Russia Is After Crimean Tatars Again

September 18-24, Last Week of September: Banned Books Week
1810 September 18: Fiestas Patrias, Chile
In world beset by turbulence, nations’ leaders gather at UN
NATO Military Committee chair: New era in global security
‘Living through the other’: Lithuania’s emotional identification with Ukraine
Russia moves missiles from St Petersburg to Ukraine
Vilnius DJs sample dictators to produce anti-regime techno
Lithuanian mother of 18: ‘I’ve cried into a pillow 100 times, but never regretted it’
Finland watches eastern border as Baltics, Poland ban Russian tourists
Maggots key to crisis-time fertilizer for Ugandan farmers
Self-sufficient farmers on the Faroe Islands
‘We Don’t Want To Serve Occupiers’: Backlash in Georgia Against Russian Emigres

1893 September 19: New Zealand allows women to vote in parliamentary elections
1983 September 19: Saint Kitts and Nevis Independence Day
Permanently stationed US troops probably not best option for Baltics, NATO chiefs say
Baltic States & Poland Officially Stop Issuing Schengen Visas & Ban Russians From Today
Egypt, Latvia hold second round of political consultations
Minister calls for rapid change to seven Narva street names
Ukrainian children in Liepāja will get transport and lunch discount
Disinformation on the rise, targets Russian travel restrictions – Lithuanian army
Lidl Announces Management Change In Latvia And Estonia
Lithuania’s EducMin tells schools to remove inappropriate Russian textbooks
Latvia takes two days to alert public in crisis: LTV’s De Facto
How Estonia’s digital evolution could set it up for the metaverse
Successful tourism season this year in Latvia
Lithuania closes borders to Russians with Schengen tourist visas
LTV’s De Facto lists accused and convicted election candidates
Estonian minister on World Cleanup Day: Cigarette butts biggest littering problem
Russians with tourist visas no longer allowed across Baltic borders
Lithuanian wins first prize in EU Young Scientists Competition
Veiko Kommusaar: Not every person crossing the border is a refugee
Lithuanian volunteer troops leaving for Mali: ‘We know what to do in any situation’
The fifth World Cleanup in Latvia ended with opening Parks of Trees of Happiness and diverse cleanup programs
LRT joins European Perspective project to share news with European public broadcasters
Reform gets behind stripping Russian citizens of right to vote
Restrictions on Belarusian travellers ‘being considered’, says Lithuanian minister
Infectologist Dumpis: this could be the last ‘serious’ Covid winter
Baltic states and Poland close doors to Russian tourists
Lithuanian president calls for more military support to Kyiv amid Russia’s ‘genocide’
Latvia-based Riga Gold hoping product quality will open new markets
NATO battle group in Lithuania kicks off Rising Stallion Exercise
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland restrict entry to Russians
10 Russians denied entry to Estonia on first day of Schengen visa ban
Vilnius public transport workers plan to strike in early October
Pevkur: Estonia’s mid-range air defense system will be operational by 2025
Lithuania buys mini UAVs to secure the Baltic against Russia
Tallinn participatory budget proposals focus on safe, green urban space
US Banks On Lithuania (!?) To Prove LA100 Renewable Energy Model
Daugavpils children’s home suspends all staff bover suspected violence
Lithuania will remember Queen Elizabeth II as sincere and loving – president
LTV slapped with fines by broadcast regulator
Kaunas completes construction of Lithuania’s largest stadium
Poet Lija Brīdaka passes away
Historic ship leaking fuel into Pärnu River
Belarus shuts down a Lithuanian school
President Karis: Queen Elizabeth II’s legacy has a special place in history
Lithuania’s Aleksandr Sorokin runs 319.6 km in 24 hours, creates new world record
Baltic nations close borders to Russians over Ukraine war
Tibetan Weekend Schools Of Switzerland and Liechtenstein Hold 5th General Meeting
Majority in Montenegro Back Ukraine, says Ambassador
Will Turkey and Greece Go to War?
Western Sanctions On Russia Pave Way For New Opportunities For Georgia
Russia is going to send an Ossetian volunteer detachment to Ukraine
Anti-LGBT Protest Held in Istanbul Despite Pride Ban
Germany on track for recession, high inflation in 2023, says central bank
U.S. adds Iran cargo planes flying to Russia to export violation list
Critics: Finland in ‘hostile’ environment over Germany’s Uniper nationalisation
Nigerian students protest 7-month lecturers strike
Leak detected at nuclear power plant in Germany
Pelosi condemns ‘illegal’ Azerbaijan attack on Armenia
Hurrah for Denmark, Top Winner of the 2022 European Cybersecurity Challenge
Ukraine Says Farewell To Beloved Ballet Soloist Who Was Killed In Combat
Norway oil fund warns of ‘danger’ that environment falls down agenda
Europe races to prepare for energy crunch this winter
US$1.2 billion capital cost increase for Norway offshore project
United Arab Emirates to launch first lunar rover in November
SAS Aims for Electric Flights in Norway by 2028
Thousands take part in anti-government protest in Moldova
Knitting warm socks for the soldiers in Ukraine
Russian Foreign Ministry Summons Canadian Ambassador Over Alleged Attacks On Embassy
Germany to rebuild bridge over Rhine that collapsed during WW2
Biden says U.S. forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion
Sweden’s Instabox and Budbee to join forces and push forward sustainable last-mile delivery
Queen of Soviet pop Alla Pugacheva assails Putin’s war in Ukraine
Finland imports Russian gas to fill LNG terminal
Moscow-Backed Separatists In Eastern Ukraine Sentence OSCE Employee To 13 Years In Prison
Germany’s Die Linke on verge of split over sanctions on Russia
Bulgarian politician: Brussels does not know the truth about TurkStream
Sweden’s new government unlikely to derail Nato accession, analysts say
US contractor freed by Taliban in swap for drug trafficker
For Poland, Vistula Spit Canal means freedom from Russia: German media
‘This is the beginning of a big Russian military defeat in Ukraine’
Brad Pitt makes his debut as a sculptor in Finland exhibition
Queen’s final resting place is a small chapel in historic Windsor Castle
Finance Ministry, Finland: Economic growth will stall in 2023
The war in Ukraine is forcing Europe to develop its own nuclear deterrence
Ukraine has shot down 55 Russian warplanes, U.S. general says
Analyst: Kazakhstan comfortable as ‘bridge between West and East’
Finland has seen the worst of current coronavirus variants, expert tells YLE
European and African local authorities renew EU partnership for sustainable development
Greenpeace protest delays Finland’s Russian LNG imports
Moderate Party leader tasked with negotiating Sweden’s next government
Ilya Silchukou Returns to the Stage Following Expulsion in Belarus
Recession fears shake Germany as energy costs hit business
Russia no longer has full control of Luhansk as Ukraine recaptures suburb of Lysychansk
Political Implications of Looming Problems with Wages and Jobs in Russia
Low tuition fees attract Africans to Poland

Latvia plans to introduce heating price ceiling
Reinsalu at UN: Russia must be legally accountable for Ukraine war crimes
Chairman of Lithuanian Community in Belarus: ‘Soon, we will need permission to speak our language’
Survey: Latvian public sees Russia in more negative light than in 2021
Higher salaries in nearby municipalities attract teachers away from Tallinn
Russian navy was supplied from Germany via Latvian company
Lithuania starts building military logistics support area in Rukla
Estonian FM: Belarusian regime must not feel it can act with impunity
Lithuanian Football Federation drafts new statutes to appease critics
Biotoopia Talks: Eco-aesthetics
US serviceman who died after driving off bridge in Lithuania was drunk – prosecutor
Eesti Pank chief: Budget deficit deep, no signs of any improvement
Lithuania Denied Entry to 26 Russians Since September 19
Finnair calls time on Tartu-Helsinki route
Temperature in apartments in Latvia to not exceed +19° C this winter
Estonia: Government and central bank both need to act to combat inflation
Price of bread in Lithuania rises by a third – Eurostat
Estonia’s President catches lift to UN General Assembly with Polish president
Ministries propose increasing minimum wage in Lithuania to €840 – sources
NATO Military Committee Chair: Alliance must strengthen its ground forces
Lithuania Considering Introducing an Entry Ban for Citizens of Belarus
Foreign Ministry: Estonia against abolishing EU unanimity rule
As Lithuanian prisons fill up, convicts wait for months to serve out sentences
Estonian PM: We will never recognize ‘fake referendums’ in Ukraine
Lithuanian, Polish soldiers’ joint grave found in Lithuania
Foreign Minister calls on US businesses to invest in Latvia
Taiwan, Lithuania develop first thin disk laser system
Estonia’s justice minister discusses cooperation with head of European Patent Office
Bite Lithuania opens data center outside Vilnius
Energy-intensive manufacturing plants in Latvia will have access to state aid
Lithuania selects Venice 2021 Horizons winner ‘Pilgrims’ as Oscar entry
Elin Toona on surviving Estonia’s ‘great escape’ of 1944
Doctors in Latvia to organise repeated warning strike
Largest stadium in Lithuania completed
Estonian formin presents statement on Russian war crimes, genocide to UN’s DiCarlo
US Senators Durbin, Grassley meet with speaker of Lithuania’s parliament Viktorija Cmilyte-Nielsen
Latvia a step closer to education in official language only
Lithuanian, Hungarian army chiefs talk Ukraine support
Monaco remains on F1 schedule through 2025
EU Cohesion Policy: €1.4 billion for Ireland’s economic and social development and green transition in 2021-2027
Why Gibraltar matters to both the UK and Spain
Slovenia to send tanks to Ukraine in chain swap with Germany
Russia behind anti-Bulgarian hysteria, says Macedonian ex-PM
No chance we will let Kosovo in UN, says Vucic
Sweden’s interest rate rise is biggest in three decades
U.S. senators want secondary sanctions on Russian oil
Samsara to Open New European Technology Center in Warsaw, Poland
On sidelines of UN, a push for China’s abuses to be punished
Council adopts additional €5 billion assistance to Ukraine
Kazakhstan cracks down on sanctions-hit Russian truckers
Sweden lifts interest rates by full percentage point with more to come
Kazakhstan doesn’t forget the EU in its busy international agenda
Norway Wealth Fund Sets Net-Zero Target for Portfolio Firms
Kazakh Court Detains Three Karakalpak Activists On Unspecified Charges
Russia makes moves to annex separatist regions in Ukraine
NATO ‘Ready To Act’ In Kosovo If Tensions With Serbia Escalate
Big Deal: Denmark’s Podimo is quietly taking on the giants when it comes to podcasting
Buryatia’s Bone Breakers Get A Crack At Big-Time Competition
Germany steps up drive to replace Russian oil supplies
Bulgaria tenders for LNG supplies to ride out energy crisis
Hedge fund trader can be extradited from UK to Denmark to face ‘cum-ex’ charges
France: No nation can stay ‘indifferent’ on Ukraine war
Electric, Autonomous Ro-Ro Freight Ferries Begin Service in Norway
Russia moves to formally annex swathes of Ukraine
Far-right German politicians accused of pro-Putin ‘propaganda trip’
Denmark becomes first country to pledge ‘loss and damage’ finance
UK leader vows to keep military aid flowing to Ukraine
Belarus Allowed To Take Part In Draw For 2024 European Soccer Championship
Poland’s population falls by nearly half a million in a decade
German gas storage 90% full ahead of winter despite Russian cuts
Denmark and Germany now building the world’s longest immersed tunnel
U.S., Norway Defense Leaders Discuss Ukraine, Importance of High North
Poland prepares potassium iodide tablets for distribution in case of nuclear disaster in Ukraine

1964 September 21: Malta Independence Day
1981 September 21: Belize Independence Day
1991 September 21: Armenia Independence Day
Former government Covid advisor: Virus is now on a par with the flu
Police in Latvia dismantle major money laundering group
Estonia: Defense spending to rise to at least 2.7 percent of GDP in 2023
Latvia will not recognize “referenda” in Donbas pseudo-republics on joining Russia – PM
Estonia: Sharp surge in cyberattacks on media houses this year
Hungary‘s army chief in Vilnius: it‘s ‘stupid’ to say we support Russia
Bank of Estonia governor: Winter economically harder, but no crash likely
Russia’s actions threaten Europe with ‘looming nuclear disaster’ – Lithuanian president at UN
Estonia banned the return to the country of Russians who fought against Ukraine
Putin’s mobilisation shows Russia is in bad situation – Lithuanian MoD
Estonia’s collaborative approach pays dividends for start-ups
Vilnius mayor sides with management ahead of public transport workers’ strike
Who needs to pay whom? Commission’s energy proposals sow confusion
One month of war to cost Latvia about one billion euros
Over 100,000 people fleeing Ukraine entered Estonia since conflict’s start
Peat as fuel: an untapped resource in Latvia
Estonian President: Putin conceding defeat in Ukraine with mobilization
‘Dzintars’ trademark dispute gets final ruling
Europe’s Green-Building Retrofit Leader Is One of Its Smallest Countries
The 5 Best Places To Live In Estonia
Lithuania will never recognise sham referenda in Ukraine’s occupied territories – president
Ministry finalizes draft law on transition to Estonian-language schooling
More heating aid measures proposed in Latvia
Estonia: Smaller banks offer better rates for fixed-term deposits
Kaščiūnas: foreign arms makers mull production in Lithuania
Gallery: ‘Boat of Tears’ exhibition remembers fleeing Estonians in 1944
Survey: Doctor’s profession most prestigious in Latvia
Estonia expels another ‘Kremlin provocateur’
Nobel-winning Belarusian author Alexievich awarded honorary doctorate in Kaunas
Estonia: Draft law repealing non-citizens voting rights passes first reading
No change in threat level in Lithuania over Russian mobilisation, president to summon Defence Council
Baltic nations say they will refuse refuge to Russians fleeing mobilisation
Lithuania Deploys Rapid Reaction Force At Border To Counter ‘any Provocation’ From Russia
Kadri Kõusaar’s Deserted crowned Best Film at the Estonian Film and Television Awards
Belarusian RFE/RL Journalist Released From Penal Colony, Arrives In Lithuania
Latvia’s president calls for setting up special tribunal to probe Russian crimes in Ukraine
Which country in Europe runs the best eHealth services? Try Malta
Get to know Victoria Jimenez Kasintseva, Andorra’s teenage trailblazer
‘The story of 2022 is freedom fighting back’ against aggression, UK Prime Minister Truss says in UN speech
Iranian State Actors Conduct Cyber Operations Against the Government of Albania
Sandu calls on Russia to withdraw troops from Transnistria
Russia-Imposed Court In Crimea Sentences Crimean Tatar Leader To 17 Years In Prison
Backlash against Abkhazia dacha handover grows as Moscow turns up heat
The ECB’s new backstop introduces atrocious incentives
Zugzwang central banking: ECB rate decision choices leave bank no good options
Iran death toll grows as protests intensify
Swissport Starts Up Aviation Fueling in Finland
European spyware investigators criticize Israel and Poland
Sarcasm, scepticism in Ukraine over Russia’s partial mobilisation
France to provide free access to emergency contraception and STI screening
Finland says it closely monitors Russia after mobilisation
German Police Raids Houses Reportedly Linked To Putin’s Close Ally, Tycoon Usmanov
Isolated operation test of Kaliningrad electricity system to be held over weekend
Russia releases 10 foreigners captured in Ukraine after Saudi mediation, Riyadh says
How does Finland punch above its weight when it comes to attracting FDI?
Spain gives personhood status to Mar Menor salt-water lagoon
British citizens to retain pre-Brexit local voting rights in Poland
War crimes evidence guide unveiled in nod to Ukraine
Niinistö to UN: Now is the time to strengthen multilateral cooperation
Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine An Affront To UN Charter, Biden Tells World Leaders
Poland’s east depopulates as suburbs grow, census data show
Growing cholera outbreak in Syria infects hundreds, 39 dead
Finland represented at Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Los Angeles
Putin orders partial Russian mobilisation, warns West over ‘nuclear blackmail’
Norway maintains presence in Arkhangelsk
Amid War In Ukraine, U.S. Astronaut Joins Russian Cosmonauts In Launch To International Space Station
Fortum sells Uniper stake to Germany
China dials down Taiwan rhetoric; US, Canada transit strait
Vianode invests NOK 2 billion in battery materials plant in Norway
EU mulls more sanctions if Russia persists with referendums in parts of Ukraine
Russia incapable of general mobilisation, Finnish military expert says
Shaped by war, Bosnian leader chides UN inaction on Ukraine
Europe burns cash to help businesses in energy crisis
Germany takes over Uniper, raising rescue bill to $29 bln
Xinjiang Has Produced Its James Joyce

1236 September 22: Baltic Unity Day/Battle of Saulė
1908 September 22: Bulgarian Declaration of Independence
1944 September 22: Resistance Day, Estonia
1960 September 22: Mali Independence Day
How Lithuania Turned Mushroom Picking Into Autumn Entertainment
Estonia: Businesses will incur fines for switching to universal electricity service
Lithuania’s former president Grybauskaite a favourite in the upcoming presidential elections
Estonians resorting to savings amid soaring inflation
Lithuania’s MigrDep sees no increase in asylum applications after Russia’s mobilization
Alar Karis to UN: Hesitance to take sides encourages Russia, undermines UN
‘We drive taxis after work.’ Low-paid lecturers in Lithuania say they cannot survive on idealism
Resistance Day commemorates Estonian fight against 1944 Soviet reoccupation
Levits at United Nations: “Russia alone is responsible for this crisis!”
PM: People who go to fight for Russia from Estonia facing criminal penalty
15 Russians denied border crossing since Monday in Latvia
Estonian Minister: Russian war crimes tribunal must be set up
As trade relations grow, Lithuania seeks to attract more cargoes from Kazakhstan
Estonia Grants First Crypto License to LastBit’s Striga
Knit socks for Ukrainian soldiers, Latvian Post invites
Vilnius tests transport timetables integrated into Google Maps
Fire in the residential quarters of tanker in Gulf of Finland
Latvia must be ready to deal with asylum applications from Russians subject to mobilization – defense minister
Estonia: Road-building projects to be scaled down next year
Lithuanian, Korean vice defmins discuss arms acquisition
Estonia holds new tender to house Ukrainian refugees
Russian army call-up won’t be enough to get asylum in Lithuania – minister
University of Tartu alumni donate SUV to Estonian volunteers fighting in Ukraine
Tougher residence permit rules imposed on Russians and Belarusians in Latvia
Court finds Immortal Regiment activist Seredenko guilty of acting against Estonia
Fur farming to be banned in Latvia as of 2028
Estonia: Teachers’ average monthly wage rises to over €2,000 for 2023
Latvia: Supernova 2023 song submission deadline set for December 1
Kallas: This government won’t strip Russian citizens’ right to local vote
Lithuanian Orthodox Church criticizes deputy formin’s visit to Patriarch of Constantinople
Kristjan Järvan, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology of Estonia
Money donated for Latvian Bayraktar will be spent on Latvian-made UAVs
Tallinn spends nearly €1 million a year on upkeep of V. I. Lenin Palace of Culture and Sports
PM: it is not the duty of Lithuania or any other country to save Russians from mobilisation
UEFA delegation impressed by Estonia’s preparations to host women’s U-17 Euros
Exhibition of Lithuania’s genius artist Čiurlionis opens in London
Estonia wants to end Russian energy trade, commerce and finance dialed back
Kaliningrad sanctions prompt bot attacks against LRT English – investigation
Estonia calls up almost 3,000 reservists for annual Okas defense exercise
Lithuanian priest cleared of child abuse allegations in Detroit
Estonia and Finland sign long-awaited treaty on exchange of data
Lithuania to assist Azerbaijan improve compulsory healthcare insurance system – vice minister
Estonia: Empty Russian-owned apartments cause headache for housing associations
Russian flags appear on walls of Vilnius suburb
Estonia to treble number of reservists in military exercises in 2023
Lithuania slaps temporary ban on Russian, Belarusian media
Russians in Latvia told to contact security services if they get a draft notice
Estonian ambassador: Anxiety is rising in Moscow after mobilization
Olena Zelenska helps launch new conference format in Rīga
Kaja Kallas: Estonia is and will remain protected
Fugitive wanted for human trafficking offences surrendered to Lithuania police at Dublin Port
Aid measures approved to integrate Ukrainians into Latvia’s job market
Baltics say no automatic asylum for Russians fleeing draft
Baltic Sea Countries Utilize LNG and Offshore Wind to Secure Energy Independence
Switzerland Could Be the First Country to Ban Factory Farming
Flanders to measure organic carbon in soil for 50 years
Walking the land through Gaelic eyes
Britain more split than ever on fate of the Union
Tiny San Marino end losing streak but miss out on rare win
EBRD Youth in Business programme launches in Kosovo
Lifting the arms embargo on Cyprus is a major opportunity to aid Ukraine
Cyprus Cancels Meet with Lavrov after EU Says Will Step Up Sanctions
Czech government tells NHL teams that Russian players are unwelcome
Romania Eyes Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defence System
More Storm Clouds Gather Over Armenia, Azerbaijan
Russian media airing increasingly Armenia-skeptic narrative
Statement by the North Atlantic Council on the so-called “referenda” in parts of Ukraine
Banks face legal risks if they don’t stick to climate goals, ECB says
English soccer chief: LGBT fans won’t face trouble for kissing at World Cup in Qatar
LGBT student club agrees to delay forcing Yeshiva University to recognize it
Leaders of S. Korea, Japan agree to strive to improve ties
Forced Mobilization in the Occupied Territories of Ukraine
Congress tells Pentagon to speed review of large drones for Ukraine
Is Germany too dependent on China?
Turkey’s central bank makes big rate cut amid 80% inflation
Border Guard notes uptick in Russians entering Finland on Wednesday
EU foreign ministers agree to prepare new Russia sanctions amid recent escalation
Norway formally scraps Russia visa deal
UK government lifts fracking ban despite opposition
McDonald’s reopens in Ukraine, feeding customers’ nostalgia — and future hopes
Ukraine war could be ‘game-changer’ for UN Security Council, France says
Embassy of Finland in Kuala Lumpur invites to Independence Day- and Christmas events
France’s Macron seeks ‘massive’ boost for renewable energy
Norway lifts rates to 2.25%, expects smaller hikes ahead
More Than 1,300 Detained In Russia After Putin’s Partial Military Mobilization Sparks Protests
Ghana, Finland Sign Framework Agreement
Bank of England raises rates but avoids bolder hike like Fed
Danish Banks Hand Out Blankets As Offices Turn Down Heating
Retired Officer, Accused Of Organizing Protests In Gorno-Badakhshan, Jailed For Life
Finland one step closer to having first geothermal district heating network
Secret vaccinations help Zimbabwe mothers protect children
Six Injured, Building Destroyed in Blast at JSW Coking Plant in Poland
Khmer Rouge tribunal ends work after 16 years, 3 judgments
Finland: Schengen countries should revoke visa or impose entry bans on Russians turned away at borders
UN experts detail extensive war crimes amid Tigray conflict
Denmark to ban caged egg production by 2035
Russian Fund Offers To Pay Icelandic Journalists For Ukraine Trip, No One Accepts
HS: Finland freezes more oligarch-related assets
Blast hits market in Russian-occupied Ukrainian city of Melitopol
Sweden’s NATO membership will have “deterrent effect” for Northern Europe, says ambassador
Finland mulls barring Russians from entering as border traffic grows
Kazakhstan closes sanctions-dodging loopholes for Russia, Belarus
Germany ready to take in Russian deserters, ministers say
Acquisition of Apaches, other US materiel to make Poland formidable on NATO flank
85% in Finland support suspending tourist visas for Russians, survey finds
Luxury 100,000 person bunker Putin and cronies will cower in if nukes are deployed
Kazakhstan to host Russian-led bloc’s military drills
Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan Warn Citizens Of Repercussions For Joining Russian Forces In Ukraine

1943 September 23: National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews
Baltic refugee boats – watch the new documentary here
Saeima approves legislative draft for Latvian language as the only official language in Latvia
Police: Some Russian citizens in Estonia voluntarily turning in firearms
Latvian government to develop more support measures for residents during energy crisis
Estonian PM tells nation to prepare for blackouts if Russia switches off power grid
Good and Bad Neighbors: Perceptions in Latvian Society
Survey: Lower earners using car more than the more well-heeled
EU Health Commissioner Kyriakides at joint press conference with Minister Dulkys in Vilnius
ERR in Kharkiv Oblast: Liberated locals describe occupiers as thieves
Election in Latvia poorly accessible to disabled people
Charge d’Affaires of Estonia summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus
Search begins for Latvia’s Eurovision contender
Kallas: Russia cancels planned Kaliningrad power isolation test
Biowaste processing gradually picks up in Latvia
Estonia opposes European Commission energy company tax proposal
Port of Immingham welcomes new cargo service to Lithuania
Kazāks: Economic recession expected in Latvia in winter
Russia’s leaders must be held accountable for Ukraine genocide
Lithuania marks Holocaust Memorial Day
Latvia and Estonia looking for cooperation opportunities to cope with difficult times
Changing work culture: Lithuanian MPs propose ‘right to disconnect’ legislation
Estonia to raise number of conscription call-ups to more than 4,000 by 2026
Rinkevics expresses Latvia’s intention to develop political dialogue with Laos
New technology detects 12 chromosomal abnormalities in early pregnancy
English, Russian, German most popular foreign languages for study in Latvia
Baltics, Poland push for hard-hitting EU sanctions against Russia
Tallinn weighing up making Pikk tänav fully car-free
Latvia loses to Moldova but hopes of winning group remain high
Estonian Olympic chief: ‘Russian athletes should return later, not sooner’
Lithuania rejects Russian TV channel ban complaint
Estonia grid connected to Europe ‘in 12 hours’ in event of Russia blackout
Basketball is king: More than 50% of Lithuania watched EuroBasket 2022
Raimond Kaljulaid: Russia could employ terrorism against the West
Latvian Saeima and Baltic Assembly condemn Russia’s bogus ‘referendums’
Andy Warhol exhibition opens at Fotografiska Tallinn
Lithuania’s Nausėda meets with US President Biden in New York
Estonians living abroad maintain strong bonds with Estonia
Latvian central bank says 2023 will be year of “stagnation”
Funeral industry innovation: Urns made of dormant mushroom mycelium
Medically, Covid-19 has been overcome, says Lithuanian health minister
Estonian champions part ways with head coach Kalynychenko after 10 days
A Lithuania company has launched the ‘first in the world’ vagina-flavoured crisps
Tartu Cathedral restaurant architect: ‘We will not touch ruins’
Russians in Lithuania react to mobilisation announcement: ‘This brings Putin’s end closer’
Video games exhibit opens at National Library in Tallinn
Goals and Highlights: Lithuania 1-1 Faroe Island in Nations League
Estonia ambassador: Queues at some Kazakh-Russian border points
Uzbekistan, Lithuania hold political consultations
Belarus tells Estonia to reduce embassy staff over UN meeting
Poland, Ireland and the Baltics push for EU sanctions on Gazprombank and Russian-made diamonds
An analysis of time trends in breast and prostate cancer mortality rates in Lithuania, 1986–2020
Non-profit demands 20% organic farming in Luxembourg by 2025
Vote to join the Netherlands, Dutch satirist urges Russians
France sets minimum book delivery fee in anti-Amazon struggle
Isle of Man winter electricity price cap backed by Tynwald
Terrorist attack averted in Iceland
Corsican president supports Catalonia-Spain independence talks
Albania Accused of Closing Gulen School Under Turkish Pressure
Croatia’s population falls by almost 10% in a decade: Census
Portugal maintains 2022 deficit forecast despite first-half surplus
Failure to Obtain EU Funding Would Be Negative for Hungary
Raids are being conducted in places where Crimean Tatars live compactly in Crimea – summonses are being served, – Tasheva
U.S., France Among Embassies in Armenia Issuing Travel Warnings
Concerns over conscription in Abkhazia as Russia mobilizes
European Council President deplores Russia’s ‘web of lies’ used to justify aggression
Australia: Groundbreaking decision creates pathway for climate justice on Torres Strait Islands
Canada, South Korea seek deeper cooperation on critical minerals
Cuba uses media blitz to promote ‘yes’ vote on new LGBT-friendly laws
Ukraine’s only mistake was its desire to exist in freedom
Blinken tells China’s Wang peace in Taiwan Strait is vital
Sweden Tests Cyber Defenses as War and NATO Bid Raise Security Risks
Inflation, unrest challenge Bangladesh’s ‘miracle economy’
To keep arming Ukraine, Norway may drop munitions stocks below required levels
‘Know Who The Traitors Are’: Azerbaijanis Speaking Out Against The Karabakh War Are Being Targeted On Social Media
Poland Now Has Enough Natural Gas And Coal Supply For Winter
US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for joint drills
Poland could hike rates by 200-400 bps more, central banker Tyrowicz says
EU’s von der Leyen delivers veiled warning to Italy’s right wing
Strong Dutch presence at the New Mobility Congress in Łódź, Poland
Unit of 150 US Marines to train in Finland this autumn
U.S. Expands Access To Internet Services For Iranians Amid Rising Unrest
War crimes have been committed in Ukraine conflict, top UN human rights inquiry reveals
UK cuts taxes, boosts spending, accelerating pound’s slide
Finland to significantly restrict right of entry, tourist visas for Russians
NATO promises more help for Ukraine in response to ‘sham’ votes
Ukraine ‘referendums’: Soldiers go door-to-door for votes in polls
World opinion shifts against Russia as Ukraine worries grow
Ukrainian Official Says 436 Bodies Exhumed In Izyum, Including 30 With ‘Signs Of Torture’
Putin invaded to put ‘decent people’ in Kyiv, says Italy’s Berlusconi

1973 September 24: Guinea-Bissau Independence Day
Prince Edward visits Estonia and Germany to thank troops for their commitment to Queen
Lithuania in top five EU countries with most improved innovation ecosystem
Ten-man Malta go down in decisive match against Estonia
Neighbouring Russia, Latvians prep for war
Professor: Estonians might not even notice disconnecting from Russian grid
Dr. Kanan Vishwanatth awarded Honorary Doctorate in Economics at the Latvian Academy of Sciences
Expert: Electricity outages not inevitable in Estonia if Russia disconnects
Afghan doctor’s year in Lithuania: language tests, job prospects, and foggy future
All to fight for with one week until Saeima elections in Latvia
Tallinn WTA250 draw made, Kontaveit first faces Wang Xiyu
Peterborough radio launches first Lithuanian language programme in the UK
PPA: Estonia has denied entry to Russian dual citizen Schengen visa-holders
Two asylum requests from Russia since Monday in Latvia
Russians should fight against Putin, not seek asylum in the west — Lithuanian Foreign Minister
Estonia’s Naissaar among the “best lesser-known islands” to visit in Europe
Plane overshoots runway, closes airport in southern France
Fate of Belarus, Ukraine are ‘interconnected’; both countries must fight together to safeguard their very existence: Belarus Opposition leader Sviatlana
In poor, rural Buryatia, Russia’s partial mobilization hits hard
Germany and France put energy diplomacy at the top of their agendas
Sri Lankans describe abuse as Russian captives in Ukraine
Poland turns away Russians at border
Iran must deal decisively with protests, president says
Finland shuts borders with Russia as conscription age men flee Putin order
China using civilian ships to enhance navy capability, reach
Germany’s Scholz in Saudi Arabia as Gas Crunch Bites Economy
China on Taiwan: ‘External interference’ won’t be tolerated
2nd suspect involved in deadly Oslo shooting in Pakistan: Norway Police
BiH Drivers are learning German in order to drive Trains in Austria
Durga Puja 2022: Vatican City themed Durga Puja pandal creates buzz in Kolkata
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Azerbaijan and Armenia: War or Peace!
Uzbekistan halts use of Russia’s Mir payment cards
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U.S. chip alliance against China tests South Korea’s loyalty
Typhoon lashes central Japan, killing two
Four allies support Taiwan at UN
Korean deaf LGBT activists create new signs to express identities with pride

1922 September 25: Hammer DeRoburt Day, Nauru
2017 September 25: Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum
September 26: European Day of Languages
1991 September 27: Turkmenistan Independence Day
1944 September 28: Tuskulėnai Victims Memorial Day
1994 September 28: Sinking of MS Estonia
1957 September 29: Kyshtym nuclear disaster, USSR
1966 September 30: Botswana Independence Day
1938 September 30: Munich Agreement
September 30: Canada National Day for Truth and Reconciliation