One Year On

1818 February 12: Chile Independence Day
Putin’s War Fuels a Bitter Breakup With the Russian Language
Former Cyprus Foreign Minister Wins Presidential Election
Beware a “Frozen Conflict” in Ukraine
The Carefully Managed Trials Of Karakalpak Protesters

1913 February 13: Tibetan Independence Day
Ambassador of Lithuania in Greece visits Intracom Defense
LTV’s De Facto looks at Skulte LNG terminal developments
Battlefield situation not indicative of major Russian offensive
Kučinskis: Latvia should not ‘push’ Russian citizens across the border
Tartu trains could go 160 km/h in the near future
‘New Latvia’ plan on Fiji island stirs social media
Electric vehicles will come sooner than we think
Lithuanian legionnaire injured in explosion in Ukraine
Estonian foreign minister: peace in Ukraine can come only on Ukraine’s terms
Lithuania And The Baltic States Guarding Against Inflation And Boosting Economic Growth
Estonians gather to form ‘biggest hearts’ for Valentine’s Day
Nausėda thanked Lithuanians in Norway for fostering Lithuanian identity
Edward Lucas: Putin’s choice is between the dacha and the graveyard
Latvian exports to Russia’s neighboring countries rise
Belarusian oligarch uses Lithuanian firm to dodge sanctions in Germany
Latvian Raimonds Tomsons named world’s best sommelier
Estonian Defense League and UK RAF conduct joint aerial training exercise
Lithuania Delivers 36 Bofors L-70 Anti-Aircraft Weapons to Ukraine
Norway And Estonia Agree: Russia Isn’t Going To End Its War On Ukraine
zaha hadid architects envisions business center in lithuania as cantilevering planes
Design criteria for Tallinn’s Little Ring Road taken to court
Testing starts on Fluence 200MWh battery storage projects in Lithuania for spring 2023 activation
Estonian rescuer in Turkey: The situation is apocalyptic
Nordics, Baltics fail to agree on joint boycott of OSCE session
Latvia sees smallest number of university students in a decade
Lithuania wants EU to address Facebook’s treatment of pro-Ukraine posts
Estonian economics ministry launches Space Act working group
Seven EU countries call for cautious electricity market reform
10,000 customers opt out of Eesti Energia’s universal service package
Cadmium contamination in Lithuania’s pro-Russian Vičiūnai Group exports to Ukraine
Fitch rates Latvia’s economic outlook at ‘A-‘
Estonia banks increasingly paying interest on savings deposits
TV3 programme says Latvia has not requested international wanted status for OMON officer
Violence and fear keeping Russians from protesting
President of Lithuania meets Norway’s NASAMS manufacturer
War in Ukraine may last for years
Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Estonia, Finland, Luxembourg and Latvia warn EU against ‘crisis mode’ overhaul of energy market
Estonia one of the top five countries expat families love – UNICEF
After acquisition of anti-ship missiles Latvia will no longer have security problems with Kaliningrad – chief of defense
Estonia: the number of e-residents overtakes the population of Tartu
Lithuanian airports among the first in Europe to complete preparations for a modern border screening system
Estonia Establishes Diplomatic Presence in Cincinnati, USA, With New Honorary Consulate
Ministers of German Speaking Countries in Vienna
BBC: What’s been ‘occurring’ in Wales for 100 years
Pope worried about Nicaraguan bishop sentenced to 26 years
Common Challenge 2023, Montenegro
Secretary Blinken’s Call with Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Foreign Minister Konakovic
Catholic clergy in Portugal sexually abused nearly 5,000 children since 1950, inquiry finds
Russia lacks sufficient forces to attack Ukraine from Transnistria – NATO Deputy SG
Moldovan president warns of Russian agent infiltration
As Moldova Hikes Defence Spending, Rebel Region Follows Suit
Venezuelans say credit cards that were once lifeline now ‘useless’
Ukraine war: Russians slowly take ground around Bakhmut
A big bang or a grinding assault? What to expect from Russia’s new offensive in Ukraine
Finns don’t love Sanna Marin as much as you do
Finland, Sweden to join NATO by July, says Finnish president
Will the non-Russians rebel?
U.S. shoots down mysterious object near Canadian border
Ukraine Has the Battlefield Edge
UN to Denmark: Stop being racist to Greenlanders!
Can’t we strike London? Vladimir Putin ally calls for attack on British Parliament
Faroese youngster to represent Denmark at the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest
Germany’s policy shift is real but still falls short
United States tells citizens: Leave Russia immediately
Denmark Begins Procurement Process To Deliver New Capabilities For Arctic Operations
Poland, Hungary ignore EU boycott to celebrate Iranian revolution in Tehran
Norway official who spied for the Soviets has died in Moscow
‘Tak Danmark’: Ukraine makes video to thank Denmark for howitzers
Norway: Russia is a threat for all of Europe
White House rejects Beijing claims of U.S. balloons over China
Zelensky, Støre discuss defense cooperation between Ukraine, Norway
Sweden contributes $18 million to end female genital mutilation with UNFPA and UNICEF
Germany says Finland, Sweden NATO bids must be ratified without delay
Russian National Detained in Finland for Illegally Staying for 3 Years
Russia likely to spy more on Norway’s energy industry, say Norway security police
Canada’s Trudeau sees ‘some sort of pattern’ in downed aerial objects
Russian-Led CSTO Plans Three Military Exercises In Belarus In 2023
Hungary FM’s Belarus visit 1st from EU country since 2020
Roanoke reconsiders its Russian sister city ties as assault on Ukraine continues
Nobel laureate calls for national reconciliation at trial in Belarus
Germany to Temporarily Ease Visa Rules for Turkish & Syrian Earthquake Victims
Moldovan president warns of Russian plot to topple leadership
Ukraine troops train on Leopard tanks in Poland

2011 February 14: Day of Rage (Bahrain)
Lithuania wants to teach kids Polish instead of Russian – but doesn’t have enough teachers
Latvia’s economic growth in 2023 “expected to be almost flat”
Supermarket margins are not to blame for food inflation – Bank of Lithuania
Anett Kontaveit confirms back injury, hopes to be competing again in March
Latvia, Lithuania boost border cooperation against migrant flows
Women’s representation in Estonia’s Riigikogu election is growing steadily
Cars confiscated from drunk drivers in Latvia planned to be handed to Ukrainian army
NATO, EU commission chiefs expected to visit Estonia on Independence Day
Latvian police: Beware of Love
Return of US LNG terminal to market reduces European gas prices
Rail Baltica CEO Driksna departs
Lithuania reports annual inflation of 20% in January
Heads ‘cup’ for February fungi
Third of nightclub-goers in Lithuania have tried drugs – survey
Latvian security service issues warning about supporting Russian war crimes
International students contribute €22.4 million to Estonian economy in tax
Lithuania ready to contribute to repairing Ukraine’s NASAMS – Nauseda in Norway
Plastic packaging recycling calls for better design, fewer materials
Number of births drops to 100-year low in Latvia
Valentine’s Day with a difference for UK troops in Estonia
Grim figures of child support non-payment in Latvia
Prosecutors refuse to investigate leak allegations in Lithuanian MP’s sexual abuse case
Estonian foreign minister: We need to support Ukraine and isolate Russia
Voice communication services in Latvia are generally of high quality, with VoLTE – excellent
2022 saw record number of flights to and from Hiiumaa
Lithuania looks to bolster ties with Asia: minister
Estonia: Reform Party made costliest pre-election pledge
Hottest Valentine’s day in Latvia’s history
Estonia brings cooperation in criminal procedure into accordance with EU law
Corruption watchdog finds bogus employment at Rīga municipal company
Bank of Estonia Supervisory Board to discuss sharp rise in banking profits
Latvia to boost defense spending with naval missile, HIMARS deals
Military aid to Ukraine should be increased to EUR 100B this year – Estonia
‘Constitutional populism’ threatens EU democracy, Latvia president warns
PPA checks show hire car drivers twice as likely to exceed alcohol limit
Light for Ukraine campaign launched in Latvia
Spain to send NASAMS air defense systems to Estonia in April
Lithuanian transport minister in Poland for talks on intl logistics corridors
Was Sweden Tänak’s greatest WRC win yet?
Estonian international rescue team returns from Turkey
How are the Channel Islands preparing for the future of work?
UK strikes hit a 30-year high as inflation erodes pay
Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev received credentials of incoming ambassador of San Marino
Serbia, Montenegro Demand Explanation After Moldova Coup Plot Claim
North Macedonia’s annual inflation slows to 17.1% in January
Is Croatia Becoming Dependent on American Liquefied Gas?
Six Basque trade unions demand Freedom for Kurdish people’s Leader, Abdullah Öcalan
What is Russia plotting in Moldova?
Man accused of setting fire to military draft office in Transnistria faces 30 years in jail
Elite Russian Marine Unit ‘Nearly Destroyed’ Near Ukraine’s Vuhledar
Slovakia sees new EU funds blocked as it lacks crucial strategy
EU pledges ‘merit-based’ assessment on Georgia’s candidacy
In Conservative Georgia, A Trans Performer Turns Trauma Into Comedy
Kyrgyzstan To Host Drills By Russia-Led Defense Bloc
How Germany Avoided Its Own ‘Lost Cause’ Movement
Poland to persuade Turkey to let Sweden into NATO
Germany to produce ammo for air defense guns sent to Ukraine
France calls on its citizens to leave Belarus by road
Poland primed for unlikely role as key energy transition test case
Finland Entered Recession in Late 2022, Flash Estimate Indicates
Dutch F-35s intercept three Russian military aircraft near Poland
Belarus authorities detain journalist Vyacheslau Lazarau on undisclosed charges
Canada, like France, urges its citizens to leave Belarus immediately
EU: A further step towards a long-term ‘Roam like at home’ agreement with Ukraine
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, Denmark FM Rasmussen Meet
Russia deports thousands of Ukrainian children. Investigators say that’s a war crime
Denmark’s economy grew by 3.4 percent in 2022: statistics agency
Europe’s centre of gravity is shifting towards Poland
Ukraine and the Contingency of Global Order
Germany urges importers to reject Russian LNG
Russia deploys nuclear-armed ships for first time in 30 years, Norway says
Norway to donate eight Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine
Germany chides allies for delays in delivering tanks to Ukraine
Cold war tensions flare up on Polish border with Kaliningrad

1804 February 15: Statehood Day in Serbia
Latvia will send €70,000 of aid to Syria
Lithuania will divert all freight trains incoming from Belarus through one border crossing point
Local vegetables will grow pricy this year in Latvia
Lithuania’s capital Vilnius takes bold stance against Russia
Latvia’s health sector demands more money in state budget
General Vollmer of Germany on the Russian threat: ‘We’d beat them wherever we need to’ – interview
No flying to Liepāja anytime soon
Unemployment rate declines for second consecutive year in Estonia
“Climate, Culture and Quality of Life” seminar at Saeima Wednesday
New Dealroom data reveals Lithuania’s startup ecosystem growing 4x CEE average
Ice Hockey: Sweden opens World Juniors vs. Latvia
Lithuania has its third ‘unicorn’, minister says
Latvia and Estonia have diplomatic discussions
Lithuania would consider repairing NASAMS for Ukraine – minister
Grass fire season begins in Latvia
First Ukrainian Refugees From Estonia Arrive in Finland
[Latvia] Appeal for ‘moment of silence’ on February 24
Over 100 bills will go unprocessed after Riigikogu dissolution
Author Kristina Sabaliauskaitė awarded honorary citizenship of Vilnius
One year of a three-day war: Reflections from Estonia
Lithuania considers naming and shaming firms working in Russia – MP
Eesti Energia, Geothermal Baltic pilot heat production capacity in Narva
Boosting Canada’s NATO presence in Latvia by 2024 an ‘optimistic’ and ‘optimal’ timeline, says envoy
Estonia: Alarming trends in youth e-cigarette use
‘Lielais Kristaps’ film offer next week in Latvia
Pregnant Lithuanian killed in shootout in Spain, baby saved
Estonia urges European countries to multiply ammunition production
Increased Admissions to Latvian Films in 2022
PPA rescind long-serving Kremlin agitator’s Estonian residency permit
Latvian tourism sector partially rebounded in 2022
Direct Vilnius-Brussels flights set to resume in March
Latvia: May 1 deadline for mandatory eID to be dropped
Estonia’s manors provide wealth of ghost stories and supernatural tales
Latvia’s teachers deliver strike ultimatum to government
Bridge section collapses during demolition work on Lithuania’s main motorway
Edward Lucas: ‘Putin would score a low grade in history’
New Olympic-size swimming pool opens in Vilnius
Minister cancels cancellation of Rīga development plan
‘Worrying trend’ as Lithuania’s exports to countries neighbouring Russia double
Mehis Viru banned from coaching athletics for indefinite period
Visit to NATO by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania
UAE’s Edge buys majority stake in Estonia’s Milrem Robotics
Lithuanian cabinet backs criminalisation of war propaganda
Majority of Estonian MEPs vote in favor of latest EU CO2 emission targets
Lithuanian dual degree scheme to put institutions “on the map”
Estonia referred to European court over unadopted whistleblower directive
Agreement reached on university merger in Latvia
Danish Leopard 2 tanks training with Estonian Defense Forces
European Commission refers Latvia to EU Court of Justice on open and public data
Estonia’s Tax and Customs Board destroys 10 million counterfeit cigarettes
Finnish FinTech Saldo launches banking operations in Lithuania
Berlinale’s European Film Market shines spotlight on Baltic productions
Azerbaijan, Lithuania actively working on EU twinning projects
[Estonia] Experts foresee IT sector slowdown
Narva, Estonia to pilot test closed-loop geothermal technology
What are the Countries with the Highest GDP per Capita?
Nicola Sturgeon to resign as First Minister of Scotland
Silence Has Power in the Oscar-Nominated Irish-Language Drama ‘The Quiet Girl’
Amazon confirms: Alexa will not speak Catalan, yet
Montenegro’s boxers barred from Moldova tournament amid coup allegations
EC President Michel met with the new Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Germany, Türkiye, and Greece
Unesco-listed “Bear Festival” in French Catalonia is worth traveling for
Romania, Moldova both report strange objects in their skies
Ukrainian-Crimean Tatar partisan movement blows up car with four Russian occupiers in Nova Kakhovka
Georgia’s peculiar balancing act and Washington’s ire at its ‘Beacon of Liberty’
Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili’s mistreatment threatens country’s EU dreams, MEPs say
When A Week Turns Into A Year: The Ukrainians Who Have Built New Lives In Georgia
Turkmenistan Taps UAE to Unlock Gas Potential
India, soon world’s most populous nation, doesn’t know how many people it has
Denmark backs India’s push to phase out all fossil fuels
Ukraine thanks Denmark for support
Zelenskyy calls for faster military aid as Russia pounds Ukraine’s east
The United Nations says Denmark and Greenland must address colonialism
Russia flies two supersonic nuclear bombers over Norwegian Sea north of Scotland as NATO meets for second day of talks over Ukraine
Putin, secure in power, sets stage for long and draining war
Sweden says its weapons are ‘significant’ boost for Ukraine
BBC to launch new Nordic TV channels in Denmark
Sweden emerges as sudden front-runner to host 2030 Olympics
LNG for Germany: UAE delivers first shipment
Russian Shoppers Entering Finland via Norway Despite Entry Ban
North Korean food shortage seems to be worsening, South Korea says
EU court upholds sanctions against Belarus’ airspace regulator over Ryanair plane diversion
Gasgrid advances Finland’s first hydrogen transmission network project
Germany and Belgium to link hydrogen networks, double LNG transit and explore second interconnector
Belarusian Man Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Insulting Lukashenka
European Commission takes Poland to court over ‘legal Polexit’
Russian bombers intercepted by NORAD near Alaska
Russian journalist gets 6 years in penal colony over Ukraine war
OK counts on Tritium chargers for large-scale roll out in Denmark
Ukraine claims Russia using balloons to distract air defences
Can ‘earthquake diplomacy’ help NATO membership chances for Sweden and Finland?
Putin has limited options to sustain his war on Ukraine: UK statement to the OSCE
Nicola Sturgeon quits to let new leader build case for Scottish independence
Germany to Hike Defense Budget by Up to €10 Billion in 2024
Speech by President von der Leyen at the European Parliament Plenary on one year of Russia’s invasion and war of aggression against Ukraine
16 Allies, Finland and Sweden launch largest space project in NATO’s history
Russia very close to becoming dictatorship, says opposition leader Ribakov
World Ski: Germany’s Schmid, Norway’s Tviberg win world parallel golds
France tears down beach apartment block as rising sea bites
Polish president calls on NATO to act fast if Russia attacks
Tensions mount at the Belarus-Ukraine border amid concerns of a Russian spring offensive
Stellantis grows software development network with new hub in Poland
Turkey Has Right to Decide on Finland, Sweden Bids, NATO Says
From the front line of war in Ukraine, Poland sees a changing EU
U.S. says all countries should warn China against Taiwan conflict
NATO Secretary General praises Poland’s support for Ukraine
Brussels launches legal action against Poland for “challenging primacy of EU law”
UK oil sector ‘engaged’ with government as Norway prepares for Russian spies
Ukraine to receive as much economic and military support from Sweden as necessary – PM
Netherlands, Denmark not planning to send Leopard 2 tanks to Kiev
Sweden advocates creating coalition to supply fighter jets to Ukraine
Poland-Turkey relations: Cordial and growing ever closer
Germany to send ‘half battalion’ of tanks to Ukraine
Russia declares battlefield gains as Ukraine urges faster military aid
Minnesota National Guard signs State Partnership Program Agreement with Norway

1918 Fabruary 16: Lithuania Independence Day
How Nato weapons in the Baltic are sinking Russia’s military ambitions
US defense secretary Lloyd Austin arrives in Estonia
Sanctioned millionaire Aven’s helicopter sold to Lithuanian businessman
[Estonia] PPA instructed to halt issuing ID cards, residence permits at Selver stores
[Latvia] Agriculture Minister: Dairy producers will get direct subsidies
Production Service Partners Twentyfour Seven and Radioaktive Film Expand into Lithuania
Grobiņa junk exchange box proves popular among locals
Eesti Energia takes out €600 million loan
LIAA offers deep dive into ‘deep tech’
Tallinn, Tartu pick exchange price electricity over universal service
State of asphalt roads in Latvia reportedly the best it has been in the last 30 years
Auction of the decade: Offshore wind farm developers to be unveiled in fall
Synthetic drug ‘plague’ burdens Latvia’s healthcare
Estonia allocating EUR 15.7 mln for climate-proofing distribution networks
Survey: 36% of women have had bad maternity hospital experience in Latvia
Scientists: Talk of phosphorite mining is premature
Latvia and Germany to cooperate to accelerate implementation of innovation
Symbols of occupation prohibited in Estonia’s construction law
Rīga shopping mall enhances its artistic credentials
PM: US contribution to security of Estonia, Europe steadfast
Defense secretary: US steadfastly committed to Baltic allies
STRATCOMCOE chief on how Russia is losing the information war
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Estonian Defense Minister Hanno Pevkur Press Briefing in Tallinn, Estonia
United States ready to defend Baltic allies, defense secretary says
Friendly. Dynamo – Liepaja (Latvia): broadcasting on YouTube
Joint US-Estonia defense press conference with Lloyd Austin
Latvia Reports 5-Fold Decrease in Ukrainians Crossing Border
Estonia urges NATO allies to increase defense spending ‘closer’ to 2.5 percent
War Darkens a Second Winter in Lithuania
Estonian cows among Europe’s best milk producers
Former Latvian MP Kaimiņš gets community service for document forgery
Armenia PM: We underscore close cooperation with Lithuania also in withstanding regional challenges
Estonia: Politicians advocate domestic mining, processing of critical minerals
Mandatory defense service law conceptually approved in Latvia
Rising global pork prices start to have impact on Estonian consumers
Latvian government suggested to decide on long-term contracts in dairy sector
Riigikogu extends law to remove Soviet era symbols from buildings
Progresīvie and Gen Z: A leftward shift for Latvia?
Major Ukraine donor Estonia calls on allies to do more
Lithuania | Thousands of candidates for municipal council mandates
Estonia’s Startup Wise Guys raises €25m to invest in ‘overlooked markets’
‘A Totally Crazy, Passionate Journey’: How the Latvian Film Industry Rose From the Post-Soviet Rubble to Arrive on the World Stage
FNE at Berlinale 2023: Estonian Cinema in Berlin
Switzerland’s appeal for wealthy foreigners reaches new heights
Austria opened the door to Russia at an OSCE meeting in Vienna. Ukraine will boycott. We must react
France and China have ‘same objective’ on peace in Ukraine
Montenegrin Protesters Force Belarus Musicians to Cancel Pro-Ukrainian Concert
Slovenia and Uzbekistan eye air deal
Kosovo Women’s 1990s Fight for Freedom Documented on Film
Basque Country municipality joins zero waste cities’ line-up
Movies: Catalonia Lures International Productions
Slovakia Parliament brands Russia’s regime as “terrorist”
Could the New EU Mission Sideline Russia in Armenia-Azerbaijan Settlement?
“Disaster diplomacy” creates hope for Armenia-Turkey normalization
Georgia Loses USD 76 Million Dispute with Russia’s Inter RAO
Turkmenistan, Sweden discuss co-op within framework of international organizations
Tajikistan: Avalanche claims 13 lives, president extends condolences
East side story: Poland’s new role in the European Union
Europe considers a digital currency as it strives to counter U.S. and China’s tech dominance
LGBT History Month: Europe’s first openly lesbian team gets new kit
Activists decry Malaysian ban on LGBT books
Stoltenberg: ‘Time Is Now’ for Turkey to Approve Finland, Sweden Joining NATO
Denmark to help clean the Ganges
Downed Chinese balloon aimed for Hawaii but was blown off course – U.S. official
Russell Perkins: We can’t afford to lose World War III
Some 1.1 million people came to Germany from Ukraine in 2022
Doctor? Engineer? As dreams fade, Afghan girls turn to madrasas
Market has ice concerns for Finland’s Inkoo LNG
Finland approves operation of Loviisa nuclear plant to 2050
U.S. concerned about debt Pakistan owes China, official says
Russia’s appetite may extend beyond Ukraine
Russia rains missiles on Ukraine, eyes Bakhmut capture in April
Soros says Russian defeat in Ukraine would trigger dissolution of ‘Russian empire’
‘Siberia will be free’: Russian regions vote in unauthorised independence referendums
As Spain advances trans rights, Sweden backtracks on gender-affirming treatments for teens
YouTube CEO Wojcicki, one of the first Google employees, steps down
EU ends legal action against Poland over anti-LGBT zones
China sanctions Lockheed Martin, Raytheon over Taiwan arms sales

2008 February 17: Kosovo declaration of independence
Lithuanian farmers give away milk in protest
Travel: Estonia and Nordic specialists target agents to drive growth
Latvia and Peru plan to develop bilateral economic cooperation
Estonia: Most-supported candidates by electoral district
Latvia will not have its own medium-range anti-air defence in coming years
Estonia: Support by party in each of Estonia’s 12 electoral districts
Latvia passes law allowing state to donate drunk drivers’ confiscated cars to Ukraine
Kaunas ambulance brings wounded Lithuanian back from Ukraine
Battle rages over Daugavpils Fortress’ future
Norway warns of Russia’s tactical nuclear weapons threat
Tallinn court: Ban on customers inside café during Covid unlawful
Burning of Lithuanian flag reported to police on State Restoration Day
Estonian political parties pledge more direct democracy, a more efficient Riigikogu
FIA world rally championship adds Latvia to 2024 calendar
Estonian fishing organizations permitted to control cormorant numbers
Latvian housing relatively affordable compared to rest of EU
FT places Vilnius second in European Cities of Future ranking
Karins calls to follow Estonia’s example – a smaller number of schools, but higher teachers’ salaries
Lithuanian rescuers return from Turkey: ‘our training was not in vain’
UNHCR launches plan for Ukrainian aid in Latvia
NATO Secretary General to visit Estonia
Deputy formin stresses Lithuania’s full support for Ukraine in Kyiv
EDF commander: Helme spreading slander based on lies
February 16 echoes abroad: from illuminated buildings to festive quizzes
Latvia’s exports and imports reached record levels in 2022
Polish schools in Lithuania to operate ‘as long as parents want them to’, says PM
No doubt Ukrainian refugees are benefitting Estonian economy
Latvia’s president: ‘We need credible defense capacities’
Lithuanian Railways to probe sanction-busting by Belarusian firms
Estonia: Justice chancellor highlights issue of unjustified bank account closures
Archbishop of Constantinople overturns Patriarchate of Moscow in Lithuania
Stop Russia now to prevent a wider conflict, Estonia warns
‘We cannot risk wars in Europe again,’ says Lithuanian president
How accurately does Latvia plan its births and deaths?
Standard written Estonian language dictionary to be released in 2025
Three more Russians declared unwanted in Latvia
EDF intelligence chief: Russia has started using spy balloons
Constantinople Patriarch reinstates 5 defrocked Lithuanian Orthodox priests
Energy equipment from Estonia reaches Ukraine
Expert says Latvia should’ve worried about birth rates decades ago
Stoltenberg, von der Leyen to attend Estonia’s 105th Independence Day
How Lithuania is aiming to become a futuristic audiovisual hub for the international industry
Estonians’ environmental footprint larger than European average
Minister promises the fence on Latvian-Russian border will be of high quality
Kaja Kallas still most popular candidate for next prime minister of Estonia
The Noteworthy visit of Lithuanian companies and Lithuania Minister of Agriculture to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Estonia to prepare legislation for nuclear programme
7 Amazing Historical Sites in Riga, Latvia You Can’t Miss
Patrick Odier: ‘Switzerland cannot hide behind neutrality’
Switzerland helps China Inc satisfy its itch for overseas listings
Netherlands to send 40 more trucks with energy equipment to Ukraine
France proposes conference on ‘Europe’s air defence’
Readout of US Vice President Harris’s Meeting with President Macron of France
Faroe Islands-based startup raises €5.8M to create local ocean rainforests globally
Gibraltar leader relates to ‘personal toll’ of politics as Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon resigns
Catalonia: Prosecutors request prison sentences for former senior pro-independence officials
Andorra legalises same-sex marriage in landmark win for LGBTQ+ rights
A history of carnival in 19th century Malta
Blast at Slovenia fireworks company kills 1, injures 2
Albania Greenlights Blogger’s Extradition to Russia After Receiving ‘Guarantees’
Which countries recognise Kosovo’s statehood?
Kosovo is firmly on the European path. There’s no need to set up new roadblocks
Kosovo celebrates 15 years of indepedence but relations with Serbia remain tense
Serbia: Russian activist opposed to war targeted in Belgrade
Portugal ends Golden Visas, curtails Airbnb rentals to address housing crisis
Bulgaria, Greece revive forgotten Russian oil pipeline project
A surfer’s guide to the Basque Country with Natxo González
Grand Junction City makes Basque handball court a historic landmark
What is happening in Moldova, Ukraine’s tiny European neighbor with a pro-Russian movement?
Moldova’s new PM starts term by questioning country’s neutral status
Growing fear of Russia sparks unease in Moldova
Moldova Braces Ahead of Pro-Russian Protest in Capital
Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Moldovan President Maia Sandu After Their Meeting
Sanctioned Moldovan Oligarch With Ties to Russia Running Ads on Facebook
Moldova to Reopen File on Illegal Rendition of Turkish Teachers
US Compensates Czech Republic for $200M Aid to Ukraine
Romania Sees Black Sea Gas as ‘Game Changer’ for Region
Romania and Ukraine initiate joint investment program targeting border communities
Romania plans to invest 200 mln euro in electric school minibuses for rural areas
Ukrainian couple open “Crimea” restaurant opposite Russian embassy in Warsaw
Artsakh Marks 35th Anniversary of Freedom
A year into the war, Russians in Georgia are viewed with suspicion
Russian S7 Airlines resumes regular flights to Turkmenistan’s Ashgabat
USAID Provides $13 Million to Address Food Insecurity in Tajikistan
United States Builds Skills of Young Women Entrepreneurs in Uzbekistan
NATO co-hosts side event at Munich Security Conference focused on military energy transition
Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund’s €150 Million Investment in R.Power
Russian Aggression and the Resurrection of Central Europe
European Commission presents EU-New Zealand trade agreement for ratification
New Zealand Faces a Future of Flood and Fire
Ukraine orders immediate evacuation of civilians in Bakhmut
One Year After: How Putin Got Germany Wrong
Fastelavnsboller: A Danish pastry for Fastelavn
South Africa’s naval exercise with Russia, China raises Western alarm
Poland is becoming the strong man of Europe: The Times
Strike at German airports grounds nearly 300,000 passengers
One year later: How does Ukraine war end?
North Korea threatens unprecedented action over allied military drills
Sàmi House Formally Established in Tromsø, Northern Norway
Zelenskyy predicts Russian loss and warns Belarus against attack
Human rights violations in Belarus: EU to adopt more sanctions targeting primarily judges and prosecutors
U.S. tries to woo India away from Russia with display of F-35s, bombers
Sweden police refuse permission for new Quran-burning protest, citing security fears
Biden will renew support for Ukraine in his visit to Poland ahead of the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion
Poland informs European court it will not comply with order to reinstate judges
Protesters storm Suriname’s parliament as rally against austerity measures turns ugly
Munich Security Conference: First Leopard tanks to be deployed to Kyiv ‘very soon’ – Germany
Storm Otto lashes Scandinavia closing the Oresund bridge

1965 February 18: Gambia Independence Day
In Baltics, Poland, grassroots groups strive to help Ukraine
The best Baltic beach holidays: where to go for summer, sea and sand
Estonia set to purchase loitering munitions
‘The closest Soviet Lithuania came to sexual revolution was in student dorms’
Car theft remains rare in Estonia
Scholarships fail to reverse declines in Latvia’s student numbers
Estonian volunteers build mobile washroom for Ukrainian soldiers
Kaunas looks to reap rewards of hosting Euroleague finals
Latvia To Donate Cars Confiscated From Drunk Drivers To Ukraine’s Army
Estonia plans one of its largest munitions purchases
Saeima conceptually approves Latvia’s 2023 budget
8 Future Foods from Latvia
Armenian, Latvian leaders discuss issues on bilateral agenda, regional developments
Estonia: Electricity network covers quarter of apartments’ car charging needs
What Latvia’s inclusion means for the World Rally Championship
2022 Estonian press photo of the year winners announced
Estonia’s FM urges European states to boost defense spending
Lithuania picks Monika Linkytė to go to Eurovision
Inside Nato’s frontier with Putin where short bridge crosses border like Berlin Wall as Russians taunt West with Z sign
Russian diplomats ordered out of the Netherlands
Why Ukraine and the Belarusian opposition are fighting each other
Faroe Islands boosts filming incentive to up to 35%
UK Navy helicopters train in sub-zero conditions in Norway
Wool from the Isle of Man sent to Ukraine
Putin’s Belarus Gains Show He Has Ambitions Beyond Ukraine: ISW
Iceland’s most surprising tourist attraction? power plants
Russia’s war galvanized Ukraine and still threatens the world order
Rishi Sunak Is In Touching Distance Of A Northern Ireland Protocol Deal, But Now He’s Got To Sell It To Its Toughest Critics
UK PM meeting with Prime Minister of Sweden and President of Finland
UK’s Sunak: It’s time to double down on support for Ukraine
Opinion: Call it a war, not an operation
Joint statement by Ursula von der Leyen and Rishi Sunak at the Munich Security Conference
‘Unthinkable’ that Russia does not pay for Ukraine’s reconstruction, EU chief says
U.K. Will Help Other Countries Willing To Send Aircraft To Ukraine, Sunak Says
Putin Began His Unjust War One Year Ago. Here’s What Ukraine Needs Now.
Order of Malta marks 910 years of service
One year after the start of war, what lies ahead for Ukraine?
13.000 Russians entered Bosnia and Herzegovina
Meet Vistegutten: AI Resurrects Face of Stone Age Teen Found in Norway
Azerbaijani ambassador hails political relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina
European Union condemns IOC for attempts to include Russia and Belarus at Paris 2024
Spain criticises Barcelona for cutting ties with Israel
Poland ‘ready’ to send MiG jets to Ukraine if US leads a wider coalition
EU Urged to Sanction Moldova Oligarchs Linked to Unrest
Belarus cadets train on Russian tanks amid fears of bigger conflict
US accuses Russia of committing ‘crimes against humanity’
Belarus retaliates after Poland shuts down border crossing
Bulgaria abandons January 2024 euro adoption target
Norway Seizes $5.8M Worth Crypto From Axie Infinity Hack
High-profile ‘Belt and Road’ plan to build Europe’s first ‘smart city’ in Bulgaria lies in tatters
Ukraine’s intelligence: Russia has no means to invade from Belarus in next 2-3 weeks
Armenia, Azerbaijan Highlight Nagorno-Karabakh Schism in Munich Standoff
UK PM meeting with Poland’s Prime Minister
Reexports To Russia: How The Ukraine War Made Trade Boom In Kyrgyzstan
Rishi Sunak: Ukraine’s long-term security must be ensured now
Kazakhstan’s Foreign Trade Reaches Record-High Level in 2022
Number of electric cars in Poland grows 63% in a year but remains well below government target
Sunak Says NATO Should Make Ukraine Security Pledge by July
Harris warns against Chinese support for Russia in Ukraine
NATO Secretary General in Munich: give Ukraine what they need to win
Jimmy Carter, 98, to receive hospice care
Beijing is ‘watching closely’ if Russia succeeds in Ukraine, NATO says, flagging rising China challenge
NATO chief to Europe: Time to talk China
Israeli observer delegation kicked out of African Union summit in Addis Ababa
South Korea’s Enduring Restraint Toward China
North Korea fires ‘ICBM-class’ missile into Japan’s EEZ off Hokkaido
Tokyo urges Beijing to avoid flying balloons in Japan’s airspace
Pentagon’s top China official travels to Taiwan
Paraguay president seeks to calm China jitters on Taiwan trip
Chinese officials arrive in Taiwan on first post-pandemic visit

February 20-28: Festivals in honour of Tuareg queen Tin Hinan
2003 February 20: Spanish police close the only Basque language newspaper
2014 February 20: Heavenly Hundred Remembrance Day in Ukraine
February 21: International Mother Language Day
1979 February 22: Saint Lucia Independence Day
1944 February 23: Aardakh/Operation Lentil: Soviet expulsion of Vainakh (Chechen and Ingush)
1918 February 24: Estonia Independence Day
1950 February 25: Kuwait National Day