Day of Restoration of Independence of Estonia

1592 August 14: Falklands Day
August 14: Navajo Code Talkers Day
1947 August 14: Pakistan Independence Day, Youm-e-Azadi
1980 August 14: Founding of Polish non-governmental trade union Solidarność
In occupied Crimea, invaders abduct 20-year-old Crimean Tatar man
Estonia and Latvia pull out of China-CEEC cooperation format
‘We pray for Putin and for God to give him reason’ – interview with Lithuanian Orthodox bishop
Tanel Kiik to become Tallinn Deputy Mayor
Junior Ice Hockey: Latvia in QF, Slovakia out
Pandemic subsidies are not culprits of inflation in Baltics – interview
Site where noted Saaremaa Forest Brother fell in action commemorated
Latvia to Restrict Use of Russian Language
Estonia upsets Jusuf Nurkic and Dzanan Musa led Bosnia and Herzegovina

August 15: Liechtenstein National Day
1945 August 15: National Liberation Day of Korea
1947 August 15: India Independence Day
1960 August 15: Republic of the Congo Independence Day
Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania Are America’s Willing and Like-minded Allies
Estonia and Finland to sign a missile deal giving them control over the Gulf of Finland
Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia confirm Eurovision 2023 participation
Generational talent Juste Jocyte led Lithuania to U18 Women’s EuroBasket gold
Estonia: Number of unemployed persons fell by over 5,000 on-year in second quarter
Foreigners learn Latvian at annual summer course
Estonia: Food Bank users more than doubled since January
Daugavpils goes greener with compost landfill
Estonia’s liquidity reserve shrinks by €2.4 million in half a year
EU could give Russians ‘humanitarian’ visas only, Lithuanian FM says
Estonia’s Russian tourist visa ban enters into force on August 18
President of Latvia suggests revoking visas of war supporters
Estonia deports two Russian journalists for working while on tourist visas
Latvia: Five companies still in contention for big Rail Baltica building contract
Flexibility market starts development in Lithuania
Latvia: Justice Ministry pushes for name change of Soviet-glorifying objects
Narva Heritage Society against keeping relocated tank in Narva
Why the Baltic Sea is best place to preserve shipwrecks
Estonia: July real estate transactions down 17 percent
Wounded Ukrainian soldiers to be treated in Latvia
Dancing, music, historical displays highlight 2nd day of 109th Lithuanian Days
Ukraine Response 2022 – Latvia: Displacement Surveys with Ukrainian Refugees and TCNs
Lithuania sees steady FDI growth against the backdrop of geopolitical issues
Estonia: Schools’ ventilation systems not significantly improved over past two years
Back to 1929: Lithuanians recreate authentic interwar interior
Monkeypox vaccines delivered to Latvia
Interior minister: The Narva tank will be gone by August 20
Lithuania to host fundraising rave for Ukraine
‘Sierra’ director Sander Joon: Cinema and animation still in with a chance
Latvia: Tourist numbers bounced back in June
Utilitas starts building Estonia’s most powerful wind farm in Pärnu County
Over 36,000 Ukrainian refugees registered in Latvia
Ratas to Narva Center group: Tank not fit for public space
Baltic Countries Quit China-led East European Bloc Despite Retaliation From Beijing
Estonia, Finland plan to throw noose around Russian Baltic fleet
Team Abu Dhabi’s Al Mansoori delighted with Lithuania win
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra led by Tõnu Kaljuste goes on tour across country
Memory Water fined for unfair commercial practices
Independence Day: Germany & Lithuania Extend Greetings To India On 75th Anniversary
Latvia donates helicopters to Ukrainian Air Force
Eyeing Russia, Lithuania prepped for energy ‘Independence’ years ago
Foreign Ministry’s state secretary confirms Latvia’s strong support to Finland’s NATO membership
US will help to strengthen security of Latvia’s sea border – Pabriks
Ukrainian military receive four helicopters from Latvia
Estonia to build kindergarten in Ukraine for estimated EUR 1.4 mln
RTL confirm Luxembourg will not return to Eurovision in 2023
Herm becomes the first Channel Island to rely completely on more sustainable biofuel
Albania Pushes for ‘Golden Passports’ Despite EU Criticism
Tajikistan: Pamiri activists imprisoned en masse
Russian tourists being greeted with the Ukrainian national anthem in Finland
Donetsk court charges Britons, Swede and Croat as mercenaries, 3 face death penalty
Poland adds 0.3 GW renewables in June
Iran says Rushdie and supporters to blame for attack
To Escape the War, Ukraine’s Factories Are Moving West
Senior Kenyan election officials disown the results of presidential election
Horses sold for nearly EUR 1.6 mln at Pride of Poland auction
Angry China stages more drills near Taiwan as U.S. lawmakers visit
France’s President Emmanuel Macron Signs NATO Membership Protocols For Finland And Sweden
Norway hits export record amid soaring gas prices
Iran hosts drone tournament with Russia, Belarus and Armenia
Pay pushes Venezuelan teachers to protest, consider quitting
Poland struggles to contain Oder river environmental catastrophe
PM Modi pledges to make India developed country in 25 years
German Refinery Reliant on Russia Now Using Oil From the US
New Zealand river’s personhood status offers hope to Māori
Canadian LNG deal with Germany seems unlikely, as emphasis grows on hydrogen
Urban combat and beyond: Ukrainian recruits get UK training
Finland’s inflation hits nearly 8 percent in July
These Belarusians Fight Alongside Ukraine – in a Bid for Their Freedom, Too
Germany sends fighter jets to Indo-Pacific training mission
German families face 480 euro rise in gas bills under new levy
Finland scraps equal pay legislation amid coalition differences
Denmark to Limit Visa Issuance for Russian Citizens
Russians buying real estate in Finland at “accelerating rate”
Europe must stand together in support of Ukraine
Ukraine hits Russian Wagner mercenary HQ in east
China’s BYD partners with Nic. Christiansen group to deliver its models in Denmark

Lithuania’s Klaipeda to host ‘blue economy’ conference
Ancient archaeological sites unearthed in western Latvia
Priest in Lithuania loses clerical status for sexual abuse of minors
Latvia: Competition watchdog fines private construction cartel €234,000
Estonia to provide additional military aid to Ukraine – defense minister
Lithuania’s minimum wage may rise 15–19 percent, says MP
Narva tank arrives at Estonian War Museum
Lithuania to launch 5 training courses for Ukrainian military in August
Births in Estonia down 15 percent on year to July 2022
Lithuanian TV raises money to offer loitering munitions to Ukraine
Estonian labor market remained strong in second quarter
Norwegian weather forecasting services provider StormGeo to expand Vilnius office
Police detain eight as Soviet monuments in Narva removed Tuesday
Latvians launch fundraiser to buy Bayraktar UAV for Ukraine
China sanctions transport to Lithuania after official visit to Taiwan
Tartu gifting three buses to Ukrainian city of Lviv
Four Lithuanian top-division football players suspected of match-fixing
Haavisto: Finland will cut Russian visas by 90%
Latvian unemployment rate at 6.6% in Q2
First Ukrainian sunflower oil shipment sets off from Lithuania
Latvia Registers Nearly 250k Visitors in June, Twice More Than in 2021
After contract cancellation controversy, Lithuania delays electricity market liberalisation
Top Estonian chefs to mentor next generation of cooking enthusiasts
Lithuanian minister says giving up nuclear energy was a mistake
Right time for Korean companies to partner with Lithuania in life-science sector
Russia indicts Turku resident for anti-war demonstration in Finland
Russian citizens will have Latvia’s residence permits renewed ‘on rare occasions’
5th-gen subsonic Blue Spear SSMs will guard the Gulf of Finland
‘Escalation?…The Russians Have Already Escalated’: Former Estonian Spy Chief On Why The West Should Continue To Support Ukraine
Faroe Islands’ lamb and meat trade operates ‘like the wild west’
Commission approves €218 million Bulgarian scheme to support agricultural producers in context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Irish News: Politicians book out bespoke language classes after law amendment
New initiative to help Roma people in Bulgaria and Romania
United Kingdom’s National Strategy for Maritime Security
Chinese Influence in the Czech Republic
Digital world leaves some ‘hyperconnected and alone,’ Vatican official says
Armenia to set up ferry between Georgia and Russia
San Marino wins top philatelic award
The contest over the Black Sea in the new Cold War
Next.e.GO Mobile is headed to North Macedonia
European Union is opening a Silicon Valley ’embassy’
Flight of Fancy podcast: Basque Country is the world’s best destination for people who love to eat
European Power Prices Reach Records as Industry Starts to Buckle
19.64%: Nigeria’s Inflation Hits 17-Year High as Food Prices Soar
Will fracking make a comeback in Germany in face of gas crunch?
‘I Must Return To The Front Line’: Ukrainian Soldiers Lose Limbs And Keep Fighting
Germany deploys Eurofighter and transport aircraft to the Indo-Pacific for the first time
The Last Days Of Azovstal And The Fate Of Ukraine’s Mariupol Defenders
‘Sweden seeks the support of one dictator to protect itself from another’
German Troops Rejoin EU’s Bosnian Mission, Sparking Russian Anger
Germany: Discrimination a continuing problem, report shows
Kazakh Authorities Raise Death Toll From January Unrest To 238
Denmark To Beef Up Baltic Sea-Air Defense
Russia’s economy gets boost from wartime grain shipments
Germany to Keep Last Three Nuclear-Power Plants Running in Policy U-Turn
New Scottish law makes period products free for all
150 years of Lloyd’s Register in Denmark
Russia warns Britain against planned spy plane overflight
Norway, Finland and New Zealand top list of countries closest to becoming cashless
US, South Korea to begin expanded military drills next week
Europe Drought: German Industry at Risk as Rhine Level Falls
Reports: Israel carried out Gaza strike that killed 5 minors
Sweden developer plans 260-megawatt solar project in South Africa
New Polish textbook provokes anger with passage on fertility
Sweden-based Hygglo acquires UK-based Fat Llama in €41 million deal to create world’s biggest peer-to-peer rental platform
Blasts at Russian base in Crimea suggest Ukrainian fightback
Sweden Turns to Burning Oil as Power Prices Soar to Record
Russia fines streaming site Twitch over 31-second ‘fake’ video, Russian media report
Scholz confident Sweden’s NATO membership ‘will now progress very quickly’
Zimbabwe measles outbreak blamed on sect gatherings kills 157 children
Kaikkonen: Finland is already compatible with Nato – “just plug it in”
Russia’s Black Sea fleet struggling with effective sea control, UK says
A new era for Finland
German troops spot Russian forces in Mali as French pull out – document
Liberté, Egalité, Impunité
Taiwan says it detects 17 Chinese aircraft near island
Russia, Turkey sign contract for second batch of S-400 air defence systems
Chinese military ship docks at Sri Lanka port despite Indian concern
Poland, Czech Republic to jointly patrol Slovak airspace
Moscow blames saboteurs for explosions that rock ammo dump in Russian-annexed Crimea
Putin allies threaten to attack London Tower Bridge with Kalibr cruise missile
Kurds in Poland, and why they hunger strike
EU to Help Germany on Alternative to VAT Exemption on Gas Levy
Exhibition shows children’s drawings of Ukraine war alongside those from Poland after WWII
Russia amassing forces in Belarus, could ‘congratulate’ Ukraine on Independence Day with missiles

1945 August 17: Indonesian Declaration of Independence
1960 August 17: Gabon Independence Day
Latvia appreciates Türkiye’s role in Ukraine grain deal
Russian Woman Harassing Ukrainians Becomes Most Hated Tourist in EU
Donations on the way from Latvia to Ukraine’s hospitals
Estonia: Electric car sales steadily increase
Epidemiologist: 90% – 95% of Latvia’s residents have Covid antibodies
Estonia to auction competing proposals for wind farm building permits
Building insulation takes off rapidly in Latvia
Estonia receives €24 million in tax revenue from e-residents in first half
Latvia and Turkey discuss range of issues
Estonia’s record electricity price: Everything that could happen, happened
PM: Latvia will have enough gas for households
A tourist site in Lithuania bans Russian visitors
Latvian Scouts take to the waves
Latvia, Estonia discuss Riga-Tartu trainline
‘Only Brits and Balts were onboard’. How US struggled to convince allies of a coming war – media
Estonia sharply hikes countryside doctor beginner’s allowance
Watchdog allows collaboration of electric car charging networks in Latvia
Estonia: July sees record connection applications from solar electricity producers
Giving fillip to climate tech startups, Lithuania’s Contrarian Ventures launches €100 million fund
Estonian FM: It is possible to bar Russians with EU-issued tourist visas
A good year for tomatoes in Latvia
Estonia Turns Away Ukrainians Fleeing From Russia, Volunteers Say
Lithuania’s former deputy health minister accused of ‘abuse of office’, case reaches court
Estonia: Influence peddling trial involving Center Party starts November
PM’s adviser appointed to lead Lithuania’s office in Taiwan
Language board chief: Law must require local politicians speak Estonian
Ignas Brazdeikis ‘always wanted to play for Lithuania’
Estonia-based RecruitLab picks up €1.9 million to boost video-recruitment platform
Rampaging Ryanair passenger had to be restrained by SEVEN people mid-flight from London to Lithuania before being arrested
Latvian Railways short of staff and maintenance funds
Lithuanian minister calls for EU-wide decision on visa ban for Russian tourists
Latvia’s teachers announce strike ‘if ministry does not budge’
Lithuania to reach electricity price record on Wednesday evening, firms to reduce production
Estonian Navy conscripts get in training on terra firma
Lithuania’s future ambassador to Vatican vows to focus on Russia’s war in Ukraine
Estonia: Competition Authority to investigate causes of new record electricity price
Two Lithuanian power plants switched on following electricity shortage in Baltics
Tallinn Maritime Days highlight of last weekend in August
Latvia’s international representatives compare notes
Isle of Man to update blood donation rules for gay men
Russian Prosecutors Seek 15 Years In Prison For Crimean Tatar Leader, Activists
The EU-Azerbaijan gas deal is a repeat mistake
International cooperation is critical to the IRA’s climate and energy security impact
Mother And Daughter Take First Steps Since Losing Legs In Russian Attack
German Gas to Last Less Than 3 Months If Russia Cuts Supply
Canadian lawmakers plan Taiwan trip amid rising China tensions
Growth Slows in Eastern Europe as Poland’s Slump Tops Estimates
WHO chief: ‘Colour of skin’ may be why Tigray crisis not getting attention
Ukraine’s rail system is working overtime to keep people and goods moving
France’s river Loire sets new lows as drought dries up its tributaries
Too Often Overlooked, Finland Is a Dream for Hikers of All Levels
Taiwan’s air force flexes muscles in face of Chinese war games
Sweden presents plan to tackle high winter power bills
NATO says it is ready to step up forces if Serbia-Kosovo tensions escalate
Germany’s Uniper on the ‘brink of insolvency’ after €12bn loss
Action wanes at U.N. to isolate Russia almost six months into Ukraine war
Germany and Israel condemn Palestinian president Holocaust statements
China to send troops to Russia for ‘Vostok’ exercise
Norway’s oil fund chief warns of tough times ahead for investors
Navalny urges systematic sanctions against Russian oligarchs
Poland’s economy contracts as threat of recession across eastern Europe mounts
Turkmen Activists Beaten At Istanbul Consulate Trying To Deliver Letter To President
Poland’s central bank chief warns of German designs on Polish territory
Russian Police Search Homes Of Journalists Contributing To RFE/RL Programs
The Belarusian Opposition Is Growing Stronger
Russian Energy Export Revenue To Rise By ‘Almost $100 Billion’ This Year
Belarus’ exiled opposition step up battle for relevance
Kosovo Festival Transforms Pristina

Narva tank opened up, contains engine and even fuel
Latvia’s hospitals consider cutting meals to pay energy bills
Starting From Today, Russians Are Banned From Entering Estonia With Estonian Schengen Visas
Ventspils port plans to build solar parks
Tank removal brings closure for family who once farmed the area
Police accused of negligence in possible violent hate crime in Latvia
CO2 quota price at all-time high
Latvia and U.S. conducting air support drills
Lithuania to send officers to Finland to learn to attract conscripts, reservists
Soviet monuments dismantled in Ropaži municipality, Latvia
Estonia’s president helps weave camouflage nets for Ukraine
China has not informed Lithuania of cut in transport ties – minister
Rail Baltica Ülemiste terminal construction tender attracts just one bidder
Latvia Delivers Six M109 Self-Propelled Howitzers to Ukraine
Nord Pool exchange must be made more transparent
Latvian Russians Union (LKS) to organize a protest action against the dismantling of the monument glorifying the Soviet army
EV Marathon takes e-cars on day-long rally round Estonia
Lithuania calls on Russia’s collective responsibility for the Ukraine war
Eesti Energia CEO: Baltic gas plants staying off the market was unexpected
Russia can pay for Kaliningrad transit shipments via foreign banks – minister
Estonia says it repelled major cyberattacks after removing Soviet monuments
SPAR enters the Latvia market with first location
Kersti Kaljulaid: Tank removal did not destroy the fruits of integration
How Lithuanian flagship brand was hijacked by Russian oligarchs
Accommodation Establishments in Estonia Served Nearly 337,000 Tourists in June This Year, Statistics Reveals
Lithuania, Denmark Back EU-Wide Block On Russian Tourist Visas
Latvians leave home aged 26, on average
Lithuania demands China revoke sanctions against official over Taiwan visit
Third of Russian-speakers in Estonia back relocating Soviet monuments
Illegal Migrants Show No Interest in Living & Working In Lithuania, Ministry Says
Estonia sends more weapons to Ukraine, supports UK training program
Lithuania to set up body to coordinate Ukraine reconstruction efforts
Cyberattacks against Estonia continue — RIA
Vilnius summons China diplomat to protest sanctions
Data: Estonian citizens around the world
In a challenge to China, Lithuania appoints new envoy to Taiwan
Latvian aid to Ukraine equivalent to 0.8% of GDP
China’s reaction to Lithuanian vicemin’s Taiwan visit “regrettable” – adviser
Postimees: Russian hackers bragging about cyber attacks on Estonia
People from Putin’s circle among investors in Lithuania’s fridge maker Snaige
Ignas Brazdeikis takes down Spain as Lithuania prevails by two
EBRD increases green and SME financing in Tajikistan
Worries and hopes mark National Day in Liechtenstein
Slovakia to send weapons to Ukraine despite Russia’s efforts to prevent supplies – defence minister
‘Repowering’ the European Union
National Geographic to offer a unique view of Belgium on 12 September
Chinese Influence in Hungary
High street? Dutch ecstasy ‘shop’ shows possible way for drug reform
High energy prices force Romania’s biggest chemicals company to suspend operations
Greenland’s Indigenous population favours extracting and exporting sand from melting ice sheet
Russian Revolut launches consumer loans in Romania
Huge megalithic complex of more than 500 standing stones discovered in Spain
Kyrgyzstan: 19-year-old blogger arrested as president targets ‘fake patriots’
Norway Central Bank Lifts Rate to 1.75%, Sees Next Hike in September
American Investor Known For Russian Nightclub, Pro-Ukrainian Stances, Found Dead In Washington
Sweden’s first extradition falls short of Ankara’s demands
Gorno-Badakhshan Blogger Detained In Moscow; Relatives Fear His Extradition To Tajikistan
Norway’s GDP Grew in Second Quarter, Helped by Services
MEP asks Commission to ban extraditions to Russia
Denmark to Invest $5.5B in Navy, Build Own Ships
As EU-China relations cool, Europe increasingly looks to Taiwan
VW will only sell EVs in Norway as of 2024
Saudi doctoral student gets 34 years in prison for tweets
Finland Says Two Russian Military Planes Violated Its Airspace
Turkey lowers interest rate even as inflation soars to 80%
Denmark to open Rwanda office as part of offshore asylum plans
US to hold trade talks with Taiwan in new show of support
Finnish pole vaulter wins European championship gold
Falling trees kill five in storms lashing Austria
Russian villagers evacuate after ammunition base fire near Ukraine border, official says
Norway’s Oil and Gas Firms Raise Spending Forecasts
Israeli PM speaks to Germany’s Scholz on Iran nuclear deal
Germany to slash VAT on gas sales to cushion price shock
Forest fire smoke drifts into Russian capital amid heatwave
Taiwan envoy calls on Germany to up visits, military cooperation
The real role of pro-Russian Chechens in Ukraine
Ukraine Defense Chief Believes in Victory, Restoration of 1991 Borders
Chinese Firms Leaving New York Stock Exchange Could Be First of Many

1919 August 19: Afghan Independence Day
1991 August 19: 1991 Soviet coup d’état attempt, August Putsch
Russia paralyzed Estonia’s internet once. Its latest effort may have failed.
Tensions with Moscow test Latvia’s welcome for Russian media exiles
Estonian ambassador presents credentials to Hungarian president
Parent co-payment for Rīga school lunches to be introduced
Estonia: Next year’s salary advance disputes will be difficult
Russia deploys hypersonic missiles to Kaliningrad
Tartu has no plans to abandon gas buses
Lithuania closes Medininkai migrant facility as last foreigners moved
What happened in Latvia between August 18 and 21, 1991
Lithuania Eases Employment Conditions for Foreigners
Latvia: President Levits opens Meeting House and tree trail
Estonia: Air defense tender to be part of state budget strategy process
Orsted-backed offshore wind giant ‘could supply half Estonia’s power’ in Russia’s shadow
Migrants say Belarusian officers help them cross Lithuanian border
Kärdla’s Soviet monument ‘Kivi Jüri’ moves to Hiiumaa Military Museum
One of the largest US warships to visit Lithuania
Estonia Eyes Unilateral Russian Visa Ban If EU Won’t Agree
Big drop in Latvia’s electricity production in July
Feuilleton: Brass tacks of electricity price formation
Professionals working for international organizations can contribute significantly to development of Latvia – researcher
Estonia to re-inter twenty-two Soviet-era military cemeteries
‘If Russia wins, our Baltic allies are at risk’. US security officials urge Biden to arm Ukraine
Terje Talv: We need to generate more power than we consume
3 Biggest And Most Respected Brands In Latvia
Estonian border guard: First day of Russian tourist visa ban was calm
Lithuania postpones maintenance on power cable to Sweden due to tight market
Estonia: Unemployment Insurance Fund board decides against tax increase
Producer prices up 30% over year in Latvia
Estonia: Kaja Kallas hosts annual former prime ministers meeting
Kaunas mayor’s company unsure about the date of Russia business sale
Temperatures hit year’s record high in Latvia
Surveillance systems cover half of Lithuania-Belarus border – minister
One in four women in Latvia has experienced physical or sexual violence
Lithuania activates two additional power plants following record–high prices
Latvia: Bayraktar donation drive raises nearly half a million euros in five days
Six M109A5Oe self-propelled howitzers sent to Ukraine by Latvia already in action
Russian citizens purchase land plots in Lithuania under company’s name
Kristaps Porzingis returns to Latvia in style
Fitch Revises Estonia’s Outlook to Negative; Affirms at ‘AA-‘
Monaco’s real estate market is changing the face of the principality
Bomb threats put tiny Moldova, Ukraine’s neighbor, on edge
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NATO air forces conduct joint flight training over Bulgaria
Malta voted favourite Reader’s Choice for best European destination
Tenn. Guard Strengthens Combat Medicine Skills with Bulgaria
5 reasons Slovenia is Europe’s best-kept secret
Energy crisis accelerates Romania’s transition to renewables
American NATO troops deployed at check points in Kosovo
Romania’s Fiscal Council sees year’s budget deficit above 7% of GDP
Portugal abuse commission urges victims to come forward during home visits
In Tajikistan, Afghan refugees fear they’re trapped in a dead end
Cyprus, Greece and Germany are opposing a block on visas for Russian tourists — Politico
Tajikistan picks winners in Pamir investment drive
Ecommerce in Spain was worth €57.7 billion in 2021
Discrimination vs LGBT community now punishable in Cebu City
Florida Christian school policy asks LGBT students to get out: Report
Entrepreneurism is alive and well in Norway’s oil patch
Ukraine’s battlefield nuclear plant: what are the risks?
Zimbabweans hit by 257% inflation: Will gold coins help?
Senior Armenian, Azerbaijani Officials Meet In Brussels
Europe in the Indo-Pacific: Germany and France Flex Their Muscles
Croatia to invest €180 million in LNG infrastructure
North Korea dismisses Seoul’s aid offer as ‘foolish’ repeat
Latest U.S. aid package to Ukraine includes surveillance drones
Norway riding high on soaring oil and gas revenues
Indigenous woman nominated to Canada’s Supreme Court in ‘historic moment’
Market blast in north Syria kills 15 people, wounds dozens
EU Countries Ponder Visa Ban For Russians Over Ukraine War
37.2%: German producer prices show record rise
Xi, Putin to attend G20 summit in Indonesia this November
Nigeria’s Osun River: Sacred, revered and increasingly toxic
Cuba to send hundreds of doctors to Italy’s Calabria region
Denmark planning major revamp of Navy
Italy’s PD pledges ‘dowry’ for young people in election manifesto
Winds drive major wildfire in Spain; Portugal goes on alert
Businesses Wary of China’s Military Activity Surrounding Taiwan
Denmark-Vietnam partnership on agriculture and sustainable development
German heat pump bonanza test industry’s resilience in Russian gas crunch
US Moves to Bolster Mobility of Ukrainian Forces
Palestinians hail PA leader upon his return from Germany
NATO secretary general to focus on arctic during Canada visit
China’s response to Pelosi visit a sign of future intentions
More blasts in Russian-held areas far from Ukraine front lines
Russia has no moral right to sit at G20, says Britain
Two injured in Sweden shopping centre shooting, one arrested
IMF staff to visit Sri Lanka next week on aid package
Norway [state-owned] power grid operator cuts tariffs to zero to help consumers
US Treasury official to visit India amid Ukraine tensions
Finland to host talks with Sweden, Turkey

1991 August 20: Day of Restoration of Independence of Estonia
Estonia has already provided EUR 250M in military aid to Ukraine
How Has Baltic Became The New IT Hub Of EU
Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) visit Baltic allies
Latvian lands top EU job earmarked for Maltese-speaking candidates
Estonia officially proposes EU impose eighth Russian sanctions package
Michigan connection to Latvian news
Estonian police apprehend man inciting hatred in social media video post
Lithuania to set up body to coordinate Ukraine reconstruction efforts
USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) Arrives in Tallinn, Estonia
USS Arlington, USS Gunston Hall Completes U.S. – Finland Interoperability Exercise; Port in Riga, Latvia
‘I am not blaming anyone’: Estonians shrug off 23% inflation
Doubts in Lithuania that EU can reach unanimous agreement on visas for Russians
Narva attempting again to rename streets named for local Communist leaders
SmartLynx Airlines first in the Baltics to fly more environmentally friendly Boeing planes
Estonian leaders, neighbors mark 1991 restoration of Estonian independence
Germany navy corvette calls in at Rīga port
EPSO-G Group’s revenue for the first six months of the year rose to EUR 243.7 million
Check out Latvia’s Baltic cricket champions
Gulf of Riga offshore wind farm design work to be completed by end of year
A US Marine Corps ship arrived in Lithuania’s Klaipeda
August 20 Club holds festive meeting at Toompea Castle
Prison officer, 35, relishes her new freedom after dropping more than eight stone after flying to Lithuania for £7,000 gastric bypass surgery
Estonia’s electricity prices to reach as low as €0.44 per MWh on Sunday
No change in security situation after Kinzhal deployment in Kaliningrad –Lithuanian defense minister
Estonia: President Karis hosts August 20 reception at Kadriorg Rose Garden
Flanders makes over €1 billion loans available for energy renovations
U.K. cut off thousands of pensioners in Canada for failure to provide ‘proof of life’
Kamil Polakovič, the King of Romani Songs, has passed away in Slovakia
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Australians Shocked at Bali Attacker’s Sentence Cut
Slovakia Heads for Minority Cabinet as Ruling Coalition Splits
Arnar Pétursson came in first in the Reykjavík Marathon 2022
K-boom! South Korea’s art and high culture lands in Britain with a bang
Czech Republic supports idea for EU to suspend visa issue to Russians
Pinc List 2022: Wales’ most influential LGBT+ people
Chinese leader asked Biden to prevent Pelosi from visiting Taiwan
EU Delegation to Turkmenistan holds online campaign to support rights of animals
Cornwall mum, 90, waits 40 hours for an ambulance after ‘serious fall’
British Lawmaker: Nuclear Accident Could Draw NATO Allies into War
Path of peace: Shadow of war looms over pope’s Kazakhstan visit
NATO races to counter Russia’s threat in Europe’s weak spot
Gibraltar prepares for first auction of a Russian oligarch’s detained superyacht
Finland, Sweden offer NATO an edge as rivalry warms up north
Malta will have a national airline despite Air Malta troubles
NATO’s Eighth Strategic Concept: Changing force posture in Europe
Montenegro government falls over ties with Serbian Orthodox Church
Quad to curb China’s illegal fishing in Indo-Pacific
Croatia’s Safe Place wins Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature Film
Russia-controlled Zaporizhzhia says it’s exporting up to 7,000 T of grain per day
Russian Won’t Be Taught In Kyiv’s Schools. How Do Ukrainians Feel About It?
French President Macron to travel to Algeria on Aug. 25
Wizz Air suspends relaunch of Russia-UAE flights as criticism mounts
U.S. Treasury official warns Russia trying to bypass Western sanctions via Turkey
UN: US buying big Ukraine grain shipment for hungry regions
Albania arrests two Russians, one Ukrainian trying to enter military plant

August 23: European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism
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
1991 August 24: Ukraine Independence Day
1825 August 25: Uruguay Independence Day
2006 August 26: Murder of Akbar Bugti, the father of the Baloch nation
1991 August 27: Moldova Independence Day