significantly Weaker After Invasion Of Ukraine
Global oil price shock buys time for Kuwait
Australian central bank hikes rate for 1st time in 11 years
Fortum writes off €2.1b in Russian business losses
Czech Senate President Visits Georgia
German opposition leader visits Kyiv, Scholz refuses to go
NATO Creates New Battle Group In Romania
NATO political consultations with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia
Russian state TV threatens to destroy Wales with giant tidal wave in bizarre video
Finland falls to fifth in World Press Freedom index
As Moscow prepared for war, state company Gazprom sold Arctic gas worth almost €140 billion
Rocky ride ahead for Norway’s $1.2 trillion wealth fund
Marin in Germany: Finland discussing security guarantees with major allies
Poland And Bulgaria Gas Cutoff: ‘Closing Time’ For Gazprom’s Eurozone Cash Flows
Biden emphasizes need to keep arming Ukraine in tour of Alabama weapons plant
Men and boys among alleged rape victims of Russian soldiers in Ukraine
Romania will not extradite Israeli to Belarus due to poor human rights
Austria and the Indecision for the Gas Embargo
Greece gambles on greening to get out of crisis
Slovakia to Repair Damaged Ukrainian Military Equipment
Austria says EU must consider radical treaty change over Ukraine
Ukraine war casts shadow over Transnistria as security alerts sow fear
Denmark to be first Nordic country to reopen Kyiv embassy
Albania, BiH are Balkans biggest losers, North Macedonia improves in RSF report
Yandex data center in Finland loses power, runs on diesel, due to war sanctions
BIRN Fact-Check: Can Montenegro’s new Minority Govt Deliver Consensus on Key Reforms?
Malta announces its first autism-friendly restaurant
An archipelago pedal: e-bikes and islands in northern Norway
14 Most Interesting Facts About Andorra
Ireland condemns Russian TV for nuclear attack simulation
Romania earmarks EUR 1 bln for 12 hydrogen-powered trains
Channel Islands to France tunnel has interest from investors
IMF: 20 Sub-Saharan African Countries in Debt Distress, High Risk of Debt Distress
World Press Freedom: Seychelles is top in Africa and 13th in the world
May 1st Parade in Cuba, for Workers or Managers?

1990 May 4: Latvian Independence Restoration Day
Sunset, 4 May: 1948 Iyar 5: Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day
May 4 restoration of independence celebrated across Latvia
Estonian police prepared for spontaneous May 9 provocations
LIVE: A virtual forum for Estonians worldwide
Finland, Sweden joining NATO would create headaches for Russia
Estonia, Lithuania among best for press freedom
Simson: Gazprom is not a reliable supplier
Bausch tours Latvian military sites to see Luxembourg investment
From Mariupol, Katerina was deported to Russia, then fled to Lithuania
Estonia’s FM speaks on Ukraine war, interest in Israeli arms
NATO presence needs boosting in Baltic region
Fingrid plans new cross-border links to Sweden and Estonia
Estonian troops to leave Mali by end of June
Latvian municipalities will integrate libraries for the blind
Biotoopia’22 art program to feature bug music, plant-inspired dance
Belarus moves its troops closer to Lithuania’s border
Online authentication service Smart-ID experiencing disruptions in Lithuania
Gay Lithuania MP sharply criticizes Russia
Why bring Tallinn Music Week to Narva?
Polish Supremacism: Poles in Lithuania gear up for name change
Estonian Rescue Board honors Ukrainians killed in war
Baltic states find themselves on the inflation frontline
Ground-penetrating radar sheds light on ancient Saaremaa settlements
Refugees have not caused a wave of infectious diseases
One in three Ukrainian refugees found jobs in Lithuania – ministry
Elering inks LNG terminal deal with Finnish partner
Dynamo Kyiv to play Tallinna FC Flora in Ukraine benefit match
Lithuania outlines its goals for NATO’s Madrid summit: shifting focus from deterrence to defence
U.S. conducts first Hunt Forward Operation in Lithuania
Meta faces years of tougher antitrust oversight in Germany
Moldova next? How Europe should react to Russia’s implicit threat
PM Modi meets Norwegian counterpart in Denmark for bilateral talks
The Netherlands has 143,000 homes that would cost more than €1 million
Pro-Russian convoy set to pass through Helsinki region this weekend
Moldova and Ukraine to Receive Gas from Greece
EU fines against Poland’s ‘rule of law’ dispute surpass €160m
EU will “significantly increase” military aid to Moldova following Transnistria tension
First Head Of Independent Belarus Stanislau Shushkevich Died
Call for ‘hedgehog highways’ in Cornwall gardens
EU To Disconnect Sberbank From SWIFT And Impose Embargo On Russian Oil
Ukraine border force does not exclude possibility Belarus could join Russia war bid
Germany, Netherlands Push North Sea Drilling to Shun Russia
Border guards currently see no amassing of enemy convoys in Transnistria
“You Are Neo-Nazi”: Russian Boxing Champion Responded Harshly To Propagandist Solovyov
Portugal to replace Russia at UEFA Women’s Euro 2022
US Stryker Battalion And F-35 Detachment Deployed In Romania
Belgium in Brief: Obesity, Europe’s new epidemic?
Vytautas Landsbergis: Freedom Will Come For Belarus, Too
Czech Republic Moves Up 20 Places in Press Freedom Index
Russian troll factory sets sights on Finnish news outlets, editors
Ukrainian tartan proves a hit in Scotland
Pushkin monuments disappear from Ukrainian streets following Lenin, as decolonization is underway
President Radev: The Veto on North Macedonia should Remain until the Bulgarians are Included in the Constitution
Trophy dog abandoned by Russian army learning to obey commands in Ukrainian
Switzerland has a new ESG-focused fund in Una Terra
Minsk Tractor Plant, Belarus, Supplies Tractors To “LPR”, “DPR”
Czech Republic has sent CZK 3 bln worth of military equipment to Ukraine
Head of Germany’s Russophile business lobby group resigns
Slovenia’s Ombudsman, experts call for deteriorating press freedom to be addressed
Moscow stopped sending gas to Poland, but Italy and France are plugging the gap with rerouted Russian supplies, says Gazprom
Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats divided on decision to join Nato
Ukrainians report over 400 cases of rape and other forms of sexual abuse by Russian troops
‘A Gift for Putin’: Czech e-shop sells tanks and grenades to support Ukrainian army
Poland falls in World Press Freedom Index for seventh year running
Luxembourg to have biggest age-related health costs in EU
Special event at the Senedd to remember Welsh journalist who uncovered Ukrainian famine
Finland’s big new export to India: Education
Nicolas Cage’s new self-parodying role sees him rescue Catalan president’s daughter
One third of Hungarians help refugees from Ukraine
China casts its ‘SkyNet’ far and wide, pursuing tens of thousands who flee overseas
More than 75% of Maltese men are overweight
US Army airborne units, special ops troops launch large drills in Europe
LGT, World’s Largest Family-Owned Private Bank, to Offer Crypto
Ukrainian Nurse Who Lost Legs And Fingers Marries And Regains Her Will To Live
Vatican preparing for possibility of women Swiss Guards
Croat President vows to veto Sweden-Finland NATO accession, if he can
Hungary risks further isolation by refusing to support EU oil embargo
Commission pitches post-war recovery plan for Ukraine
Russia violates Finland’s airspace as Helsinki mulls NATO membership
Charles Michel visits Moldova, promises military support
Romani war refugees from Ukraine are “economic migrants”, says Czech President
As tensions rise in Moldova, separatists denounce Kyiv, EU
UK defence minister: “Inconceivable” Britain wouldn’t defend Finland, Sweden if attacked
Iran to execute Swedish-Iranian on spying charges by May 21 -ISNA
Ex-Belarus leader Stanislav Shushkevich, who helped dissolve USSR, dies at 87
Sweden says it received U.S. security assurances if it hands in NATO application
Sinn Fein eyes historic win in Northern Ireland election
Berlin says it will work for EUFOR Bosnia extension amid Russia concerns
Abortion services in Northern Ireland almost nonexistent despite legalisation
Belarus Is the Other Loser in Putin’s War
Belarus begins snap drills, Ukraine says ‘ready’ if Minsk joins Russian war effort
Bulgaria approves repairs to Ukrainian military equipment, not military aid
Hungary and Slovakia set to get an extra year before Russian oil ban kicks in
Ex-defense minister: Moldova is a target of Russia
Presence of Russian mercenaries in Mali risks bloody backlash, say experts
Japan deploys Murasame-class destroyer Samidare to Djibouti
May Day in Cuba: Celebration or Repression?
Recycling Materials Is a Natural Must-Do for Cubans
ECB policy tightening sends eurozone borrowing costs soaring
Tajikistan: Illegally deported Pamiri leader gets 18 years in prison
Amid war, bitter exchanges continue to spoil Tbilisi-Kyiv relations
‘They Deceived Us at Every Step’: Troops Say Russia’s War Is in Shambles

Estonia expels pro-Kremlin hate-speech individual
This year Latvia to remember the victims of war in Ukraine on 9 May
Inflation in Estonia prompts unions to call for €700 minimum wage starting summer
DEAC to build 10MW data center in Riga, Latvia
Journalists fined over Swedbank piece raises Estonia press freedoms worries
On the path to bigger income in the future – news in Latvia’s Pension Law
55 ideas submitted to Tartu’s participatory budget program
‘Nyet nyet Soviet’ exhibit opens in Rīga
Could Ukraine be compensated for war damage with Russian oligarchs’ assets?
Rēzekne, Daugavpils plan switch from gas to woodchip heating
Estonia Adjusts to a New Normality
The forests have eyes
Inauguration of gas interconnection between Poland and Lithuania
Latvia’s childcare arrangements broadly similar to EU trend
Lithuanian military warns of transport convoys as intensive exercise cycle begins
Entrepreneurs organization to try to ‘consolidate Latvia’
Lithuanian FM on Hungary’s sanctions reticence: one country cannot hold EU hostage
Return to sender: vanishing mailbox causes consternation in Kārķi
Estonian delegation visits Eindhoven to learn about digital transformation models
Rīga hospital treats Ukraine war victims
Environment minister: Estonia needs strategic stockpile of firewood
2021 marked the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Latvia
Record energy prices increase Eesti Energia’s turnover by 92 percent
Third overall pick Karlis Brauns from Latvia ready for next step in BC
Grave of Kukruse lord provides clues about medieval Estonians’ lives
Record-high inflation for the second consecutive month keeps Lithuanians jittery
Ukrainian refugee’s ‘Slava Ukraini’ design chosen for new Estonian €2 coin
Renting a flat in Vilnius close to impossible – market plagued by low supply and high demand
Canada, South Korea, Luxembourg flags raised at NATO Cyber Defence Centre in Tallinn
Sweden ramps up efforts to protect Gotland island
Estonia: Center Party returns €843,000 illicit donation in full
Latvian public has donated more than €10 million to Ukraine
Lithuanian team arrives in Ukraine to help investigate war crimes
What shall we do with the drunken sailor? Fine him 700 euros
‘Soviet eyesore’: Authorities ask to remove Red Army monument from Vilnius cemetery
Motorized Riflemen from the Russian Guard Brigade Rebelled and Do Not Want to Fight against Ukraine
On Russian atrocities in Ukraine – interview with Lithuanian psychologist and collective trauma researcher
In Estonia, the Party’s Over for ‘Hippie’ Crypto Firms
Elvis Merzlikins to wear no. 80 with Latvia to honor Matīss Kivlenieks
Greenpeace protests Finland’s transport of Russian coal headed for Europe
Polish-Lithuanian gas link will contribute to security of all Baltic states and Finland – Levits
North Koreans roll their eyes during May Day lectures about socialism’s superiority
Charles Michel: EU Launches Its “Marshall Plan” for Ukraine
Russian-linked forces ‘tortured’ and ‘executed’ civilians in Central African Republic since 2019, HRW says
Tibetan political prisoner in poor health said to be released from jail
Finnish firm Paulig sells Russian operations
Ambassador to Moscow: Libya aims to import grain and flour from Russia
Vietnamese writer declines literature award due to government threats
Nevzorov: Putin’s “Tricks” Will End With Bombing Of Moscow
Chariot’s $3.5 billion Mauritania Based Green Hydrogen Project Secures European Export Route
Japan PM: Tokyo to Use Nuclear to Cut Dependence on Russian Energy
Ukraine’s plight could be replicated in East Asia: Japanese PM
Pro-Russian Blogger Anatoly Shariy Detained In Spain
Russian oligarch’s superyacht seized in Fiji after court approves US warrant
The kidnapping of Ukraine’s ‘Angels of Taira’ medic
Drunk Russian Military Beat Up Russians In Voronezh Region
Global seed vault ‘father’ joins State Department as food security envoy
Reporter’s Notebook: Memories of Talking to Belarus’ Stanislav Shushkevich
President Niinistö: Finland’s security position, Nato decision getting “finishing touches”
Zelenskiy Says EU Membership For Ukraine Would Be ‘Powerful Response’ To Russia Invasion
EU Ambassador To Belarus: Our Demands On Lukashenka Regime Remain Unchanged
DB Schenker unveils plans for autonomous coastal container feeder in Norway
U.K. Sanctions Russian Steelmaker Partially Owned By Tycoon Abramovich
“We’ve Been at War with Russia for 400 Years”: How Chechens Fight on the Side of Ukraine
Can Azerbaijan Help Europe Kick Its Russian Gas Habit As Kremlin Threatens To Shut The Taps?
Uniper to build, operate Germany’s first LNG terminal in Wilhelmshaven
Germany secures four floating LNG terminals in mad rush to replace Kremlin gas
No Place For Converts: Iran’s Persecuted Christians Struggle To Keep The Faith
Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics Cancel Parade On May 9
French EU presidency wants ‘proportionate’ fines, extended deadlines in AI Act
Russia Simulated a Nuclear Strike in Kaliningrad
MEPs support treaty changes to reform EU
Germany, France, US pledge military support for Finland during Nato process
Charles Michel: Sell seized Russian assets to rebuild Ukraine
NATO chief says alliance will increase presence in Baltic sea if Sweden applies – SVT
International donors conference in Warsaw raises $6.5 billion for Ukraine
Stoltenberg: “Finnish membership will make Nato stronger”
Obesity causes 1.2m deaths in Europe each year, says WHO
Finland to send EUR 70M, military equipment to Ukraine
OPEC+ opens oil taps gradually as Russian war roils markets
UK and Japan reach new defense deal amid Russia concerns
Ortega’s War on Nicaraguan Civil Society Continues
Grant Moldova EU candidate status, say MEPs
Kazakhstan: No Justice for January Protest Victims
Russia’s Ukraine War Could Offer Chance to Resolve South Caucasus Conflicts
Romania Plans to Export Black Sea Gas to Moldova, Region
Bulgaria and Greece plan joint gas purchases
African students who fled Ukraine now stuck in ‘Kafkaesque’ limbo in France

Lithuania Gazettes Law on Zero-Rated VAT on Specific Supplies Due to War
Consumer prices in Estonia up 18.8 percent on year
Mother Maria Kaupas and the story of Lithuanian Catholics in America
Ukraine war divides Latvia’s Russian-speaking community
Estonian police more vigilant as Soviet Victory Day nears
Exiled Novaya Gazeta Team Publishes In Latvia
Council preparing 3 scenarios for Estonia’s future coronavirus outbreaks
People detained in Lithuania are experiencing abuse, violence and mental health distress
Ida-Viru County shifting focus from Russian to Latvian tourists
Voices on the Bridge poetry collection is launched in Latvia
Estonian MEPs in trouble with Strasbourg police
Georgian opposition leader: ‘War in Ukraine could end our pro-Russian regime’
Estonian president Alar Karis visits Narva, holds town hall with locals
War to delay delivery of new electric trains to Latvia
Estonia, Finland to joint lease floating storage and regasification unit
Soviet memorial’s days are numbered, confirms Latvian PM
Vilnius conference looks at how to hold Putin personally accountable for crimes in Ukraine
Estonia Closes Its Consulate General in St. Petersburg & the Pskov Representative Office
Lithuanians train Ukrainian dogs to look for mines
Wood prices in Estonia reach record highs
Cinephilia and Runner Lead Lithuanian Silver Crane Awards Nods
Estonia’s military aid to Ukraine totals €230 million
Rēzekne city center has hot water cut off for summer
Estonia and Japan sign digital cooperation agreement
May 9 brings provocation risks, says Latvian security service
Bank of Estonia: Impact of the war in Ukraine has reached inflation
A history of Russian oppression fueled Lithuanian energy independence
Expert: Inflation will drop to single digits by year’s end
Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian foreign ministers arrive in Kyiv
Eesti Kontsert to terminate contract with Estonian church in St. Petersburg
Lithuanian court upholds 6-year sentence for former politician in Russia spying case
Ukrainian specialist advising pregnant refugees at Tallinn hospitals
Lithuanian president calls for EU candidate status for Ukraine during Romania visit
Agri industry exec: Domestic biogas can cover a large part of Estonia’s needs
Baltics were the first to support Ukraine with arms, diplomacy – Zelensky
Foreign Affairs Committee votes to suspend article in agreement between Latvia and Russia on the maintenance of memorial sites
Lithuania’s former leader: there’s justice of ‘normal states’ and that of ‘orcs’
Latvia’s Greens leave Union of Greens and Farmers and join with Alliance of Regions
As migrants remain confined in camps, Lithuania set to extend detention time to 18 months
French defense chief visits Estonia
Vilnius to put up billboards drawing parallels between WW2 and Russia’s war in Ukraine
Vice speaker of Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada Kondratyuk to visit Latvia on Monday
Estonian PM in Finland: Russia’s “intimidation, threats” not to be feared
Lithuanian energmin calls Hungary’s position on Russian oil unacceptable
‘Warthogs’ return to Europe for large military drills
Finland: Pro-Russia convoy organisers discuss violence, guns in closed group chat
As US Federal Reserve Raises Rates, Emerging Markets Brace for Impact
Germany’s Fuggerei: The world’s oldest social housing project
Ukraine launches offensive to drive out Russian forces in Northeast
Ukrainians in Finland rely on private food donations due to process delays
Jill Biden arrives in Romania, serves meals to US troops
Germany to send self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine
Russia snubbed from attending commemorative WWII victory events in France
US Paratroopers from Alaska Training in Northern Norway for the First Time Ever
Italy Orders Seizure Of $700 Million Yacht Suspected To Be Owned By Putin
Denmark and U.S. Host Meeting on Situational Awareness in the Baltic Sea Region
EU citizens may sue countries for health-damaging dirty air, top court adviser says
Sweden says one of its nationals detained by Iran amid strained ties
ECDC: Around 95 cases of mysterious child hepatitis in 15 EU countries
Posters in Moscow accuse famous Swedes of backing Nazism
EU electrolyser industry commits to boost manufacturing capacity tenfold by 2025
Ukraine calls on Doctors Without Borders to evacuate Mariupol defenders
Amnesty International: Russia must face war crimes justice
NATO Eyes ‘Heightened Presence’ Around Sweden, Baltic
Europe’s farmers stir up biogas to offset Russian energy
Kazakhstan, Denmark mark 30th anniv of diplomatic relations
Dozens more civilians rescued from Ukrainian steel plant
Finland ramps up military exercises in case Russia threatens war
Biden announces new $150 million weapons package for Ukraine
Kremlin says Poland might be a source of threat
Sinn Fein on course for ‘seismic’ Northern Ireland election win
Belarus has lifted embargo on imports of European fruit & vegetables
Taiwan announces sanctions against Belarus over invasion of Ukraine
Ukrainian LGBT refugees to arrive at Derbyshire home
Trudeau to outlaw foreign home buyers in Canada as affordability fears heat up
Southeast Europe looks to Azerbaijan to replace Russian gas
Facing Mass Protests Calling For Him To Resign, Armenia’s Prime Minister Is Running Out Of Options
EU rewrites oil ban to give Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic more time
Far-Right Groups a Lingering Cyber Threat to North Macedonia
‘Something rotten in Switzerland’: US accuses Swiss of aiding Russia’s war efforts
Americans told to ‘avoid large public gatherings’ close to Russia’s Victory Day

7 Vilnius Open Wushu Cup opens in Lithuania
Kallas’ high international media exposure benefits Estonia hugely
FIFA Forward drives Lithuania and RSC Anderlecht collaboration
Estonian authorities deported 17 foreign citizens since Ukraine war started
Diving into a “living Hell”: the Lukiškės Prison
‘Compartment No. 6’ wins eight Finnish movie awards
Lithuanians ready for history
Estonia’s EU Commissioner attends Poland-Lithuania gas pipeline unveiling
Baltic states reaffirm support for Ukraine’s EU membership path
Between pathology and crime: homosexuality in Soviet Lithuania – interview
Estonian foreign ministry rooftop concert to mark Europe Day, May 9
EU press monitor: Court ruling undermines Estonia’s press freedom
Putin’s war failing, but return to normalcy will take years
Former Estonian president on defending against Russian cyberattacks
Canada and the U.S. are looking for ‘friendly’ trading partners in a perilous world
Moscow museum chronicles NATO ‘cruelty’ amid Ukraine campaign
British YouTube star “Bald and Bankrupt” arrested at Russian spaceport in Kazakhstan
Jill Biden meets Ukrainian refugee mothers and teachers in Romania
Russia Tries to Counter Moldova Separatist Region’s Westward Drift
Greece’s changing fortunes and the energy revolution
Tortured to death: the 14 Cypriot men killed by British in 50s uprising
China, Serbia mark anniversary of NATO bombing of Chinese Embassy in 1999
Vucic Threatens ‘Strong’ Response if Kosovo Applies for CoE Membership
Sinn Fein Calls for United Ireland Debate After Historic Election Win
Macron vows to build ‘stronger France’ during second term as president
Radio Silence: Independent Hungarian Station To Lose License
WHO gathers evidence for possible war crimes investigation against Russia
Ukraine says all women, children now evacuated from Mariupol steel mill

1950 May 9: Schuman Declaration, Europe Day