The Ups and Downs

1997 February 5: Gulja massacre, East Turkistan/Xinjiang
February 5: Kashmir Solidarity Day, Pakistan
Jamaica wins Davis Cup tie 3-2 against Estonia in Kingston
Only 4 percent of Latvian population is now pro-Putin
Cepelinai, a not so traditional staple of Lithuanian cuisine
Finland’s Most-Wanted Hacker Nabbed in France
Morocco-Spain Gibraltar submarine tunnel project on agenda again
Moscow, Tehran Move Forward On Plans For Iran-Designed Drone Factory in Russia
Pope Francis defends LGBT rights, Pope Benedict aboard plane

1840 February 6: Waitangi Day, the national day of New Zealand
1917 February 6: Sami National Day
Named After An Interwar Transatlantic Odyssey: The Story Of Air Lituanica
Night-time airport bus routes introduced in Rīga
EDF central training area noise pollution disturbs local residents
Lithuania has an accessibility problem – but does it need a national airline?
Ott Tänak wins all eight Otepää rally stages
36 kilometers of fence set up on Latvian-Belarusian border
Economy minister: Lithuania can give Georgia access to EU market with over 500mn consumers
Play Japan buys Latvia’s Veset
European Solidarity Corps: Volunteering with refugees and migrants in Lithuania
U.S. rotates ‘Atlantic Resolve’ equipment at Rīga port
Lithuanian farmers to erect crosses outside supermarkets in protest over ‘unfair’ pricing
Open call for Martinsons Award for ceramics
Lithuanian wind power capacity up by a third in 2022
Knitting for Ukrainian soldiers campaign relaunched in Latvia
Estonian secretary general in Washington: Ukraine’s security is security of all Europe
Hopes for domestic tourism revival in coming season
Kaunas plans to build walk of fame for athletes
Biomass trading in Latvia begins on new platform
Delegation of Lithuanian scientists visits Taiwan to expand cooperation
Dozens evacuated in apartment fire on Jūrkalnes Street, Rīga
Reform Party: Nursipalu issue on hold until new Riigikogu takes up seats
As Lithuania’s banks enjoy windfall profits, government considers corrective taxes
Hockey legend Irbe joins debate on Russian athletes at Olympics
Azovstal defenders: Refugees should be asked if Crimea is part of Ukraine
Education Minister: we are working with Poland on offering Polish as a second foreign language
Estonia: President to award 167 people with state decorations this year
NATO Rīga StratCom Dialogue dates announced
Russian, Belarusian tennis players compete in Vilnius despite Lithuania’s position on Olympics
‘National Bolshevik’ Beness Aijo stripped of Latvian citizenship
Lithuanians raised €1m in one hour for Ukraine – and IT company doubled it
Latvia Probes Citizenship of Russian Tycoon Aven Under New Law
Estonian anti-money laundering platform used to fight APP fraud
Lithuania may tax windfall bank profits, boost defence spending
PM: Estonia working in 5 areas to strengthen security
Lithuanian police receive 12 new cars for NATO summit
Rinkēvičs: EU needs single approach on frozen Russian assets
Lithuania’s opposition push for inquiry into alleged leak of sexual abuse case
New Russian oil price cap will have little impact on Estonia’s economy
“Nobody Shot a Feature Film on 16mm in Lithuania for a Long Time”: DP Laurynas Bareiša on Slow
Estonia’s Eesti Gaas to get seven LNG shipments via Finland’s Inkoo FSRU
President Levits: Latvian farmers should make the whole EU their home market
Estonia scandal hits Danske Bank hard on the bottom line
Latvian government to tackle tax policy after approving new budget
EU chief prosecutor says she as a lawyer backs special tribunal for Russia
Friend Of Putin’s Daughter In Liechtenstein Helping Him Evade Sanctions In Europe and Luxembourg Through Elite Bottles Of Wine
Scuffles on Macedonian-Bulgarian border amid ongoing tensions
Serbian PM Apologizes For Official Reference To ‘Republic Of Kosovo’
In Pro-Putin Serbia, Liberal-Minded Russians Seek a Home
Russian Praise and Transatlantic Criticism Underline Growing Anti-Western Sentiment Among Georgia’s Elite
Russia Closed the only Road to Georgia
Karakalpak Activist Dies In Custody Four Days After Being Sentenced Over Protests
Russian Patriarch Kirill Spied In Switzerland For The KGB In The 1970s
Joint Statement on the Strategic Dialogue Between the United States and Poland
EU-India: new Trade and Technology Council to lead on digital transformation, green technologies and trade
Thousands of Danes protest cancelling of public holiday
First tank sent by Canada for Ukrainian forces arrives in Poland
India’s Adani crisis spills over into street protests as losses top $110 bln
Denmark Suspends Open Door Offshore Wind Scheme
Battles Rage in Eastern Ukraine Amid Rumors of Military Leadership Changes
Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 3,400
Denmark’s ‘Unruly’ wins Goteborg Dragon Award; buzz for new Ulaa Salim, Dag Johan Haugerud films
Sibanye Stillwater gets key permit for Finland lithium project
Denmark grants its first permits for full-scale CO2 storage
Controversial Sweden wolf hunt divides city and rural areas
Finland’s OL3 nuclear power reactor postpones restart from maintenance
Norway plans $7 bln in aid to Ukraine over five years
US cautions citizens in Sweden over possible attacks in retaliation for Koran burning
Belarus today is a hub for the renewal and preparation of soldiers for the war in Ukraine

1974 February 7: Grenada Independence Day
NATO forces put tanks through their paces, as Ukraine pins its hopes on Western-supplied armor
Building brigades: Canada, NATO allies struggle to shore up Baltic defences against Russian threat
Baltic gas consumption down by 40pc in 2022
Harmony expels Rēzekne mayor Bartaševičs
‘Murder, suicide, accidents’: Lithuania’s men-women disbalance remains high
Raw milk prices drop; Latvia’s farmers consider boycotting supermarkets
Israeli ambassador slams Lithuanian politician’s Jewish joke as ‘hurtful’
Entries open for Latvian and Estonian Languages Award
President’s aide welcomes proposed windfall tax on Lithuania’s banks
Latvian blogger accused of pro-Kremlin activity
Estonian and Swedish prime ministers give press conference
President: Lithuania’s goal is to become an innovation hub in Nordic and Baltic region
Open Estonia Foundation discussion ‘Russia: where to next?’
Lithuanians trained Ukrainian troops to use anti-aircraft gun
Ex-Liverpool defender Klavan to receive state honor from Estonian president
New boarding rules show big fare dodging problem in Rīga public transport
Lithuanian FM calls on Georgia to release former president for treatment
Polish railway company signs Rail Baltica ‘letter of intent’
Latvians get taste of Estonian culture during ‘Estonia month’ in Riga
Lithuania’s only Amsterdam School building opens to the public as a house museum
Lending in Latvia. Still the weak link?
In joining NATO, Sweden sees contributions to be made to Estonian security
Lithuanian startups pay EUR 297mn in taxes in 2022
Kaja Kallas to Riigikogu: Consensus must underpin National Security Concept
Latvia’s budget to have deficit of 4.2% for the sake of «major priorities», says PM
Kallas: Security cooperation with Sweden, Finland strong despite NATO delay
Lithuanian opposition MPs call extraordinary session to grill speaker about sexual abuse investigation
Latvian government okays draft budget for 2023
[Estonia] 2nd Infantry Brigade commander: We won’t be caught with our pants down
Lithuania’s National Theatre sacks its chief playwright
Latvia lays out its ‘Nordic-Baltic 8’ program
Tallinn Airport’s aviation sector lost €2.7 million last year
Lithuania hands Ukraine L-70 anti-aircraft guns with ammunition
Latvian energy and transport companies come under cyber-attack
[Estonia] Reform the only party against moving weekend public holidays to weekdays
Call for applicants: Interested in sharing your experiences as a refugee?
Finding new teachers increasingly difficult across Estonia
Latvian PM against letting Russian and Belarusian athletes attend Olympic Games
Estonia strengthened self-defense faster than planned due to US aid
Fire at Latvia factory of US drone supplier to Ukraine
Estonian Ambassador Leaves Russia As Deadline Expires In Tit-For-Tat Dispute
Latgale members leave Harmony party en masse
Šimonytė: Sweden and Finland’s NATO membership is a matter of security of Baltic region
Drone factory fire near Rīga causes plume of hazardous smoke
Single alliance wins all seats in ‘historic’ Monaco election
A Slow, Soft and Incomplete Exit? Moldova’s Relationship With the CIS
In shadow of attack, situation of Slovakia’s trans community remains precarious
Another Group Of Karakalpak Activists Goes On Trial In Uzbekistan Over 2022 Protests
The EU and the Republic of Moldova strengthen engagement and cooperation on reforms
U.S. firms in Taiwan making ‘contingency’ plans amid China tensions
Tucker Carlson and Ukraine: Undoing the Reagan legacy
Biden expected to visit Poland this month to mark first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
UK’s Sunak shuffles cabinet to bolster pledges on economy
Scholz: Germany to install four to five onshore wind turbines every day
London policeman jailed for 32 years after ‘monstrous’ serial rape
Minnesota National Guard treks to Norway to train in longstanding troop exchange
Ransomware outbreak hits Florida Supreme Court, U.S. and European universities
‘Not an exercise’: Sweden deploys Patriots in strategic port
Britons face 20,000 digital pound cap under Bank of England plan
Germany to drag on European growth this decade – Scope ratings agency
Zoom to shed about 1,300 jobs as pandemic-fueled demand slows
Poland relocates its Patriot missiles to Warsaw
Microsoft packs Bing search engine, Edge browser with AI in big challenge to Google
Denmark’s defense minister takes sick leave after checkup
Russia asks Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters to speak on Ukraine arms at UN
Norway continues license processing for 1.4 GW link to UK after almost three years
Turkish president declares emergency as Turkey-Syria quake death toll passes 7,200
Swedish PM ready to restart talks with Turkey when Ankara is
Study: 15 million people live under threat of glacial floods
Nordic countries jointly oppose Russian, Belarusian sports participation
10 fantastic Finland-based startups to watch in 2023!
Finland eyes closer economic ties with Taiwan: Visiting lawmaker
Denmark to put CO2 in seabed in step towards carbon negativity
Bringing Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia closer to the EU: a multi-speed progress
Turks in Germany send help to earthquake zone
Netherlands, Denmark and Germany buy 100 Leopard 1 Tanks for Ukraine – Dutch gov’t
The second year of Russia’s war: Scenarios for the Ukraine conflict in 2023
Top Putin Ally Says He ‘Will Not Hide’ Intention to Invade Poland Anymore
US Plans to Sell Poland $10 Billion in Himars Rocket Launchers and Ammunition

The EU’s East Was Right About Russia. Can It Lead Europe?
Baltics, Poland make push on use of Russia’s frozen assets ahead of EU summit
Wigan borough woman imported fatal substance from Lithuania before taking her own life
Estonian Intelligence Service Warns Of ‘Security Risks’ From Russia
Vocational training increasingly popular with Lithuania’s university graduates
Energy-saving attempts at municipal level pay off
Estonian PM: Nordic-Baltic region is at the forefront of helping Ukraine
PM Kariņš: Latvian State might build LNG terminal itself
Sweden will contribute to Lithuania’s air policing once it joins NATO – PM in Vilnius
Inflation will continue to slow in coming months
In Latvia for 50 years, but no Latvian language: Ekaterina’s story
BWRX-300 selected for Estonia’s first nuclear power plant
“Cheating is actually good” in politics, says Kariņš
Migrant rights group stages protest against asylum seekers’ deportation at Vilnius Airport
EIB agrees €18 million loan to Estonian biotech Icosagen
Sanctions have more impact on Russia’s economy than figures suggest – Lithuanian PM
Estonian defense industry revenues reached record high in 2022
Unemployment edges up to 9.2% in Lithuania
Visitors to Lake Pühajärv enjoy Estonia’s longest ice trail
Police and volunteers join search for missing teenager in Vilnius
Pizza prices are rising fast. Also, quiche.
January motor fuel sales in Estonia down almost 5 million liters on year
Latvia interested in developing cooperation with Guinea-Bissau in IT and agriculture
Russian threat to Baltic security rising -Estonian intelligence report
Lithuania to send rescue team and supplies to earthquake-hit Turkey
EFIS chief: 2024 state budget major challenge for Russia as war continues
Latvians abroad will be recruited into military service after all
[Estonia] Russia reduces embassy staff to required level
Fiscal Discipline Council says Latvia’s budget complies with economic situation
Estonian press photographer opens Ukraine war exhibition in Järva County
Latvia Poised to Summon Conscripts as Russian Menace Grows
Estonian government to tie passing of two bills to confidence vote
Vilnius strips former US House speaker of honours over child abuse
Estonia’s Special Operations Forces six-day selection process in brief
Top Sport and Amber Gaming fined over gambling promotion in Lithuania
Nestor: Loan debts in Estonia have never been so low
UN experts slam Latvia for clamping down on Russian-language minorities
Lithuanian plant would be Estonia’s fastest route to nuclear energy
Latvian State Security Service detains so-called Baltic anti-fascist
AirBaltic not planning to increase departures from Riga, Tallinn
Lithuania SIM Cards: Everything You Need To Know
Estonian rescue team heading to Turkey hopes to find survivors under rubble
airBaltic connects Tampere (Finland) with Nice (France) and Milan (Italy)
Challengers Alutaguse Maraton Takes Place In Estonia This Saturday
Russian envoy makes veiled threats if Bosnia joins NATO
Marking Territory: How Russian Monuments Dominate a Bosnian Town
Portugal to send Ukraine three Leopard 2 tanks
Catalonian housing co-op wins social innovation prize from European Commission
Moldova ‘Separatism Law’ Sparks Tensions With Breakaway Transnistria
Moldova’s central bank slashes key rate by 3pp as it anticipates quick disinflation
Easy prey? Russia’s influence in Bulgaria
Hungary gave €800mn grant to lure Chinese gigafactory, according to Chinese media
Gas supply to Artsakh disrupted again, leaving residents in the cold
Secretary General in Washington: NATO Allies are united like never before
Japan’s New Defense Budget Is Still Not Enough
Sandi Toksvig: I can’t let the Church of England hurt LGBT people
Azerbaijan, Belarus discuss bilateral cooperation
Zelensky Calls for Jet Deliveries in Address to U.K. Parliament
Sweden puts brakes on treatments for trans minors
Germany-Senegal gas plans: New potential for modernisation
Germany Pressures EU Allies to Send Ukraine Leopard 2 Tanks
High American Winter Training Activity in Northern Norway and Finnish Lapland
Denmark to host 2024 European Powerchair Hockey Championships
Intel wants 10 bln euros of government funding for plant in Germany -Handelsblatt
Canadian Governor General on State Visit to Finland
Sweden blocks Quran-burning protest
China remains Germany’s main trading partner for seventh year
Belarus sentences Polish minority leader and journalist to eight years in prison
Germany, Italy, Spain: Crossing the EU by train will be faster and cheaper on these new routes
Denmark’s queen to undergo ‘serious’ back operation
Putin’s Enforcers Pour Into Occupied Ukraine

Eight-toothed spruce bark beetle emergency in Latvia
German AfD politician used Vilnius trip to cover up visit to Belarus
Nordex swoops on 255MW Estonia wind
Truck driver shortage getting critical in Latvia, says industry
Estonian domestic explosives production needs political green-light
Latvian government hopes to return to Maastricht criteria in four years
University of Tartu celebrates Day of Women in Science
Ministry reports Latvia has gone through 42% of funding provided for Rail Baltica
Estonia trade deficit nearly doubles on year to 2022, to €3.3 billion
Big budget bag brought to Saeima on Thursday
Polish musician not allowed to take €5m violin onboard at Vilnius Airport, takes bus home
Põltsamaa locals against Riivli common grave reburial plans
The first anniversary of Ukraine war approaches – Lithuania is already a different country
[Estonia] Kindergarten places still beyond the reach of many despite the law
Rīga Stradiņš University Research Week coming in March
Profits of Estonian commercial banks up by a third, exceed €500 million
SMS Solutions told to end unfair commercial practices
Estonia: Tourists Spent €1.1 billion in 2022, 40% Less Than in 2019
Residency requirement sparks huge surge in Latvian language courses
Estonian PM: EU should tell defense industry to produce more for Ukraine
More than a thousand Ukrainians found refuge in Latvia in December
Establishing a Business Entity in Estonia (Updated)
Latvia’s foreign trade rose by a third in 2022
Ott Tänak in action with M-Sport Ford in Sweden this weekend
Lithuanian president calls for ‘crossing all red lines’ on weapon supplies to Ukraine
Latvian Railways chief dismissed
[Estonia] Average price of a movie ticket sees record hike in 2022
As housing prices stop growing, real estate in Lithuania remains overpriced
Estonian Olympic Committee honors 2022 medal winners
Latvia’s 2022 construction output fell by 11%
Estonian foreign minister: Tallinn Airport fee increase should be reviewed
Vilnius-Brussels flights to resume in March – minister
Saeima declines proposal of mandatory higher education for MPs
Estonian municipalities continue to close public libraries
BayWa r.e. enters Baltic market and acquires PV wholesaler ProElektro in Latvia
Second ‘Valimisstuudio’ election debate on education, science and culture
Lithuania to supply Ukraine with 36 anti-aircraft missile systems to destroy Iranian-made drones
Big companies now on hook for annual sustainability report as well
Russia’s frozen assets should be used to rebuild Ukraine, Lithuanian PM tells EU commissioner
A unique fashion school to teach Estonian
Arctech to supply trackers to 78.8MW European Energy PV project in Lithuania
Public Utilities Commission caves in to pressure from Bite’s American investor
Estonian diaspora in Ireland asks PM Kaja Kallas to intervene in a Ryanair row
Poland, Lithuania and UK warn of data-collection scam against Ukrainian refugees
GB Senior Women avenge Estonia loss with dominant victory
Lithuania gives Ukraine 36 anti-aircraft guns that can defeat Shaheds
2nd Indonesia-Latvia Bilateral Consultation Forum
Australian Trade and Investment Commission opens new office in Vilnius, Lithuania
The danger of Sweden’s Sami Day celebrations
Ireland will ‘never be in a position to engage’ in antisubmarine warfare: Defense Minister
French religious orders demand change over L’Arche abuses
Montenegro and US agree on energy cooperation, LNG terminal included
NATO praises Albania for role in regional, European stability
Djokovic Family Takes Serbia Open From Belgrade To Bosnia, And The ‘Edge’ Of Legality
Authorities will inform women of partners’ histories of gender-based violence
Moscow Theater Cancels Plays With Kremlin Critic Liya Akhedzhakova
Hungary’s territorial claims in Slovakia likely, says foreign minister
Bulgaria President Resists Sanctions on Russian Fuel, Aid to Ukraine
Ukraine agrees repairs of heavy armour in Czech Republic
Romania and Moldova sign agreement on joint border control
Ashgabat Exodus: Turkmen Seek Passports To Leave Poverty-Stricken Country
President Zelenskyy says Russia is a grave threat to the European way of life
Barcelona mayor cuts ties with Israel, citing Palestinian rights
Australia to purge Chinese-made cameras from its defense department
The 1st U.S.- Japan Strategic Dialogue on Democratic Resilience
Japan and Philippines agree to boost military ties
Terror threats against Sweden increase
How a band of Ukraine civilians helped seal Russia’s biggest defeat
Why colour marks in Denmark are so difficult to register
France in new row with Germany and Spain over nuclear-derived hydrogen
Over 39.6 Million Overnight Stays Registered Last Year in Denmark
German politicians and military chiefs suggest return of conscription
Denmark, Sweden Offer Protection to All Women, Girls from Afghanistan
Italy bristles over Zelenskiy dinner snub in Paris
German inflation hits five-month low of 9.2%
Sweden considering bid for 2030 Winter Olympics
Belarus prosecutor requests 12-year jail term for Nobel winner Byalyatski
EU to host donor conference on Syria, Turkey quake aid
Germany set for warm spring, lower gas demand – forecasters
Developers Taaleri Energia and Merus Power deploying 36MWh battery storage unit in Finland
U.S. investigating Elon Musk’s Neuralink over hazardous pathogens
Norway wealth fund: we won’t back boards who fail on climate
Turkey’s purchase of F16 warplanes strongly opposed in Congress, with Washington hoping to use the deal as leverage for Sweden and Finland
NATO Secretary General meets the President of Poland
A Modernist Church Set in Stone: The Story Behind the Temppeliaukio Kirkko in Helsinki, Finland
Elon Musk’s SpaceX firm bars Kyiv from using Starlink tech for drone control
New pro-Lukashenko party set up as Belarus falls seven places in the Democracy Index to 153
Yahoo to lay off more than 20% of staff
Finland could produce 10% of EU green hydrogen – government
History upside down
Poland and Slovakia signal willingness to send fighter jets to Ukraine
Legalising cannabis: Germany first, Europe next?
Rep. Angie Craig assaulted in DC apartment building
Germany in advanced talks with Oman for natural gas supplies
Poland still buying Russian oil: Deputy minister
Germany and Slovenia pledge deeper ties
Norway special operators field pitches on fresh, Arctic-capable gear
Mongolia seeks foreign help to produce minerals used for EVs

Lithuania-Based Alpha X Exchange Now Offers Innovative Products with a Focus on Individuals, Businesses and Ecosystems
Latvia’s airBaltic aiming for €500mn+ IPO – Gauss
EU’s Fintech Hub Tightens Supervision After Massive Expansion
Thunder wakes Rīgans Friday morning
Vestas Secures 68 MW Order for a Wind Project in Estonia
[Latvia] Interior Minister proposes relaxing Russians’ residency rights conditions
LRT English Newsletter: Drama in parliament, politics in theatre
West Estonian islands a model for UNESCO in sustainable nature use
Ukraine’s Zelenskiy took part in meeting on Olympics, Lithuania says
[Latvia] New Central Election Commission head says it is in chaotic state
Radarom! campaign raises €7m for Ukraine radars in two weeks
Estonia: Support for parties by Riigikogu electoral district
Latvian Code documentary: ‘A Pretty Little Party’
[Estonia] Foreign Affairs Committee: political prisoners in Russia must be freed
Lithuania calls for ‘legal instruments’ against irregular migration at EU summit
Eurovision ‘Supernova’ reaches Latvian event horizon on Saturday
Transition to teaching in Estonian creates more places on training programs
Lithuanian rescuer team reaches quake-hit Turkey: ‘Tremors can be felt every hour or two’
[Estonia] Talk show: Seeder and Kallas argue over Russian citizens’ voting right
Rīga prepares for beaver battle
Medieval Tallinn street pavement unearthed in Kalamaja neighborhood
Meet Agne Ziukaite—The Creative Growing Soccer In Basketball-Mad Lithuania
Hiiu grain silo being turned into apartment building
‘Work in Riga’ platform created for foreign jobseekers
Poll results: OLLIE is your favorite to win Estonia’s Eesti Laul 2023
January’s inflation still above 21% in Latvia
Lithuania moves to criminalise ‘troll farms’
Tartu hospital emergency room employs dogs to reduce staff stress
Latvia’s president due in Azerbaijan
Erial founder in court seeking information removal from Õhtuleht article
Sweden’s stalling NATO bid emboldens ‘potential enemies’, Lithuanian FM tells Swedish daily
Latvia among EU leaders for women in science and engineering
Estonia: Non-public investment fund assets up 30 percent on year in Q4
Sweden, Finland’s stalling NATO membership sends signal to enemies – Lithuanian formin
EDF chief: Weather conditions favor Ukrainian defense
Pro-Kremlin activist Lindermans to face trial in court
Cream of the crop: a ducati 749 café racer from estonia
Latvia to send 200,000 euros’ worth of aid to Turkey
Estonian Ambassador’s visit to Jersey inspires government to create a digital society
Mayor of Bucha visits Vilnius: ‘It is impossible to forgive what the Russians did’
TSO Elering turnover doubles, profits triple in 2022
LNG terminal has to be built at one of the large ports of Latvia – Stevedoring Companies’ Association
Former finance ministers ‘sit on fence’ regarding banks’ huge profits
Lithuania’s migrant pushback bill to reach parliament in spring, Latvia mulls similar steps
Wind gusts of up to 37 meters per second near Tallinn, Vaindloo island
Beyond Biotech podcast 33: Astellas Pharma, Innovation Agency Lithuania, 4basebio
Prime minister survey: support increased for Kallas and Helme
This Luxembourg Businessman Got Europe’s Corporate Registries Shut Down. But Whose Privacy Was He Protecting?
Austria slides back into dependence on Russian gas
Belgium will not send fighter jets to Ukraine
The Netherlands is no longer dependent on Russian energy: minister
Basque and Corsica languages now included in Google Translate software
Meet the people fighting for the survival of the Breton language
Appeal launched to save historic hotel which staged the first Eisteddfod
The World Cup helped the UK narrowly avoid a recession
Scotland’s international reputation grows
Prognosis: Depopulated villages in Greenland Without a More Active Settlement Policy
Rights expert urges Denmark and Greenland to examine colonial legacy’s impact
Gibraltar port denies press reports in Spain that it is refuelling Russian ships
Britain, Malta sign deal covering defence, migration
Kosovo Albanian-Serb tensions simmer on independence anniversary
Croatia Among 3 EU Countries to Improve Budget Balance Compared to 2019
Sanctions on Russia are main obstacle to Serbia’s EU bid – PM Brnabic
Spain will offer citizenship to freed political prisoners from Nicaragua
‘Unspeakable botch’: Spain spends €258 million on trains that are too big for its tunnels
Moldova PM quits as Ukraine war erodes support for pro-EU government
Moldova names new pro-EU prime minister after government falls amid Russian pressure
Russia acting to destabilise Moldova: Chisinau
Germany to Give Slovakia Mantis Air Defense Systems
UK sanctions high profile Bulgarian figures involved in corruption
The US sanctions two former Bulgarian ministers under Magnitsky act
Hungary protests against Chinese battery plant defy ‘Orbanomics’
Slovak minister won’t apologise to Hungary for lost territories comments
The Czech Republic’s Flannel Revolution
Crimean Tatar Activist Gafarov Dies In Russian Custody
Ukrainian Power Grid Targeted Again As Zelenskiy Returns From Trip To European Capitals
Ukraine-Led 2024 Boycott Call Is Against Olympic Principles, IOC Chief Says
Hungary Belongs To ‘Peace Camp,’ Orban Says After Meeting Zelenskiy During EU Summit
Chechnya Lawmakers Change Kadyrov’s Title To ‘Father Of The People’
Number of Tajiks seeking to get Russian citizenship growing fast
Kazakhstan: Speculation swirls around Bloody January movie
[Karakalpakstan] Dreaming about independence isn’t a crime
NATO deploying shelters to earthquake-stricken Turkey
Three Seas takes stake in R Power
“We must overcome the anti-European force that is trying to steal from all of us,” Zelenskiy tells European Parliament
Officials Confirm Suspicious Balloon Overflights of Japan, Won’t Say They Came From China
Let’s work to keep peace, China tells visiting Taiwan KMT official
LGBT Dialogue Redacted from Russian-Language Hogwarts Legacy Game
Europe’s Climate Movement Is Radicalizing in Real Time
Gasum starts building new biogas plant in Sweden
Ukraine war: Belgorod locals live in fear but won’t blame Putin
Denmark Tracks Sweden as Housing Market Drop Reaches 10%
Finland Sees Progress On Biosimilar Substitution Plans
Transactional video-on-demand in Sweden reaches record levels in 2022
Ukraine asks Netherlands for F-16 fighter jets; Still some obstacles, Defense Min. says
Sedgwick launches in Finland, Valla appointed CEO
Belarus says Poland closing border crossing point is ‘catastrophic’
Denmark Wants to Strengthen Foreign and Security Policy Cooperation With Greenland and the Faroe Islands
NHL’s Hockey Day coming to Czechia and Finland
Norway sends hydro producers market manipulation warning
Norway Explores Cooperation With the US and UK on Maritime Surveillance in the High North
Finland adopts hydrogen resolution
Biden to visit Poland around Ukraine war anniversary
Ukraine says two Russian missiles crossed into Romania and Moldova
How Finland, Sweden and NATO should deal with Turkey
Germany mulls sending refugees to Africa
Moldovan government quits amid economic turmoil, Russia tensions
Denmark, Germany to complete new power link by 2025
35 countries demand ban for Russia and Belarus from Olympics
Italy’s Meloni says France risks undermining EU unity on Ukraine
Swedish Ruling Bars Publication of Key Housing Data Amid Rout
British jet joins huge effort to monitor NATO border
Iran releases emaciated dissident after long hunger strike – judiciary
The Leopard that changed its spots: Scholz seeks to prove Germany’s serious on defense
Germany’s biggest house price fall in decades marks end of property boom
Children rescued from ruins days after earthquake, but death toll tops 23,700
Amazon in Poland: Local aid with a global impact
Belarus convicts railway saboteurs who hindered the Russian invasion: Viasna
U.S. says it shot down object over Alaska, size of small car
Ukraine pleads for ammunition ‘immediately’ as Russia steps up attack
Presidents Of Poland, Ukraine Met In Poland
U.S. lawmakers press Labor Department to probe child labor in Hyundai supply chain
Third Katara International Kahraman exhibition opens
Florida governor assumes control over Disney district board

1929 February 11: Foundation of Vatican City, Lateran Treaty Day
Collegium Musical choir highlights Estonian music at Mustonefest
Hoedies ‘boytjie’ gets his medical degree in Latvia
Estonia’s inflation shrinking gap between organic, conventional food prices
Estonia Prime minister to EU: We must make joint efforts to help Ukraine win
What visitors think of Lithuania’s Kaunas? Taxi drivers recall rides with celebrities
Estonian wave that filled Zalgirio arena
Two Lithuanian films make it onto Netflix and HBO Max
[Estonia] Emergency center honors children for making critical 112 calls
Narva city council opposition plotting to overthrow Mayor Katri Raik
Estonian insurers will not cover driving in Russia from June
Estonia Foreign Minister: ASEAN countries can join us in standing for Ukraine
A new collection of minimalist tiny homes from $37,500 is available in the US for the first time — take a look inside
How does Estonia’s Riigikogu electoral system work?
First Batch Of L-70 Anti-Aircraft Guns, Which Lithuania Transferring, Already Arrived In Ukraine
Estonia chooses Alika and “Bridges” for Eurovision 2023
Uzbekistan, Latvia eye implementation of a number of joint initiatives
How a tropical Korean survives the Estonian winter
Women in Science: EU Records Nearly 7 Million Female Scientists in 2021
Sixteen outstanding Estonian female researchers
Sudden Lights win Supernova final and will represent Latvia at Eurovision 2023 with “Aija”
WRC: Tänak’s night attack leaves Sweden rivals trailing
Norway to host snowshoe festival Feb. 18
‘We will be in danger if Russia wins’: Security concerns drive Poland’s support for Ukraine
Germany to Auction “Huge Number” of Hydrogen Power Plants – Minister
West ‘too busy with woke rights to combat Russia’ | Life on the frontline
German Groups Suspend Turkey Quake Rescue Over Security Problems
Ukraine might lose the war this summer unless West gives it more offensive weapons now
East Germany’s last Communist premier dies aged 95
Norway enjoy excellent morning at nordic combined world cup event in Schonach
Poland Says It Won’t Go It Alone On Question Of Fighter Jets For Ukraine
Germany sees increase in Iranian spying since protests
Switzerland blocks transfer of arms from Spain to Ukraine
Netherlands not to give 18 Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine
France braces for protests as Macron pushes forward with pension reform
Pope Francis faces ‘civil war’ at heart of church
San Marino: rich people and even richer desserts
Albanian opposition rallies to demand prime minister’s departure
Marriage with Greece, divorce with Turkey?
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