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Genelec supports Sámi culture and heritage at Siida Museum
Moldova’s Ukrainian NGO calls for criminal charges against pro-Russian ex-president Dodon

‘There are Russia sympathisers in our military’ – interview with German MP
Latvia: Fourteen accused of working with sanctioned Russian media
Portuguese F-16 jets conduct first alert scramble in Lithuania
Environment Minister: Latvia needs more flood-proofing
Estonia to invest millions to improve Russian teachers’ Estonian proficiency
Lithuania’s population projected to shrink by third by 2100 – Eurostat
Latvia: Sudden Lights Film Postcard for Eurovision 2023
Indian Embassy opens in Vilnius
Experts warn that people expect faster improvements from Latvia’s government
Lithuania: President ‘likely’ to veto different sanctions on Russian, Belarusian citizens – adviser
Historian: Russian army far behind Ukraine’s in military technology terms
How to color Easter eggs the Latvian way
Over 4,000 foreigners voted in Lithuania’s local elections, mostly Russians, Belarusians
‘400 days of courage’ convoy headed from Latvia to Ukraine
Experts predict Euribor rate to peak in fall
President says Lithuania backs Georgia in its aspirations for increased cooperation with NATO
Estonia potentially facing waste fine of hundreds of thousands of euros
Latvia’s Agriculture Minister: “I wish you luck in saving the world”
Estonia: Pärnu hosts national girls’ and women’s folk dance competitions
Romanian rep causes outrage in Lithuania after pulling Ukrainian flag off boxing winner’s shoulders
Ghanaian midfielder Ernest Agyiri scores in third consecutive league match in Estonia
Romania-based GreenGroup buys Lithuania’s Zalvaris
Landfills still bury too much waste in Latvia
Lithuanian president unveils logo of Vilnius NATO Summit
Rail Baltica survey suggests two out of three support project in Baltic states
Estonia Urges More NATO Spending to Thwart Threat From Russia
Top Sport fined again in Lithuania over payments breach
Alika from Estonia: “I wanted to go with honesty”
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Akkermann: New government to review Eesti Energia’s ownership expectations
Lithuania: Central bank publishes its first report on sustainability of foreign reserve assets
Estonian curling pair finish second at WCT Trophy in Prague
Lithuanian banks make record profits
[Estonia] Defense Forces: No restrictions for vegans or vegetarians in the forces
United List wants change of Latvia’s tax service head
Lithuania has three-quarters of division capabilities – Armed Forces
[Estonia] Vseviov in Washington: We will not tire until Ukraine has won the war
Latvia: President Levits proposes changes in party spending
Lithuania’s Queen of Dressage
Latvian Occupation museum’s facade smashed Monday
Estonia: Ukrainian Ambassador Mariana Betsa awarded MFA Cross of Merit
Georgian president arrives in Lithuania on official visit
Estonia: Parties looking to sign new coalition agreement by next Monday
GB Boxers return from Lithuania with six medals, including two golds
Slovenia keen to take part in Ukraine reconstruction
War Hero or Villain? Kosovo’s Former President on Trial
Kosovo-Serbia tensions spike significantly over weekend
Slovakia to increase ammo production fivefold, says defence minister
Azerbaijan suggests Iran behind MP’s shooting, warns of looming “crisis”
Bridging Free and Open Spaces Serves U.S. Interests
Polish PM backs alliance with Romania, Ukraine
Russia to place nuclear weapons near Belarus’ borders with NATO
Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin concedes election
Finland’s Sanna Marin, a global progressive icon, loses out on second term after right-wing surge
Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin gets ousted by conservatives in a tight election
Turks in Germany: Earthquake destroys retirement plans
Deepest-ever fish caught and filmed off Japan by scientists
Poland has transferred first MiG fighter jets to Ukraine, says presidential aide
Orsted gigascale Sweden plan boost as agency tells wind and military to get along at sea
Poland revs up defence spending with fighter focus amid Russia conflict
NATO Doubles Border With Russia
Invasion Damages $2.6 Billion Worth Of Ukraine’s Heritage, Culture, UN Says
French feminist politician under fire for Playboy front cover
The breaking and making of Ukraine
Small and medium-sized cities of Ukraine invited to renovate schools, hospitals and other public buildings with EU support
Poland to get 5Gbps open access fibre-to-the-home network
Sweden’s defence spending suggests they will catch up
Germany Could Block ChatGPT if Needed, Says Data Protection Chief
US ambassador to Nato hopes Sweden will join alliance before July
Russia accuses Ukraine of blowing up war blogger Tatarsky, arrests woman
Norway considers expanding into private equity for sovereign wealth fund
Denmark and Norway will hand over 8,000 artillery shells to Ukraine
EY banned from auditing public interest companies in Germany over Wirecard
Norway awards two licences for CO₂ storage site exploration
Poland to spend big on power grid to meet renewables goals
Copper miner Teck Resources rejects Glencore’s $22.5 billion offer
Vattenfall buys two ‘open door’ offshore wind farms in Denmark
With no peace in sight, NATO countries eye more Ukraine help
USS Porter (DDG 78) Arrives in Kalundborg, Denmark
Sweden moves to deport British widow with Alzheimer’s who can’t walk or talk
Canadian troops in Poland not being reimbursed for meals

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Employers request changes in tax, insurance policy in Latvia
Econmin calls to expand Lithuania’s defence industry
640 kilometers of road to be repaired this year in Latvia
Upside-down Estonian map: Põlva becomes a European city spotlight
Latvia’s charity map continues to grow
Fewer institutions and more family life − Lithuania seeks to abolish children’s homes
Data protection campaign to be launched in Latvia
Cloud technology company Devoteam to expand in Lithuania with new Kaunas office
Chamber of Commerce: banks in Latvia hesitant to lend to businesses
Lithuanian Director Karolis Kaupinis Wraps Shooting Sophomore
Latvian Border Guard chief: Belarus has tried to arm illegal migrants
Estonia’s Eesti Gaas receives first LNG shipment via Finland’s Inkoo FSRU
Latvia: Foreign embassies set to join this year’s ‘Big Clean-Up’
Lithuania jumps 27 places in Global Soft Power Index 2023
Glass wall smashed in attack on Latvia’s Museum of Occupation
Vilnius will not follow Paris in banning electric scooters, mayor-elect says
Two linguistic bubbles: has Latvia’s Russian-integration policy worked?
Lithuania should have reviewed illegal dawn raid claims, ECtHR rules
Fresh birch juice time is here again
Ministry: White collar crime rose in Estonia in 2022
International high-level conference of financial experts to be held in Riga
Estonia: Rapid food price advance persists
Latvia: Gas prices set to fall from May
Lithuania’s FM Landsbergis: “The EU must be prepared to protect its external borders properly”
Estonia: Scientists call for more action to reduce pharmaceutical residues in water
Russia’s threats to deploy nuclear weapons in Belarus must be taken seriously – president’s aide
Lithuania bans Russians from purchasing real estate
Lithuania to spend €418m on health system reorganisation
Luik: NATO gains a strong ally in Finland
ERR in Sweden: Joining NATO viable without changing policy, politicians say
Agricultural prices were up by a third in 2022
Belarus detains Baltic, Polish nationals for spying – media
Lithuania passes national sanctions on Russian, Belarusian citizens
Marshall Billingslea on Ukraine war: West should listen to Estonia more
Child sex offender charged in Latvia
Latvia: State Security Service cracks down on another pro-Kremlin activist
Tallink passenger numbers up nearly 46 percent on year in Q1 2023
Lithuanian agency drops recommended literature list after outcry over Russian authors
Estonia Economic Affairs Ministry official found in financial conflict of interest
‘Warsaw will melt, and Vilnius will drown’ – what’s behind Putin and Lukashenko’s nuclear plans?
Estonia: Luminor fined €32,000 over online banking system issue
Finland’s NATO membership reinforces Baltic security, says Lithuanian president
Lithuania proposes carve-outs to EU skeptics over Russia nuclear sanctions
Elvy Kalep: The Life & Times Of Estonia’s First Female Pilot
Kristjan Järvi to conduct world premiere of Brian Eno’s ‘Ships’ in Venice
More than 550 groups qualify for Estonia’s 2023 Youth Dance Festival
The Life and Times of an Estonian Maiden from Tartu, Estonia
Flanders takes presidency of network of European regions for sustainable and competitive tourism
How high-purity graphite could change Greenland mining
Vatican says China has unilaterally appointed bishop to Shanghai
A look at the future of relations between Spain and China
Catalonia first after US to restrict Pegasus spyware use
The Economic Prospects of the Transnistrian Peace Settlement after the Russian invasion of Ukraine
A Transformative Czech Election and its Implications for the Post-Communist Region
Putting Australia at the centre of global technology advancement
Australia bans TikTok on federal government devices
Sweden Court Overturns Ban on Quran Burning Protests
Finland officially becomes a member of NATO, doubling the military alliance’s border with Russia
Analysis: China’s intensifying nuclear-armed submarine patrols add complexity for U.S., allies
How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Pushed Finland and Sweden Toward NATO
NATO Members Gather To Greet Finland As Their 31st Member
China says unmanned airship over US was isolated, unexpected event
Poland remains EU’s biggest importer of Russian LPG, paying €710 million to Moscow last year
Sweden arrests five over planning ‘terrorist act’ tied to Quran burning in January
China warns US House Speaker not to meet Taiwan president
Polish minority leader cleared of “hatred” and “Nazism” charges in Belarus
Finland joins NATO, doubling military alliance’s border with Russia in a blow for Putin
India rejects China’s renaming of places along disputed border
Russia Allows $1.2 Billion Sakhalin-2 Payment To Shell
Zimbabwe/Belarus: Mnangagwa’s wife plays politics as Lukashenko looking for Ukraine support
Factbox: What can Finland’s armed forces and arsenal offer NATO?
Canada prescribes Russia and Belarus as non-market economies
Polish farmers threaten to ‘ruin’ Zelenskiy visit amid grain dispute
Factbox: Who is Stormy Daniels and what did she say happened with Trump?
Ukraine’s Total Democratic Resilience in the Shadow of Russia’s War
Experts Sound the Alarm On Norway’s Air Defense Preparedness
Study explains how primordial life survived on ‘Snowball Earth’
Inside Norway’s efforts to move on from oil and gas
Germany starts fine proceedings against Twitter over user complaints
Mexico asks China for help to control fentanyl shipments
Scandinavia Books: The Best Reads on Northern Europe
Sweden has expelled 1,100 British nationals since Brexit
UN tells Afghan staff not to work for 48 hours – UN sources
Over-45s in Denmark giving birth more than teens
Nato’s border with Russia doubles as Finland joins
Trump supporters, detractors crowd around Manhattan courthouse for arraignment
Tesla Model Y sextuples closest EV competitor in sales in Denmark
Herzog heads to Poland for 80th anniversary of Warsaw Uprising
Trump pleads not guilty to 34 criminal charges in New York
Daikin expands in Germany
Sweden cannot remain outside NATO: Swedish PM

NATO Checkmates Russia
Latvian government approves its ‘action plan’
Lithuania and Israel to spend EUR 2 mln on joint manufacturing, biotechnology projects
Latvia: Free feminine hygiene items at schools to be considered
Sanctions evasion scheme revealed: how Russians tried to smuggle a plane through Palanga
How will Latvia’s natural gas market change in May?
Lithuania wins frequency dispute against Russia
Latvian central bank plans to battle loose change
Estonia: Stenbock House lit up blue and white for Finland’s NATO accession
Vilnius seeks to push EP election date in order to save money
[Estonia] Ossinovski: Major public services and benefits cuts only way to save
Brexit meant exit from Latvia for 60 Britons last year
Lithuanian language authorities to start checking Ukrainian workers next year
Latvia: Public voting starts in annual literary awards
Estonia welcomes Finland’s accession into NATO
Latvia’s State Security Service: Keep an eye open for spies
Lithuania: Nordex Group receives order for 106 MW in Lithuania
Latvia welcomes Finland’s NATO accession
Estonia: Roadbuilding and maintenance to shrink by a fifth
Historians raise alarm over neglect of humanities in Latvia
Estonia: Rural Affairs Ministry withholds approval for food security bill
Vilnius Airport builds Easter egg of prohibited items
‘Vilhelms Purvītis’ voted Latvia’s Coin of the Year 2022
Politico: Russia aggressively trying to rebuild spy networks in Europe
Latvia Reinstates Mandatory Military Service For Men
[Estonia] Kristina Kallas: No tax can be hiked until spending in check
Chief of Lithuania’s Defence Ministry visits Kharkiv
Estonia: Motor insurance green cards no longer valid in Russia from June
Lithuania’s President Nausėda failed to disclose membership in Communist Party, documents show
VDD warns about growing activities of Russian special services in Latvia
Lithuania to sue Belarus over migrant smuggling
Latvia: Victory Park to be made more pleasant following removal of Soviet obelisk
Germany, UK hand over mission and continue combined air policing in Estonia
Compulsory military service to be re-introduced in Latvia
Estonia: Foreign Affairs Committee wants budget increase for overseas missions
China Can’t Be Peace Mediator for Ukraine, Lithuania Says
Estonia: Private media firms issue appeal to coalition ahead of it taking office
Sudden Lights from Latvia: “We will try not to get lost on the Eurovision stage”
[Estonia] Minister: NATO allies must boost defense spend to 2.5 percent of GDP
NATO members at odds over Ukraine’s accession prospects
Estonia: Greenhouse simulator to teach horticulture to young pupils
Lithuania resumes talks with Sweden on sharing windfall energy profits
Estonia to turn electricity consumption control into a business opportunity
Government discusses scandalous «Tatyana Zhdanok vs. Latvia» case
[Estonia] Hartman: ERR-produced information must be accessible and free of charge
Malta U-19’s fire blanks against Lithuania in Euro warm-up
Latvia’s raises €250,000 for its no-code lending SaaS solution
Estonian food products increasingly finding way to shoppers’ carts
Tsikhanouskaya hails Lithuanian Seimas’ decision to exempt Belarusians from part of sanctions
Estonian Defense Forces company to be deployed to Iraq
Baumanis betting on Latvian ‘Dream Team’ for Euro RX Bid
Port of Tallinn to pay dividends on 75% of past financial year’s profits
Ignas Brazdeikis names one thing NBA is not even close to EuroLeague
Estonia hits touring Russian theater with entry bans
Estonian state under-spent on budget by over half-a-billion euros in 2022
Over 30% of commutes should be made by bicycle in Flanders by 2040
Netherlands and Belgium agree $4.4 billion deal for 4 ASW Frigates
Unrest as Corsican Court Bans its Own Language in Parliament
Why Iceland is a New Hub for Film Production
Devolution deal with elected mayor dropped by Cornwall Council
Biden announces trip to United Kingdom and Ireland next week
Croatia experiences highest real estate price growth in the EU, analysts have warning
From Strangers to Neighbours? The development of Moldova’s relationship with the EU
Slovakia will survive winter even without Russian gas, says economy minister
Five elections and counting, is there an end in sight to Bulgaria’s political stalemate?
Growing Nato’s Black Sea presence
Russia Arrests Chinese LGBT Blogger, Partner for ‘Gay Propaganda’ Violation
With Anti-LGBT Law, Bosnia’s Dodik Borrows from Orban’s Playbook
Norway and EU vow to stand by Ukraine
Finland’s Marin steps down as party leader
Norway’s long-term energy dilemma
Polish agriculture minister resigns amid anger over Ukrainian grain imports
‘You stood with us shoulder to shoulder’: Zelensky visits key ally Poland
China sends carrier group off Taiwan coast ahead of US meeting
Where’s the Next Sweden? Europe’s Housing Market Vulnerability
Ukraine trains 40,000 storm brigade troops for counter-offensive
Germany: No recession expected, experts say
US, Britain walk out at UN on Russian wanted for war crimes
Sweden ‘places on hold’ deportation of UK woman with Alzheimer’s
Taiwan leader, US Speaker McCarthy meet in California despite Chinese warnings
Poland calls for NATO to give Ukraine security guarantees as Zelensky makes first Warsaw visit during war
‘Operation Cookie Monster’: International police action seizes dark web market
Germany to skirt recession this year -institutes
Poland cancels World Cup fencing event over admission of Russians and Belarusians
War games: UEFA strips hosting of U-19 Women’s Euros from Belarus
Finland approves $345 million deal for David’s Sling long range air defense system
NATO Chief Says Belarus Nukes Highlight ‘Empty Promises’ Of Putin-Xi Statement
Finland, NATO and the evolving new world order – what small nations know
NATO entry delay for Sweden spells trouble for alliance, experts say
Priorities for Norway’s Chairship of the Arctic Council
Ex-premier fires up Norway’s EU debate
When Finland Matters More Than Donald Trump
Austria, Sweden and Denmark push EU to get tougher on migration
UN nuclear chief Rafael Grossi holds talks with Russian officials in Kaliningrad
Why Denmark should be concerned about TikTok
UEFA holds off on banning Belarus despite EU pressure
Extradition of Sanjay Shah to Denmark set to begin, UAE official says
Ukraine and Poland find solution to ease farmer anger – Zelenskiy
No Time to Lose: How Germany’s Zeitenwende in Defense Can Succeed
Poland pledges more fighter jets to Ukraine
US Army Prepositioned Stock facility opens in Poland
Russia appears to be preparing for Ukraine counteroffensive
Blinken: Finland’s Joining NATO Will Help Deter Russian Aggression
Tesla leads EV sales in Norway, nearly eliminates ICE competition in March
NATO Air Exercise Will Offer Germany ‘High Value’ Lessons on F-35 Operations, Luftwaffe Boss Says
Belize, Guatemala reaffirm Taiwan ties during Tsai visit

1320 April 6: Declaration of Arbroath, Scotland and Tartan Day
Children’s homes in Estonia: it’s not about buildings, but people in them
Russians in Latvia will get longer time to pass language exams
Estonian citizen supplying Russia with US electronics arrested in Estonia
Lithuania launches investigation into international sanction circumvention
Estonia to block Russian TV channels
Lithuania to Take Legal Measures to Hold Belarus Accountable for Facilitating Illegal Migration
Spain moves NASAMS medium-range air defense system to Estonia
Lithuanian lawmakers adopt motion on need to invite Ukraine to join NATO
Estonia: Industry has experienced a widespread decline
Latvian central bank reports “neutral financial result”
Arthur Fertier: Online voting – can Estonia inspire France?
[Latvia] Levits: Defense service will also be a lesson in patriotism
Estonia: Number of second pension pillar leavers spikes in early 2023
Lithuanian president describes joining Communist Party as ‘youthful indiscretion’
Children in Izium send drawings to Saaremaa thanking people for aid
Toad on the road mission launched again in Latvia
Estonia: Increasing number of people reaching out to Children’s Houses each year
China cannot be peace mediator for Ukraine – Lithuanian FM
Estonia: Easter curd cheese and white egg sales are brisk
Latvia’s Levits doesn’t want votes from non-Latvian political parties
Finland fifth in NATO in terms of military spending
Lithuania passes law embedding different treatment of Russians and Belarusians
Estonia’s Rescue Board rolls out new online safety portal
Latvia Reinstates Mandatory Military Service for Men
Ukraine, Estonia nominate Easter egg decorating tradition to UNESCO list
Lithuania To Seek Invite For Ukraine To Join NATO At July Summit
[Estonia] Forecast: Deficit to grow to 4.3 percent of GDP in 2023
Lithuanian parliament adopts aspirations for NATO Vilnius Summit
Latvian Transport Ministry: ‘Future is bleak, but Baltic cooperation is stronger’
Estonia to deploy over 100 troops to Erbil as part of anti-ISIS coalition
Language testing for Ukrainians ‘disrespectful’, says Lithuanian PM
Third ‘Melchior the Apothecary’ movie in Estonian theaters next week
Latvia’s cultural life took a hit in 2022
Estonia: Outgoing Reform-SDE-Isamaa government holds final sitting
LRT general director’s election and attempts to orbanise Lithuanian media – opinion
A British think tank ranks Estonia’s prosperity 21st highest in the world
Lithuania says China peace plan will result in loss of Ukraine’s sovereignty
Rīga city wants residents’ bright ideas
Tallinn Airport passenger numbers up 35 percent on year
Latvia: Orange alert for floods along the Daugava
Lithuanian president mulls vetoing different sanctions on Russian, Belarusian citizens
Baltics are bulb bigwigs
The share of Estonian female founders in the startup sector has grown
Lithuanian parliament appoints Goda as Constitutional Court president
Estonian grassland disproves German hypothesis on diversity vs productivity
Latvia’s underdevelopment in comparison with neighbor countries is deeply structural and result of misguided policy – Karins
Tallink leases MS Star long-term to Irish shipping line
Preview: 8 Festival 2023, Lithuania
Lithuanian president calls joining the Communist Party a youthful error
Estonia’s busiest road hit by drug smuggling boom
Latvia’s Foreign Minister calls NATO to strengthen air defence and anti-missile defence capabilities in the Baltic States
Former prosecutor: Lay judges not valued very highly in Estonia
Sex offender to be extradited from UK to Lithuania
Estonia: Delivery bot firm Clevon leaves Stock Exchange six months after floating
Lithuania seeks compensation from Belarus for migrant crisis
Estonia: Switzerland Wins Eurovisiooni laulud 2023 Show Three
Latvia clarifies after foreign minister calls Belarus ‘part of a Russian military district’
A NATO success story
France, China sign cooperation deals in nuclear and renewable energy
Space Force renames Greenland’s Thule Air Base
Erik the Red: The Norse Explorer who Settled Greenland
Gibraltar: Between a rock and a hard place
Malta’s drinking water supply is under threat. Climate change is to blame but not only
In Montenegro, a changing of the guard
Slovenia Looks to Expand Presence in U.S. Market at Dallas Business Conference
Albania boasts Europe’s first wild river national park – here’s why you should visit
Montenegro won’t withdraw recognition of Kosovo as the EU calls for calm
Portugal abolishes scandal-hit border service, strike looms
Zinc production in Spain and major projects
Spain to Invest $2.3 Billion in S. African Energy Transition
Half of Catalans against independence, two-thirds want referendum
Bulgaria closes sea and river ports to Russian ships
Czech Republic Receives First H1 Light Attack Helicopter From US
Azerbaijan arrests six radical Islamists over ‘coup plot’ blamed on Iran
Russia Is Winning in Georgia
Gold production in Uzbekistan and major projects
How Putin saved NATO
Polish PM advocates for fast-track Moldovan EU membership during Chișinău visit
Focusing on the future of Australia’s critical minerals
The cost of the Ukraine war for one Russian regiment
China First: Poland overtakes US to have world’s second largest lithium-ion battery production capacity
China to inspect ships in Taiwan Strait, Taiwan says won’t cooperate
Ukrainians Set up Screen Showing Russian War Crimes on Belarus Border
Ukraine is preparing to strike back against Russia. Timing will be key
State actor involvement in Nord Stream pipeline attacks is ‘main scenario’, says Swedish investigator
Ukraine, Poland agree on joint production of 125 mm caliber tank shells
‘We’re not out of the woods’: Sweden’s sliding house prices could be only halfway to the bottom
Pension reform protesters briefly invade Paris BlackRock building
Eyeing Moscow, Finland to purchase Israeli David’s Sling anti-missile system
Wagner advances in Bakhmut as Ukraine gears up for counterattack
Ukraine says coveted F-16s ‘four or five times’ better than its Soviet jets
Why Poland is taking so long to build floating gas terminal
How progressive Denmark became the face of the anti-migration left
N.Korea says U.S.-S.Korea drills push tension to ‘brink of nuclear war’
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and cost-of-living crisis dim growth prospects in emerging Europe and Central Asia
Ukraine’s crucial spring counteroffensive
Exclusive: China plans $500 million subsea internet cable to rival US-backed project
Singapore’s Russian diesel imports hit more than 1-year high
Finland’s long-held neutrality is over. What next?
Israel blames Hamas for multiple rockets launched from Lebanon
Finland breaks the ice of neutrality
Finland joins NATO despite Kremlin’s warnings of “countermeasures”
After growing GM corn for decades, some US farmers open to Mexican restrictions
Bizarre Wars: German army goes full Darth Vader at space command launch
Ukraine gives Russia two options: Leave Crimea peacefully or be ready for battle
Biden report on Afghanistan blames Trump for degraded US operations
Finland looks to strengthen its maritime border capability
Germany seeks to limit Brussels’ scope on national debt reduction plans
Ice storm knocks out power for over a million people in Canada
Germany pushes ‘one-size-fits-all’ EU spending rules
With Russia’s Exit, Norway Becomes Europe’s Energy Champion
Macron seeks China’s help on Ukraine, Xi ‘willing’ to call Zelenskiy
Belarus sentences ex-presidential candidate to 18 months in prison
US opposes offering Ukraine a road map to Nato membership
The Private Equity Review: fundraising in Norway
Poland to highlight Warsaw and Krakow at Arabian Travel Market
Kaliningrad: An imperial gem and a thorn in everyone’s side
Young people in Denmark at highest risk of facing poverty among EU countries
Sanna Marin formally tenders resignation as Finland’s prime minister
EU can win cleantech race if Germany and France stop sending mixed signals
Handball: 10 tickets to be awarded in European play-offs for Denmark/Norway/Sweden 2023
Turkey likely to accept Sweden NATO entry after elections: analysts
There are 70 million people fewer in Poland because of WWII, AI calculates
Hydro: Introducing the Denmark Depth Model
​​​​​​​Police in Sweden appeal court ruling allowing Quran burning protests
Dutch F-35s Deploy to Poland
Iron ore production in Sweden and major projects
How Denmark Became a Nation of Metal Detectorists

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Lithuania, NATO and Ukraine
CEO murder suspect a dropout from Latvia university: Nashik cops
Spain deploys Nassam missiles to defend NATO airspace in Baltic region
Belarus deploys tanks near Lithuanian border: report
[Estonia] SDE leader: Coalition agreement ready, includes tax changes
Lithuanian FM says Germany ‘probably regrets’ brigade pledge
An overview of cervical cancer epidemiology and prevention in the Baltic States
Lithuania seeks compensation from Belarus for migrant crisis
AmCham celebrates 30 years of Latvia-U.S. commerce
Body of suspected migrant found close to Lithuania’s border with Belarus
EC approves Marcegaglia’s acquisition of Latvia’s Severstal
Lithuania: New commercial attachés in Sweden and Denmark appointed
Latvia reintroduces compulsory military service
Estonia: EDF to call over 10,000 reservists for territorial defense exercise
Lithuania: For national defence – temporary solidarity contribution by banks
Cyberdefense exercise in Tallinn to see over 3,000 participants
Swedbank named the most popular employer in Latvia in 2022
Mayyada Abdel Salam: Expatriates’ challenges in Estonia
NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group with all capabilities trains at Exercise Rising Bull
NATO ships visiting Estonia
Minsk is accountable for migrants, Lithuanian minister says after migrant’s death
Easter event guide in Rīga
Estonia: Music Business Awards in, Klassikaraadio wins radio station of the year
Lithuania to demand compensation from Belarus for bringing migrants to the border
Emerging Europe’s most competitive IT sector? Estonia, again
Finland’s success: how civil war led to focus on child welfare
Estonia: Defense League looking to mark all War of Independence graves
Two Lithuanian soldiers wounded in Ukraine
DoJ: Estonian Man Tried to Acquire US-Made Hacking Tools for Russia
Vilnius Bernardine Cemetery covered with blooming blue scillas
BGV Fund and Estonia launch a program for free prosthetics for Ukrainians
Estonia does not rule out purchase of ammunition for Ukraine worldwide
Malta, Lithuania share spoils again in U-19’s friendly
Stone cold classic: Exploring Estonia’s wonderful and romantic capital city Tallinn
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Late Farrugia strike hands Malta win over Estonia
Justina Vanagaite Is A Lithuanian Dressage Pioneer—And A Lot Of Fun To Follow
Made in Connecticut, machine was illegally headed to Russia, officials say
Lithuanian finmin: investors more concerned about country’s security, not taxes
Belgium to host second North Sea Summit meeting
Most EU states back Brussels over Hungary anti-LGBTQ law
43 percent of Netherlands residents consider themselves religious
France signs economic deals with China
China and France call for peace in Ukraine and vow deeper military dialogue
Isle of Man was a pirate island in medieval times, author says
The North Wales locations where Netflix’s new Welsh language series Rough Cut was filmed
Slovenia joins EU action against Hungary over anti-LGBT law
Bulgarian Historian Blames North Macedonia ‘Dogma’ for Impasse
North Macedonia and Serbia sign memorandum of cooperation in European integration
Albania, Bulgaria, Romania: Europe’s best beaches that you’ve probably never heard of
Albania extends protection for Ukrainian, Afghan refugees
Vucic: Kosovo will be part of Serbia before the End of my Term
Kosovo Serbs refuse to participate in local elections
Dutch to send 150 marines to Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of EU mission
Greece will continue to arm Ukraine
Cyprus to offer technical aid to Ukraine on demining
People were taking drugs in Spain 3,000 years ago, study finds
Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi in hospital with leukaemia
Bear kills jogger on woodland path in northern Italy
MEPs from Bulgaria, Romania plan joint Schengen roadshow
15 EU countries, including Germany and France, join legal case against Hungary’s anti-LGBT law
Farmers In Romania, Bulgaria Protest Over Glut Of Ukrainian Grain On Local Markets
Resilient Crimea: the History of the Crimean Tatar people
Armenia to take part in US-led military drills
Azerbaijan expels Iranian diplomats
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev to Pay Official Visit to Kazakhstan
Bombing Bukhara: Did Russia’s Imperial Ghosts Spark Art Censorship In Uzbekistan?
The U.S. and NATO Seek to Blunt Putin’s Black Sea Ambitions
US troops in Taiwan ‘on the table’ if China invades, Michael McCaul says
South Korea, US, Japan Call for Support of Ban on North Korea Workers
Will Finland’s NATO Accession Make a Difference?
Peace in Europe starts with a free Belarus: Tsikhanouskaya
Canada deploys military aircraft to Japan to implement North Korea sanctions
Russia will continue increase share of domestic drugs and active ingredients
Turkey tells US it hopes Sweden will fulfil NATO commitments
With lavish treatment of Macron, China’s Xi woos France to “counter” U.S.
Nine new coastal states sign Norway’s anti Illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing declaration
EU-supported Ukraine Energy Support Fund delivers 12 transformers to Ukraine
Births in Italy hit record low in 2022, population shrinks further
Belarus extends joint military drill with Russia, again
How Finland’s NATO membership will change security in the Baltics
Romanian farmers block borders in protest over Ukrainian grain imports
Sweden agrees to extradite Turkish national in bid for NATO entry
Leaked US war files contain ‘fictitious information’, says Ukraine
U.S. Commerce Dept. to act against Kaspersky Lab
Notorious Arms Dealer Urges Trump to Seek Refuge in Russia
Denmark mobilizes aid for Ukraine, cuts its dependence on Russian gas
US, S.Korea, Japan concerned over N.Korea’s ‘malicious’ cyber activities
Fiscal rules: Germany wants binding debt reduction targets for EU countries
Ukraine facing Easter fall of Bakhmut
Two Israeli sisters killed in West Bank shooting attack
Denmark needs new foreign policy recognizing West losing ground to Russia, China
Germany and France join EU proceedings against Hungary over anti-LGBTQ law
Poland suspends imports of Ukrainian grain

April 8: International Romani day
Russia Loses Election to Three UN Bodies Over Ukraine
Estonia: Tax hikes, marriage equality make Reform-Eesti 200-SDE coalition agreement
U.S. Faces Challenge in Striking Prisoner Exchange Deals for Americans Held in Russia
Estonia: Kaja Kallas unveils Reform Party’s incoming ministers
Estonian Premier Clinches New Coalition Deal After Election Win
Coalition agreement: VAT, income tax to rise by 2 percentage points
Kazakhstan, Lithuania talk transport cooperation
Belgium, UK initiate MQ-9B international cooperation
Five suspects arrested for terrorism plots in Sweden
RT France declared bankrupt by French court
Germany Advises Against Travel to Russia Following Arrest of Wall Street Journal Reporter
Wales to conserve ruins of medieval court of its last native prince
Chad to expel German ambassador over ‘impolite’ attitude
Greece’s Silent Threat: The Aging Demographic Crisis and National Security
Sweden ramping up arms production capacity amid Russian war on Ukraine
Cyprus deficit grew to €2.46 billion in 2022; ties with Russia still strong
Germany is locked in a toxic love affair with Putin and Xi
Italy celebrates its second ever LGBT History Month – Here’s why it matters
Finland: Immigration, EU policy and climate goals are biggest roadblocks to forming new government
The making of a revolutionary artist: retracing Pablo Picasso’s steps in Catalonia
Ukraine to export electricity again after months of Russian attacks
Scottish National Party facing biggest ‘crisis’ in 50 years, says Michael Russell
Sweden’s NATO ratification likely to wait until after Turkey’s elections
Bulgaria: Pro-Russian Party submitted 590,000 Signatures for a Referendum against the Euro
U.S. Navy sends guided-missile submarine to Middle East
Turkmenistan was elected to the Executive Board of the United Nations Children’s Fund
Canada is sitting on a critical minerals motherlode. But is it ready for the new gold rush?
China military rehearses ‘encircling’ Taiwan after US Speaker visit
Senior US Lawmaker Calls for More Weapons to Taiwan to Deter China

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
1998 April 10: Good Friday Agreement, Northern Ireland peace process
2010 April 10: Smolensk Catasprophe
1873 April 13: Colfax massacre
1931 April 14: Proclamation of Catalan Republic by Francesc Macià
1978 April 14: Georgian Language Day
April 14: Rememberance day of Al-Anfal genocide campaign against Kurdistan