Worst Yet To Come

1864 May 21: Circassian Genocide Memorial Day
2006 May 21: Montenegro Independence Day
May 21: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
Latvia battles to curb Russian media influence
Lithuania’s former first lady Alma Adamkienė passes away aged 96
Estonia: Number of periphery residents could fall by 25 percent in 12 years
Latvian Hockey Fans Console Rivals With Embassy Flowers
Rein Sikk becomes Estonia’s sauna minister
Estonia, Latvia plan joint purchase of German medium-range IRIS-T air defense systems
Estonia and Latvia to build medium-range air defense on Iris-T systems
Urban gardener from Justiniškės draws admiration with ‘flower cakes’
Teacher who wore a provocative shirt in Narva on May 9: I would do it again
Loss of Kinzhal invincibility psychological blow for Russia
Microstates and the EU: Identity, Policymaking and the Quest for an Independent Future

New cycling paths around Rīga coming in next few years
Switzerland signs EU ‘cohesion payment’ agreement with Lithuania
Latvia, Estonia agree on joint airspace protection
Estonia and Latvia consider German IRIS-T missile for collaborative air defense
Estonia, Latvia Select IRIS-T SLM For Air Defense
Latvia and Estonia to perform joint military procurement
Lithuania poised for early elections over local government expenses scandal
Some Latvian hospitals might lower urgent care availability
Lithuania Reiterates Its Call Against Travel to Belarus
Latvia: Former KGB officer on trial for incitement
Russian spy network in Lithuania exposed
Latvian musicians break their way into streaming services
Estonia: Sugar tax could be considered for sweetened drinks
Lithuania’s liberals sceptical about calling snap elections
Estonia: Producer price index up 4.2 percent on year to April
Lithuania’s defense minister on nuclear threats from Belarus and NATO summit expectations
Latvia’s beehive numbers are buzzing
Estonia: Analysis recommends new tax to maintain healthcare availability
Vilnius scandalised by developers cutting down century-old oak tree
Estonian NGOs taking targeted approach to Ukraine aid as donations fall
Latvia: Intrigue aplenty as Presidential vote looms
Azerbaijan and Lithuania sign documents
How to Get Estonian Residence: The Ultimate Guide
Lithuanian police use drones to catch children smoking
Customs declarations e-system to be changed in Latvia
State-provided Estonian Defense Forces uniforms to no longer include formal evening wear
Who Will be the Next President of Latvia?
Residents urged to take precautions as hangar catches fire in Maardu
Smart-ID to be useful for state e-services in Latvia
Port of Tallinn to build quay in Paldiski to transport military equipment
Lithuania’s LNG terminal to boost anti-drone protection
Latvia: ‘Healers’ get fines over glorification of Russia’s war
Historian puts ‘equal sign’ between Lithuania’s ex-president Adamkus and his wife
During reconstruction at Estonian base in 2024 allied air policing will move temporarily to Latvia
Lithuania must decide on cabinet, snap election after NATO summit – Liberals
Class reunion for high-flying Münster Latvian Gymnasium alumni
Belarus opposition blogger Pratasevich receives pardon from Lukashenko
ERR in Donetsk Oblast: Ukraine holding on also thanks to Estonian weapons
Azerbaijan-Lithuania business forum held in Vilnius
UK Royal Marines beach raid in Estonia
Lithuanian PM accepts education minister’s resignation, confirms government step-down intentions
Hospital building in Latvia found to pose potential health risks
New batch of American JLTVs arrives in Lithuania
Estonia: 600 activists sign a letter in support of Family Law Act amendment
Lithuania’s ruling block removes same-sex civil union bill from parliament agenda
Riigikogu speaker refused to permit nearly 150 MPs’ queries
Power output of solar panels in Latvia and Italy differ by only 18%
Estonia: Apartment prices dropped over year but demand remains modest
CV-Online Latvia 2022: A tale of two halves
Lithuanian Director Eimantas Belickas In Postproduction with Documentary
5 Estonian FinTechs impacting the world of digital payments
Germany, Lithuania demand punishment for evasion of sanctions
Russia Is Already Looking Beyond Ukraine
Liechtenstein Institute’s Student-Led Simulation Holds Promise for U.N. Reform
American player left stranded and unpaid, sends distress signal from Montenegro
Erdogan Is a Key Player in Ukraine—on Both Sides
A ‘People’s Constitution’ for a ‘New Uzbekistan’?
Karakalpakstan’s Sovereignty in Mirziyoyev’s Uzbekistan
Russia facing nightmare as Kaliningrad separatists vow ‘break from Moscow is inevitable’
China bans US chipmaker Micron from vital infrastructure projects
Challenges and Opportunities for Europe’s Metaverse Market
Ukraine restores power to Russia-occupied nuclear plant
‘Russia will be free,’ says Russian anti-Putin group fighting in Belgorod region
Armenia will accept Karabakh as part of Azerbaijan subject to rights guarantee – Armenian PM cited
Ukraine feels the pressure of time and rising expectations
US says Russia’s Wagner Group seeking to transit material acquisitions through Mali
How Biden got to yes on F-16s and Ukraine
US, Papua New Guinea sign defence agreement as Modi pledges support for Pacific Islands
Toward a Marshall Plan for Ukraine
Poland in talks to buy Swedish early warning aircraft, minister says
EU marks International Day of Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Belarus
Germany, Hungary spar as tensions mount over blocked Ukraine aid

Al Dahra Group signs strategic partnership and supply agreement with Golden Fields
Nato air policing to move from Estonian base to other Baltic states
Ukraine war: Nato watches Russian ‘Zombies’ in Estonia
Latvian Saeima deems all candidates suitable for presidential post
President’s visit to Lithuania: major points making Azerbaijan reliable partner of Baltic states
One-stop integration shop established in Liepāja
Estonia planning to permit work options during long-term sick leave
Latvia: National Alliance probably won’t support any Presidential candidate
Lithuanian parliament likely to back snap elections initiative – Seimas speaker
Latvia’s Agriculture Minister still does not have security clearance
Minister of interior expropriates land under former Narva tank monument
[IMF] Republic of Lithuania: Technical Assistance Report-Improvement of High Wealth Individuals Control Function– Project Report
Eesti Gaas prepares to buy Latvijas Gāze subsidiary
Same-sex civil union bill returns to Lithuanian parliament agenda, passes second vote
[IMF] Republic of Estonia: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2023 Article IV Mission
US ambassador urges Lithuania to pass law on civil union
No end in sight for diabetes drug shortage in Estonia
Baltic space tender open for applications
Lithuania and Estonia move towards expanding rights of same-sex couples
Latvian central bank issues Ukrainian sunflower coin
The UNESCO-listed tradition of the Estonian smoke sauna
Norwegian puts Latvia expansion plans on hold
Lithuania to hold multiple citizenship referendum in 2024
The vote for Latvia’s new president may be a vote for a new government as well, suggests NA member
Lithuania gives tax breaks to defence industry
IMF advises Estonia to advance tax hikes
‘Pobeda’ candy producer considers name change after war support allegations
Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania sign deal to protect Ukrainian culture
Producer prices up 11.3% on year in Latvia
Lithuanian parliament approves Pernavas as anti-corruption chief
Estonia: Ukraine victory will bolster security for us all
Latvian minister warns public media budget “in percentage from GDP” is impossible
This year’s ‘Museum Night Estonia’ attracts over 70,000 visitors
National stadium gets construction permit in Vilnius
President Karis presents awards to Estonia’s young scientists of the year
Latvia: Media watchdog fines news portal for alleged word misuse
KEVADTORM 2023 combat day 4 in Estonia
Latvia’s business eager to boost co-op with Uzbekistan – LIAA
Hundreds attend funeral of Lithuania’s former first lady Alma Adamkienė
Odesa libraries hosting ‘Estonian Children’s Literature Days’ this month
Latvian minister: it’s wrong to think Russia is weakened by war with Ukraine
Estonia: Coalition considers reducing VAT increase on hotels at expense of press
Third batch of JLTVs arrive in Lithuania
Waste treatment center catches fire on Tallinn’s Suur-Sõjamäe tänav
Tallinn City merchant archives added to UNESCO heritage list
Estonia: Seto, Võro could be mother tongue options in official registers
The Sami persecution revealed
“People’s Rally” to be held in Abkhazia on May 30
‘Worst yet to come’ for Europe energy shortages: Qatar minister
Finland divided over keeping public broadcasting tax
Lebanon set to be grey-listed by financial crime watchdog
Denmark to boost healthcare with an extra $739mln per year
Driver detained as truck crashes near White House; Nazi flag found
EU defence cooperation: Council welcomes Denmark into PESCO and launches the 5th wave of new PESCO projects
Britain to limit migration by family of overseas students
US, Norway show force in North Sea
Who are the Freedom of Russia Legion and other armed fighters in Belgorod?
Major Agreement for Biogas in Northern Norway
US, EU lawmakers push to depose UAE’s Jaber from climate talks
Ukraine prosecutor general launches criminal proceedings on Belarus over transfers of Ukrainian children
Ukraine launches investigation into Russian commander
Ukraine’s F-16 training could begin in July, Danish defense minister signals
China opposes trade agreement reached between U.S. and Taiwan
Ukraine courts ‘Global South’ in push to challenge Russia
German coalition in crisis over plans to ban gas boilers
Visa to open global tech hub in Poland
Russian tourists seek new destinations as Europe shuts its doors over Ukraine war

1822 May 24: Ecuador Independence Day
1991 May 24: Eritrea Independence Day
Estonia backs Taiwan’s World Health Assembly inclusion
Latvia to join restoration of Chernihiv region’s social infrastructure
Lithuania’s ruling coalition and opposition quarrel over what must come first: government resignation or snap elections
Latvia’s blackcurrant fields eaten away by pest
It’s getting harder to afford homes in Lithuania. What can be done?
Latvia: ZZS to wait until election day to choose presidential favorite
Oshkosh Delivers Third Batch of Joint Light Tactical Vehicles to Lithuania
Electric car popularity on the rise in Latvia
Estonia’s fish farming output falls on year as prices rise
Lithuanian president accepts education minister’s resignation
Latvia: Volunteers wanted to search for seven-year-old missing for three weeks
Far-Right Surges in Estonia Amid Outrage Over Tax Increases
Latvians keen to recycle old tires
Lithuania: Government resignation and snap elections – which should come first?
Estonian police record over 1,300 cases of banned symbol use
Latvia’s power distribution rates will jump in July
Foreigners’ services centre set to open in Klaipėda
Another political crisis gearing up in Narva
In shadow of Ukraine war, Latvia turns wary eye on local Russians
BBC: Britain’s RAF on constant alert for Russian ‘Zombies’
Latvian Ministry of Finance expresses “delicate concerns” about use of EU funding
Estonia too slow in mobilizing European funds
Watch: Rammstein’s Till Lindemann Falls On Stage In Lithuania
Estonian Foreign Minister pays Rīga visit
Lithuania-based startup secures €1.1 million in funding and strengthens its presence in Poland
Riigikogu committee slams ministries for overeagerness adopting EU norms
Lithuania may have more EU funds frozen if tax reform stalls – finance minister
Latvia: Farmers uncertain about survival after spring frosts
Fires also hit industrial buildings in Viljandi and Järva counties
Azerbaijan, Lithuania discuss expansion of coop between SMEs
Ukraine conflict: Estonia and Latvia jointly procure IRIS-T air-defence system
Lithuanian government backs plans to set up special agency for migrants
Estonia plans to increase the VAT rate for tourist accommodation
France is committed to Baltics’ security, Macron says
Estonia: Court orders Ossipenko’s release following appeal
Brussels calls on Lithuania to scrap energy subsidies, strengthen healthcare
Latvia: Media ethics body criticizes penalty over word misuse
Urmas Varblane confirmed as Bank of Estonia’s new supervisory board chair
NATO forces in Baltics vow to step up coordination
Estonia-Latvia cooperation remains essential to security
3 148 companies operate in Latvia with completely foreign capital
Germany key in defense of Ukraine and all Europe
Adolf Hitler house in Austria to be used for police human rights training
‘Blood sport’ or ‘humane and quick’? Controversial whale slaughter begins in Faroe Islands
Quarter of care leavers homeless by 18 in Wales
In Bulgaria, a likely new government. Just don’t call it a coalition
18 years in gulag for Crimean Tatar activist
National Bolsheviks. From Niekisch to Prilepin
“We offer our Abkhazian brothers a policy of reconciliation” – Abkhazia Day celebrated in Georgia
Capital Markets Union: Commission proposes new rules to protect and empower retail investors in the EU
25 years of euro unity
Japan’s long-suffering stock market is back. This boom may have ‘staying power’
Malaysia seizes Swatch watches over ‘LGBT connotations’
Germany intensifies scrutiny of far-right AfD, labeling its youth wing ‘extremist’
Big drop in German exports to China raises fears over EU’s economic powerhouse
The Face of Sweden’s Property Bust Fights for $13 Billion Empire
Massive US aircraft carrier sails into Oslo for NATO exercises
Austria, Denmark to cooperate more on migration
Germany Cracks Down on Climate Activists After Scholz Calls Protest Group ‘Nutty’
Russian white whale arrives in Oslo Fjord, along with US warship
Russian hypersonic scientist accused of betraying secrets to China
Ukraine probing reports of 2,150 children being shipped to Belarus, says prosecutor
Sweden refuses to send Gripen fighter jets to Ukraine
Prigozhin says war in Ukraine has backfired, warns of Russian revolution
US House China panel recommends Congress take action over Taiwan, Uyghurs
Ukraine and Russia trade places in battle for Bakhmut
Next NATO chief? Danish leader’s DC invite prompts speculation
Mega-Resort May Be Build in Kaliningrad
Chinese hackers attacked Kenyan government as debt strains grew
European Commission says Finland’s debt is exceptional, proposes 4 ways to cut it
Poland’s children’s rights commissioner orders inspection of LGBT-friendly schools
Belarusian Nobel peace prize winner moved to brutal prison
Germany wants to end Europe’s semiconductor dependence on Asia. Is it up to the challenge?

1946 May 25: Jordan Independence Day
1948 May 25: Day of Heroes of Fight Against Totalitarianism
May 25: Global Africa Day
Brussels Playbook: Lithuanian scandal — Trade chiefs eye China — Harassment in Parliament
Survey: 35% do not support any of the Latvian presidential candidates
Estonia: Average wages up 13.3 percent on year to Q1 2023
Ukrainian refugee flow across Latvian border continues
Riigikogu environment committee chair subject of two misdemeanor processes
Artificial intelligence homework trend spreads in Latvian schools
Lithuanians are gaining foothold in European migrant smuggling networks – LRT Investigation
Estonia’s Tartu hosting this year’s meeting of Baltic constitutional courts
Lithuania announces 10 preparation games ahead of FIBA World Cup
Estonian ultra-capacitor firm Skeleton Technologies expanding to Finland
Stoltenberg: “NATO can count on Latvia. And Latvia can count on NATO”
Germany to help ensure security at NATO’s Vilnius summit – Lithuanian general
Latvia urges China not to help Russia pursue its war
Tanks and IFVs to only require B-category license in Estonia
Vilnius priest accused of sexual relations with minor
Hospice care could soon be state-funded in Latvia
U.S. marines in Estonia receive recognition for life saving actions
Hot and dry summer forecast for Latvia
Lithuanian president could call snap elections in case of no-confidence in cabinet – PM
Unemployment in Latvia down to record-low level
Income growth lags behind inflation in Lithuania – SoDra
First Estonian restaurant to receive two Michelin stars announced
Rothko Center summer exhibition season starts June 2
Coalition should stay if cabinet quits, says Lithuanian liberals’ leader
Tallinn Old Town Days festival set for June 2-4
First University of North Georgia cadets study abroad in Lithuania
Estonia: New climate ministry to have nine deputy secretaries general
Latvia’s unemployment rate slightly above EU average in Q1
Opposition party’s no-confidence initiative against Lithuanian cabinet falls through
Rinkēvičs: Russians shouldn’t be working for Council of Europe
Lithuanian soldier wounded in Ukraine brought to Kaunas Clinics
Estonia: Police suspect two youths of hacking into parcel terminal company’s system
Latvia: Orphan bear to move to France
Estonia: Transport Administration hoping islands air tender will finally hold
Four Lithuanian ministers sign defence industry development agreement
Estonian president at IT conference: Economic growth must stem from innovation
Goalkeeper hits teammate during goal kick, results in own goal in Lithuania Football Cup
Estonian foreign minister: No problem with freedom of expression in Latvia
Fifty naval mines defused during operation in the Baltic Sea
The accused in “Daimler criminal case” ordered to pay Latvian state EUR 1.5 million
Lack of training facilities ‘showstopper‘ for Baltics, says German general
Enefit Green takes FID on 74-MW solar project in Estonia
Lithuanian CB’s proposal of fixed-rate mortgages thumbed down by some analysts
Estonia: Performing arts professionals criticize plan to reform funding schemes
Computers bought using EU money stand unused in Latvian schools
How Estonia is strengthening its defences
FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Dovydas Vilkelis, CEO and Producer of Animatrix
New Solutions in Ida-Virumaa: Betting on Integration via Innovation
Lithuania announces new military aid package to Ukraine
Tina Turner renounced her American citizenship for the country that gave her a ‘completely normal life’: Switzerland
Dutch Caribbeans to sue Netherlands for climate crisis failure
Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Welsh Included in King Charles’ Coronation
Five years after Ireland’s historic abortion referendum, access to care is still ‘patchy’
Greenland Set to Become Cockpit of Controversy Between East and West
Roadmap to support female entrepreneurship launched in North Macedonia
Eat Your Way Through European Basque Country in… Nevada?
Catalan movie wins Best European Film at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight
Czech Republic to Procure Approximately 70 Leopard 2A8s
Armenia’s Role in Helping Russia Circumvent Sanctions
Armenia recognized Nagorno-Karabakh as part of Azerbaijan
Deepest cave in the world to get new name in Abkhazia
China prioritising Turkmenistan over Russia in next big pipeline project
Tajikistan Summons Russian Ambassador Amid Reports Of Mass Beatings Of Tajik Students By Russian Police
Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine deepens divide between autocracies and democracies
NATO and Ukraine boost partnership through greater cooperation on science, technology and innovation
Ukraine: Council adopts renewal of temporary trade liberalisation and other trade concessions
EU and South Korea to make a new Horizon Europe partnership
Finland sees record ’22 Russian influx
Norway Welcomes The World’s Biggest Warship To Oslo
Thailand air force says U.S. has denied request to buy F-35 jets
Russian raiders of Belgorod side with Ukraine but struggle to stick to Kyiv’s official line
Finland To Send Additional $117 Million In Military Aid To Ukraine
From Russia with gold: UAE cashes in as sanctions bite
Danish investment to boost Finland’s wind power output by one-third
Finland to begin exercise Arctic Challenge with allies and partner Sweden
Killer whales wreck boat in latest attack off Spain
Russia’s ‘threat from east’ puts western Sweden on pole for giant floating wind: Freja CEO
Russia signs deal to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus
Botswana president insists on bigger share of diamonds from De Beers venture
Ukraine updates: Wagner starts withdrawing from Bakhmut
US bombers arrive in UK to boost Nato deterrence
Volt Typhoon and other Chinese groups accused of hacking the US and others
Germany falls into recession as consumers in Europe’s biggest economy spend less
Russian logistics companies enjoy high demand on new routes
Storm fells Sierra Leone’s historic cotton tree, a symbol of freedom
Germany falls into recession as inflation hits economy
EU advises Poland to cut spending and improve targeting of social benefits
Leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan speak of peace progress while arguing in front of Putin
Denmark, Netherlands to lead F-16 training coalition for Ukrainian pilots: Austin
Poland’s EU office wins praise as the only Polish embassy in the world to welcome pets
U.S. State Department warns China could hack infrastructure, including pipelines, rail systems
Ukraine war: Wagner says Bakhmut transfer to Russian army under way
What has been happening in Belgorod, a Russian region that borders Ukraine?
Sweden to train Ukrainian pilots on JAS 39 Gripen jets

1918 May 26: Georgia Independence Day
1966 May 26: Guyana Independence Day
OpenAI’s ChatGPT iOS app now available in 33 more countries
Baltic states ramp up investment in energy sector
Rundāle Palace looks forward to tourism season
LRT English Newsletter: Oak falls, government withers
Median value of Estonians’ net assets grows to €66,000
Latvia: Two weeks until LAMPA conversation festival
Estonia: Construction volumes down 11 percent in Q1 2023
LTRK President: Latvians should help Ukrainians into the European market
The positive impact of digitalization on democracy – best practices on e-governance from Ghana, Estonia, and India
Latvians cautious of holiday travel this year
Lithuania hosts 9th Vilnius Russia Forum
Latvia’s state defense service to recruit 850 people in 2024
Telia bans use of TikTok on company devices
Silovs makes 40 saves for Latvia in stunning upset over Sweden
Press conference with Olaf Scholz, Baltic prime ministers
‘Historic opportunity.’ Lithuania’s airports prepare for challenges during Vilnius NATO summit
Decline in tuberculosis (TB) cases in Estonia comes to a halt
Baltic states and Germany pledge long-term support for Ukraine
Lithuanian language commission sceptical about renaming Kaliningrad
Street art fest in Rīga on Sunday
Hannes Hanso presents credentials as new Estonian ambassador to Vietnam
Latvian Presidency of Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers will advance implementation of decisions in support of Ukraine – Rinkevics
Dasos, OX2 to develop 500MW of solar in Estonia
Farmers in Latvia say situation is critical because of devastating frosts
Swedbank exec explains difference in interest rates in Estonia and Sweden
Lithuania presents next military aid package for Ukraine
WhatsApp transcription system developed by Latvian company
Basketball: A landmark Final Four in Kaunas proves that the event is bigger than ever
Russians selling real estate in Estonia, Americans buying
Scramble for tickets to Tampere for epic Latvia-Canada hockey clash
Kallas to Daily Telegraph: UK troops will show Putin ‘can’t win’ in Estonia
Lithuania plans to build a new port on Curonian Spit
Teachers in Latvia threaten to request minister’s dismissal if funding use estimates are not improved
Russia moves ahead with deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus
UK RAF and German Air Force in historic NATO Air Policing Effort in Estonia
Lithuania looks for airline to run flights between Vilnius and London City
‘Estonia’ theater premieres ‘Lohengrin’
Health minister: Lithuania needs to increase healthy life expectancy
Estonian Defense Forces’ Spring Storm exercise comes to an end
Vilnius prosecutor suspended over alleged sexual advances to 19-year-old defendant
President must give people hope for future – Pilens
Let’s Get Weird—All World All Time Best Song Competition: Lithuania
Lithuania’s conservatives propose snap election on September 10
Germany to move Slovakia-based Patriot system to Lithuania to protect NATO summit
Latvia’s healthcare provision for children has huge room for improvement
Lithuanian Government Crumbles in Reimbursement Abuse Scandal
Police car convoy heads from Latvia to Ukraine Friday
Iran, Belgium conduct prisoner swap freeing aid worker, diplomat
Geothermal heating network inaugurated in Évry-Courcouronnes, France
Karlovac, Croatia contingent visits Iceland to learn from geothermal experience
Cornwall Libraries team up with Kernow King to teach children Cornish history
A world in three islands on the Mediterranean
10 super promising Slovenian startups to watch in 2023
How did Tina Turner become an unlikely icon in Albania?
SEI supported Bosnia and Herzegovina in developing its first countrywide environmental strategy
Portugal police end latest search for clues of missing British girl
Greece, a champion in debt slashing
Val d’Aran wants to make Aranese equal to Catalan language
Ukraine, Europe, Africa and beyond. Crosetto outlines Italy’s defence outlook
Moldova threatened by outside-staged conflict in Gagauzia
Hungary ‘unfit’ to hold EU presidency, warn MEPs
Armenia: Russia’s backdoor to circumvent sanctions
Freedom of assembly to be restricted in Artsakh amid blockade
Georgians celebrating Independence Day with rally in Tbilisi
How Asia’s green economy will transform the world in the next decade
European Union: New European Medicines Agency recommendations to prevent medicine supply shortages in the pharmaceutical sector
A First Nations Reckoning Is Rising in Australia
North Korea slams ‘sinister’ South and allies as live-fire exercises with US begin
Deep structural challenges in Germany threaten Europe’s economic engine
Military drills held across Finland this weekend as Nato warships visit Helsinki
Autonomous maritime trial runs progress in Norway
Deadly Russian strikes obliterate Dnipro medical facility in central Ukraine
Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Sweden, Norway, and Finland
Canada eliminates host Finland in quarterfinals of men’s hockey worlds
US says Russia cannot win in Ukraine, Moscow sees long war ahead
Poland to sanction hundreds of entities affiliated with Minsk regime
Moscow slams Polish General’s call to back potential mass rebellion in Belarus
Poland says it will close border to freight vehicles from Belarus and Russia
Kaliningrad, Königsberg or Królewiec? Putin’s distorted definition of the Russian Motherland
Sweden, U.S. voice hope for NATO enlargement by July
Poland to sanction Minsk officials over Poczobut ruling
Brazil’s Lula Turns Down Putin Invitation to Visit Russia

One in four ticks found to carry Lyme disease this year in Latvia
Estonia: Self-driving vehicle testing goes on, though legislation not yet formulated
These Are 4 Of The Top Destinations In The World Right Now, According To CNN
Canada comes back to beat Latvia to punch ticket to World Championship final
Kaja Kallas: German leadership crucial to peace in Europe
Guide to Lithuania. Best picnic escapes in Vilnius
Polonara plans eventual return to Italy, credits Lithuanian fans and two coaches
It’s hockeymania as Latvia dares to dream
Construction on €100-million Narva magnet factory starts this summer
Car Museum opens in Vilnius: from interwar limos to cars for kings
Turkmenistan, Latvia to discuss dev’t of TRACECA
President of Lithuania sends congratulatory letter to President Ilham Aliyev on occasion of May 28 – Independence Day
Lithuania Seeks Vilnius To London City Flights With New Airline Incentive Model
Estonian government ends long-standing agreement with Lutheran Church
Fantilli’s gem ends Latvia’s golden dreams
ERR in Brussels: NATO stronger than ever, security experts say
Latvia beaten by Canada in hockey World Championship semi-final
Fitch Affirms Lithuania at ‘A’; Outlook Stable
France and Netherlands ink deal on Caribbean ‘footrace frontier’
Dutch Metal Detectorist Discovers a Medieval Hoard of Gold Jewelry and Silver Coins
Oleksiy Danilov interview: Ukraine counter-offensive ‘ready to begin’
Police and Serbs Clash in Kosovo
Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots unite to demand new crossings
Moscow says it does not ‘exclude’ London’s involvement in Ukraine’s attacks on Russian territory
Rows over Eta and racism loom large as Spain holds local elections
Election campaign draws to a close with tight races in Catalan capitals
‘The intensity is increasing’: Ukraine says first steps in counteroffensive have begun
Czech Republic to host women’s ice hockey world championship in 2025
Incapacitated banana Armenia has forgotten its place, Russian media writes
Polish parliament passes bill to create commission investigating Russian influence
Kyrgyzstan Attempts to Adopt Foreign Agent Law Again
Kazakhstan eyeing Baku grain entrepôt for Europe exports
Denmark sets up $133M investment fund for Ukraine
ECB sums up digital euro prototyping exercise as it nears possible pilot launch
Diplomatic missions across Europe call on Israel to stop West Bank demolitions
Iraq launches $17 billion road and rail project to link Asia and Europe
Thinking the ‘unthinkable’: How China could change Canada’s conversation about nuclear subs
China, South Korea Agree to Strengthen Talks on Chip Industry
Major Hong Kong democratic party disbands amid China security clampdown
Taiwan authorities raid 8 Chinese tech firms over alleged illegal operations
West Papua rebels threaten to shoot New Zealand pilot if independence talks denied

1830 May 28: Indian Removal Act, US
1918 May 28: Armenia Independence Day
1918 May 28: Azerbaijan Republic Day
May 30: International Day of Parliamentarism
1967 May 30: Anguilla Day
1967 May 30: Biafra Day
1962 June 1: Samoa Independence Day
1962 June 1: Novocherkassk massacre, RF
1984 June 1: Operation Blue Star at the Sikh Golden Temple
1924 June 2: Indian Citizenship Act, US
1988 June 3: Formation of Lithuanian Reform Movement Sąjūdis
1992 June 3: Mabo Day, Australia
1884 June 4: Estonian Flag Day
1970 June 4: Tonga Emancipation and Independence Day
1989 June 4: Tiananmen Square protests/June 4th Incident