Migrants at Finland’s and Estonia’s borders

November 19: The Sovereign Prince’s Day, Monaco
Why Lithuanian butter is sold in Canada with Russian labels?
Never alone again: How Estonia is helping to rebuild Ukraine
Archeological finds push back history of Lithuanian town 50 years
Margus Tsahkna elected new chair of Eesti 200
‘Misericordia’ takes grand prix at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Denmark to police sanction-busting Russian tankers leaving the Baltic Sea?
Argentine libertarian Milei pledges new political era after election win
Months After It Renounced Them, Montenegro Still Has Hundreds Of ‘Golden Passports’ In The Pipeline
Biggest protest in Spain against Catalan amnesty law draws 170,000
CEE Copperation Summit – Europe’s Rising Power

1969 November 20: Occupation of Alcatraz, US
How occupied Ukrainian territories are being Russified – investigation
Estonia’s renovated US embassy building reopens
Semi-trailers transported from Lithuania to Kyiv by rail
Estonia: Producer price index of industrial output fell 3 percent in October
Latvia’s Krišjānis Kariņš eyes top NATO job
German arms manufacturer considers building plant in Lithuania
LP Express to install 300 parcel lockers in Latvia and Estonia
Vilnius, Kaunas airports resume operations after bomb threats
Rail Baltica project scrambles to stay on track
Bank of Estonia: Housing loans in Estonia at highest price for 14 years
Small Democracies Like Lithuania Have Much to Teach Us
Estonian energy, shipping and real estate group Infortar announces IPO
Demand for foreign employees continues to grow in Latvia – HR company
CEO: Eesti Energia wants to create 300 MW worth of new generation capacity
Lithuanian military division unachievable before 2035 with current funding – defence chief
Elite French paras decorated with Estonian mission medals
Two men damage Belarus border barrier trying to let 10 migrants into Lithuania
280MW of BESS projects progress in Estonia and Latvia ahead of 2025 Baltic-Russia decoupling
Lithuanian, Latvian Pushback Laws Leading to Migrant Deaths, Nonprofits Say
Estonia Catches Taiwan Fever: What Will the Side Effects Be?
Vilnius-Riga train – what you need to know
Estonia receives EUR 3.7 bln from EU’s 2014-2020 financial framework
Lithuania to use fines collected for sanction non-compliance to rebuild Ukraine
Estonia: EKRE want to restrict young people’s access to pornographic content
Rinkevics calls for strengthening people’s unity and faith in Latvia
Estonia: Russia is determined to destroy the normal functioning of OSCE
Hoax bomb threat targets Kaunas Hydro Power Plant
New book explores life of missionary who saved orphans during Armenian Genocide
Quarter of Lithuanians feel anxiety caused by wars in Ukraine, Gaza Strip
Replacing oil shale with renewables in the power system can help Estonia achieve its energy and climate ambitions
Old documents shed new light on ‘Japanese Schindler’s’ visas
Independent Russian journalism persists from Latvia
Belarusian NGOs unite to strengthen ties with Estonian society
Low-income households saw steeper grocery price inflation – Bank of Latvia economists
Estonia not planning to further legislate employees’ out-of-hours working rights
Latvia: President Rinkēvičs visits Israel and West Bank
Lithuania to redirect sanction violation fines for Ukraine’s reconstruction
EC mulls punishing Poland for blocking transit of Ukrainian trucks
Western air defenses turn Kyiv into a rare safe spot in war-torn Ukraine
Factcheck: do most Poles want abortion on demand?
Russia’s Desperate Scramble To Stave Off Demographic Catastrophe
E100 opens Poland’s largest self-service gas station
Why Europe is rearming: It isn’t just about Russia.
Poland Offers Finland Support In Border Surge Blamed On Russia
Philippines woos neighbours to craft code on South China Sea
U.S. defense chief Lloyd Austin visits Ukraine to affirm support in war with Russia, “now and in the future”
Head Of Ukrainian Communications and Information Agency Suspected Of Graft Fired
EU, Germany and Denmark sued by oil firm over windfall tax
Stoltenberg Says NATO Reviewing Making Peacekeeping Increase In Balkans Permanent
Ukraine, Poland to sue strikers who block traffic across border
Russian Cinema Will Be Presented In India At The FILM BAZAAR 2023 Film Market
Finland’s PM Hints at Further Border Action Amid Russia Protests
Dutch far-right candidate Baudet assaulted two days before election
U.S. To Send $100 Million In Arms To Ukraine, As Pentagon Chief Pledges Support ‘For Long Haul’
Finland to increase work-based migration to 30,000 per year
Belarus systematically cooperates with Russia to deport children from Ukraine
Swedish postal workers strike against Tesla
Origin by Ocean and AFRY to develop biorefinery processing seaweed in Finland
Asylum seekers biking into Finland from Russia
Sweden to bolster nuclear power industry
NYK-chartered car carrier seized in Yemen as shipping gets in crosshairs of Israel-Hamas war
Belarus Sets Parliamentary Elections for February Amid Crackdown
Poland’s Orlen Acquires Kuwaiti Gas Assets in Norway
Finland mulls more border restrictions as asylum seekers ‘impossible’ to return
Drilling starts for Aarhus, Denmark geothermal heating project
Zelenskyy fires head of Ukraine’s medical forces as US defence chiefs visit Kyiv
Northern Ireland deliver with win against Denmark
A prominent Putin media ally made another worrying nuclear claim
€4 bn extra for Africa: Germany’s Scholz doubles EU green energy fund
A proposed bill wants schools in the Netherlands to hold more classes in Dutch
Vatican aims to have a net-zero-emissions vehicle fleet by 2030
Secretary General in Pristina: “NATO will do what is necessary to maintain a safe and secure environment in Kosovo”
Bosnia to meet EU conditions by end of year to open accession talks, says Council of Ministers chairwoman
Euskaltel breaks ground on Basque Country data center
Russia’s Restoration of Sukhumi Airport May Lead to Full Annexation of Abkhazia

2013 November 21: Zolitūde shopping centre roof collapse, Riga, Latvia
2013 November 21: Euromaidan, Ukraine
Rīga’s main Christmas trees picked
Lithuania: Six convicted of €580 000 EU funding fraud related to Covid-19 protective material
Men’s health emphasized in ‘mustache march’ through Rīga
Institutions in Lithuania receive new emails about bombs, poisonous gas
Price cut for medicines expected next year in Latvia
Gun owners in Lithuania to be required to attend civil resistance course
Latvia sees growing trend of legionella outbreaks
We will do our utmost to help you join EU, Lithuanian president tells Ukrainians
Latvia: Woman gets community service for flushing kittens down toilet
‘Russia’s war in Ukraine will be seen as colonial war’ – interview with Timothy Snyder
Estonia makes Euro 2024 play-offs thanks to Czech Republic win
Latvia: Ten years since Zolitūde roof collapse claimed 54 lives
Estonia investing €300,000 into Kenya e-state development
More than two-thirds of households in Latvia have no children
Edward Lucas: Estonia’s Kaja Kallas suits NATO job perfectly, but this is little help to her
First Michelin Star in Latvia awarded to Max Cekot Kitchen
Opposition politicians appeal to Estonian president to help solve Riigikogu deadlock
Lithuania’s ruling coalition agrees to scramble for votes to pass civil union law
Sexual abuse prevention campaign launched in Latvia
Lithuania must prepare for Russia, unstopped in Ukraine, to continue fighting – formin
Latvia’s ‘Beat the Storm’ attraction wins industry acclaim
Lithuania’s schools again receive multiple bomb threats
Lithuania’s Ignitis takes FID on 239-MWp solar portfolio in Latvia
Estonia: Elmo Rent makes court application for company restructuring
Latvia’s planned expenditure growth steeper than recommended – Dombrovskis
Eesti Energia brings products and services under Enefit brand
Tax debts in Latvia increase to EUR 863.3 million in early November
Estonia set for 200 MW of new battery capacity in 2025
Lithuanian Fintech PAYSTRAX Launches in the UK Following FCA Approval
Estonian United Left Party to reregister as Vasakpoolsed
Seoul Fintech Lab and the Embassy of Lithuania in South Korea Co-Host European Expansion Seminar
The Rise of Sustainable Living in the Baltics: How Latvia’s Hanseatic Fund is Leading the Way
Lithuanian parliament starts debating 2024 budget
[Estonia] Photo exhibition telling stories of Ukrainians who fled opens at Viru Keskus
Lithuanian FM says Russia will attack Europe ‘maybe in 10 years, maybe in five’
Estonia issues historic munitions procurement to kick-start EU defense industry
India, Lithuania discuss multilateral issues including UNSC reforms
Estonia and US sign new agreement on protection of classified information
Coronavirus hit the Estonian Health Board like a tidal wave
Russia, Belarus veto Estonia’s OSCE chairmanship bid
Half of Lithuanians think Šimonytė should quit as PM before running for president – poll
Rīga Security Forum discussion ‘Nuclear arsenal and China’
Where does Latvia’s school canteen food waste end up?
Lithuanian officers capture weather balloon with Belarusian contraband cigarettes
Lithuania’s Paystrax launches in the UK
Tallinn allocates almost €9 million for Estonian-language education transition
Housing affordability at decade low, says Lithuanian central bank chief
New ‘State Defense Corporation’ founded in Latvia
Russia Arrests French Citizen for Illegally Entering From Estonia – Russian Agencies
Hanno Pevkur: False peace in Ukraine would plant a ticking time bomb
PPA: Economic migrants arriving at Estonian border from Russia
Estonia: Opposition parties still discussing Kallas’ no-confidence motion
Estonia: Winter electricity bills should be 2-3 times lower than last year
Corsica Sole, Evecon to add 200 MW of batteries in Estonia
Poland’s President Duda signals Tusk will have bumpy ride as PM
Finland’s presidential election campaign is heating up the cold winter months
Poland’s main parties, PiS and PO, to oppose EU treaty change
Israel shares video of Hamas gunman executing woman on Oct. 7
Denmark plays down prospects of Russia ship inspections
Belarus’ potash industry is going through the mill
Box Expands in Poland with Move To State-of-the-Art Offices in Varso Tower
‘Winter is starting’: NGO warning as migrants suffer frostbite at Poland-Belarus border
Hundreds of Portuguese police raid farms in human trafficking crackdown
Germany freezes new spending as budget crisis deepens
Belarus army evaluates new V2 personnel carrier
A harrowing film exposes the brutality of Russia’s war in Ukraine
S.African lawmakers vote to suspend diplomatic ties with Israel, shut embassy
Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with G7+ Partners on Ukraine Energy Sector Support
Finland eyes taxes, austerity to reduce budget deficit
Despite risks, hundreds of women return to wartime Ukraine to give birth
Philippines launches joint sea, air patrols with US military
‘Dictatorship is cancer. It will spread’: Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya on the fight for a free Belarus
Orron Energy announces completion and commercial handover of the Karskruv wind farm in Sweden
German defense minister announces €1.3B weapons package during visit to Kyiv
North Korea claims it launched first spy satellite, promises more
Sweden denies Polish official’s claim its preschools have “masturbation rooms”
Finland says Russian guards likely ‘heavily involved’ in migrant surge at border
More than 10,000 civilians killed in Ukraine since Russia invasion, UN says
North Koreans use fake names, scripts to land remote IT work for cash
Poland set to get more than 5 billion euros in EU money after commission approves recovery plan
Finland prepares to completely close eastern border with Russia
Pope expresses concern for developments of Church in Germany
US forces attacked at Iraq air base, respond in self-defence
Russia says co-existence not possible with Ukraine’s current ‘regime’
‘Breakthrough battery’ from Sweden may cut dependency on China
3 ways Germany wants to claim tech leadership
Flanders removes 3,000 bus stops…to better accessibility
EU Presidency Outlook: Belgium
Belgium to focus on a public sector European blockchain during its EU presidency
EU gives France an ‘F’ grade on spending plans
‘I Am The Change’: First Romany Lawmaker Elected In Montenegro
Commission endorses Greece’s €35.95 billion modified recovery and resilience plan
Commission endorses Romania’s €28.5 billion modified recovery and resilience plan
Industrial pollution in the Russian Arctic is an environmental nightmare: A list of the dirtiest companies
Azerbaijan Proposes Direct One-on-One Peace Talks with Armenia
Azerbaijan accuses France of stoking ‘new wars’ in Caucasus
NATO Secretary General in Skopje: the Western Balkans is essential to the security of Europe
The Three Seas Initiative: what’s in store for Ukraine?
EU is placed in a situation where it has to develop a regional vision
North Sea Countries to Coordinate Tenders to Reach 100 GW of Offshore Wind
Eurozone to tighten fiscal policy in 2024, some still to spend too much: Commission
Christine Lagarde warns ECB ‘not done’ in inflation fight
President of the Republic of Korea addresses UK Parliament
Why New Zealand Noir?

1943 November 22: Lebanese Independence Day
Audit finds shortcomings in state-planned adult education in Latvia
Lithuania: Two arrested and nine detained in probe into €200 000 fraud
Latvia plans to borrow around three billion next year
‘We’re preparing for long-term stay’ – German ambassador on ‘Lithunian Brigade’
Latvia: Entrepreneurs and opposition hope for changes in 2024 budget
Estonia: Not only Fudy, but also Bolt food courier service in red
India and Lithuania hold their 9th Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) in New Delhi
Why do Latvian men die young?
3,000 teachers resume strike in Lithuania
‘Winter Shield’ military exercises being held in Latvia
Lithuania gambling turnover grows by 12% in Q3 2023
Estonia will not get any new climate obligations at COP28
Latvia and Senegal have first ever political talks
Lithuanian government approves adjusted 2024 budget
Rail Baltica bypassing Rīga is unacceptable: Transport Minister
Estonia: Interior Ministry in new attempt to give municipal police right to use force
Eurostat figures confirm Latvia’s declining population trend
EBRD lends €15 million to recycled-plastic pellet producer ECSO in Lithuania
Which comes first – the chicken or the neighbor?
Former liberal leader and business tycoon given prison sentences in Lithuania’s MG Baltic corruption case
[Latvia] Maxima board member: “We still feel moral responsibility”
SensusQ relocates Sales and Marketing Operations to the UK, strengthening UK-Estonia defense ties
Graz in Austria trialling Latvia’s LMT smart traffic sensors
Estonia: Infortar IPO could be interesting if price is right
Lithuania identifies 2,000 threats in questionnaires for Russians, Belarusians
Latvia Boosts Capacity for ELWIND Offshore Wind Project
Modus gains funds for Lithuanian PV projects
Estonia among just seven EU Member States with tidy budgets
Latvia receives first Michelin star, Lithuania expects ‘good news’ next year
Movies: Latvian/Lithuanian Coproduction My Freedom by Ilze Kunga-Melgaile
Producer prices down 9% on year in Latvia
Tallinn to borrow €125 million and hike benefits
Lithuanian producer Uljana Kim to receive prestigious European Film Award
Estonia hopes to convince employers to pay reservists during exercises
Lithuania: Seimas speaker proposes abolishing employment quotas for foreigners
Lithuania’s defence system to have drone capabilities in 2024 – committee chair
Estonian singer Arhanna preparing for Junior Eurovision in Nice
Latvia: Alcohol consumption estimated to cause millions in losses to state
European Film Forum Scanorama 2023 Announces Winners
Latvia: New Unity loses one of its Saeima seats
Estonia moves spring break up one week
Ukraine receives new package of military aid from Lithuania
Lithuania sends 3m rounds of ammo, remote detonation systems to Ukraine
Estonian Environmental Board approves shale oil plant impact report
A migrant crisis at the Latvia-Belarus border
How Estonia Became A Digital Nation
PPA warns of wave of English-language scam calls made to Estonian residents
Estonia: Many nursing homes raise prices and make decent profits
Estonia supports Ukraine’s energy infrastructure with advice, technology
Estonia’s Enefit Green takes FID on 17 MW of solar projects in Latvia
Latvian writer Juris Zvirgzdiņš dies
Estonia’s equestrian governing body rejects call to admit Russian competitors
The 3 Partitions of Poland (& Lithuania): Polarized Peoples
Estonia: National Defense Council postponed due to Riigikogu obstruction
India expanding ties with Nordic-Baltic Eight countries: EAM S Jaishankar
Europe’s oldest compass found in Lootsi cog, even older cog still unearthed
India’s Collaborative Endeavours: Navigating Geothermal Energy, Arctic Exploration, and Global Partnerships
Estonia accuses Russia of helping migrants to its border
This year’s Tallinn Christmas tree grew too close to power lines
Finland-Estonia Gas Pipeline System to Get Bigger Capacity after Repair
Partnership helps Estonian public sector assess and reduce its footprint
Americans Split on Aid to Ukraine
Denmark Warns Of F-35 Delivery Delays
Sweden must join Nato soon to ward off Russian threat, says defence minister
Poland’s new parliament debates reversing a ban on government funding for in vitro fertilization
Russia deploys new nuclear missile in Kaluga region – RIA
Kobo Plus Launches in Norway Offering Unlimited Reading, in English
Equinor’s (EQNR) Activities Cause Major Ripple Effects in Norway
Signal: Norway opens world’s first wind-powered offshore oil platform
NY National Guard inks joint training, exchange document with Denmark’s Joint Arctic Command
Denmark to spend 13 billion kroner on air defence and training
Finland may shut entire Russian border, foreign minister says
Research consortium led by Finland-based VTT and Lockheed Martin will develop signals intelligence technologies
‘Freezing Winds 22’ NATO maneuvers commence in Gulf of Finland
Finland to close all but one of its border crossings with Russia
Ukraine troops face ‘difficult defence’ in east as bitter cold sets in – Zelenskiy
Russia protests to Finland over display of damaged tank
Ukraine’s coal mines turn to women to solve wartime staff shortages
Russia silent on Tehran arms claim as Ukraine downs Iran-built drone
Finland erects barriers at border with Russia to control influx of migrants, closes crossing points
Austin Kicks Off Meeting on Ukraine Defense
Germany shelves 2024 budget talks as crisis deepens
Finland to only keep one crossing open on the Russian border
Israel-Hamas war: Four-day truce agreed, 50 hostages to go free
Local cucumbers and tomatoes running out in Kaliningrad stores
Pakistan, Denmark agree to enhance cooperation in multiple fields
Poland underscores that NATO essential to European security
Finland erects barriers at border with Russia to control migrant influx
Germany, Italy plan energy solidarity deal as they boost ties
Vehicle explodes at Niagara Falls, forcing US-Canada border closings
Poland charges 16 after dismantling Russian spy ring
Turkey tells NATO that Sweden won’t join by next week’s meeting -sources
Abandoned 16th-century church for sale in Poland
Finland to close all but northernmost border crossing with Russia
Việt Nam’s Vice President meets with Denmark’s Crown Prince
Switzerland moves to ban Hamas, backs Israel’s ‘right to self-defence’
Belgium detains 3 more people over attack on Swedish soccer fans
Breton: EU countries must pressure defence industry to ramp up production for Ukraine
Hoyma Is Bringing Music Home in the Faroe Islands
New proposed Cornwall devolution deal announced
Three Non-EU Countries Use The Euro: Kosovo, Montenegro, And San Marino
Janjevo: The Picturesque Town In Kosovo Losing Its Best And Brightest To Migration
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Republika Srpska president threatens journalist
In Serbia’s One-Sided Elections, Belgrade is the Opposition’s Hope
Spain’s amnesty law draws boos at Strasbourg debate
After amnesty deal, Catalan separatists must rekindle momentum at home
Internet of Tanks: NATO courts the tech scene
Renew Europe: Upgrade the EU Treaties and build a stronger union!
EP votes in favor of changes to the EU treaties
Commission proposes comprehensive monitoring to improve resilience of European forests
ECB warns of ‘early signs of stress’ at eurozone banks as default rates rise
Europe’s 15-Year Slump
Financial stability outlook remains fragile as macro-financial conditions weaken, ECB finds
New Zealand’s National Party reaches deal to form government

November 23, 4th Thursday in November: Thanksgiving, United States
Russia sending migrants to our border, Estonia says
Northway Group to build $7.6bn ‘biotech city’ in Lithuania
Peace mural unveiled on Rīga Ukrainian High School
Germany plans to station around 4 800 troops and 200 civilian workers in Lithuania
Rīga mulls absence of bomb shelters
Guilty verdict in MG Grupe case will have political consequences – Lithuanian president
Daugavpils set to tackle its public toilet problem
Lithuanian President Demands ‘Punishment’ For Russian Book Thefts
Latvia: Farmers still disagree with proposed 12% VAT rate on produce
Estonia: Paldiski Soviet-era former reactor has traces of radiation, no nuclear fuel
YLE: drivers being recruited in Finland for Latvian border smuggling jobs
Estonia: Maarjamäe obelisk hatch mystery to be solved in spring
Defibrillators to be mandatory in public places in Latvia
Interior minister: Russia trying to paint Estonia as an unfriendly state
Kozlovskis: Reduction in illegal migration on Latvia-Belarus border
[Estonia] Juhan Härm: Our Electric Future – An Urgent Call from the Nordics
Latvians saved very little in 2022
Season’s first snowfall wreaks havoc in Lithuania
Illegal migration pressure on Latvia has eased – interior minister
Baby dies after being thrown out of window in Klaipėda
European Rally Championship set for Estonia in 2024 as WRC returns in 2025
Latvia to compensate energy costs to low-income households
Estonia accuses Russia of ‘hybrid attack’ with migrants on its border
6 out of 10 Lithuanians back dual citizenship – poll
Estonia’s remote tower was selected as the Deed of the Year in Estonian Aviation
WW2: Polish heroine hid Jews in Lithuania
Estonia: EU Just Transition Fund to support Ida-Viru County higher education research
Lithuanian, South Korean PMs discuss bilateral ties, cooperation
Estonia: Riigikogu passes 4 bills out of 7 tied to confidence vote at night sitting
Estonia: President says will not promulgate laws tied to confidence vote in certain cases
[Estonia] Prime minister: President taking opposition’s side
Latvian parliament backs EU accession talks for Ukraine and Moldova
Rare Russian books stolen from libraries in Baltics, Poland
Latvia: Electricity distribution rate growth ceilings set for next two years
Estonia’s MEPs unanimous on planned EU right to repair directive
Minister warns Latvia will have to raise excise tax because of 12% VAT rate for fruits and vegetables
Estonia: Exercise Decisive Lancer joins military, civilian forces in crisis preparation
Cars with Belarusian plates might be banned from driving in Latvia
Lithuanian president tells minister to ‘calm down’ after talks of imminent Russian attack
Estonia: €1.35 million allocated to major smart buoy network project
70 casualties in traffic accidents so far this year in Latvia
Over 60 car accidents recorded Thursday morning in Latvia
Kalle Laanet: Competition monitoring needs new momentum in Estonia
Lithuania allows longer sale of expired groceries
Fortaco Estonia to open up new Narva production plant
India and Lithuania discuss Maritime relations
Experts say Estonia needs civil defense service
How to resist Black Friday temptations?
[Estonia] Kersna: With effort, education minister could find funds for teacher pay raise
Estonia accuses Russia of weaponising immigration at Europe’s borders
Latvia’s influenza vaccination rate for pensioners is lowest in EU
Tallinn spending €50 million on road upgrades in 2024
Latvia: Suspected Russian spy dies in detention after sudden health problems
Research: Tricks that make opera sound less incomprehensible
Childbirth benefit vastly different among Latvia’s municipalities
Finland Erects Barriers at Russian Border to Curb Migrants
Three new ministers join Denmark’s government in reshuffle
Frustrated By US Delays, Book Claims Poland Dismantled 10 Of Its MiG-29s & Placed Them In Forest For Ukraine
Finland Tightens Border Control, Closes Most Crossings with Russia
Electric: Kinect bidding error causes “extreme situation” in Finland
At Least Four Civilians Killed In Separate Russian Strikes In Southern Ukraine
Polish truckers extend Ukraine border blockade
NATO urges members to get their logistics homework done
Finland to auction 7.5 GW offshore wind capacity
Armenia Says No Intention Of Quitting Russian-Led CSTO Despite Summit Snub
Finland pushing back ‘weaponised migration’ on Russia border
Europe court condemns Poland over Wałęsa agent claims
EU Executive Approves $1 Billion In Funds For Hungary
Việt Nam Vice President’s visit hoped to promote ties with Norway: Ambassador
EU to deploy more guards to bolster Finland’s border control efforts
UK net migration hit new record high in 2022 in latest blow for Sunak
Survey: half of Ukrainian refugees want to stay in Denmark when the war is over
Germany to suspend borrowing limits for fourth year after debt brake ruling
US, Germany Pledge More Support to Ukraine
Stand with Ukraine
Tourist flow from China to Russia may reach 2.5 mln people in 2024
Priests reportedly detained in Belarus
Finland, India discuss hydrogen electrolyzer production in India
Luxembourg spy chief resigns in ‘toxic’ climate
Treat Bosnia on par with Ukraine over accession talks, Austria tells EU
Rioting breaks out in central Dublin after stabbing attacks
New report finds Doctor Who regenerated creative industries in Wales
Christmas tree arrives in St Peter’s Square
Albania: Why were there smoke bombs in parliament this week?
Serbia buys Cypriot helicopter gunships to bolster air force
Greece warns officials not to attend Taiwan events over China fears
The Golden Age of the Kingdom of Georgia
Twenty Years After Rose Revolution, Georgia’s Political Parties Hate Each Other. But They Also Largely Agree.
President of Uzbekistan arrives in Azerbaijan for working visit
NATO Deputy Secretary General addresses the Council of Presidents of Business Europe in Belgium
Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Czechia
With an ace up its sleeve – the US Army designs a deck of cards to help tell friends from foes
What the 14th Five-Year Plan says about China’s Arctic Interests
Commission launches first European Hydrogen Bank auction
Easing of eurozone business woes allays fears of deep recession
Eurozone is likely in a shallow technical recession
ECB policymakers open to another interest rate rise if needed
Rat plague spreads to Australia’s fishing towns
New Zealand plans public consultations on draft biometrics code in early 2024
“A bitter victory”: LGBT Poles welcome fall of PiS but remain sceptical of new government

Latvia’s annual theater awards presented
Estonia accuses Russia of helping migrants to its border
Average speed cameras show positive first results in Latvia
The Story Behind Estonia’s Junior Eurovision Debut
Latvia: Driver’s licence confiscation planned for speeding 30 km/h over limit
Estonia: Overnight Riigikogu session sees little apparent attempt at compromise
Lithuania made right decisions in responding to threats – NATO corps commander
Estonia to stop Russian-created migration flux at border, says minister
Formin calls on Lithuania to wake up from ‘peacetime stagnation’
Estonia, 20 other nations condemn surge in hate incidents in wake of Israel war
Dictionary of Latvian surnames available online
France to deploy Mirage fighters in Lithuania
Estonia: Conference on Belarusian civil society, supporting exiled opposition
Few 24-hour pharmacies in Latvia’s regions
Estonian parliament speaker commends defense, security cooperation of Baltic states
Latvia: NGO calls for conversations with kids about inappropriate touching
[Estonia] Kantar Emor ratings: Rise in support from young, women voters behind Isamaa rally
Lithuania not under direct military threat, says military chief after FM’s warnings of Russian attack
Statistics: Q3 2023 mean monthly wage in Estonia €1,812, median wage €1,500
Latvia: Public called upon to make or donate candles for Ukraine
Kaja Kallas tops EPL most influential Estonians list 2023
Construction of most modern car park near Via Baltica begins in Lithuania
Estonian Biobank launches donor data web portal
Poland’s Pekao bank is considering to open branch in Lithuania – sources
Why won’t Latvian men go to the doctor?
Lithuanian Producer Uljana Kim to Receive Eurimages International Co-production Award
Latvian biathletes gear up for another season
Lithuania PM: Only way to achieve lasting, just peace is by helping Ukraine win
Baltic Assembly awards presented in Tallinn
Lithuanian PM visits Kyiv, pays tribute to Ukrainian war victims
Estonian women’s curling team sixth in Europe, through to world championships
Shoes lined up in central Rīga campaigning against violence
Military parade in Vilnius to commemorate restoration of Lithuanian Armed Forces
Latvia and Kazakhstan welcome positive developments in bilateral economic relations
Giedrius Zibenas to take over Lithuania NT in EuroBasket Qualifiers
India’s exports to Nordic countries has increased significantly
Renovated railway station opens in Vilnius
Belarus’ democratic opposition leader Tsikhanouskaya to pay working visit to Latvia
Lithuania’s MG Grupė pays €1.1m fine in political corruption case
Estonian artist Nele Tiidelepp performs at Margot Samel gallery in New York
More detailed data published on Latvia’s social protection spending
First-ever Jalsa Salana held in Lithuania
India to open embassy in Latvia, move welcomed
Estonia: Biggest challenge facing military exercise participation is loss of pay
Lithuanian president forms Coordination Council for National Defence
Estonia creating €833,000 farming green goals metrics analysis tool
Interior minister asks president to strip Russian ballet dancer of Lithuanian citizenship
Estonia: Plans to elevate legal status of Seto and Võro languages moving forward
Norway PM in Estonia: We want to see a high north with low tension
Estonia’s border guard puts more barriers on Narva bridge
Lithuanian minister calls for stronger military alliance with Poland amid rising eastern threat
Tallinn international robotics festival attracts over 3,000 competitors
Russian losses in Ukraine have wiped out its advantage in Baltics, report says
Poetry publisher wins Latvian, Estonian Language Promotion Award
The Next Flashpoint: How Russia is scheming to destabilize NATO’s eastern border with Belarus
Finland to boost Balticconnector capacity after repairs
Father of four from Lithuania named as man shot dead in confrontation with police in Dagenham
Jurgita Dronina spent 3 years filming for Swan Song — but her own ballet story goes back decades
Lithuanian, Latvian Leaders Visit Kyiv As Russian Shelling, Drones Wreak Havoc Across Ukraine
Ukraine War Cost Russia ‘Military Superiority’ in Baltics: Report
Finland warns Russia it is prepared to shut all border points over migrant pressure
Russia Facing ‘Mass Casualties’ from Ukrainian Strikes Behind Lines, UK Ministry Says
Commissioner Simson in Denmark for the Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage Forum and project visits
Germany’s economy shrinks slightly in third quarter
Salmon industry must clean up its act – Norway Minister
Kazakhstan takes over CSTO chairmanship from Belarus
OECD director: Norway can do better
Norway Alert To Heightened Geopolitical Risk
NATO’s Arctic Commander in Northern Norway
French Foreign Minister: China’s Cooperation Vital to Ending Russia-Ukraine War
Norway And Germany To Develop New 3SM Supersonic Strike Missile
Putin sends cannibals to fight in Ukraine
Poland’s PM-designate to unveil new Cabinet on Monday
Russian actress dies on stage as Ukraine ramps up air attacks
Ukraine military: Russia launches third wave of attacks on Avdiivka
Finland to probe Kinect bid error to see if it broke rules
US Marines join Finnish-led drills in Baltic Sea, with Russia watching
Budget crisis shakes industry’s confidence in Germany
Denmark’s Novo Nordisk invests €2.1 billion in France
[World of Trademark] Poland: Amends to Civil Procedure Code Act to have Serious Impact on Enforceability
The Dnipro River, a new key front line for Ukraine’s counteroffensive against Russia
Denmark to Meet NATO Spending Goal With More Funding for Ukraine
Poland’s Orlen charters supertanker to transport Venezuelan oil
Finland shuts more Russia border points, says asylum inflow must stop
Canada and EU reiterate support for Ukraine
Poland’s Budimex picked to build Czech motorway that will help link Prague to Baltic Sea
Ukraine Says Poland Doing Nothing as Trucks Pile Up at Border
Belarus ranks largest food importer to Russia
Germany and US ‘will pressure Zelensky to negotiate with Russia’
Ukraine asks Poland to open additional checkpoints for empty cargo vehicles
Russia Calls Ex-PM, Who Opposes Ukraine Conflict, A ‘Foreign Agent’
Vladimir Putin Harasses Finland
Norway nixes border surveillance helicopter despite “weaponized migration” from Murmansk
Which European countries have the highest and lowest salaries?
The Netherlands’ Ruling Party Says It Won’t Join a New Government After Far-Right’s Win
Geert Wilders’ victory in Netherlands election spooks Europe
Netherlands wants to join Europe’s OCCAR joint armament project
Brittany is the region which has most newcomers in France
France detains Nice footballer Atal over post on Israel-Hamas war
Miniature therapy ponies soothe Isle of Man hospice patients
A Volcano Could Erupt in Iceland Any Minute Now
Wales-Ireland relations: More than just geography
Small nations go big: Eurovision 2024 updates from Iceland, San Marino, Moldova and Slovenia
Montenegro Ready to Extradite South Korean Crypto Fugitive
Slovenia’s latest alpine ski sensation Miha Oserban: In the footsteps of Tina Maze
NATO member N Macedonia to briefly lift flight ban in case Russia’s Lavrov wants to attend meeting
Bosnia accuses Russia of training people in ethnic Serb-dominated Republika Srpska
Kosovo Serbs to Cast Votes in Serbian Elections Inside Serbia
Europe’s far-right gathers in Portugal, shows support for Chega ahead of election
President of the Republic of Cyprus met Pope Francis
The violent demise of a neighborhood that epitomized Greece’s political spirit
Trouble in paradise: The loneliness and isolation of Brits in Spain
Commission endorses Italy’s €194 billion modified recovery and resilience plan
Pashinian: Future In Russian-Led CSTO Will Be Based On Armenia’s ‘Own State Interests’
President of Kazakhstan concludes working visit to Azerbaijan
Kyrgyzstan vs. Kloop: An attempt to dismantle free press
Kyrgyzstan declines Oscar invitation after international entry rejection
Tajikistan: Communications regulator loosening monopoly
Kazakhstan introduces digital national currency
Uzbekistan’s president urges UN Central Asia summit to “not leave Afghanistan alone with its problems”
Kremlin says NATO’s desire for a ‘military Schengen’ zone in Europe ratchets up tensions
EU-Canada Summit 2023 – Joint Statement
Europe’s problem? It’s too attractive
EU and Canada conclude negotiations for association to Horizon Europe
Water Electrolysis and Hydrogen: growing deployment prospects in Europe and beyond
ECB chief Lagarde admits her son lost crypto cash
Canada PM Trudeau says his main rival abandoning Ukraine due to Trump influence
Why a ‘Historic’ Inter-Korean Military Pact Broke Down
Japan ordered to compensate wartime ‘comfort women’
Taiwan Presidential Election Heats Up After Opposition Parties Announce VP Candidates
China’s Best Hope for the Taiwan Presidential Election Just Fell Apart
China warns against ‘provocation’ as Australian warship sails Taiwan Strait
New Zealand’s new govt targets RBNZ mandate, Indigenous policies and tax

November 25, 4th Saturday of November: Remembrance Day for Victims of Holodomors in Ukraine
1943 November 25: Bosnia and Herzegovina Statehood Day
1975 November 25: Suriname Independence Day
Germany’s Scholz And Joe Biden’s ‘Secret Plan’ To ‘Early End’ Russia-Ukraine War: Report
The beautiful European island you’ve never heard of dubbed a ‘huge spa for the soul’
Latvia: Auditor to have a look at Kariņš’ private jet habit
Zelensky expects EU to fulfill promise to launch accession talks
Estonia passes Baltic Assembly presidency to Lithuania
Lithuanian FM Landsbergis talks changing world order, security, Russia, and China
Estonia: Renewable energy fee reform is a political hot potato
InsightsIAS: Nordic-Baltic (NB8) countries
Junior Eurovision Song Contest online voting is open
Ukraine to receive over USD 2 million from Lithuania to protect grain exports from Russian attacks
Estonia: Demonstration against Radio 2 programming changes
Along the Latvia-Estonia border: Valka-Valga Express
Orange color and light on – in unity to end violence against women
Germany ‘sells’ Leopard 2A8s to Czechs, Lithuanians, Swedes and Dutch
EU plan for tougher checks on elderly drivers does not affect Estonia
ERR: Russia unlikely to achieve operational breakthrough in Ukraine in coming weeks, says Estonian intel
Estonia does not want to amend EU treaties
These mass graves in Northern Norway will now be re-examined
Classification of precipitation types in Poland using machine learning and threshold temperature methods
Denmark to donate additional $336M in military aid for Ukraine
The Irishmen in British uniforms, forgotten in Poland
Norway considers temporarily halting adoptions of foreign children
Finland explores collaboration with India in cutting-edge technologies including 6G
Russia launches largest drone attack since start of Ukraine war
A history of Poland in five novels
Poland’s Defense Minister warns of deadly EU – NATO security rivalry
Germany’s Reichsbürger movement is anything but a joke
Gynaecologist charged in Poland with helping patients obtain abortions
Why Finland is blaming Russia for a sudden influx of migrants on its eastern border
Tens of thousands join pro-Palestinian march in central London
Israel in diplomatic dispute with Spain and Belgium over Gaza bombardment
China offers visa-free entry for citizens of France, Germany, Italy
‘Like knives penetrating me’: Greenland’s victims of forced contraception seek justice
Welsh language: Hopes councils’ deal will improve border ties
Could an independent Scotland make it inside the EU?
European bishops to meet in Malta to discuss Christian faith in Europe
British troops patrol Kosovo-Serbia border as tensions remain high
Croatia’s (hidden) potential – highly skilled, young remigrants as agents of change
Is Portugal’s Golden Visa Scheme Worth It?
Ukraine fashion designer makes mark in Cyprus
Italy is no country for young chefs
Italy confronts its toxic culture of violence against women
Italy’s prized white truffles sell for big money in fancy restaurants. But there’s a deadly cost
PM Pashinyan: Armenia fully and unequivocally defends Georgia’s territorial integrity
Georgia’s capital Tbilisi to host 2025 World Fencing Championships
Gaga Chkheidze: Cinema activist from Tbilisi
Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan witness substantial surge in bilateral trade turnover
Blinken to attend NATO ministerial meeting on Russia, Balkans – US State Dept
UK Aircraft Carrier Operates Under NATO Command For First Time
NATO Drills To ‘Seize’ Russian Islands, Block Kaliningrad & Gulf Of Finland, Media Claims On Ex Freezing Winds
Countdown to Eurozone: Bulgaria Awaits June Decision
A Future Called Europe
As Migration to Europe Rises, a Backlash Grows
ECB probably won’t need to increase rates again, Muller says
What biodiversity and nature loss mean for our economy
Australia and Philippines begin joint patrols in South China Sea as regional tensions rise
Chinese, South Korean, Japanese Foreign Ministers to Meet
Japan Detects Season’s First Bird Flu Case, Will Cull 40,000 Birds, Report Says
Japan to exit COVID-era bank guidelines for borrower aid
Japan-U.S.-ROK Foreign Ministers’ Telephone Meeting
China is flooding Taiwan with disinformation
Ukrainian mayor visits Taiwan to seek investment in Bucha
Cruise ship turned away from New Zealand over failed biosecurity standards
How they saw us: 250 years of quotes about New Zealand

1912 November 28: Albanian Declaration of Independence
1821 November 28: Panama Independence Day
1873 November 28: Hawaiian Independence Day
1960 November 28: Mauritania Independence Day
1830 November 29: Uprising agaist Russian rule in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine
1864 November 29: Sand Creek Massacre, US
November 29: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
November 30: Saint Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s official national day
1918 November 30: Day of the act of unification of Lithuania Minor and Lithuania Proper
1966 November 30: Barbados Independence Day
1967 November 30: Yemen Independence Day
1961 December 1: Global Flag Raising for West Papua, West Papua National Day
1971 December 2: United Arab Emirates National Day
1552 December 3: International Day of the Basque Language
December 3, 1st Sunday of December: Sindhi Culture Day
December 3, 1st Sunday of December: Commemoration Day of Victims of Genocide Against the Latvian People By the Totalitarian Communist Regime