Is Ukraine Fit For EU?

Kinzinger says France’s Macron ‘humiliating himself’ with caution toward Russia
Ukraine’s Azov Battalion Looks to Regroup and Clean Up Image
NATO Holds Baltic Sea Naval Exercises With Finland, Sweden
The Dispute Over Forced Labor Is Redefining the Entire US-China Relationship
The small African state of Somaliland legally doesn’t exist. But Taiwan has spied an opportunity to make its mark
Controversial Bulgarian cultural centre in North Macedonia set on fire
After fleeing to Latvia, exiled Russian journalists deal with how to cut through the Kremlin’s propaganda
Gediminas, the ingenious ruler of pagan Lithuania
Ott Tänak victorious for Hyundai in Sardinia
Imports of Belarusian goods double as Lithuania phases-in sanctions

1523 June 6: National Day of Sweden
1944 June 6: D-Day/Normandy landings
Lithuana urges the world to stand up against Russia
Putin Critic Kallas Needs New Estonian Allies to Keep Power
European Commission reports Latvia’s economy took covid crisis better than expected
Russian attacks on Kyiv message to USA
Antsy Lithuania Latest to Anticipate EU Crypto Law With One of Its Own
Spain plans Ukrainian military tank training in Latvia
New ‘desovietisation’ law takes aim at Lithuania’s remaining Soviet-era signs
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with Prime Minister Kaja Kallas of Estonia
Joint statement by Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Prime Minister of Estonia
Lithuania’s Learnoverse lures $1 million
Estonia plans to legalize migrant pushbacks at borders
Zelensky announces Lifetime Achievement Award for Lithuanian filmmaker killed in Mariupol
Estonia’s Olerex acquires Latvian fuel retailer KOOL
Lithuania’s Caritas launches 3rd aid collection bid for Ukrainian people
Mart Laar: Center and EKRE combination comes off pro-Russia
EBRD invests in Lithuanian grid’s debut sustainability-linked bond
Estonia: Savings and loan association board member suspected of investment fraud
Port in Lithuania to have offshore wind makeover
Narva hosts soapbox rally during ‘City Days’ celebrations
Housing in Lithuania overvalued by 1/10
Independent Russian ‘TV Rain’ to broadcast from Rīga
European unity on Ukraine growing more difficult, says Estonian PM
View from Brussels: Lithuania, hero of the European Union
Saaremaa man builds Estonia’s biggest maze (probably)
LNG revolution: Germany’s plan to wean itself off Russian gas takes shape
40th anniversary of Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir to be marked in shopping malls
Lithuania asks for Japan’s assistance in unblocking Odessa port
Quarter of Estonians do not agree Russia is behind war in Ukraine
Erdoğan calls for Sweden’s defence minister to be fired – Swedish media
Austrian company leading record renewables underbidding in Estonia
Norway’s seafood export earnings soar in “demanding times”
Calls for ceasefire in Ukraine are ‘premature’, Estonia’s PM warns
Latvia bans remaining Russia-registered TV channels
As first grain trains reach Lithuania, Ukrainian farmers see a way out
Latvian Foreign Minister confirms Latvia’s support for NATO membership of Finland and Sweden
Flanders makes it easier to enter various professions without diploma
NATO nations block Russian envoy’s plane from Serbia visit
Sweden to provide Ukraine with AG 90 anti-materiel sniper rifles, AT4 anti-tank weapons
Russia’s U.N. envoy storms out of Ukraine meeting over European statement
Sweden must not bow to Turkey over Nato bid, Kurdish-born MP warns
Italy Summons Russian Ambassador Over Media Spat
Britain looks to Norway to keep fish and chips affordable
Poland, with near-total abortion ban, to record pregnancies
Poland moves to buy HIMARS, capping major May modernization push
U.S. Charges Russian Oligarch Abramovich With Exporting Planes In Violation Of Sanctions
Finnish president to hold talks with Nato chief, Norwegian PM
Ukrainian Troops Get Morale Boost As M777 Howitzers Make An Impact
Swedish Royals Celebrate Sweden’s National Day in Festive Outfits
Britain Gives Ukraine Long-Range Missiles to Counter ‘Brutal Russian Artillery’
Ukrainian MP Detained in Moldova on Belarus Warrant
Austrian Chancellor calls for intermediate EU membership for Ukraine
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark looks incredibly fit as she runs one mile during the Royal Run in Kolding
US Aims to Ramp Up International Tourism Hit Hard by COVID
Russia urged to end sexual violence in Ukraine war at UN meeting
Nigerian forces hunt for gunmen who killed 50 at church
One third of Finland’s Russian speakers think Russia violated Ukrainian sovereignty
The party ends but the UK monarchy looks to the future
Could Poland’s Suwalki gap be Russia’s next military target?
UK PM Boris Johnson wins confidence vote with 59% share
Is Kaliningrad, Russia’s exclave surrounded by EU countries, an asset or a liability?
Worried about Russia, Finnish women sign up to learn defence skills
Deutsche Bank quietly relocated hundreds of IT specialists from Russia to Germany
Finland ranks 1st in international sustainable development comparison
Russia and Uzbekistan to increase frequency of flights
Aeroflot to increase flights to the Maldives
Tank cake on eve of Tiananmen anniversary sparks shutdown of influencer’s livestream
China rebrands proposal on internet governance, targeting developing countries
Unidentified group cut off ears of Yazidi IDP in Duhok
The Russian military’s history of atrocities
Chad declares food emergency as grain supplies fall
Cabinet minister in Dominican Republic slain in his office
Google Adds Quechua to Its Translator, Incorporating One of the Most Widely Spoken Indigenous Languages to Its Platform
Cuban activists applaud U.S. decision to exclude Cuba from Summit of the Americas
Russia Expert Warns of Putin Expanding War Beyond Ukraine as Donbas Pounded
The Russian military’s history of atrocities

1905 June 7, Norway: Independence Day/Union Dissolution Day
Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas was awarded the 2022 Grotius prize
Switch to Latvian-only education to happen faster
After journalistic investigation, Lithuanian companies fined for exploiting Ukrainian refugees
Anett Kontaveit parts company with Russian coach Dmitry Tursunov
Latvia, Lithuania seek increased NATO military presence in Baltic region
Germany to reinforce presence on NATO’s eastern flank
Baltic leaders meet Germany’s Scholz in Vilnius
European countries rich in forest have an easier time in the energy crisis
Prices in Lithuania should stabilise by end of year – IMF
LAMPA Conversation Festival returns July 1-2
Germany to boost military mission in Lithuania
Boris Johnson trolled by Estonia PM Kaja Kallas after Downing Street snub
Lithuanian MPs call for sanctions against China officials, condemn repressions in Hong Kong
Baltics only use Russian electricity system to maintain grid frequency
NGOs called to organize integration events for Ukrainian families in Latvia
The factoring portfolio in Lithuania and Estonia exceeds Latvia’s indicators
Latvians were active domestic travelers last year
German chancellor in Vilnius gives nod to more NATO troops in Baltics
Estonia attracts 1.2 TWh/yr in oversubscribed green auction
Lithuania minister urges EU countries to leave China’s ’17+1′ bloc
Photogrammetric survey of MS Estonia wreck starting Tuesday
Scholz in Vilnius rejects criticism over Germany’s slowness to arm Ukraine
Two projects in contention for building Latvia’s LNG terminal
Lithuania to probe Viada and Baltic Petroleum links to Russia – media
Interview: Estonia’s President Alar Karis
Lithuania to stop detention of migrants, allow asylum seekers to work
Rēzekne to move Soviet-glorifying monument to cemetery
Estonia has provided €240M in military aid to Ukraine – Korniyenko
Latvia: New National Cyber ​​Security Center set to launch next year
‘We Have Done Enough’: Bulgaria Rejects Ukraine’s Plea for Heavy Weapons
Right and far right vow to take Catalan language bill to Constitutional Court
Wartsila opens sustainable technology hub in Finland
Barcelona Supercomputing Center and Intel announce €400m joint laboratory
Putin’s warlord pal says ‘he gets pleasure’ from fighting against Nato
Sweden’s government averts political crisis with last-minute deal
Ukraine’s envoy blasts Israel for withholding Iron Dome, protective gear
Nuclear crucial for EU energy amid Ukraine war – Finland
US, South Korea Hold Massive Air Drill Following North Korean Launches
Ukrainian lieutenant of Jordanian origin killed in Kharkov
Ukrainian Refugees Forced Out Of Bulgarian Hotels To Make Way For Tourists
What will Sweden and Finland contribute to NATO air power?
An Austrian Company Once Oversaw Russian Oil Giant Rosneft’s Corporate Jets. No More.
Taiwan appeals to U.S. not to forget its desire for free trade deal
Tajiks Watching Less Russian TV, But Its News Still Shapes Public Opinion
EU minimum wage law passes despite criticism from Sweden and Denmark
Azerbaijan to shoot first full-length animation
The Fight to Survive Russia’s Onslaught in Eastern Ukraine
Slovakia will stand with Taiwan: visiting Slovak lawmaker
Belarus Conducting Combat Readiness Exercises
Exiled Tibetan Official presents Tibet’s issues at Taipei International Book Exhibition
Another trade union leader arrested in Belarus
EU lawmakers push to designate human rights conditions in Xinjiang as ‘genocide’
Russia is still blocking key Ukrainian port as fighting continues in Ukraine’s east
Sri Lanka needs $5 billion, help from China for essentials
Germany ready to strengthen Baltic military presence
China Warns Australia To Stop Military Provocations in South China Sea Or Face ‘Serious Consequences’
EU executive tries to reassure angry parliament: no funds for Poland without reforms
Brit embarks upon epic quest across Poland to uncover forgotten history of country’s borders for riveting new book
Russian Corvettes Spotted Shadowing BALTOPS Exercise
Poland’s post-Gazprom strategy hinges on Baltic Pipe
Erdogan Vows Military Operation Against US Kurdish Ally in Syria
SAS Won’t Receive Any More Cash From Sweden
Will Belarus Invade Ukraine?
Tigray: Urgent call for assistance
Belize’s sweet, sustainable “seaweed shakes”
Why Russia should not win the bid for Bolivia’s lithium (commentary)
Belgium’s king arrives in DR Congo on difficult but historic visit
Croatia’s ever decreasing population – in last five years over 200,000 have left
Strengthening anti-trafficking action focus of OSCE Special Representative visit to Moldova

Estonia needs to prepare for another expensive heating season
Bus full of donations travels from Valmiera to Ukraine
Foreign, domestic tourism returning to Estonia
Dozens of bridges of Latvia in questionable condition
Lithuania’s new ‘desovietisation law’ – what does it mean?
Pärnu plans to relocate Soviet monument to cemetery
Latvia’s Visa Application Centre in Shanghai Resumes Work
Gas companies forecast price to come down notably in a few years
Electric scooter ‘king of injuries’ in Rīga, says doctor
Trade unions to hold picket outside Belarusian Embassy in Vilnius
Estonian ride-sharing app Bolt outshines Uber in Romania
Lithuanian agriculture minister survives vote of confidence
Companies very interested in contributing to reconstruction of Ukraine
Latvian and Lithuanian leaders urge western unity to defeat Russia in Ukraine
Estonian writer opens first ‘Introverts Reserve’ in Viljandi County
Latvia still leads EU on homicides, particularly of women
Rheinmetall and KMW form Lithuania defense services joint venture
Latvia reports 16.9% annual inflation rate in May
Pennsylvania National Guard Leaders Visit SPP Partner Lithuania
Merchants welcome entry of Spar shop network into Latvia
Burning bus creates clouds of black smoke in Tallinn
Lithuania to tighten regulations of crypto market
OECD forecasts Latvia’s GDP growth at 3.5%
Unless Russia stopped, Putin will reach Baltic states, says NATO’s former chief
Ministry of Health braces for new Covid-19 outbreak in Latvia
Eurovision darlings Måneskin draw large crowds in Vilnius
Electricity price in Latvia up 239% over the course of the year
Authorities to remove Red Army monument from Vilnius cemetery
Latvia’s deeptech sector in four charts
Russia’s Duma mulls revoking recognition of Lithuanian independence
Ukrainians will be able to use Rīga public transport free
Pipeline construction started at Estonia’s Paldiski LNG terminal
Riga mayor promises Tsikhanouskaya resumed cooperation with Belarusian cities after democratic change
Goodbye, Tchaikovsky and Tolstoy: Ukrainians look to ‘decolonise’ their streets
Amidst the war, LGBTQ+ Ukrainians share their stories to support mental health this Pride Month
The Congolese student fighting with pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine
Zelensky: Winter will be ‘most difficult’ for Ukraine
Meet the Ukrainian university professor who gives lectures from the trenches
ALDE: Give Ukraine green light and overhaul EU defence policy
Morocco-Germany relations: What next after reconciliation?
Polish leader faces questions about timing of bond purchase
Belarusian Car Market Shrunk by 83% in May
EU lawmakers endorse ban on combustion-engine cars in 2035
Denmark among top EU countries for bathing water quality
Biden sidelines Venezuela’s pro-democracy leader from summit
British Intelligence: Ukraine Successfully Counterattacks In Kherson Region
Mexican megachurch leader sentenced in U.S. to 16-plus years for child sex abuse
Presumed innocent but detained for months pretrial in Germany and EU
Finland, Sweden Sign Military Hosting Agreement
German leader rules out nuclear option to fill energy gaps
Norway and Russia suspend co-operation on nuclear safety
Belarus bluff? Putin’s only ally sparks fears of possible new Kyiv offensive
KPMG Completes Exit From Russia and Belarus as War on Ukraine Drags On
Norway closes General Consulate in Murmansk
Poland Tees Up More Rate Rises After Ninth Hike to Curb Prices
Johnson Turned Out For Ukrainian Cossackhood, Named Borys Chupryna
Norway’s creative, isolated Arctic hideaway
Sweden and Finland want to join NATO. Here’s how that would work
New Norway – USA Defense Agreement Allows Extensive US Authority in the North
Airline SAS shares hit record low as Sweden says no to more cash
Finland at centre of multimillion dollar UN sustainable housing scandal
Belarus Hands RFE/RL Freelancer Kuznechyk 6-Year Prison Sentence, Relatives Say
In front of Finland’s Consulate office in Murmansk appears anti-NATO banner with Nazi undertone
Luxembourg Imposes Sanctions Against Persons Associated With Lukashenka Regime
Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp to perform together in Finland
Ukraine’s banking sector weathering the storm for now
International Trade Union Confederation Supports Belarusian Political Prisoners
SAS future up in the air as Sweden pulls carpet
EU Blacklists Two Serbians For Supporting Russia and Belarus
Germany extends compensation deadline for homosexuals prosecuted under Nazi law
Sweden bans extraction of coal, oil and natural gas and tightens rules on extraction from alum shale
Russian authorities fine Vecherniye Vedomosti newspaper, threaten news website over Ukraine war coverage
Finland urged to support Bangladesh’s UNSC candidature
Ukraine: Captured Britons ‘face 20 years in jail’
Poland signs record $700M howitzer deal with Ukraine
And the money train keeps on a’rollin’ for Sweden’s Juni as the fintech rakes in $206 million
Czech Republic eyes exit from China’s 16+1 investment club
Taiwan and Slovakia sign judicial deal
Slovakia lawmaker hopes EU will ‘wake up,’ stand by Taiwan
Algeria suspends Spain co-operation treaty over Western Sahara dispute
Dutch appeals court convicts Ethiopian of war 1970s crimes
Exercise Phoenix Express 2022 concludes in Tunisia
Canada helps Zambia foster women’s rights
Fierce Fighting Underway at Key Border Town in Central Mali
Biden lays out new economic vision for Latin America
Seven western countries on Arctic Council to resume limited work in forum
Bulgarian Ruling Coalition Cracks over North Macedonia Dispute
Italy Begins to Tire of War in Ukraine
Further progress on integrating Ukraine and Moldova into European electricity market
“Russia killed my grandfather, deported my mother, arrested my sons.” Crimean Tatar historian on “intentional extermination” of his people
Georgia takes another step towards NATO interoperability

Largest ever NATO exercise taking place in Baltic States, Poland
All Russia-based TV gone from Latvian media space Thursday
Lithuania’s inflation spirals out, but IMF placates – it should recede by the end of 2022
Tsikhanouskaya in Rīga: Belarusian fight for independence continues
Prosecution preparing charges against one of Estonia’s most experienced diplomats
Police in Latvia to prosecute insolvency administrators for embezzlement of more than EUR 1.4 million
Supermarket chains closely guarding e-store turnover figures
Three Latvian universities feature in QS World University Ranking
First lady Sirje Karis steps down as Tartu city museum director
Latvia’s Christian churches use John Paul II’s natural law teaching to defend life and family
Estonian Riina Kionka appointed EU ambassador to Pakistan
Vilnius University maintains record-high position in global university rating
Estonia: Increased interest from local authorities in relocating Soviet war graves
NATO STRATCOMCOE publishes new Russia ‘Robotrolling’ report
US deploys ‘combat ready’ units to Lithuania
CoE: Estonia should intensify efforts to integrate national minorities
‘Lithuania is safe’ – country struggles to attract tourists scared by Ukraine war
Estonia conducting tourism campaigns in all nearest markets
New book explores the poetic world of French-Lithuanian diplomat Oscar Milosz
The road to Riga: Preparing for the Three Seas Summit and Business Forum
Women mulling abortion may soon be asked to reconsider – new law makes way in Lithuanian parliament
Estonia opens honorary consul’s office in Cork, Ireland
State Audit: Latvia’s biological waste management sector is in chaos
Ranking: University of Tartu remains among top 300 universities worldwide
Can Latvia grow its buckwheat and eat it too?
Lithuania to continue pushing for sanctions against Patriarch Kirill – foreign minister
Estonia, Rail Baltic interim report: Work on several projects underway
Jinjo Crew delivers a dose of Korean cool to Rīga
New EU law may force Lithuania to up minimum wage
Work of Estonian National Commission for UNESCO to move to Ministry of Culture
Cake DeFi Platform Receives EU License in Lithuania
Belarusian Father, Son Flee To Latvia After Spending 21 Months At Swedish Embassy
Lithuanian minister calls for Russia’s suspension from World Bank
Kallas favours snap election in Reform left outside Estonia’s next government
Lithuania to Ban Anonymous Wallets Following EU Regulation
Latvia supports future of the Belarusian people in family of democratic European countries – Levits
Robe for Volbriöö Event in Estonia
EU lawmakers find ‘serious risk of genocide’ in China’s repression of Uyghurs
Namibia urged to make official extradition request to Iceland
Risch, Van Hollen, Rounds applaud committee passage of Somaliland legislation
UK, Moroccan Fighters Sentenced to Death in Ukraine’s Pro-Russian Donetsk
Russia’s war with Ukraine affects billions. NATO could end it in a moment.
EU, Bucharest miss rearmament opportunity as Romania’s state weapons industry flails
185,000 Ukrainian Refugees Have Already Started Working in Poland
Ecuador, Japan, Malta, Mozambique and Switzerland elected to U.N. Security Council
Denmark still targets bond sales worth $9.4 billion in 2022
Iran pulls UN nuke cameras in possible ‘fatal blow’ to deal
Absent an integration policy, Poland offers patchy support to Ukrainian refugees
War rap: In Ukraine, an angry voice for a furious generation
Germany: Scholz becomes first chancellor to speak at re:publica
Finland halts Fennovoima’s 1.2 GW reactor application
Denmark to ‘close surveillance gap’ with new Faroe Islands radar
Norway supplies 22 M109 self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine
Poland’s PM pushes for more coal to lower heating costs
Poland to end state of emergency along border with Belarus
Stalinist terror has returned to Belarus – Tsikhanouskaya
Greenland, Denmark initiate investigation into past relations
Julie D. Fisher Completes Her Tenure As U.S. Special Envoy For Belarus
Finland to build barriers on Russia border
Russia Starts Exercises With 60 Warships in Baltic Sea
Finland, Estonia to lease floating LNG terminal following Russian cutoff
Cheniere strikes LNG supply deal with Norway’s Equinor
Poland tests anti-drone Browning-type 12.7mm WKLM machine gun
Turkey Pursuing Talks with Russia While Stalling Sweden, Finland NATO Application, Panel Says
Unknown substance drifting off Sweden
EP: Human rights breaches in China, Nicaragua and Georgia
Jeffrey Epstein ‘pedophile island’ gets price cut after two months for sale
Biden seeks unity, finds discord at Summit of the Americas
A Summit for All Americans
Luxembourg reveals it froze €4.3bn of Russian assets since Ukraine invasion
Albania Runs Before it Walks in Bid to Attract Digital Nomads
EU facilitates increased exports for Moldovan agricultural products
€511.3mn of funds for roads in Bulgaria spent on luxury properties, interior minister says
Russia is destroying Ukraine’s cultural heritage
Homophobia Feeds Corruption, Abuse in Uzbekistan

Eesti Gaas: Estonia might not be able to stockpile enough gas for winter
Lithuania’s Airports Have Seen Traffic Recover To 85% Of Pre-COVID Levels
Justice chancellor: No constitutional crisis in Estonia
Redundancies as Latvian companies are impacted by economic sanctions
Estonia’s pesticide sales at record high
Kazakhstan, Latvia discuss ways to expand bilateral coop
Estonia, Swedbank CEO: Economy needs more flexibility in current situation
Emergency alert in Lithuania: military drills to take place this weekend
‘Historic decisions’ for Baltics expected at NATO Madrid summit — media
Foreign investors in Latvia look ahead to election season Monday
Riigikogu deputy speaker in Ukraine: Civilian situation extremely hard
Lithuania deposits genetic samples of its plants for backup storage in Norway archipelago
Tallinn fumbling in the dark planning for Ukraine refugees’ education
Baltics, Poland conclude Ramstein Legacy 2022 exercise
Estonia: Rural archaeological digs underfunded, becoming less frequent
The Holocaust in Latvia: Author Linda Kinstler on her family’s role and collective memory
discovery+ orders Estonia sequel
Baltic Foreign Affairs Committees discuss strengthening security in Lithuania
Estonia’s Jupiter goes on hybrid TV
Bank of Latvia raises inflation forecast for this year to 14.8%
94th minute goal brings Estonia victory over Malta in Nations League
Bank of Latvia increases its GDP growth forecast for this year to 2.9%
EDF intelligence chief: Ukraine running low on ammunition
Latvia: State Security Service probing numerous hate speech incidents
Mystery aircraft from Lithuania triggers security alert in several countries, crew still missing
How did Kaja Kallas become Europe’s ‘Iron Lady’?
Latvia: Corruption watchdog swoops on Šlesers’ party campaign
Lithuania to buy more Estonian-made ‘goddess of death’ drones for Ukraine
Social hackathon for helping Ukraine refugees held in Telliskivi
Trucks queue for days on Latvian-Russian border
Tallinn establishes Ukraine Square in Lembitu Park
Hailing Peter the Great, Putin draws parallel with mission to ‘return’ Russian lands
€16 million renovation planned for Tallinn’s T1 shopping mall
Two more companies in Lithuania may be put under administration due to Russia sanctions
Estonia summons Russian ambassador to condemn Putin’s comments
Lithuanian Foreign Minister: Russia Might Not Lose
France says ready to help operation allowing Odessa port access
Commissioner Simson in Lithuania to participate in the 6th Baltic Gas Conference
Levits: NATO must reinforce its presence in Baltic region
Austrian Chancellor Strengthening Partnership with Estonia
‘It’s not human’: Army brings combat robotics closer to battlefield during field testing in Germany
Bundeswehr general sees concrete military threat to Germany
For Wales, see England – or so say Netflix
Ukraine war sparks debate over Finland’s ‘Achilles heel’
Twitter: Elon Musk mocks George Galloway over Russian media link
Moscow using real neo-Nazis to fight its war in Ukraine, German intelligence concludes
Chinese rubber company detains Laos farmer trying to sell crop outside province
Finland and Russia: a photo journey through the border zone
Ukraine pleads for more weapons, cholera spreads in Mariupol
German health minister promises help for Ukraine’s wounded
Australia, New Zealand unite on China’s Pacific threat
Sweden to Seek Constructive Progress with Turkey over NATO Bid
Russia’s central bank cuts interest rates to prewar level
Ukraine has documented more than 11,600 war crimes by Russian forces
Huge German military fund clears last parliamentary hurdle
AKQA Profiles Desperate LGBTQ+ Asylum Seekers in Sweden
January 6 Committee Hearings Seen as ‘Road Map’ to Prosecution of Trump
Germany seeks energy partnership in the Middle East
Kosovo Pledges To File EU Application By End Of Year
Finnish President, Swedish King Leave Islands Amid Russian Navy Drill
Life As An LGBT Person In Central Asia
Finland sending more defence aid to Ukraine
Athens shocked after Erdogan threatens in Greek
EC Set To Back Ukraine’s EU Candidate Status Despite Objections from Denmark, Netherlands
Bulgaria is rich with shale gas, but lacks political will to exploit it
Lukashists Want to Abolish Independent Trade Unions
Emmanuel Macron in Romania and Moldova next week
Denmark’s startup ecosystem making headway
EU plans law to reverse decades of biodiversity loss
Switzerland adopts new EU sanctions against Russia, Belarus
Well-Known Kyrgyz Political Analyst Dies While In Custody On High Treason Charge
Norway opens new national art museum
Despite Protests, First Monument To Kazan Ruler Soyembike Unveiled In Russia
Russia conducts land assault exercise in Kaliningrad
SAS granted reprieve by Denmark in wake of nightmare weeks
Sexy trash cans? This Swedish city is taking a risqué approach to garbage
Sweden’s gaming tech Lurkit plays in $2.7 million
Inflation in Norway reaches its highest level since 1988, 5.7%
NATO Secretary General to visit Finland and Sweden
Death sentence for Ukraine foreign fighters is a war crime: UN rights office
Victoria’s Norway House celebrates 75 years of community service
Inflation Continues To Set Records In Belarus, 17%
Ukraine’s high casualty rate could bring war to tipping point
Belarus army forms strike groups
Russian Planes Attacked Zhytomyr Region from the Territory of Belarus
Two China-Based Companies Choose Trinidad and Tobago Location
Cuba: When the Roof Falls In
Nicaragua authorises deployment of Russian military forces
Slovenia to dismantle border fence with Croatia
Bulgaria sets 3 conditions for lifting North Macedonia veto
Kosovo Mother Declares: ‘I am Proud of My Gay Son’
Osmani: Kosovo has a Place in NATO
Croatia’s Adriatic coast gets its first openly gay bar
Scholz Tells Serbia It Must Decide Between Europe and Russia
Germany’s Olaf Scholz visits Greece: Crisis management takes center stage
Karousos orders probe into Cyprus-registered Abramovich-owned planes
Spain mulls whether to send high-tech tanks to Ukraine
Nine European countries urge NATO to beef up eastern flank

Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Jessica Lewis Travels to France, Belgium, and Latvia
Timely funding of Rail Baltic likely to face serious difficulties
Finland and Patria support Latvian defence
Estonia President Karis: B9 states unanimous in call to augment NATO eastern flank
“Smolensk is Lithuania”: Lithuanian MP reminds Russia of long-standing border agreement
Commemorative stamp marks 100 years of US-Estonia official relations
Latvia: Temporary wood pellet shortage as residents rush to prepare for winter
Mystery aircraft from Lithuania triggers international security alert – crew still missing
John Malkovich on appearing on the Latvian stage
Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania foreign ministers discuss heavy arms supplies, sanctions, unblocking of exports
‘January’ Review: An Artist Searches for Himself Amid Latvia’s Independence Struggle
Lithuania PM Rejects Russia’s ‘Nonsense’ Threat
The West must put itself on a ‘war-footing’ and support Ukraine for ‘as long as it takes’
Estonia opposition party opts to start coalition talks
Estonia’s Kallas Stays in Power As New Coalition Talks Begin
Estonia PM Kallas set to regain majority in parliament
Estonian PM set to form new coalition after conservative party joins talks
Three companies apply for carbon capture permits in Norway’s North Sea
France in no mood to make concessions to Russia, presidency says
Putin’s ‘superweapons’ rendered useless as Russia’s ‘glaring capability gaps’ exposed
Scholz fails to win breakthrough with Bulgaria on North Macedonia’s EU bid
Ukraine’s ambassador to Germany: Kyiv to receive first PzH 2000 howitzers in June
German Chancellor Calls for EU to Open Accession Talks with North Macedonia and Albania
Russian military planes violate Swedish airspace in chilling new warning from Putin
German, Serbian leaders clash over Kosovo, Russia sanctions
Denmark and Canada settle border dispute over island near Greenland
Greece’s Pivotal Role In SEE Cooperation
Fatal shootings on track for record high in Sweden
Ireland and Cyprus face common challenges as island states, Irish Speaker says
An attack on one is an attack on everyone. Article 5 NATO will die if fragmented – Observer
U.S. Deeply Concerned About Georgia’s Democratic Trajectory
India and Germany are close, but Russia’s invasion is creating problems
Russia and Turkmenistan sign a Declaration on Deepening Strategic Partnership
Norway’s labeling of settler goods could harm ties with Oslo, Israel warns
Tajikistan says government opponent detained in restive east
Belarus Deployed Seven Battalions On Border With Ukraine
France, Australia reset under way after $830m subs settlement
Finland denies Turkish demands to extradite alleged terrorists
North Korea’s New Foreign Minister: A ‘Very Familiar’ Face in DC
Military Warehouse Is On Fire In Bryansk Region Of Russia
United States-Japan-Australia Trilateral Defense Ministers Meeting Joint Vision Statement
Von der Leyen makes surprise visit to Kyiv to discuss Ukraine’s EU bid
Japan, U.S., S. Korea to resume drills to counter N. Korean missiles
Under U.S. sanctions, Iran and Venezuela sign 20-year cooperation plan
Ukraine’s EU membership decision by next week, chief says
Russian shelling causes chemical-plant fire in eastern Ukrainian city
EU will likely grant Ukraine candidate status to join bloc, says Ursula von der Leyen
US pledges to maintain military capacity to defend Taiwan

1940 June 14: Soviets shoot down Finnish commercial airliner Kaleva returning from Tallinn to Helsinki
1941 June 14: Soviet Mass Deportations from Baltic States:
1944 June 17: Icelandic National Day