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Belarus Cadets Train on Russian Tanks Amid Fears of Bigger Conflict

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
Estonia’s Foreign Minister: Ukraine is running out of bullets
Immersed in sea, snow, sand and silence: a winter break in Lithuania
Ukrainian refugee stream down to a trickle on Latvian–Russian border
Estonia procured twice as much ammunition in 2022 than in previous 30 years
Lithuanian president tried to derail Belarus sanctions, new book alleges
Latvia: Plans to double army size might have been too ambitious
Lithuania’s Romas Zabarauskas Opens Screen Doors for LGBT Storytelling in Eastern Europe
Residents confused after evacuation from dangerous building in Rīga
Triumph of electric vehicles could arrive sooner than 2035
Bankruptcy rate reducing in Latvia
Estonia to increase indirect fire capability with loitering munitions
‘Check lottery’ brought €11 million to Latvia’s budget, says tax service
Arrivals from Ukraine in Lithuania on decline, despite predictions of new refugee wave
Stamp to honor Latvian linguist Jānis Endzelīns
Henri Roos, Justyna Maria Kowalczyk-Tekieli win Tartu Ski Marathon
Lithuania’s central bank reportedly investigating Railsr over AML failures
X Infotech deploys mobile biometric solution for border control in Estonia
Lithuania mulls simplifying private land takeover for military infrastructure
Latvia’s supporting voice in international arena is important for Ukraine – Kondratiuk
Wagner may test West’s response by attacking Baltics – Lithuanian president’s aide
Which parts of Latvia have most Russian citizens?
Estonia: Lack of teachers, support staff limits Ukrainian pupils’ education
600 German brigade troops to come to Lithuania for training
Anete discusses the Latvian words of the year
Tartu wants financial assistance to restore international air connections
Užgavėnės: Lithuania Marks End Of Winter
Ukraine needs battlefield success to ensure support from the West
Lithuanian Orthodox Church defies Constantinople order to reinstate priests
Estonia’s answer to Russian disinformation is to fund real journalism
Lithuanian FM calls for sanctions on Russia’s Rosatom
Russia’s Prigozhin suspected of using Conservative People’s Party of Estonia to influence opinions
Lithuania to liquidate International Forum of Good Neighborhood that kept visiting Minsk and Moscow
Ruhnu island will host its first violin festival this summer
Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital plans Infectious Diseases and Lung Health Centre
Enthusiasts reenact Estonian War of Independence battle
Luminor provides 200,000 euros for kindergarten renovation in Latvia
Estonia: Fixed-term deposits growing in 2023
Latvia: Red tape main cause of house dilapidation
West happy with itself in Munich
EU ministers, Kasparov meet at Lithuania’s initiative to talk about Russian opposition
Estonia’s circular economy proposal to EU: Standardized glass bottles
Saldo Bank Launches Banking Operations in Lithuania
Estonia’s eGA leading EU project to strengthen Ukraine’s e-services
Lithuanian President Decorates Bulgaria’s Maxim Behar with a State Award for Articles Written in 1991
Real estate transactions continued to decline in January
DEWA visits NanoAvionics in Lithuania to conduct technical tests for DEWA SAT-2
Vastlakuklid: The history of Estonia’s traditional Shrove Tuesday treat
Lithuania’s BKT involved in sanctioned Belarusian urea transit scheme
The Faroe Island Hits New Record
Paul Mescal gives Irish-language interview on BAFTA red carpet
Japan promises to ‘lead the world’ in fighting Russian aggression with $5.5 billion in Ukraine aid
U.S. Deterrence Failed in Ukraine
Judge Orders Closed-Door Trial Of Belarusian Activist Belavus
Polish trucks queue at border crossing as Belarus retaliates
Belarus Expels Three Polish Diplomats As Tensions Mount
Biden says he’ll back Ukraine as long as it takes. But some take aim at the price tag
Russia targets Netherlands’ North Sea infrastructure, says Dutch intelligence agency
Germany launches dialogue platform to prepare comprehensive electricity market reform
Croatia, France and Poland join EU’s strategic reserves for chemical, biological and radiological emergencies
Germany eyes 25 GW of additional gas-fired units by 2030
Denmark to Auction Off 9 GW of Offshore Wind in 2023
Ericsson to cut 1,400 jobs in Sweden
Philippines, U.S. discuss joint coast guard patrols in South China Sea
Far right launches election campaign promising to “give Poland back” to the people
Leopard tanks like a Mercedes, says Ukrainian soldier training in Germany
Norway and Portugal Bolster Offshore Wind Ties
Biden back in Poland as US-Polish relations warm further
Poland’s Ukrainian Rehabilitation
Kremlin: Russia’s relations with Moldova are very tense
Biden makes surprise visit to Ukraine before heading to Poland for invasion anniversary
UK and 30 like-minded nations pledge support for ban on Russia and Belarus competing in international sporting events
Poland curbs border traffic as Belarus expels three Polish diplomats
Belarus to form new paramilitary force amid Ukraine conflict
Biden visits Zelensky in Kyiv and says Putin ‘dead wrong’ on Ukraine war
Blinken, in Turkey, urges speedy Nordics accession to NATO
Biden vows ‘unwavering support’ for Ukraine during surprise visit to Kyiv
Blinken presses Turkiye over NATO accession for Sweden, Finland
Human rights activist causes diplomatic tension between Finland, Nigeria

February 21: International Mother Language Day
Another convoy heads from Rīga to Ukraine
Estonia gears up for elections amid Russian invasion fears
Lithuania strengthens political dialogue with Pakistan
ISS: We have no information about physical contact between EKRE, Prigozhin
Volunteer animal rescuer under police investigation
Estonian diplomat in Ukraine: Biden’s visit sent a key message
Support for universal conscription up in Lithuania – survey
Parties pledge a continuation of free higher education in Estonia
Lithuania celebrates Užgavėnės in symbolic banishing of winter
[Estonia] Further course of Soviet-era symbols law depends on president’s approval
Rinkēvičs: Pressure on Russia must be maintained
EKRE threatens to sue researcher, media over Politico article
More NATO troops may arrive in Latvia soon. Minister allows for possible Russian provocations
DSO: Adoption of electric vehicles not stuck behind the grid
Pakistan, Lithuania express resolve to work closely for strengthening friendly ties
City of Tartu sees no future for public plastic packaging collection points
Investigation unveils Belarus is circumventing sanctions via Lithuania
Equinor to sell Bahamas oil terminal to Estonia’s Liwathon Group
Buying and Selling Real Estate in Latvia (Updated)
EU emissions allowance prices reach all-time high
Another Rīga building in poor condition to be vacated
Eesti Energia: No more need for the universal electricity price scheme
FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: teams that could qualify in final window
Lithuania’s Freedom Party leader does not give up on same-sex partnership, but will not rock coalition’s boat
Latvia’s Riga Airport Commits To Net Zero Emissions Plan
The Reform Party of Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, favourite in the Estonian parliamentary elections on 5 March
Daugavpils plans ‘environmental object’ in place of Soviet monument
Estonia to Obtain ‘Significant Amount’ of Loitering Munitions
Prosecutor General criticizes Latvian education system
[Estonia] Basic school exams to use 100-point scale instead of grades 1 to 5
Lithuania is making ‘tepid’ progress in improving social rights – NGOs
Estonia to announce its largest ever reverse auction for renewable energy
Belarus pulls military equipment to the border with Lithuania
Estonia: President Karis presents state decorations
Four to receive compensation for Covid vaccine side effects in Latvia
Lithuania to boycott OSCE session in Vienna over Russian participation
Estonia becomes full member of European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Lithuania’s futsal team to play with Belarus in Armenia amid threat of FIFA sanctions
New smart ring detects whether a drink has been spiked
Government rejects Skulte LNG terminal developer’s requests
Lithuania and Taiwan agree to cooperate on laser tech
Cambridge renews Estonia assessment deal
Art treasures from Lviv exhibited in Vilnius give glimpse into Lithuania’s own lost collections
President accepts new US ambassador’s credentials
UAE, Lithuania discuss promoting mutual investments
The total turnover of Estonian startups exceeds the €2 billion mark in 2022
Experts call for debate about Austria’s neutrality
Greenland Wants You to Visit. But Not All at Once.
UK and Slovakia step up cooperation in security and trade
How Biden’s surprise trip to Kyiv was kept secret – but not from Russia
A tiny border town in Norway’s Arctic is one of Russia’s last links to Europe
How Poland and Ukraine Could Undermine Putin’s Imperial Dreams
Germany as a laboratory of ‘communism vs capitalism’
New Arctic air force may take off, as war tensions rise
Key battles in the Ukraine war: from Kyiv’s stand to the Kharkiv counterattack
Four-day week liked by UK employers in world’s largest trial
A year of war: how Russian forces have been pushed back in Ukraine
NATO: Finland to participate in the night vision opto-electronics support partnership
Turkey opens up to Sweden’s NATO application after US meeting
The global supply chain consequences of the Russia-Ukraine war
Arctic Now Number One Priority for Russia, Norway Looking to Allies for Increased Deterrence
US lawmaker in Kyiv: Momentum shifting toward ATACMS, F-16s for Ukraine
Finland’s debate over Indigenous identity and rights turns ugly
Ukraine’s year of pain, death – and also nation-building
China’s top diplomat visits Moscow as Russia’s war on Ukraine nears 1 year
Belarus’ foreign minister reportedly died by suicide after meeting Putin officials
Mapping major battles of the Ukraine war, one year on
Russia’s Putin issues new nuclear warnings to West over Ukraine
Germany on collision course with France, Spain over EU power market reform
“Kyiv stands strong”: Biden marks 1 year of war in Ukraine with major speech in Poland
Putin’s war has devastated Ukraine. It has also changed Russia.
Biden says U.S. support for Ukraine ‘will not waver’ in Poland speech
Why is Germany closely following Nigeria’s election?
Denmark charges ex-defence minister with leaking state secrets
Nord Stream probe ongoing: Denmark, Sweden and Germany
More than 100 new species of insects discovered in Norway

1979 February 22: Saint Lucia Independence Day
Dutch-flagged vessel catches fire off Latvia, crew evacuated
UNHCR and partners call for global financial support to assist refugees from Ukraine in Estonia
Latvia: Drunk drivers’ cars will soon head to Ukraine
Estonian innovations take centre stage at IDEX 2023
Russian embassy’s former van now helps Ukraine
UK Navy and Ukrainian cyber experts combine forces for cyberspace battle during Estonia exercises
Ukrainian couple continue medical work at Latvian hospital
How sanctioned Belarusian firm channeled exports via Lithuania
Estonia plans to collect €411 million from CO2 emission allowances this year
Latvia: Defense Minister suspicious of predecessor’s procurement
Ukraine’s President Zelensky to come to Vilnius for NATO summit
Bucharest Nine leaders, U.S. President, NATO SecGen sign joint declaration
Small in size, Estonia majorly invests in defense during war in Ukraine
Tallink reports €13.9 million 2022 profits, first year in black since Covid
Kolleen Park celebrates Lithuania’s national day
Estonia: Economy not the main issue for parties in this election
Latvia’s median age is 44 years and rising
Estonian language society wants to change spelling of several foreign words
Latvia’s Covid vaccination percentage finally near desirable level
Estonia: Environment minister slashes state forest felling volumes
How has Russia’s invasion of Ukraine affected Latvia’s economy?
Security expert: Putin struggled to explain situation in Russia
Lithuania Sets Date for First Offshore Wind Tender, Second One Coming This Fall
Estonian president: Stalin would have enjoyed Putin’s speech
Latvia: Companies’ debts up 46% in past 12 months; number of debtors up 15.9%
Sõõrumaa to build seaside Talsinki Quarter on site of muddy parking lot
PM nominates Lt Col Idzelis to head Lithuania’s Riflemen Union
Bank of Estonia: Fewer credit institutions, more investment funds in 2022
With Moscow visit, China shows it’s leaning toward Russia, says Lithuanian FM
Adorable Invasive Species: Estonian band Shelton San play Liverpool
‘Golden visa’ broker behind shut Monaghan hotel launches new firms in Latvia
Estonia: Average pension rises to €700
Vacancy in Lithuania: EU-funded higher education programme for Belarus looking for team leader
Estonia’s Riigikogu adopts statement in support of people of Ukraine
Lithuania tells Biden: deploy more military equipment in the Baltics
Government agrees Russia is ‘main threat’ to Estonia’s security
Ukraine sends captured Russian tank to Estonia
Riigikogu holds last session
Karis: US commitment to European security is stronger than ever
Estonia to procure €132 million in equipment for the Defence League
Lithuania, Cyprus sign memorandum on healthcare cooperation
Estonia now has 100,000 digital residents
Albania Arrests Tanker With Suspected Russian Diesel Cargo
US, Taiwan Officials Conclude Substantial Talks on Security Issues
Putin cancels decree underpinning Moldova’s sovereignty in separatist conflict
Germany expels two Iranian diplomats over dual national’s death sentence
Russia’s warship with hypersonic missiles arrives for drills with S.Africa, China
How Sweden Saved Social Security
Putin’s nuclear treaty move raises stakes over China’s growing arsenal
A year of the Ukraine war in five charts
Host India doesn’t want G20 to discuss further Russia sanctions – sources
Swedish security police say Russia poses biggest threat to Sweden’s security
Ukraine deepens Bystre Canal on Danube, aims to boost exports – deputy minister
Germany eyes state aid to boost domestic production of solar and wind technologies
China urges state firms to drop Big Four auditors
Finland and Sweden are heading into NATO ‘hand-in-hand’, Finnish president says
Can U.S. support for Ukraine last as war enters second year?
Germany’s migration reforms will target African workers
Biden reassures eastern NATO allies on security after Putin’s nuclear warning
EBRD and InnoEnergy partner on EV recycling in Poland; Central Europe next
Seattle becomes first U.S. city to outlaw caste discrimination after council vote
German government banned from operating Facebook page
Massive snowstorm closes schools, grounds flights in U.S. heartland
Colorado schools placed on lockdown after receiving threats
Czechs have sent 89 tanks, hundreds of pieces of heavy machinery to Ukraine -PM
Putin says Xi to visit Russia, ties reaching ‘new frontiers’

1944 February 23: Aardakh/Operation Lentil: Soviet expulsion of Vainakh (Chechen and Ingush)
Biķernieki Holocaust memorial vandalism under investigation
The wooden mosques and synagogues of Lithuania
High Five charity drive has helped 700 Ukrainian children so far
EDF takes delivery of first K9 to be fitted out for Estonian conditions
Euro zone inflation marginally higher in Jan; core also lifted
Ukraine’s war trophy tank to go on display in Vilnius
How to prevent falling balconies and crumbling walls in Latvia?
‘Our neighbors are those with similar values,’ Lithuanian security experts say
Artdocfest returns to Rīga
Pon.Bike to open Lithuania factory and bolster supply chain
Latvian parliament: Russia is “greatest threat to peace and international law in the world”
Moscow deploys ‘tricks’ to step up pressure, Lithuanian PM tells CNN
Estonia: 2022 building construction volumes down 6 percent on year
Events in Latvia to mark a year of Ukrainian heroism
Lithuania wants more NATO helicopters, HIMARS systems in eastern flank – president
How has Latvia helped Ukraine?
Lithuania to participate at Gulfood 2023 in Dubai and display its leading products in the field of the food industry
‘EU Fund Committee’ formed by PM Kariņš
Ukraine and Lithuania shun OSCE meeting in Austria over Russian presence
Estonian Independence Day preparations in full swing at Tartu Market Hall
Slowdown of Annual Inflation in the EU in January to 10%, and in Bulgaria to 14.1%
Lithuanian MPs visit Kyiv to ‘build coalition’ for Ukraine’s membership in NATO, EU
Latvia: Mandatory eID deadline pushed back eight years
Re:Baltica investigates Latvia’s ‘Deniers, Agitators and Glorifiers’ of Russia’s war
Kohuek: Estonia’s Beloved Chocolate-Covered Curd Candy
Estonia: Same-sex registered partners granted right to shared surname
«Latvia has created an example for other Western democracies»
Estonia looking at writing off over 700,000 vaccine doses
MP Grevcova banned from six Saeima sittings
Cargo, two people detained in Lithuania amid Belarusian fertiliser smuggling probe
Inflation in Latvia higher than average in EU and Eurozone in January
Wizz Air to launch flights between Vilnius and Malaga in summer
Latvian MP tells Duma’s delegation at OSCE PA to follow Russian warship
Black Hawk helicopters shown off at Lielvārde
Gaps in European air forces’ capacity following Cold War
Personal transfers worth more than 1% of Latvian GDP
EU needs sanctions commissioner, says Lithuanian foreign minister
Latvia’s Kols doesn’t mince his words at OSCE meeting
Inflation outpaced Lithuanian workers’ income growth – SoDra
Planned factory to prepare Estonian hay for the Middle East
Productivity in Latvia at 60% of EU’s average
Estonia’s special representative starts working with Belarusian opposition
Transactive Systems’ Growth Reportedly Slows Upon Bank of Lithuania Review
Estonia’s Kallas Says Russian Sanctions Are Working
Why Lithuania’s Capital Of Vilnius Is Known For Its Baroque Architecture
Frisians: Meet the minority languages and culture unique to northern Germany
Belgium has world’s highest ‘forever chemical’ pollution
A year of war in Ukraine: a look back on the Netherlands’ aid efforts
Testing Times for Moldova
Czech Republic sent military equipment worth $1.8B to Ukraine: Prime minister
Strong earthquake strikes Tajikistan, near border with China
Secretary Blinken to Travel to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and India
Austria-based Enery preparing to build Bulgaria’s biggest solar park
A New Black Sea Strategy For A New Black Sea Reality
ECB posts loss as it pays price for its own rate hikes
Narrow but Significant Win for LGBT Rights in South Korea
Ukraine war: UN chief condemns invasion ahead of anniversary
Threats from Russia, disinformation rises in Sweden
Putin says Russia to deploy Sarmat nuclear missiles
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, 82, transfers power to her son, Crown Prince Frederik, after ‘extensive’ back surgery
Sweden open to sending Leopards to Ukraine, defence minister says
Ukraine unveils banknote for anniversary of Russian invasion
Norway wealth fund puts PKN Orlen on watch over human rights concerns
Sweden ignites northern Europe’s rare earth cluster
NATO has seen signs China is considering sending arms to Russia – Stoltenberg
Polish authorities charge Russian with spying for Moscow
Germany is unlikely to face gas shortage next winter – economic research institute
Ukraine’s Zelenskiy says meeting with China ‘desirable’
Commission proposes to renew trade benefits for Ukraine for a year
Spain, Finland to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine
Huge Ukrainian flag painted on road outside Russian Embassy in London
Russian forces step up attacks in Ukraine’s east as one-year mark looms
Ukraine ready to reject Swiss trains over firm’s factory in Belarus
Blinken says India, South Africa are on slow trajectory away from alignment with Russia
Poland Beefs Up Security Measures on Border With Russia, Belarus
Germany to crack down on companies evading Russia sanctions
Ex-producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 16 years on L.A. rape conviction
Poland to expel Belarus defence attache, agency reports

1918 February 24: Estonia Independence Day
‘Ukraine must win,’ says Latvian PM on eve of Russian invasion anniversary
India EAM Jaishankar extends greetings to Estonia on its National Day
LRT English Newsletter: It’s been one year
Flag raising ceremony marks Estonia’s 105th Independence Day
In January, annual inflation in Lithuania at 18.5%
Norwegian ambassador: We have no time for complacency
Architect of Lithuania’s independence, Vytautas Landsbergis, apologized to billionaire Gediminas Ziemelis
Ratas: We will not surrender Estonia’s most important holiday to evil
No peace, justice without victory, Russia cannot be trusted – Lithuania’s Landsbergis
Jüri Ratas: February 24 shall not be a day of terror and fear for Estonians
Ukrainians in remote areas also learn Latvian
Lithuania prepares 700MW offshore wind tender
A message from Olha in Kyiv, one year on
Lithuanians support Ukraine and back Russia sanctions in overwhelming majority – Eurostat
Flag raising ceremony in Narva
Latvia has no more Soviet-era military equipment
Anti-torture Committee Lithuania report: persistent violence in prisons, need to modernise prison estate
Destroyed Russian tank now enhances view from Russian embassy in Rīga
€400m of military support – what has Lithuania sent to Ukraine?
Kaja Kallas: We will not surrender, we will not give up
European Commission has given positive assessment of Latvia’s draft budget for 2023 – Dombrovskis
Archbishop Viilma: We should not forget to live!
Russian tank destroyed in Ukraine goes on display in Vilnius
Estonia: 11 biotech companies to reckon with
Ukraine feels Lithuania’s support in every area – Zelensky
Latvia president Levits: “Evil must be resisted. Evil must be punished.”
Ursula von der Leyen: EU to jointly procure ammunition for Ukraine
Latvians donated over €100,000 daily to Ukraine all year
Zero illegal Lithuania-Belarus border crossings for nearly a week
Kazakhstan, Latvia focus on parliamentary cooperation
NATO Secretary General in Tallinn to mark Estonian Independence Day
Latvians donated aid worth EUR 38 million to Ukraine
Martin Herem: The victory of evil is unacceptable
Lithuanians reacted to war: over 40% donated to Ukraine, 25% were unaffected
Independence Day Estonian Defense Forces parade
More Lithuanians return to Lithuania than leave for third consecutive year
Latvian unemployment rate at 6.9% in 2022
Joint media stakeout by ministers of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on Ukraine
Thousands gathered Friday in Rīga to support Ukraine
NATO Vilnius summit should offer clear membership steps for Ukraine – president
Latvian potato growers have high hopes for new season
Lithuanian and Latvian cos make unique beds for Kyiv metro shelters
Baltic and Polish parliamentary speakers: Ukraine’s victory is the way to peace
Russian aggression threatens us all: Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine ambassadors
How Kaja Kallas Rose To Become One of Europe’s Leading Voices
Zelensky: joint victory against Russia to add to our shared history this year
Two B-52s Fly Over Tallinn For Estonia Independence Day
Ukraine is defending the European way of life: Latvian President
“Peace” under authoritarian occupation isn’t peaceful: Estonia’s Kaja Kallas
Computer games — buy games on PC in Latvia
Diplomats in London show support for Ukraine by swimming in Hyde Park lake: “All about building resilience”
Air and Missile Defenses Must Be ‘Integrated By Design,’ Urges Former USAFE Chief
“You did what you had to do” – a former Swan River resident recalls experience of helping Ukrainian refugees
SES Wins Luxembourg Government Defense Deal for O3b mPOWER
How the war in Ukraine has changed Switzerland
Macron says open to ideas for future of Corsica
‘Sad, angry, betrayed and empty’: Sanna Marin’s human rights reforms for indigenous Sámi fails
The UK’s fruit and vegetable shortage could last at least until May
Sinn Féin open to recognizing independent Catalonia if party rules Ireland
Slovenia: We remain in solidarity with Ukraine
Moldova Extricates From Russian-Dominated Process of Negotiations on Transnistria
‘We don’t have another motherland’ Nine years into Russian occupation and oppression, Crimean Tatars hold out hope for Ukraine’s return
Thousands rally in Georgia for Ukraine, EU
South Korea to conduct radiation exposure tests on North Korean escapees
Biafran Agitator, Simon Ekpa, Released After Grilling In Finland
Ukraine war: Vuhledar, the mining town Russia wants to take
Germany says G-7 agreed on further sanctions against Russia
White supremacists behind over 80% of extremism-related U.S. murders in 2022
A change of era in Europe
NATO Allies Gird for Lengthy War in Ukraine
Hungary PM says more talks needed on Finland, Sweden NATO bids
ESA invites you to satnav summer school in Sweden
The Time of Poland
Financial crime watchdog adds South Africa to ‘grey list’
Denmark ‘open’ to delivering F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine – minister
Australia stands with Ukraine with additional military support and sanctions
Ukraine welcomes some Chinese ceasefire ‘thoughts,’ insists on Russian withdrawal
Germany to pursue $5.2 bln submarine deal with India during Scholz trip – sources
Polish Leopard 2 tanks arrive in Ukraine as Sweden announces more to come
U.S. prosecutors seize properties, charge Russian on Ukraine invasion anniversary
China says willing to deepen mutual political trust with Belarus
China calls for Russia-Ukraine ceasefire as claims to neutrality questioned
Earthquake death toll surpasses 50,000 in Turkey and Syria
Ceremonies mark the anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Russia’s Medvedev floats idea of pushing back Poland’s borders
Hopes grow for Northern Ireland deal as UK politicians ordered to parliament
Germany woos India as an ally against Russia
Poland Erects Anti-tank Barriers On Its Border With Belarus & Russia As War Enters 2nd Yr
EU approves 10th package of Russia sanctions on anniversary of invasion -Sweden

1950 February 25: Kuwait National Day
How A Treaty to Improve Women’s Rights is Dividing the EU
2nd European Conference on Border Management Concludes with Joint Statement
Estonian ambassador visits Cumberland as part of sister city relationship
‘Russian warship, go f**k yourself’: Latvian MP invokes Ukrainian rallying cry to slam Russia at OSCE
Lithuania Parliament Considers Bill to Allow Individual Income Tax Home Loan Interest Deduction for 2023
Rinkēvičs: This is a war of Russia led by Putin
Estonia: Over 300 people protest Nursipalu military training area expansion
[Lithuania] Number of tourists staying overnight up by 21.7%
EKRE holds its annual Tallinn torchlight procession
Radarom! campaign raises €14 million for radars for Ukraine
Latvian MP tells ‘Russian warship’ to ‘go f*** themselves’ during UN meeting
Guide to Lithuania. Foreigners’ rights in local elections
How do elections work in Estonia?
Lithuania’s local elections: who’s running for mayors of Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda
The Bachelor episode 6 spoilers: Zach’s adventures in Estonia
Corruption no longer dividing line between Western and Eastern Europe
[Estonia] Poll of the experts: What have we learned from a year of war?
Captured Russian T-72 tank goes on display in Tallinn Saturday afternoon
Ukraine must drive Putin out – or Mad Vlad could invade Baltic states next as they stand ready to ‘fight to last man’
Several newly-adopted EU sanctions on Russia were proposed by Estonia
Estonia: Around 1,300 Russian, Belarusian citizens’ firearms permits to be revoked
Estonia wishes to forgo bulk of 1.3 million on-order Pfizer Covid doses
Guelph marks a year of war in Ukraine with candlelight vigil
Lavish Flemish epic grips Belgians – but is it history or propaganda?
In show of solidarity, Belgium protests Ukraine war
France’s Macron to visit China, calls on Beijing to pressure Putin on Ukraine
99% of Brittany waterways found to have traces of pesticide
Pope Francis: Conduct by some Church members has made Vatican trials ‘painfully necessary’
From Andorra to Vatican City, countries that have no airports
Man suspected of having Marburg virus in Spain tests negative
Italy has kept its fascist monuments and buildings. The reasons are complex
What does Moscow want with Moldova?
Bulgaria bans neo-Nazi event after public outcry
Romania on track to become first country with SMR nuclear power plant
Azerbaijan marks 31st anniversary of Khojaly massacre
Kyrgyzstan to send humanitarian expedition to ethnic Kyrgyz in Afghanistan
EU agrees 10th package of sanctions against Russia
EU adopts 10th package of sanctions against Russia
Canada pledges more tanks to Ukraine, imposes new Russia sanctions
Anthony Albanese becomes first Australian Prime Minister to take part in Mardi Gras
Everyone in New Zealand on census night must take part. Even Harry Styles.
Adam Tooze: How Poland Became an Economic Powerhouse
Germany’s Scholz in India to press on EU trade deal
Denmark’s regent prince leads royal support for Ukraine on anniversary of conflict
EU seals last-minute sanctions deal after Italy-Poland clash threatened its adoption
Norway charges Wagner deserter after street brawl
Turkey’s last Armenian village fears for its future after quake
‘Nasty’ Norway Not Only Sabotaged Nord Stream Pipelines But Also Dragged The US Into Vietnam War?
Belarus leader Lukashenko says he had long chat with Putin on war anniversary
With support, we can end Russian aggression already this year – Zelenskyy’s appeal to German leadership
‘As long as it takes’: US aid to Ukraine sustainable, experts say
Protest in Berlin over arming Ukraine against Russia draws thousands
Germany committed to supply Kyiv with additional Leopard tanks
G20 meeting: Germany regrets China’s position on Ukraine war
Belarus President Lukashenko to visit China next week
Hungary signals fresh delay in Finland, Sweden NATO approval
Russia halts pipeline oil to Poland says refiner PKN Orlen
G20 meeting deadlocked over calling out Ukraine war

1844 February 27: Dominican Republic Independence Day
1976 February 27: Proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
2014 February 27: Russia’s annexation of Crimea
1835 February 28: Kalevala Day, Finnish Culture Day
1947 February 28: 2.28 Incident in Taiwan
589 March 1: Saint David’s, National Day of Wales
1992 March 1: Bosnia and Herzegovina Independence Day
1926 March 2: James Ronald Webster’s Birthday, Anguilla
1945 March 2: Soviets Attack Latvian Partisans in Stompaku marsh
March 2: Baloch Culture Day
1878 March 3: Bulgaria Liberation Day