How Long Do We Have?

1816 July 9: Argentine Independence Day
2011 July 9: South Sudan Independence Day
Diary of a Belarusian journalist in Latvia
NATO leaders gather for summit in Vilnius
Latvian President Rinkēvičs’ inauguration speech to Saeima
Litvak painter who survived Holocaust in Vilnius: ‘I’m devout atheist’
Baltic, Polish, Ukrainian parliamentary speakers meeting in Rīga
Lithuanian town attracts settlers with some of the cheapest – or free – real estate
NATO allies send 1,000 troops to help guard Vilnius summit
[Latvia] VIDEO: Song and Dance Festival Grand Finale
Address by President Edgars Rinkēvičs at closing concert of the XXVII Nationwide Latvian Song and XVII Dance Festival
Lithuania Seeks Broader Trade Cooperation in Indo-Pacific Strategy
Anti-LGBTQ+ protesters break up Pride event in Georgian capital Tbilisi
It is long past time for NATO to admit Ukraine

3d Week of July: Captive Nations Week
1973 July 10: Bahamas Independence Day
Estonia’s Eneli Jefimova adds 100 meter gold to Belgrade medals tally
Lithuania hosts NATO’s summit as Ukraine and Sweden aim to join the alliance
Bank of Estonia: Inflation in Estonia fell to 9.2 percent in June 2023
Threat of Expulsion: Russians must take an Exam in Latvia
Estonia’s exports down 15 percent on year to May 2023
Lithuania to host NATO Summit as emboldened Ukraine seeks to join
Edward Lucas: Will coffee or champagne be on the menu for NATO in Vilnius?
State Security Service: No direct threat from Wagner to Latvia
Same-sex marriage legalization prompts Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church to suspend registering unions
Trudeau announces plans to more than double size of NATO deployment in Latvia
Estonia’s electricity prices will be higher than Finland’s this winter
David Lynch art exhibition to open in Rīga
Business organizations criticize Estonia’s decision to miss 2025 World EXPO
Turkish president heads to Lithuania for NATO summit
James Sherr: The NATO Vilnius Summit and the limits of consensus
Lithuanian border post with Belarus reopens after stand-off over stranded migrant
Estonian president emphasizes importance of active regional cooperation with Latvia
Call Russia posters in Vilnius spark protests, campaign suspended ahead of NATO summit
Estonia to buy mobile field hospitals for EUR 150 mln
Lithuanian energy facilities to be protected from drones
Trudeau plans to add 1,200 troops to NATO deployment in Latvia
Lithuania says on eve of NATO summit that providing Ukraine with a pathway to membership is an ‘achievable goal’
Canada will significantly increase its troop presence in Latvia
Trudeau opens Canada’s embassy in Vilnius
Starlink in Estonia
Hackers stream anti-NATO broadcasts in Lithuania after cyber attacks
Estonia: Tax revenues up 9.8 percent on year to May 2023
Eesti Energia to receive shredded tires from Sweden for reprocessing
Foreign Minister: Main Estonian goal at NATO summit is Ukraine road-map
Latvia’s foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics sworn in as EU’s first openly gay President
Secretary General arrives in Vilnius ahead of NATO Summit, meets with Lithuanian President
Lithuanian military, allies ready to ensure 24/7 security of Vilnius NATO Summit
A key NATO summit starts Tuesday. Here’s what’s at stake
Parliamentary speakers warn against stalling Ukraine’s NATO membership bid
Allies agree that Ukraine will be NATO member, but it must win first – Stoltenberg
Over half a million attended Latvian Song and Dance Festival events
Kallas: Vilnius summit decisions must open path for Ukraine NATO accession
Lithuania offered €20m for right to develop wind farm in Baltic Sea
Estonia’s Utilitas siginifcantly increased its turnover and profit last year
Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Lithuania in the run up to the Vilnius Summit
New Latvian President Edgars Rinkevics makes first visit to Estonia
Tanak, Solberg boost WRC Estonia prep with victories
US President Joe Biden arrives in Lithuania – photos
Canada pledges to double its troops for Latvia in NATO reinforcement
Lithuania bolsters ties with Taiwan ahead of NATO summit amid China ‘threat’
Trudeau says Canada will more than double military presence in Latvia
How Much Does A Country Cost? (10 Answers from History)
Canada officially establishing embassies in Lithuania and Estonia: Trudeau
Estonia hosts field trials of autonomous military robots
Latvia becomes 7th nation to be led by an openly gay head of state
Estonia-based, Iranian-founded startup Formaloo raises €2 million
Dutch PM Mark Rutte to leave politics after collapse of government
Right-Wing Victory in Spain Could Bolster Catalan Independence Drive
ECB surveys Europeans on new themes for euro banknotes
Nato aims for Ukraine unity as Putin watches on
Finland further tightens entry restrictions for Russians from Monday
Germany sends troops to Australia as focus shifts to Indo-Pacific
U.S. military deals not enough to wean India off Russian arms yet
Hypo: Finland faces difficult economic end to year, growth expected in 2024
Rheinmetall will build and repair tanks in Ukraine, says CEO
Schmitz put first all-electric reefer into Finland
Antarctic ice levels undergo ‘massive decrease’, data shows
Kaliningrad sees a 37.2% drop in rail volumes for the first half of 2023
Ukraine claims advance in east and south, gains near Bakhmut
Can the opposition win this year’s Polish election?
NATO allies agree plans for defence against Russian attack -sources
Ukraine war: Poland strengthens Belarus border over Wagner fears
Finland prepares massive security operation ahead of Biden visit
Poland detains Ukrainian citizen over spying for Russia
Putin held post-mutiny talks with Wagner leader Prigozhin and his fighters – Kremlin
Huge mineral discovery in Norway could supply battery and solar panels for the next 100 years
Green Denmark turns yellow due to drought
Erdoğan agrees to support Sweden’s Nato bid

1995 July 11: Srebrenica Massacre
‘NATO Lake’ Receives Major Boost
Nato membership for Ukraine a key question at Vilnius summit
Nato will offer Ukraine simpler path to join – Stoltenberg
NATO welcomes Ukraine’s membership but stops short of invitation
Latvia: President Rinkēvičs goes on first foreign visit
Riigikogu speaker: Parliaments key in supporting Ukraine’s NATO, EU drive
‘Western Europe is moving closer to the Baltics’. What can Lithuania expect from Vilnius NATO summit?
Concerns about Latgalian language education in Latvia
NB8 joint statement of foreign ministers supporting Ukraine’s path to NATO
31 leaders of NATO member countries are meeting in Lithuania for key summit
airBaltic passenger numbers up 51% in first half of 2023
Why Germany should act more like Lithuania – opinion
Latvia will participate in the euro area Household Finance and Consumption Survey
NATO leaders assemble in Vilnius for two-day summit
Kristi Raik on Vilnius: Messages to Ukraine must avoid previous vagueness
Remarks by President Biden and President Gitanas Nausėda of Lithuania Before Bilateral Meeting
Estonia has biggest real estate and rental price increases in EU
US president visits United Kingdom ahead of NATO summit in Lithuania
‘If Russia sets foot here, it will be pushed out’ – NATO approves Baltic defence plans on eve of summit
PM thanks Italy for contributing to Latvia’s security
Biden meets with Lithuanian president, reaffirms US commitment to Baltics’ defence
Eesti Gaas revenues, profits tripled in 2022
Canada’s decision to increase its military presence in Latvia is a historic step in strengthening NATO’s eastern flank – Karins
UK resists pressure to station troops permanently in Estonia
Ukraine Ally Lithuania Makes Security a Top Concern as NATO Summit Host
Total area of agricultural land unchanged in Estonia on year, more land lying fallow
Wagner is not in Belarus yet, but NATO will be ready – Stoltenberg in Vilnius
Kariņš at NATO summit: Sweden’s accession will change Baltic military situation
Estonia investigates Reinsalu campaign over suspected prohibited donation
15% of Lithuanian graduates fail maths exam, minister hails ‘significant’ improvement
Estonia’s Kaur Kivistik takes 10,000 meter gold in Guernsey
Australian PM arrives in Lithuania for NATO summit
Annual inflation down to 7.9% in Latvia
U-Space automated aviation sandbox project to be built in Tartu
NATO leaders start summit meeting in Vilnius
Transfers: Daejeon Hana Citizen sign Latvia international striker Vladislavs Gutkovskis
Ukraine supporters display ‘Crimea Beach Party’ billboards during NATO summit
Estonia: Natural gas prices are falling and may continue to do so
Baltics cheer more security as Sweden’s path to NATO cleared
Latvia to get EUR 6.8 million for farmers’ support
Zelensky arrives in Lithuania for NATO summit
Kallas: Russia’s long-term threat necessitates NATO defense upgrading
NATO Summit 2023 in Lithuania
Estonia: District heating prices will be lower this winter than last year
President’s NATO summit reception will be served from custom-made porcelain tableware
Estonia: Cases of Lyme disease have increased dramatically over the past year
Germany will have plan for Lithuania brigade this year – Pistorius
Baltic states to provide training areas for NATO air forces
President Zelensky greets adulating crowd in Vilnius: ‘Ukrainian flags in streets prove we are already allies’
Baltic States sign agreement on joint airspace defense
NATO reaffirms plan to have ‘combat-ready’ brigades in the Baltic states
Latvia’s Edgars Rinkēvičs sworn in as president, becoming 7th out leader of a nation ever
Riigikogu can start processing oppositions’ amendments in September
Latvia: Bolt imposes restrictions on reckless scooter drivers
Belgian arms company supplies munitions to Russia
7 Facts You Need to Know About the History of the Alsace
Volcano erupts in Iceland after weeks of earthquakes
China uses higher education to increase its influence in North Macedonia
Deterrence starts in the Balkans: How NATO allies can prevent military escalation in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Economy in focus: Croatia
Labor Market and Digitalization in Portugal
Trans woman found ‘brutally murdered’ in her own home in Greece
Catalan independence – Society divided by a dream
NATO summit must focus on Moldova’s frozen conflict
Why the New NATO-Ukraine Defense Council Falls Short
Taking Stock of Kyrgyzstan-US Relations With Amb. Lesslie Viguerie
Canada makes it easier for Hong Kongers to stay and work in Canada
Australia’s message for NATO
Frontline videos offer grim, close-up view of Kyiv’s counteroffensive
Germany approves $769M weapons package for Ukraine, clears huge Boxer deal with Australia
Poland takes over Russian oligarch’s stake in Polish chemicals group Azoty
Head of US think tank charged with acting as Chinese agent
Is There a Future for Russia’s Wagner Mercenary Army in Belarus?
Poland overtakes Spain on EU household wealth index
Indonesia seizes Iranian-flagged tanker suspected of illegal oil transfer
Denmark ranked hardest Nordic country for foreigners to settle in
What are France’s SCALP missiles, and how can they help Ukraine?
Israel protests flare over Netanyahu’s new Supreme Court bill
The decisions of the Vilnius Summit are crucial for Norway’s security
Norway welcomes Sweden into NATO
Ukrainian pilots’ F-16 training to start in August, officials say
Sweden poised to strengthen Nato’s northern defences
Australia joins Germany’s Climate Club
Cuba calls US nuclear submarine in Guantanamo Bay ‘provocative escalation’
Far-right Finnish leader Riikka Purra sorry in racist posts uproar
Germany tells UN: Nord Stream inquiry found subsea explosive traces on yacht

1975 July 12: São Tomé and Príncipe Independence Day
1979 July 12: Kiribati Independence Day
NATO countries are wrapping up their 2-day summit in Lithuania
How Long Do The Baltic States Have? Planning Horizons For Baltic Defense – Analysis
Only a third of NATO states currently meet minimum defense spend threshold
Meelis Oidsalu: Baltics’ defense spending should be 4 to 4.5 percent of GDP
Assurances that Ukraine’s future is in NATO and new security guarantees calm worries at final day of summit
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania Bolster Airspace Cooperation
Belarus, Lithuania: Border disruptions at several border crossing points between Lithuania and Belarus July 12
Bolt revenue up 152 percent on year to 2022, still made a loss
Prime Minister of Australia press conference – Vilnius, Lithuania
Kaur Kivistik takes second gold in Guernsey island games
Latvian Olympic Committee elects new president
[Estonia] Defense minister: Definite, real progress made at NATO Vilnius Summit
US Air National Guard Continues 30 Year Partnership with Lithuania
Foreign trade down 15% on year in Latvia
Joint Statement by the Defence Ministers of the United Kingdom and Estonia
Latvian authorities warn about ‘false employer’ fraud scheme
Ericsson commits to $170m Estonia tech hub
PM Kariņš: Latvia will be safer after NATO summit
Ukraine advancing toward EU membership at ‘amazing’ speed – von der Leyen in Vilnius
Basketball Trophy Tour winds through Latvia
Vilnius NATO summit 2nd day: Zelensky welcomes ‘significant defence victory’ for Ukraine
Little owls found nesting in Latvia after 40 years
Retail theft cases in Estonia up more than 50 percent from last year
First lady visits Korean language institute in Lithuania
Estonia to build reception areas for 1,600 more Allied soldiers
Traffic restrictions in Rīga ahead of Positivus festival
Security ramped-up on Lithuanian-Russian border as NATO talks get underway in Vilnius
ERR unravels the tale of the €100,000 Nõmme sports club funding that wasn’t
Thousands queue for Biden’s speech in Vilnius
Biden delivers speech at Vilnius University after NATO summit in Lithuania
‘Keep reminding the world of hope that Lithuania embodies,’ Biden tells crowd in Vilnius
Defense ministers agree on British Army units integration in Estonia
Lithuanian online newspaper hit by cyber attack
Estonia has written off 728,000 COVID vaccine doses this year
Lithuania wants German brigade plan sooner than end of year – minister
Expert: NATO big hitters lack clear post-war security vision for Ukraine
Latvian President Rinkēvičs picks advisory team
Mūrniece: NATO defense plans ‘important and historic’ for Latvia
Zelensky thanks Lithuania: ‘We feel a natural human connection’
World leaders attend NATO summit in Lithuania; Ukraine in spotlight
First Lady Olena Zelenska visits Ukraine centre in Vilnius
Zelensky in Vilnius: G7 pledges are no replacement for NATO membership
Replay: Macron speaks at NATO summit in Lithuania
Russian neighbour Estonia does not demand more NATO troops, PM says
Kallas: Allies unanimously confirmed that Ukraine’s future is in NATO
Remarks by President Biden on Supporting Ukraine, Defending Democratic Values, and Taking Action to Address Global Challenges | Vilnius, Lithuania
Police seize 30 cars per week for drunk driving in Latvia
Remarks by President Biden Before Air Force One Departure | Vilnius, Lithuania
Secretary General concludes historic NATO Summit in Vilnius
Luxembourg PM used Depeche Mode’s jet to fly into NATO summit
Austria imports of Russian gas hit pre-war levels, exceeding aid to Ukraine
Britain’s Holocaust island
Gerard Pique wants to turn FC Andorra into Barca Lite. Can the country keep up?
Montenegro’s inflation eases to 7.5% y/y in June
End of the NATO Summit in Vilnius: Slovenia will be actively involved in seeking peace in Ukraine
MEPs welcome the start of accession negotiations with Albania
Inflation drops to 1.9% in Catalonia in June
‘No restoration of the status quo’: Ukraine war opens opportunity for resolution of Moldova’s frozen conflict
Austria, Slovakia, Czech Republic push for North Macedonia EU accession
What happened with Georgia’s NATO ambitions?
Russia Approves Turkmenistan’s Accession To the INSTC
Strong growth in Tajikistan masks underlying problems
How Australia can work with France in the western Indian Ocean
Chinese Military Aircraft, Ships Make Provocative Passes Near Taiwan
How Ukrainians are reacting to the NATO summit
Belarus artist who put manure at Lukashenko’s office dies in jail
Ukraine reports some ‘success’ in fighting near Bakhmut
Germany will adopt China strategy to reduce reliance on Beijing
China lashes back at NATO criticism, warns it will protect its rights
Can Finland make its way out of recession for the remainder of 2023?
Sweden Joining NATO Is a Nightmare for Russia’s Baltic Sea Fleet
Norway to supply Ukraine with drones and air defence components
Italian artist Pistoletto’s ‘Venus of the Rags’ destroyed in arson attack
Ukraine took out a senior Russian general with a Storm Shadow missile
Germany needs an ‘Agenda 2030’
Germany plans to offer companies $6.6 bln a year in tax relief
Senators offer bill to block any U.S. president from leaving NATO
Poland needs 2 million immigrants to counteract ageing of society, says state insurance fund

Sorry Russia, the Baltic Sea is NATO’s lake now
The First Job for NATO’s New Baltic Bloc
Control of Nordica, Xfly moved to Estonia’s climate ministry
Latvia Applauds the Return to Conscription
US President Joe Biden in Helsinki for top-level summit with Nordic leaders
Lithuania’s biggest takeaways from Vilnius NATO summit – not only new security guarantees
Estonia invites allied nations to rehearse air defense in Baltic airspace
Latvian PM doesn’t notice the toxic baggage of the Union of Greens and Farmers
Kallas: Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, all key NATO partners
All males in first draft of mandatory defense service in Latvia
Estonian officers: New defense plan hammered out at Vilnius is ‘effective’
NATO summit ends in Vilnius, Lithuania
MEP Zīle skeptical about new EU rules on electric car charging stations
Korea to open embassy in Lithuania
[Latvia] Minister on Istanbul Convention: stereotypes are hardest to fight
Estonia: 10 percent more crimes in first half of 2023 than at same point last year
Lithuanian intelligence investigates alleged leak of NATO summit security information
Latvian, Estonian Cross-Border Offshore Wind Project Receives EU Funding
Lithuania expects German brigade plan ready in September – minister
Noisy cafes and bars in Rīga will be monitored more closely
Estonia: Range of ticketing platforms makes cultural events overview hard to find
NATO repeating old mistakes? Lithuania stands isolated advocating for Ukraine
Octagram’s success story began in Switzerland compelled to take a pause in Latvia
Ukraine now has more than it had before Vilnius NATO summit – adviser
Survey: 27% of Latvian Russians support Ukraine
Lithuanian troops return from international operation in Turkey
Latvia plans to involve local businesses in national security supply
Alika and Terminaator to perform at Rally Estonia opening ceremony in Tartu
Development of renewable energy sources – a top priority for Lithuania’s pursuit of energy independence
Kaja Kallas to major opposition donor: Don’t try to silence the messenger
Latvian authorities close down Russian billionaire’s indirectly owned business
Estonian government declares emergency situation in agriculture sector
Latvia allocates EUR 7 million to Ukraine’s infrastructure renewal
Lithuanian town removes Soviet WW2 tomb from central site
€73 million support program for SMEs to be introduced in Latvia
‘Everything was red’: dozens of cyber attacks recorded during NATO summit in Vilnius
Rinkēvičs: NATO summit showed agreement on practical aid to Ukraine
3,000-strong British brigade will take part in Estonian exercises in 2025
NATO integrated air and missile defence put to the test in Lithuania
Estonian MEPs split on EU’s nature restoration law
Lithuania strips Russian citizen of residence permit over ‘disloyal views’
Police tell stores to hire more security guards to tackle shoplifting wave
Swedish Space Corporation Signs Latvian Ground Segment Deal
Gravity Media Delivers Broadcast Facilities for 2023 NATO Summit Held in Lithuania
Latvia comes back to life
U20 Basketball: Semi-Final first-timers Belgium knock out Lithuania
Kosovo’s MPs brawl as PM speaks on defusing tensions with Serbs
Ion Izagirre: “It’s a very Basque Tour de France”
Armenian PM Confirms Participation In Nagorno-Karabakh Talks With Azerbaijan
The Putin Mastermind Myth Has Been Brutally Exposed
Why NATO Should Accept Ukraine
ECB policymakers open to further rate hikes past July
EU-Japan Summit – Joint statement
The lessons of New Zealand’s China diplomacy
Vilnius NATO summit: what next for neutral Switzerland?
Poland: Takeover of Polska Press confirms stark increase in media control
Biden Ends Europe Trip With ‘Absolute Guarantee’ of Transatlantic Ties
Ground vehicles are the new frontier in Ukraine’s drone war
Sweden makes major effort to develop its own supply of minerals used in tech products
Joe Biden predicts Ukraine war will not ‘go on for years’
Ukraine will ‘no doubt’ join NATO when war with Russia ends, US defense secretary tells CNN
Miss Netherlands’ first transgender winner becomes target of hate speech
Biden, in Finland, declares that Putin has ‘lost the war’
Readout of President Joe Biden’s Meeting with President Sauli Niinistö of Finland
Ukraine war: More than 20 drones shot down in latest attack
US Navy plane flies through Taiwan Strait, China carries out more drills
‘China has changed.’ Germany unveils strategy to cut reliance on world’s no. 2 economy
IOC Declines to Give Russia, Belarus Formal Invitations to Paris Olympics
Sweden signs defence agreements with Ukraine
US ‘under no circumstances’ will pay climate reparations, Kerry says
Biden portrays a vastly different tone in Helsinki five years after Trump’s summit with Putin
Here’s what researchers encountered in Norway’s deepest hole
Danish adventurer first person to visit all countries without flying
U.S. Treasury posts sharply higher $228 billion June deficit
Biden declares victory over Putin, as challenges mount in Ukraine
Remarks by President Biden at the U.S.-Nordic Leaders’ Summit | Helsinki, Finland
Technological independence key focus in Germany’s China strategy
Ukraine now has US-supplied cluster munitions, Pentagon says
British F-35Bs To Bring Vertical Landing Abilities To Highways
Russian general in Ukraine says he was fired after accusing defense ministry of betraying troops
Germany to counter Chinese influence in Latin America via Global Gateway
Cerberus heatwave threatens new record temperatures for Europe
Ukraine’s top security official dismisses Ben Wallace’s criticisms of Kyiv
Biden in Finland: Putin ‘already lost’ Ukraine war
Microsoft under fire after hacks of US State and Commerce departments

1789 July 14: Bastille Day, French National Day
ERR in Helsinki: Joe Biden heralds new era in Finland’s security policy
Latvia might abolish conditional prison sentences
Rally Estonia: Preview
70% of cars seized from Latvia’s drunk drivers go to Ukraine
Rally rewind: Estonia 2022
Latvia’s Rinkēvičs: penalties in national security offenses too mild
Eager eyes on Estonia: Chasing redemption in WRC
Latvian Defense Minister: NATO summit showed commitment to strengthen eastern flank
Darius and Girėnas’ legendary flight across the Atlantic turns 90
Latvia’s president wants to see banks be more active in lending
Lithuania, other EU members pledge €400m to Ukraine fund
S. Korea, Latvia to enhance bio, advanced industry ties
Ivo Linna and Supernova perform on Tartu’s Car-free Avenue
NATO’s crucial summit in Vilnius nearly came off the rails and gave Russia a PR victory
Estonia: PPA apprehend culprit in Volodymyr Zelenskyy sculpture car ramming incident
High-school exams in Latvia show best results in English
Southeastern Estonia seeing scant mushroom, berry hauls this year
Decisions of NATO Vilnius Summit are very positive for Latvia – Rinkevics
Investigators Return to Estonia Wreck Again Seeking Conclusive Answers
Vilnius hotel reaps ‘historic’ rewards during Joe Biden’s stay
Aiming to increase the impact of the Baltic voice abroad – Latvia’s CGSR
Fight China’s economic force with strength: Taiwan rep to Lithuania
Estonia: EU Parliament watered down nature restoration law
Latvia: Future coalition should be clear by mid-August: Kariņš, Rinkēvičs
Estonian official: Synchronization with European grid possible in early 2025
Heliport unveiled at Rīga Airport
Suspected Russian Intelligence Operative Extradited from Estonia to Face Charges Related to Providing American-Made Electronics and Ammunition to Russian Military
Hockey championship shows in Latvia’s tourism statistics for May
Lithuanian border guard suspected of crossing into Belarus while helping traveller
Baltic states look into expediting synchronization with continental grid
Justice Ministry proposes to scrap Lithuania’s controversial anti-LGBTQ information law
Latvia: Application deadline for defense service pushed back
Digital services tax to bring Estonia €10 m annually, but also new expenses
Latvian Ministry of Welfare searches for solutions to approve Istanbul Convention with government
Maritime Days begin in Tallinn
Following Latvia’s initiative, OSCE PA declares Russia as state sponsoring terrorism
European Commission refers Estonia to Court of Justice
27 food fraudsters arrested in Lithuania and Italy
Estonia’s Ingerian Finns community holds song and dance festival
Lithuania’s Kaleda found suitable candidate for EU General Court judge – ministry
Riigikogu MPs recommend fishing restrictions to reduce carbon emissions
Nature restoration “splits” European Union and Latvian MEPs
An Impetuous Outburst or Carefully Targeted Verbal Missile? NATO Conference in Lithuania
And it’s over? Outcomes of the NATO summit in Vilnius
NATO Divided: Global Perspectives on the Vilnius Summit
NATO Vilnius Summit could have been historic. Instead, it mostly kicked the can down the road.
France Celebrates Bastille Day With Pomp, Extra Police—and a Tribute to India
France attacks choice of prominent US economist for EU job
78 pilot whales were slaughtered near a cruise ship carrying marine conservationists
Ireland v Colombia World Cup warmup abandoned after becoming ‘overly physical’
Ship-to-ship Russian oil transfers off Malta up 220%
Russian antiwar activist allowed into Serbia after spending more than a day at the Belgrade airport
The ex-Eta terrorist bringing down Pedro Sánchez in Spain
Franco’s ghost fails to scare Spain away from the hard right
Kremlin Attempts to Erase Decades of Russia’s Military Expansion in Europe
Slovak Ambassador reflects on 30 years of independent Slovakia
Bulgaria sends largest military aid package to Ukraine
Embassies urge Hungary to protect LGBT rights ahead of Pride march
How Poland and Romania are using €4bn in EU funds for gas
Kazakhstan sets reform agenda for Shanghai Cooperation Organization
EU Spars With ECB on Plan to Tax Sanctioned Russian Assets
Wagner trains soldiers in Belarus after foiled mutiny in Russia
Finland says western aid to Ukraine ‘not charity’
Russia to close Polish consulate that looks after memorials
Israel protests as Sweden allows Torah burning outside embassy on Saturday
Ukraine war in maps: Kyiv makes some gains while a top Russian general is dismissed
Denmark gives Ukraine drones for mine detection
Sweden and Finland give NATO a strategic opportunity in the Arctic

1410 July 15: Battle of Grunwald/Žalgiris
1933 July 15: Darius and Girėnas’ transatlantic Lituanica flight
Latvia is alive with song again
Groundhog Day on Grunwald Day: results are the same as historic battle is re-enacted
NATO summit was a success: Even without Ukraine’s entrance, European unity strikes a blow to Putin
Pippi Lotta Enok takes European U-23 bronze
Behind the scenes of the NATO summit in Vilnius – in photos
Estonian-made ‘glamping’ cabins sprout in the English countryside
Javelin thrower Gedly Tugi qualifies for U-23 European Championships final
Poland’s Third Way seeks to break political duopoly
Raimond Kaljulaid: Vilnius shows West’s faith in Ukraine victory not strong
Estonia hands over Russian FSB smuggler to the U.S.
State support for e-vehicle purchase not seeing huge uptake
Former aide to Vladimir Putin claims to be living in Scottish city
Lego lost at sea exhibition at Royal Cornwall Museum
She saved the diary of a Ukrainian writer killed by Russia. Then she was killed, too
Pope approves Shanghai bishop as Vatican chides China for lack of consultation
The Cyprus Coup that Provided Pretext for Turkey to Invade
Federalization would cement German dominance in Europe: expert
Italy issues ‘extreme’ health warning for 15 cities as heatwave grips Europe
How to Break a Country
Germans aren’t buying Scholz’s plan to keep them safe and rich
US Intermediary Paid 402 Million Dollars for the production of 155-mm Shells for Ukraine in Bulgaria
Russian Hackers Blocked the Website of the Bulgarian Parliament because of the APCs for Ukraine
Teachers in eastern Germany face far-right threats
Hungary imposes heavy fine on book store for selling LGBT-themed book
Ukraine is currently doing Nato’s job for it
Atlantic Road: A Guide to Norway’s Famous Road Trip
More than 20 dead and thousands evacuate homes in South Korea due to heavy rain
South Korea’s Yoon pledges more military supplies, aid to Ukraine
Israeli Startup To Build Wireless Charging Roads In France And Norway
Comfort women: Last of Japan’s WW2 sex slaves sing ‘forget us not’
Paraguay’s Pena says Taiwan ties make ‘more sense’ than China
Sweden: Plan to burn Torah called off

1945 July 16: Trinity nuclear bomb test
1992 July 17: Slovak National Council’s Declaration of Independence of the Slovak Nation
1924 July 19: Napalpí massacre, Argentina
1953 July 19: Vorkuta uprising
1810 July 20: Colombian Declaration of Independence
1969 July 20: Moon Landing
1831 July 21: Belgian National Day
1963 July 22: Sarawak Independence Day
1940 July 23: Welles Declaration condemning occupation Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania