Finland’s In

1971 March 26: Bangladesh Independence Day
Wrestling: Five U.S. girls win gold medals at Tallinn Open in Estonia
National cemetery and last newspaper. A look at Lithuanian heritage in Chicago
Ukraine demands emergency UN security meeting over Putin’s nuclear plans

Arrival of spring meltwater inundates Emalätte caves
Latvia: Suspicious army procurement did not pass security checks
Tallinn mayor’s, city council chair’s monthly gross pay rises above €8,000
Latvia must propose reforms in order to increase healthcare funding more than permitted by fiscal discipline
Tallinn: €120,000 for attending various training courses on city’s budget
Produce on demand: Valmiera heads Latvia toward new type of market
US general on Lithuania’s defences: A big sign ‘Hey, we are 2 percent’ will not stop Russians
Estonia: Isamaa calls for incoming coalition to address demographic crisis
Alcohol advertising changes in Latvia
Estonia Expels & Declares Persona Non-Grata a Russian Embassy Employee
Latvia’s electric vehicle stock continues to grow
Poultry meat sold in Estonia still not labeled properly
Latvia: Emergency services raise alarm over rising number of drug overdoses
Entire Lithuanian border with Belarus is monitored using modern surveillance system
Roche to expand presence in Rīga
Nuclear weapons in Belarus ‘additional risk factor’ for Baltic states
Next stop Liepāja for destroyed Russian tank
A Lithuanian hiker found dead after avalanche in Italy
Big floods expected along the Daugava this year
Competition: Terminal A, Port of Tallinn
It’s Rīga Stradiņš University Research Week
Lithuanian Air Force commander visits US 193rd Special Operations Wing
Exhibit tells stories of Latvian WWII refugees
Lithuania to buy 12 buses for Ukrainian troops
Konstanty Radziwill to become new ambassador of Poland in Lithuania
Estonia: Planned wind farm developments exceed grid capacity
Future of free bus transport in Estonia’s counties proving divisive
Gasoline price in Latvia down to pre-war level on Monday
Tõnis Saarts: Center cannot continue as a broad-based Russian party
Haru Invest secures EU passport via VASP license in Lithuania
Estonia: Finance minister makes good on some of pledged company reports
Baltics, Poland, Ukraine speak out against aggressor state sporting privileges
Latvian central bank Releases its first Sustainability Disclosures Report
Damaged Ukrainian ambulance goes on display in Vilnius
Paide: 11th Opinion Festival is now accepting debate topic submissions
Estonian FM says becoming NATO member ‘easier’ compared to EU membership
PM Kariņš: Unifying of Latvian public media should not be rushed
Estonian scientists seek quicker ways to identify chemical and biological weapons
Estonia: New coalition aims to sign agreement on April 10
Greece side draws at home against Lithuania in a friendly
Mayor: Tallinn’s public transport will continue to be free
In Lithuania we take pride in having close connection with Sanskrit: Envoy Diana Mickeviciene
Estonia to help Moldovan Armed Forces strengthen cyber capabilities
Vietnam sends ship to track Chinese vessel patrolling Russian gas field in EEZ
Strikes in Germany disrupt flights and trains, ‘paralyzing’ Europe’s biggest economy
Former Taiwan president arrives in China pledging peace
Climate-neutral cities in Sweden: true commitment or hollow statements?
French pension protest blocks entry to Louvre museum
IOC should stick to ban on Russian, Belarusian athletes – Poland, UK, Baltic states
German prosecutors, prompted by Reuters report, search home of pro-Kremlin activists
Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark will deploy a unified air defense force
Taiwan told to vacate embassy in Honduras after ties severed
Hungary Ratifies Finland’s NATO Bid, Leaving Sweden Behind
Prince Harry, Elton John appear at UK court in privacy lawsuit
Borrell: EU ready to respond with further sanctions to Russian nuclear weapons deployment in Belarus
Israel government to delay disputed judiciary bill amid mass protests
Russia warns Armenia against allying with ICC after Putin arrest warrant
German Leopard 2 tanks have reached Ukraine

Latvia-Belarus border fence construction slower than planned
Lucrative Support: Estonia Accused of Abusing EU Arms Reimbursement System
Memorial to Latvia’s defenders pulled over in Bauska
European Commission: Estonia’s strength is efficiency of education, public sectors
Latvia: healthcare services might only be provided for a fee this year
Lithuania’s tax changes to hit country’s middle class: self-employed and small firms to be most affected
Spring favorable for hydropower production in Latvia
Estonia: New government to take office likely in the second half of April
Bank of Latvia warns against revolutionary changes to Latvia’s tax system
Politico: Estonia using EPF to modernize its military
Lithuanian mobile operator Tele2 to up charges on Ukraine calls
Latvia: Rail Baltica ‘thematic committee’ formed
Lithuania to discard 1.5m Covid vaccines, to donate 2.3m
EU replaces plastic and paper documents with digital identifications
Minister: Latvia’s healthcare sector needs an additional EUR 150 million
Lithuania plans new electricity grid decoupling test in April
Latvian Olympic chief – IOC will continue to tread water on Russia issue
UN committee calls on Lithuania to take action against discrimination of minorities, LGBTI
Latvia signs up for European joint Ukraine ammunition procurement
Bank of Estonia forecasts slight recession for 2023
Amnesty scolds Lithuanian, Western ‘hypocricy’ following Ukraine invasion
Textile waste collection system still full of questions in Latvia
All three UK Armed Services operating in support of Estonian security
Survey: Majority supports reduced VAT on catering in Latvia
Estonia rejects Politico claims, describes them as malicious slander
10 super promising startups from Latvia to keep an eye on in 2023 and beyond!
Estonia’s Minister of Defense: Europe should not fear Germany rearming
Security Service moves another case of war glorification in Latvia
Lithuanian embassy in India collaborates for Sanskrit-Lithuanian street art project
Research: Estonians are too selective when it comes to sustainable behavior
Public transport ticketing changes irk Vilnius residents
To limit damages caused by spruce bark beetles, Latvia declares state of emergency in 32 regions
UN committee urges Lithuania to review sanctions on Belarusian potash
Lithuania to transfer modular town for 36 families to Ukraine
Bank of Estonia investments fetch worst loss in history
Lithuanian Seimas bestows award on Ukrainian parliament chair
Latvians overall satisfied with big city life
Lithuania, Estonia deny profiting from EU’s Ukraine aid reimbursements
Goals and highlights Austria 2-1 Estonia in EURO 2024 qualifiers
Head of Lithuanian election body announces surprise resignation
Thousands of young people test for Tallinn’s top upper secondary schools
airBaltic luxury car purchase raises eyebrows
UN committee criticises Lithuania’s treatment of asylum seekers
Estonia appoints new ambassador to Germany
Movies: Kino Pavasaris 2023 Announces Winners
EU allies query Estonia’s bumper refund from weapons to Ukraine
Euro 2024 qualifying: Wales beat Latvia thanks to Moore header
Estonia’s new health service portal to launch next month
Eesti Energia to pay €20 million more in dividends than last year
Estonia names new ambassador to Lithuania
Baltics, Poland call for Russian, Belarusian athletes Olympic ban
Faroese Telecom and Ericsson set European 5G mmWave downlink speed record
‘Historic moment’: Politicians of South Asian descent set to lead Scotland, Britain and Ireland with Yousaf victory
Charles Michel visits Moldova: support and EU membership in focus
Moldova Speaks Romanian
Two police officers injured in shooting at patrol post between Ingushetia and North Ossetia
Turkmenistan Votes for New, Opposition-free Parliament
EU Official Calls On Kyrgyzstan To Prevent Russia From Evading Sanctions
Massive Strikes Hit Germany
UK-Poland partnership to provide homes and power to Ukraine
Finland, Sweden agree to military firearms deal
Russia fires supersonic missile at mock target in Sea of Japan
Hosting Russian Nuclear Weapons Will Have Far-Reaching Consequences for Belarus
Russian and Belarusian athlete participation ‘works’ despite war, says IOC President Thomas Bach
IOC details advice to let Russia, Belarus athletes return
China spent $240 billion bailing out ‘Belt and Road’ countries – study
Denmark lifts Brexit-related deportation threat for British nationals
IOC To Decide Russian, Belarusian Participation In Paris Olympics ‘At Appropriate Time’
Arctic Council under pressure as Norway readies for Russian handoff
Britain raises domestic threat level for Northern Ireland to ‘severe’
Ukraine receives Leopard, Challenger battle tanks
’Record number’ of foreigners move to Denmark for work
Spanish responses to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Two women killed in knife attack at Lisbon Ismaili centre
Sweden’s Sandvik gets $63 million order from Canadian Torex Gold
Mine action: Denmark in a leading role
Sweden’s Polar Music Prize awarded to Chris Blackwell, Angélique Kidjo and Arvo Pärt
UK’s Prince Harry says tabloid’s journalists are ‘criminals’
Huge ecological footprint places Denmark among world’s worst over-users of resources
Germany wins Pyrrhic victory in the war to save the car engine

Alar Karis to Slovak counterpart: Ukraine victory in both our interests
Lithuanian Banking Association appeals to EC over new tax
[Estonia] Minister Järvan: TikTok to be banned on state officials’ work phones
Lithuanian formin says to be surprised by UN reproaches over Belarusian fertilizers
[Tallinn] Deputy mayor: Switch to electric public transport may take longer than 2035
Latvia and Slovakia have to work on joint strategy to fight against Russian propaganda – Smiltens
[Estonia] Party ratings: Eesti 200 surpasses Center Party
EUR 2.5 million channeled to Ukrainian refugees in Latvia through
Tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus: What does this mean?
US ambassador to Estonia: Revenues supporting Russia’s war machine must be cut off
Construction contract in Lithuania (wind farm foundations, electrical cables and roads)
E-commerce growth slows down in Latvia, say experts
Statistics: Trips outside Estonia 90 percent up on year to 2022
Latvia marks 19 years since joining NATO
Lithuania celebrates 19th anniversary of NATO membership
Head of Estonian FSA: Key to financial security lies in clear, simple norms
Lithuania welcomes limits on Russian gas
PM Kariņš: Latvia must ‘get rid of’ army food supply contract
Politico: Estonia’s EPF actions were ‘completely legal’
Lithuania resisting ‘China’s special trade operation’, says FM
[Estonia] Reform chief whip: Main election issue was security not marriage equality
[Latvia] Song and Dance Festival tickets 40% more pricy than in 2018
Estonia picks Ukraine envoy as its new ambassador to Vilnius
Latvia has been in NATO for 19 years. What does the country give the alliance?
[Estonia] Expert: High emotional stakes major factor in record March 5 voter turnout
[Latvia] Prosecutor pushes for prison sentence in EUR 2 million bribery case
Lithuania’s military chief: difficult to find weapons to buy
Funding available for electric school buses in Latvia
Latest EU sanctions create new challenges for Ida-Viru County haulage firms
Latvia’s retail figures show positive trend in February
Estonian customs board detects 3,000 attempts to breach Russian sanctions
Malta women coach Tesse names provisional squad for Estonia friendly
Karl Hein: From teenage prodigy to Estonia’s number one
[Latvia] Police officer suspected of retransmitting banned TV channels
Entire Estonian Greens’ party board resigns in wake of election result
Lithuanian minister warns that new Iran-Belarus flights may rekindle migration crisis
Läänemets: We have a rare opportunity to solve marriage inequality issues
Mariupolis 2 by Lithuanian film director killed in Ukraine opens in cinemas
[Estonia] Minister: State budget deficit reduction set at €400 million for next year
President of Lithuania: we need to reduce regional inequalities
DriveX is making a fully digital vehicle registration system in Estonia possible
[Latvia] New train gets street art before it hits the streets
Lithuania to apply for €1.8bn loan from EU
[Estonia] Firewood prices remain high
Lithuania steps back from plans to ban citizenship for Belarusian, Russian nationals
A letter from 1949 indicates Estonia wanted to be a NATO founding member
Soviet statues from Antakalnis Cemetery in Vilnius to be moved to a park
Estonia: Benu to test self-service pharmacy in Rapla
Ambassador of Lithuania speaking in Hindi
[Estonia] Hololei: I stepped down to allow department to work in peace
Euro-Atlantic space no longer at peace due to Russia’s war in Ukraine – Lithuanian defmin
Teacher shortage holding back Estonian language learning
Latvia’s state budget surplus going down, Ministry of Finance reports
Estonia launches groundbreaking digital vehicle registration system
[Lithuania] Defence Minister rejects claims that countries are profiting from sending military aid to Ukraine
Estonia: Spat with EU undermines arms fund for Ukraine
Montenegro Signs Contract With Chinese Company to Build Coastal Highway
Taiwan, Czech Republic shake hands over MOUs
Baku pushes rights of “Western Azerbaijan” in negotiations with Yerevan
Forced labour in Turkmenistan cotton sector still prevalent
New city honouring Turkmenistan’s leader to cost $5 billion
Taliban’s Diplomatic Presence Growing in Central Asia
Kazakhstan keeps lid tight on Xinjiang activism in pursuit of trade boom
Unusually vivid Southern Lights glow over New Zealand
He came to D.C. as a Brazilian student. The U.S. says he was a Russian spy.
Poland bets on new economic community with Romania, Ukraine
Forget Silicon Valley – Poland is Europe’s emerging tech epicentre
Terror threats in Denmark take new shape
Giant meatball of extinct mammoth unveiled in The Netherlands
Russians and Belarusians banned from European Games in Poland despite IOC recommendations
Powder in letters sent to Swedish counties declared harmless
History enthusiasts uncover 2,500 year old artefacts in Poland
Denmark salvages mystery object near Nord Stream 2 pipeline
Humza Yousaf sworn in as Scotland’s leader as bid for unity falters
Kongsberg Automotive officially opens its Brzesc Kujawski plant in Poland
Moscow warns that joining NATO will make Sweden and Finland ‘legitimate targets’
Russian S-400 Triumf Confronts ‘Enemy’ Su-27 Fighters; Repels Air Strikes On Kaliningrad Region In Baltic Drills
Hungary says ‘grievances’ hold up ratification of Sweden’s NATO accession
Rising Antarctic ice melt will dramatically slow global ocean flows, study finds
NATO seeks to consolidate position in Ukraine
Finland’s Sampo plans to spin off life insurer Mandatum
US sanctions Belarusian state-owned enterprises and government officials; amends Belarus Sanctions Regulations
Sweden calls Russian ambassador on carpet over ‘legitimate target’ statement
Taiwan president heads to U.S., China warns against meetings
Ukraine Soviet-era famine recognised as ‘genocide’ by French MPs
‘We need more power’ | Norway unveils milestone offshore wind tenders
UK and Sweden strengthen defence relationship as ministers sign agreement on self-propelled guns
King Charles III arrives in Germany for first overseas visit as monarch
Ukraine hits Russian-held city deep behind front as talk of counteroffensive grows
Sweden sets new record for wind energy
UN nuclear watchdog says fighting near Ukraine power plant is ‘intensifying’
Norway scraps au pair program
Poland calls on EU to limit Ukrainian grain imports, promises more ammo production
Germany To Send Additional 12 Billion Euros In Military Support To Ukraine
Poland pledges to create broad coalition to boycott Russian athletes at int’l competitions

1976 March 30: Land Day, Palestine
Lithuania to join IMF program for Ukraine
Meet the maker: the Latvian birch sap soda producer
Finnish Air Force in joint NATO Baltic airspace exercise over Estonia
Lithuania Launches First Offshore Wind Tender
Estonia: Retail turnover fell by 6 percent on year to February 2023
Illegal TV distributors detained in Rīga and Daugavpils
Lithuania’s first Radisson Collection hotel opens in the heart of Vilnius
Half of immigrants to Latvia in 2021 were returning Latvians
Despite inflation and uncertainty, Bank of Lithuania gives rosy picture for economy
Politico: Hololei was one of the EU’s major ‘faceless movers and shakers’
Lithuania turns to social media companies over disinformation
Enefit Green purchases Gulf of Riga wind farm project for €6.5 million
Proposal to ban film subtitling in Russian tabled in Latvian parliament
Portugal, Romania take over NATO’s Baltic Air Policing Mission
Bonfires mark birthday of former Estonian President Lennart Meri
Lithuania’s investigation recognises 90 people as victims of war crimes in Ukraine
Latvia: Criminal case launched for EUR 2 million tax evasion
Kallas to Summit for Democracy: Freedom can never be taken for granted
Cash makes a comeback in Latvia
Estonia needs political will to transition to renewable energy
Baltic and Nordic countries discuss regional security
EC won’t provide aid to Lithuanian dairy farmers for now – Lithuanian agrimin
New education center in Salaspils to tell stories of plant life
Remains of Great Synagogue of Vilnius declared protected heritage in Lithuania
Estonia Prime Minister: Gender equality an essential part of democracy
Lithuania – the anti-authoritarian country
Kaja Kallas expects energy companies to start rapidly reducing prices
Latvia needs more money – all 14 taxes to be reviewed
Estonia needs a unified waste collecting strategy
Retail trade in Latvia continues showing confident consumption rates
74-year-old Estonian double world champion returns home to hero’s welcome
Latvia: Ministry dissatisfied with Saeima’s debate over school entrance exams
Lithuania should take US general’s remarks seriously – minister
Allied and Finnish fighters integrate over the Baltic States
We Support India’s Territorial Integrity, Sovereignty; China, Russia Transgressors: Lithuania
Estonian entertainers and influencers report solid turnovers in 2022
Lithuanian Orthodox Church allows Ukrainians to pray without mentioning Moscow patriarch
Building collapses on Satekles Street, Rīga
Lithuania asks EU for additional funds to beef up border protection
Kallas: Eesti Energia’s absurd bonuses incomprehensible
Old Rīga cobblestone gobbles up garbage truck
Major General: Not Lukashenko, but Putin will make the call
Latvia’s population could fall to 1 million by century’s end
Lithuania tightens punishment for companies violating Russia, Belarus sanctions
Eesti Energia refuses to slash outgoing board’s bonuses
Latvian Saeima holds heated debates about Russia citizens: «to deport or not to deport?»
Estonia counts on European Commission to reduce agreed Covid vaccine supply
Lithuanian minister’s predicted migrant flight from Iran to Minsk didn’t take place
Estonia National Electoral Committee registers new Riigikogu members
Lithuanian court relaxes rules on sexting
Estonia Supreme Court dismisses all election complaints
Lithuanian drama “The Other Dream Team” to be demonstrated in Baku
Biden to mark Good Friday peace deal in 5-day Irish trip
Vatican rejects doctrine that fueled centuries of colonialism
North Macedonia Green-lights Helicopter Donation to Ukraine
Westinghouse to supply fuel to Czech Republic’s Dukovany
Romania’s industry undergoes deepest contraction in CEE
The EU in the South Caucasus
Power-hungry Kyrgyzstan to buy electricity from Russia
Police in Kyrgyzstan pressures exiled anti-war Russians to keep quiet
Speech by President von der Leyen on EU-China relations
King Charles celebrates ties between UK and Germany
Russian Embassy in Stockholm threatens Sweden, Finland over NATO accession
Inside Ukraine’s Push to Try Putin for War Crimes
Around 31,600 Foreigners Immigrated to Denmark for Work Purposes in 2022
Founders of AI company NtechLab say they resigned over projects in Russia
King Charles becomes first British monarch to address German parliament
Finland: Restrictions on visas for Russians lead to decline in number of spies
Ukraine prepares for counterattack as Putin makes nuclear threats
Nuclear Weapons in Europe: Mapping U.S. and Russian Deployments
Russia detains Wall Street Journal reporter Gershkovich on suspicion of spying
Germany to further expand cooperation on climate and energy with Chile and Uruguay
No quick Paralympics decision on Russia, Belarus athletes
Finland Is Less Progressive Than It Seems
King Charles to Germany: Arming Ukraine took courage
World Court rules US illegally froze some Iranian assets
Belarus arrests Russian separated from daughter over sketch
Germany unveils immigration reform plan to tackle labor shortages
Norway goes big with its first offshore wind tenders
Poland announces €427 million investment in ammunition production
A look at Sweden’s startup scene as Techstars drops Stockholm program
Finland set to join Nato after Turkish parliament approval
Finland’s next step

Latvia: Flooding possible across central and eastern regions through at least April 2 due to rising water levels
Lithuania and Ukraine to work together to develop new logistics routes
Population of Latvia set to fall below Estonia’s in a few decades’ time
Minister: there will be no illegal migration route through Lithuania
Estonian ‘Elenger’ to enter Latvian gas supply market
PM thanks US troops for their service in Lithuania
Gauss: airBaltic has not bought luxury vehicles
Inflation in Estonia fell to 15.6 percent in March
Eleven cars found under rubble of collapsed building in central Rīga
Henrik Hololei free Qatar flights subject to anti-fraud investigation
France to send military detachment to Lithuania for new mission in December: Minister
Enefit Power looking to generate electricity emissions-free
‘Who Is Who in the New European Neighborhood?’ discussion on April 3
Sildaru: This injury is much more serious than my previous one
Latvia: Log prices were red hot in 2022
Lithuania launches offshore wind tender
Latvia remains opposed to having aggressor state athletes at Olympics
Will Lithuania open up to au pairs from developing countries?
Concerns about future elderly care in Latvia
Estonia Prepares to Tax Streaming Platforms
Why Latvia cannot afford to live without gender equality
Portugal, Romania take over NATO’s Baltic air policing mission
Haigekassa to Tervisekassa: State health fund adopts updated Estonian name
Jūrmala entry fee back in place as of April 1
India operationalizes new resident Mission in Vilnius, Lithuania from today
Eesti Gaas entering Latvian household natural gas market May 1
Vladimir Putin dismisses Russian ambassadors to Latvia and Estonia
Putin relieves Russian ambassadors to Estonia, Latvia of their duties
Vilnius demands halt of Astravyets NNP in diplomat note to Minsk
More counterfeit money found in Latvia last year than in 2021
Ida-Viru residents want more details about new aerial surveillance radar
Russia designates Latvia-based Free University as “undesirable”
Hundreds of households in Tallinn without electricity overnight to Friday
Portugal and Romania begin 62nd rotation of NATO Baltic air policing
Outgoing CEO: Eesti Energia has kept all promises
Lithuania starts issuing electronic gun permits
Power sector drives 23% rise in 2022 Estonia emissions
Estonian president congratulates Finland after final NATO bid ratification
Feature|’Work hard, play hard’: A taste of life on board the HMS Mersey
Central bank adjusts economic forecasts for Latvia
Lithuanian MPs vote down plans on state-owned pharmacies
Russia expels Estonian diplomat from embassy in Moscow
Safety concerns around possible flooding near Daugava river
University of Tartu taught over 45,000 lifelong learners in 2022
Concert promoters end cooperation with conductor Andres Mustonen
Latvia: Business environment went up in all sectors in March
Bialiatski’s wife in Vilnius pleads for solidarity with oppressed Belarusians
Estonian diplomat expelled from Moscow in tit for tat move
Tallinn Airport piano embarks on journey to Liverpool, ahead of Eurovision
Ukrainian Medical Workers Plug Personnel Shortages In Latvia
Vilnius demands Minsk to halt Belarus NNP
Estonia’s private forest owners set record for tree planting in 2022
Can’t live on buckwheat and noodles: cost-of-living makes Lithuanian students move in with parents
Finance minister recalls Porgand from Eesti Energia supervisory board
EU scrutinizes Emirati takeover of Estonian robotics firm
Rail Baltica Baltic Survey 2022: support for the Rail Baltica global project remains consistently high
Belarus’ NPP poses a nuclear threat to the whole region
Estonian FM: It’s time to annul the NATO-Russia Founding Act
Austria’s far right walks out of Zelensky speech
LNG tankers heading to Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany
Immigrants now make up 10 percent of France’s population, says statistics agency
Russian ships return to Ireland’s west coast despite appearing to depart for Africa
Moldova denies entry to Russian soldier who fought against Ukraine
EU sending anti-coup mission to Moldova in May
Russian War Report: A new private military company emerges in Crimea
Premiers of Slovakia, Slovenia and Croatia arrive in Ukrainian capital
North Ossetian Fined for Attending Anti-War Rally in Georgia
Better Cotton strengthens ties with Tajikistan
Kazakhstan’s Imports from EU Countries Surge Following Supply Disruption from Russia
Police In North Kazakhstan Investigate Group Calling For ‘Sovereign Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic’
The Relocation Of Western Companies In Russia To Kazakhstan
China lashes out at von der Leyen over fiery remarks
Stubborn inflation keeps ECB on course for more rate hikes
Japan joins the US and Europe in chipmaking curbs on China
All 30 NATO Members Have Now Ratified Finland’s Membership
Finland clears the final hurdle and will join NATO over Russia’s objection
EU agencies issue joint paper on support for Ukraine
Sweden to carry out national census to fight against illegals
UAE cancels licence for Russia’s sanctioned MTS Bank
Norway awards offshore licences to explore for CO2 storage
Turkey approves Finland’s NATO application, clearing the last hurdle. Sweden is still waiting
Top 10 Supermarket Retail Chains In Germany
Sweden does not yet need CBDC, inquiry finds
Embattled Macron heads to China, leaving burning Paris behind
Wimbledon Drops Ban on Players From Russia and Belarus
Can Germany’s big cats resist South Korea’s Black Panther invasion?
Russian ‘invasion was wrong’: Views from China on war in Ukraine
Turkey ratifies Finland’s NATO bid, Sweden kept waiting
Elon Musk plans China visit, seeks meeting with premier
Finland election: Labor shortage on voters’ minds
Ukraine’s tech warrior
NATO chief: ‘My aim’ is for Sweden to join alliance by July
Turkey approves Finland Nato membership bid
Apple wins appeal against UK’s decision to investigate its mobile browser
Fuel consumption reached record high in Poland in 2022
U.S. prosecutors: Russian spy snagged intel on big-name politician during covert mission in Israel
Poland says Russians must sign statement condemning invasion to compete in country
King Charles wraps up triumphant state visit to Germany
China stages combat patrols after warning Taiwan about U.S. speaker meeting
Cross-Party Majority for NATO Base in Finland
How Finland joining boosts NATO defences against Russia
Germany’s main opposition leader calls for European coalition on China ties
New consortium to enable production and servicing of K2 tanks in Poland
Russia’s Ukraine violations ‘shockingly routine’
Türkiye summons Denmark envoy, condemns attacks on Quran, Turkish flag

April: Hmong Heritage Month
Estonia’s mobility company Bolt buys Japanese carmaker Mazda
Outgoing NATO eFP commander receives Estonian Order of Merit
India Operationalises New Resident Mission In Lithuania
Latvia’s Precipitation of the Year revealed
Drugs, sex and syphilis: sin city of interwar Lithuania
Latvian waybread makes a comeback
Passengers will be offered flights to more than 80 destinations from Lithuanian airports
Student enterprise moves ‘Grass fire’ perfume collection
We should stop fetishising stability in Russia – opinion
Ivo Jurak laid to rest in Tartu
Brig. Giles Harris returns to command NATO eFP in Estonia
A new chapter in relations: Lithuanian envoy on new Indian Embassy in Lithuania
Norway avalanches: Tourists among four killed in north of country
France Joins AUKUS Submarine Program
Charles wins hearts in Germany as soft power pays off
Cyprus, Israel, Greece join forces on energy, defence, economy and tourism
Finland election: tight race has Marin’s SDP polling behind far right
ChatGPT banned in Italy over privacy concerns
Lukashenka tries to uphold Belarus’ sovereignty narrative despite de-facto Russian occupation – think tank
Russia Announces Ban On Dairy Imports From Armenia Amid Souring Of Relations
Russia assumes UN Security Council presidency despite Ukrainian anger
S Korea dictator’s grandson sorry for 1980 Gwangju crackdown
Malaysia condemns repeated vile attacks against Quran in Denmark
Ukraine ordered 100 Rosomak armored vehicles from Poland – Polish PM

1805 April 2: Children’s Book Day/Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday
1949 April 4: Founding of NATO
1960 April 4: Senegal Independence Day
1320 April 6: Declaration of Arbroath, Scotland and Tartan Day
1994 April 7: Rwandan genocide
April 8: International Romani day
1557/1802 April 9: Day of Finnish Language
1989 April 9: Tbilisi massacre, Georgia: National Unity Day
1916 Irish Easter Rising (Éirí Amach na Cásca)
1932 Easter Sunday: Aberri Eguna (“Fatherland Day”) in Basque Country