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March 3
1878 March 3: Bulgaria Liberation Day
Baltic states fear Russian aggression
Latvia hosts NATO’s Baltic Air Police
Lielvarde Air Base in Latvia becomes third NATO Air Policing base in the Baltics
Hidden gems of Vilnius modernist architecture
Cars with Russian plates must leave Lithuania by March 11
How Baltics became the whisky hookup for sanction-hit Russia
President Alar Karis declares European Parliament elections in Estonia
Rein Raud: There is a race to define a narrative for Estonia
Cyber incident at security firm Hansab, banking services working in Estonia
Latvia: Three Occupation museum arson suspects arrested
Gold-and-silver Sunday for Latvian luge athletes

Patrik Oksanen on Sweden in NATO: We Are Closer to the Front Line, and that Means We Need to be More Prepared than Most
EVs Take 51.8% Share In Sweden
Liechtenstein prioritises ties with Cambodia
Zurich Steps Up Security at Jewish Sites After Possible Antisemitic Attack
Corsicans against French colonialism: protesters accuse media of spreading disinformation
The United Kingdom Frames a New Uncrewed Systems Strategy
‘Enough, please’: Pope Francis calls for cease-fire in Gaza
Cvitanovic: Bosnia and Herzegovina is not possible as a State
Serbia stresses significance of Balkan’s EU accession at forum in Antalya
How Iraq and UNITAD supported Portugal’s First Conviction for International Crimes
Promotion of excellence in vocational education and training in Catalonia and the Balearic Islands
Video: faces of the NATO Response Force – Spain
FSB recruits Ukrainians in Transnistria
Tatyana Vedeneva: Championing Sustainable Energy Solutions in Kyrgyzstan
From Silk Road to Modern Highway: How IsDB-Financed Project Slashes Travel Times in Kazakhstan
The Trump effect takes Europe
Time for Australia and ASEAN to grasp the regional strategic initiative

March 4
Germany will control NATO airspace over the Baltic States
Turkey Business Delegation Forges New Export Paths in Lithuania, Eyes EU Market Opportunities
From gains to grumbles: Euroscepticism in the Baltic states
Lithuania’s top diplomat on children Russia killed in Odesa: the consequences must be “serious and immediate”
Ventspils sells forest with protected habitats for felling
Cable fault site found but Finland-Estonia electricity interconnection months away from coming back online
Wages forecast to continue growing this year in Latvia
Estonia: ID-card to remain mandatory until European Union digital wallet created
‘We have no other option’ – Lithuanian municipality offers €50,000 to attract doctors
Aurora borealis over the northern coast of Saaremaa
Latvian plywood producer objects to publishing company owner identity
Kazakhstan, Lithuania to Launch Joint Container Transportation Program
Warmer weather brings back Latvian-Belarusian border crossers
Estonia retains mandatory ID-cards amid mobile solutions debate
Latvia Tightens Grip on Gambling Ads, Designates Supervising Authority to Curb Illegal Practices
Taiwan MOFA welcomes visit by Estonia parliamentary delegation
Latvia plans to improve control over illegal gambling ads
Expert: Avdiivka a Pyrrhic victory for Russia
Wider Europe Briefing: What Sweden Joining NATO Means For The Alliance
Latvia: Former PNB depositors face August deadline
Statistics: Estonia’s January retail trade turnover down 7 percent on year
Tomas Palcauskas: Pioneering a new era in the U.S. trucking industry from Lithuania to Illinois
Latvia: ‘Next!’ – medical politician doubles up on parliamentary duties
Russia-registered cars must leave Lithuania by March 11
Hansab is affected by a cyber incident but bank services in Estonia are operating
BoMill AB Expands in Lithuania: Six More Units for Baltijos Javai’s Barley Optimization
Estonian Defense League plans to add firing ranges, too
Cash payments set to come under closer scrutiny in Latvia
Polish farmers’ enthusiasm for checking trucks at Lithuanian border waning – official
[Estonia] February in grocery stores: Meat and bread prices up while milk costs fall
Northern lights over Lithuania
Estonia and Japan Strengthen Ties: Key Talks in Tokyo Focus on Cooperation, Support for Ukraine
Toilet is not trash, Riga Water reminds
Lithuania Invests Over €9M to Digitize Its Language, Boosting AI and Accessibility
[Wheelchair Curling] Latvia: lonely on the top of the rankings
14,000 fines issued for dodging military service in Lithuania in 2023
Estonian parliamentary group visits Taiwan
Vilnius University Marks 445th Anniversary with Cultural Heritage Events and Unique Exhibition
Estonia: Ministry to review Ida-Viru school principals’ Estonian proficiency levels
Environmental Service Tackles Springtime Violations: Sewage, Oil, and Dammed Rivers in Latvia
Lithuania ready to step up its strategic partnership with Poland – president
Latvia-Belarus border to be under enhanced surveillance again
Estonia: Opinion Festival looking for discussion ideas and organizers
Polish farmers set to continue blockade of border crossing with Lithuania for entire week
European Parliament elections: How can other EU citizens vote in Latvia?
Poland’s prime minister criticizes Hungary and Slovakia foreign ministers for meeting Lavrov
Latvia: Public media campaign raises over 350 thousand for Ukraine
Lithuanian president backs proposals to ban Russian grain imports
Estonia’s initiative to use frozen Russian assets to rebuild Ukraine a role model for whole world – Kuleba and Tsahkna
Latvian medical workers urge authorities to start working on a medication reserve fund
Johannes Erm wins bronze for Estonia at World Championships in Glasgow
Latvia’s tax revenue behind the plan so far in 2024
Finnish defense chief: Spending 2 percent of GDP on defense not enough
‘Solidarity not questionable,’ says Polish PM on assistance in case of attack on Lithuania
Electricity prices dropped 36% in February in Latvia
Experts: Sweden’s NATO membership simplifies Baltics security planning
Latvian State Border Guard reports illegal migrants have appeared again
Mondo and Estonian Refugee Council awarded funds to support Syrian refugees
Wheelchair Curling: Latvia Dominate Rankings Unbeaten: US Surprises China, Estonia Triumphs
Kazakhstan offers to cooperate with Lithuania on Middle Corridor
Latvia: Applications invited for ‘OpenFin Hack’ hackathon
Politico: Eastern European countries frustrated over top EU and NATO roles
Lithuania will join Czech-led purchases of ammunition for Ukraine, PM says
Latvia: Former Central Election Commission head accused of fraud
Tusk says solidarity between Poland and Lithuania not in question in case of aggression
Baltic states’ constitutional courts strengthen trilateral cooperation
Lithuania’s oldest tree at risk of falling
1944 Narva bombing exhibition to open at museum
The Baltic States’ Response to Russian Expansion: A Defense League Emerges
UAE discusses establishment of joint business council with Latvia
Estonia: Dance Festival hopefuls worried by high cost, demand of Estonian folk dress
Lithuania’s PM parroted Putin’s election slogan. Now she’s had to change it.
Latvia: Pollution springs up as snow melts away
Estlink 2 cable fault caused by internal short circuit
Akmenė FEZ – first €4 million investment for sustainable investment projects
Estonia: Niguliste Museum opens its tower gallery with a new exhibition on Livonian pilgrimages
Bank of Estonia accepting silver coin designs commemorating Finnish Boys
Estonia: Renewable energy fee reform scrapped

Villages tumble as Russia exposes Ukraine’s vulnerable defenses
Norway’s King Transferred to Oslo Hospital after Getting Pacemaker in Malaysia
Finland’s alarm: Russia piles migrants along the border
Newly enlarged NATO starts drill in Finland, Norway and Sweden in defense of its Nordic turf
Poland looks to hitch its wagon to the runaway AI train
Ukraine claims responsibility for Russian railway bridge blast
Norway, Sweden and Finland host Nato military exercises
War in Ukraine: Maintaining lifesaving HIV and TB services
Asia Leads as Largest Source of Foreign-Born Residents in Sweden, Syrians Top Single Country List
Nepali Family Pleads for Return of Son Captured in Ukraine
Gleeful Russia relishes German Taurus leak scandal
Germany, France and how not to do deterrence
EVs Take 92.1% Share In Norway
Medvedev says ‘Ukraine is definitely Russia’, rules out peace talks
Norway, Sweden and Finland hosting NATO exercises with over 20,000 soldiers from 13 countries
Spy scandal: Germany faces tough questions from allies
Baerbock urges German coalition to ‘intensively consider’ Taurus deliveries to Ukraine
Tusk: Poland to ask EU to sanction Russian, Belarusian agricultural products
Indigenous women in Greenland sue Denmark over involuntary contraception in the 1960s and 1970s
Investigation reveals Belarus brainwashing Ukrainian children in special camps
100 km from Kaliningrad: An unknown object fell in Poland
Pegasus probe in Poland reveals unprecedented use of spyware by previous government
Germany braces for fresh rail, air travel strikes
US issues fresh curbs on Zimbabwe president, others; terminates sanctions program
EBRD extends loan to finance 114MW solar PV projects in Poland
Applied Autonomy: An autonomous bus is introduced into regularly scheduled traffic in Norway
Albania, wary of Russia, reopens Soviet-era air base to NATO
France strikes CO2 storage deal with Denmark
Israel carries out biggest Ramallah raid in years
Russia claims German military leak proves Western involvement in Ukraine
How much grain is Poland importing from Ukraine and Russia?
Flying Dutchman recognised as longest-surviving heart transplant patient
UK urges Germany to give long-range missiles to Kyiv despite Luftwaffe leak
Vietnamese capital Hanoi tops list of most polluted cities
Swiss vote to give themselves a bigger pension
Belgium deported ‘dozens of Russian spies’ in recent months, De Croo says
They fled Ukraine to the Netherlands. Why are they being expelled?
France becomes world’s first country to enshrine abortion rights in constitution
Why is the Irish language so widely abused on public signs?
PAV on French abortion bill: There cannot be a ‘right’ to taking a human life
Ferrari stolen from Formula One driver Gerhard Berger in 1995 recovered by police nearly three decades later
MFA of Montenegro distanced Itself from Omission during Dodik’s Visit to Podgorica
Slovenia initiatives to promote Digital Citizenship Education
NATO completes modernisation of major airbase in Albania
Kosovo and Uzbekistan triumph at IHF trophy women intercontinental phase
Stability of the Balkans and future of Bosnia in the EU: all the themes of Tajani’s mission in Sarajevo
Enlarging and strengthening Europe – Foreign Minister Baerbock travels to Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina
Opposition party Možemo demands Croatia recognise Palestine
Croatia and Poland share their Twin it! 3D for Europe’s culture stories
Claims of eroded democracy threaten Serbia’s EU relations and economic growth
Serbia Opposition Welcomes Announced New Elections in Capital
Filipović: Developing further partnerships with NATO is an undisputed interest of Serbia
Extreme weather in Italy and France brings avalanches, floods and landslides
Slovakia: Extension of temporary protection status for those displaced from Ukraine
Italy to withdraw its SAMP/T air defense system from Slovakia
Uzbekistan, Slovakia discuss bilateral cooperation
Bulgaria Eyes Joining Black Sea Submarine Cable Project in Strategic Partnership with Azerbaijan
Hungary’s Forint Sinks on Economic Gloom and Orbán Pressure on Central Bank
Hungary’s Ukrainian refugees in two minds as relations sour
EU steps up renewable energy cooperation with Azerbaijan
In Abkhazia, parliament bans the president from signing international treaties independently
Kyrgyzstan: Officials brush aside uranium anxieties over Kyzyl-Ompol field
Kyrgyzstan receives vital support: WHO delivers emergency medical kits
IsDB: Bridging Mountains, Uniting Regions: A Case Study in Economic Revitalization in Tajikistan
Kazakhstan: PM heads to Moscow with pledges of deepening cooperation
Kazakhstan Participates in Antalya Diplomacy Forum 2024
Kazakhstan: 2024’s Largest IPO Score So Far
Kazakhstan, US Strengthen Partnership in Geological Exploration with AI Integration
Uzbekistan: Dozens repatriated after illegally traveling to U.S.
Uzbekistan is Developing Its First National Strategy Against Organized Crime
European Commission unveils ambitious defense industry strategy
February PMI shows eurozone is emerging from industrial stagnation
Interoperable Europe act: Council adopts new law for more efficient digital public services across the EU
Why Australia keeps an arm’s length from South China Sea tensions, even as it draws closer with the Philippines
Australia gives $42m to ASEAN countries for ‘free, open’ South China Sea
Japan’s Nikkei stock index passes 40,000 for first time amid AI fanfare

March 5
March 5: St Piran’s Day, Cornwall national day
1991 March 5: Kurdish National Uprising in Iraq
Lithuania’s Solitek Dives into Residential Battery Market with Innovative Lithium-Ion System
Latvia Enforces Summer Spruce Felling Ban to Combat Eight-Toothed Bark Beetle Threat
Lithuania Expands Global Voting Infrastructure: 21,000 Expats Register for Presidential Elections
Defamation Decriminalization Advances in Europe: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Lithuania, Serbia Lead Change
Healthcare industry points to necessity of medicine reserves in Latvia
Lithuania Celebrates 20 Years in NATO: Security, Solidarity, and Support for Ukraine
Estonia: Elva school third grade closure sparks protest
[Latvia] Firefighters: Almost impossible to access rural remote houses
Lithuanian farmers say they have problems with Russian grain, not Ukrainian
Latvian Defense Minister heads to Canada for Ottawa Conference
Estonia: Low electricity price behind Enefit Power layoffs
Who is responsible for unsafe playgrounds in Rīga?
Tomas Jermalavicius: When French strategic thought inspires and then falls flat
Lithuanian PM to change Putin-echoing presidential campaign slogan
Estonia: Delays at garbage collection firms mean households can’t comply with biowaste sorting rules
Retiree Couple Transforms Golden Years into Global Adventure: Discovering Denmark, Latvia, Greece
Estonian Women Work 45 Extra Days to Match Men’s Salaries, Highlighting Persistent Wage Gap
Latvia: Former Interior Ministry official implicated in money laundering case
Lufthansa cancels 8 Vilnius-Frankfurt flights
Estonia: Ida-Viru County teachers have not received promised bonuses for two months
Lithuania to join Czech initiative to purchase ammo for Ukraine – PM
Estonia, France, Poland call for more cash for the defence industry
Lithuania joins Czech initiative to support Ukraine with artillery munitions
Latvia’s current payment account deficit at 4% of GDP in 2023
Lithuania and Poland see eye-to-eye on threats – Šimonytė
Warner Music Baltics closes Estonian office
NATO jets scrambled five times in Lithuania 26 February-3 March
Farmers and forestry representatives protest in Rīga
Lithuanian farmers are worried about the huge import of Russian grain. They have no questions about Ukraine
Genelec raises a glass to Estonia’s first Smart IP solution
‘There are no legal limits to Suwalki Gap defence’ – Lithuanian adviser
French ambassador: We provide a lot of support to Ukraine, but don’t always announce it
Latvia’s airBaltic plans to attract additional financing
Estonia president Karis receives warm welcome in Botswana
Lithuania, Poland to work together to beef up NATO’s eastern flank – Nauseda
Memories from Altai Krai by Liisa Kruusmägi: A documentary saga
Fugro’s LiDAR Buoy Deployed Offshore Lithuania for 700 MW Wind Project
Estonian children increasingly given short, internationally popular names
Lithuania to call up 10,000 reserve troops for military exercise
Latvia: Stradiņš hospital saga continues with debt allegations
Vilnius-based Vinted acquires Danish second-hand marketplace Trendsales to solidify presence in the Nordics
Latvia’s airBaltic reports record profits for 2023
Lithuania reports increased passenger car queues at Belarus border
Latvia: Osokin Freedom Festival for Ukraine program announced
Foreign ministers of Estonia and Ukraine: Frozen Russian assets powerful untapped resource
Latvia: Public media official to step down
Latvia’s AirBaltic reports record turnover and profit
Austin Lauds Lithuania’s Defense Spending, Modernization
Latvia: LIIA presents new report on China and the Baltic states
‘We’re ready to defend all NATO territory, including Lithuania,’ says Polish president
Latvia bans import of fruit and veg from Russia, Belarus
Estonia’s equal pay day highlights women’s 17.7 percent salary gap
Lithuania to help purchase shells for Ukraine
NATO practicing quick reinforcement of eastern flank
Over 41,000 Ukrainian war refugees remain in Lithuania
Estonian watchdog approved the merger of Coop Pank AS and Coop Finants AS
Tele2 to Shutdown 3G Network in Lithuania and Latvia by 2025
Estonia: Rebuilding The Economy

EU proposes vast defence boost, spurred by Russian war in Ukraine
Haiti’s neighbors prepare for ‘drastic escalation’ in violence after jailbreak
Historic Poaching Probe in Finland: 34 Suspects Investigated for Wildlife Crimes
China drops ‘peaceful reunification’ reference to Taiwan
Danish Army CV90 Fleet to Receive Maintenance From BAE
How Sweden’s Entry Into NATO Reshapes Baltic and Arctic Security
Exclusive: World on brink of fourth mass coral reef bleaching event, NOAA says
Norway exercises option for additional TPY-4 radars
Hungarian President Signs Sweden’s Bid to Join NATO
Ukraine’s drones sink another Russian warship, Kyiv says
Introducing the Norwegian Welfare State
Individual error let Moscow intercept military call, Germany says
Journalists Attacked in Sweden: A Harrowing Encounter with Islamist Immigrants
Implenia given $43m contract for Ersmark Tunnel in Sweden
Denmark’s Formalize raises €15M to become Europe’s leading compliance software
Belarus Expands Diplomatic Presence in Georgia, Opens Consular Office in Telavi
Falstaff debuts Sweden’s top restaurants with impressive 100-point launch
Lufthansa strike: Flights will be severely disrupted across Germany this week
Global Opportunity Index 2024: Denmark Tops as Mexico, Brazil Lead Latin America’s Investment Surge
Hydro Rein acquires 80% in 2.4GW wind power portfolio in Sweden and Norway
Poland investigates 3 unidentified balloons found near the border with Russia’s Kaliningrad
Novo Nordisk’s Wegovy and Ozempic saved Denmark’s GDP from no-growth 2023—and will help double expected growth this year
Poland signs €1.5bn arms deal with Sweden as it welcomes incoming NATO ally
EU aims to shift European arms industry to ‘war economy mode’
British troops operating on the ground in Ukraine – what international law says
20,000 Soldiers Take Part in NATO War Exercise in Finland, Norway and Sweden
Belarus dispatch: activist accused of tax evasion faces extradition from Serbia to Belarus
‘Sending A Message’: NATO Holds Major Military Exercise In Poland, Near Russian Border
Poland to push EU to ban food imports from Russia and Belarus
Israel: High school visits to concentration camps in Poland given go-ahead for summer
France’s Macron urges allies not be cowardly on Ukraine
Environmental Awareness and Climate Education Made Engaging in Lukashenka’s Belarus
Germany falls short on women in parliament, Rwanda on top
Poland to Launch First Military Satellites in 2025
Italian soccer fan held for Nazi salute at beer hall where Hitler founded Nazi party
After two years in Poland, Ukrainian refugees ask when – and if – they will go home
Swedish troops get a taste of NATO in Finland
ICC issues arrest warrants for two top Russian commanders
CoE Deputy Secretary General visits Poland: Support for Ukraine and the rule of law high on the agenda
Europe’s damaging divisions over military aid to Ukraine
Blinken tells Israel that it must act urgently to boost Gaza aid
Twenty thousand NATO troops join Dragon 24 exercises in Poland
Far-left group claims attack on Tesla factory in Germany
Cuba turns off some public lighting as energy crisis worsens
Poland: Analysis of the impact of refugees from Ukraine on the economy of Poland
Brain gains, but lagging on new tech: Germany’s research and innovation assessed
Meta’s Facebook, Instagram back up after global outage
Ukraine’s first lady declines White House State of the Union invitation
How the Chief Rabbi Survived the Holocaust in Liechtenstein
Chess: André Meylan and Marija Zvereva win 2024 Monaco Championship
Gender takes center stage in Luxembourg’s Chairship of International IDEA
Train with a view: The European routes that offer the most breathtaking scenery
The Netherlands shines as key European energy transition driver
Screen Scotland sets strategy to 2030
Gibraltar Insurance – The Jurisdiction of Choice
Overcoming Challenges to Deliver Effective Governance in North Macedonia
Albania’s Soviet-Era ‘Stalin City’ Air Base Reopens For NATO Jets
Kosovo Police Arrest Serb for Wartime Sexual Violence
Don’t frustrate Bosnia and Herzegovina on EU accession, foreign minister warns
In Bosnia, Impact of Online Violence Often Goes Unseen
Austria and Italy Chief Diplomats Visit Bosnia and Herzegovina
Croatia to hold early vote before European elections in June
Russia Plans Election Meddling to Obstruct Moldova’s EU Path: Spy Chief
Commission proposes to prolong road transport agreements with Ukraine and Moldova
Chisinau Municipality Leads Resilience Efforts in Moldova
Flagship security summit leaves Slovakia amid government hostility
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya and Prime Minister of Bulgaria Nikolai Denkov spoke at Sofia University
Hungary 2024 elections: UN rights chief issues warning
Hungary opposes Mark Rutte’s bid to run NATO
Hungarian President Signs Sweden’s Bid to Join NATO
War in Ukraine: Czech Republic identifies 800,000 shells that could be sent to Ukraine
France’s Macron in Prague for talks on Ukraine, nuclear energy
The gold treasure of National Bank of Romania that was sent to Moscow
Romania to subsidize construction of recycling facilities with EUR 220 million
BMW Group and NTT DATA Romania sign Joint Venture contract
Russian-Installed Police In Crimea Detain At Least Five Crimean Tatar Activists On Terrorism Charges
Russian Diplomatic Staff in Tbilisi Remove Navalny Memorial
Turkmenistan and Afghanistan Discuss Collaborative Projects
Blackouts in Tajikistan Highlight Energy Woes
Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan cheer as CASA-1000 sputters back to life
Kazakhstan is ready to supply up to 2 mln tonnes of grain to China annually – Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan
EU proposes major defence boost as it eyes Russia and Trump
First-ever European defence industrial strategy to enhance Europe’s readiness and security
Inflation in Europe: Which countries have the highest and lowest inflation rates?
5 things you need to know about Europe’s forests
Can the United States and Europe Coordinate Counter-Coercion With Taiwan?
Singapore defends Taylor Swift’s exclusive Southeast Asia stop after neighbors cry foul

March 6
1957 March 6: Ghana, 1st sub-Saharan African country to become independent from colonial rule
Latvia and Flanders Forge Stronger Ties: Focus on Economic Cooperation and Ukraine’s Reconstruction
Lithuanian Airports issues tender for six convenience stores across three air travel hubs
It’s gouda brie a good day: Latvian cheese producers report success
Romanian PM Ciolacu meets Lithuanian counterpart to discuss continuation of partnership within NATO, EU
Latvia: Interview with U.S. Ambassador Christopher Robinson
Lithuanian ministry wants to allow demolition of dilapidated apartment blocks
Breaking the ice – Estonia comes in from the cold
Latvia’s defense industry to hand out annual awards
Latvia: Police chief: Occupation museum arson was planned
Early migratory birds arrive in Estonia
At least 6 more European TSOs delay Picasso entry
Latvian government approves EUR 300m eastern border defense plan
Statistics Estonia: Average monthly wage in Q4 2023 was €1,904
Latvian Armed Forces urge public not to share dubious information
Estonian Cancer Society purchases top-quality mobile CT scanner
Rīga City Council official suspended over bribery allegations
Harri Tiido: The Kremlin justifies wars using made-up history
Latvia: What awaits debt-riddled Rēzekne this year?
Lithuania Implements Rigorous Grain Checks from High-Risk Countries with UK’s Aid
Lithuania’s LTG Link starts selling train tickets via Google Maps
Air Baltic to fly from Vilnius to Lisbon, Hamburg
Estonia: Sugary drinks tax to add 20 cents to the price of a small soda bottle
Women in Technology Hackathon this week in Rīga
Latvia Joins Czech-Led Effort to Supply Ukraine with Artillery Ammunition Amid Conflict
Latvia: December 2023 was dark. Very dark.
NATO enlargement at twenty-five: How we got there and what it achieved
Survey: Pro-integration attitudes increasingly widespread in Estonia
Lithuanian ministry proposes tightening rules for incoming foreign workers
Estonia: Percentage of people who don’t speak Estonian at all falls to 4%
Estonia: Ministry of Justice plans to double misdemeanor fine rates
Latvia’s passenger transport up, freight down in 2023
Lumi Announces New 2025 Trip to Estonia and Finland
Latvia: Judge’s decision under scrutiny in domestic violence case
There’s no immediate war threat to Lithuania, says defence chief
Estonian MP: As climate resilience is key, Ukraine must be rebuilt greener
Lithuania moves forward with ban on transit of agricultural products from Russia and Belarus
‘Vikerhommik’: Role of bystanders often key in workplace bullying cases
Latvia bans import of agricultural goods from Russia and Belarus
Narva bombing 1944: Only the blind cannot see the parallels with Russia today
Latvian government approves list of banned agricultural goods from Russia, Belarus
Watchdog forecasts uptick in cyberattacks in Estonia
Estonia joins US’ Minerals Security Partnership initiative
Flu epidemic still steady in Latvia
Kallas: Estonian soldiers will not go to fight in Ukraine
Lithuanian ministry moves to tighten gambling business regulations
Estonia eyes stronger ties with Saudi Arabia, says minister
Grain stolen in occupied territories of Ukraine may be transported through Lithuania
Tallinn schools providing free menstrual products to students
PM: Latvia doesn’t need the kind of civil protection it used to have in the Soviet era
Nearly half of Estonians use Estonian and Russian at work, quarter uses also English
State Police promise to crack down on any aggression against Latvia during Russian presidential elections
Estonia: TSO greenlights Utilitas’ manual frequency reserve device
Latvian residents try to save money on food
Estonia: Former EKRE MP charged with embezzlement
Speaker of Lithuanian Seimas in Paris: ‘Sustained commitments are important both for Ukraine’s victory and for the security of the European Union and Lithuania’
University of Tartu to help Nõo Meat Factory use artificial intelligence in production
Estonia: President Karis visits diamond company in Botswana

US now pushes UN to back ‘immediate’ Gaza ceasefire to free hostages
After years of legal discrimination, Poland’s same-sex couples await civil union law
Mass grave with 1,000 skeletons found in Germany
Poland seeks to model new common European strategy for Ukraine
Vanuatu police, aided by US Coast Guard, say Chinese vessels violated fishing laws
Ukraine Is Regrouping Forces, Aiming For New Counteroffensive ‘This Year,’ Says Ground Commander
Russia Jails Journalist for Criticizing Ukraine Offensive
Germany sees welcome jump in exports for January
Polish Farmers Clash With Police Outside Parliament in Warsaw
Neutral athletes from Russia, Belarus will not march in Paralympic Opening Ceremony
Apple Terminates Epic Games iOS Developer Account for Sweden: Retaliation for Criticizing the Tech Giant
Sweden sees production of “Palestine Cola” start in Malmo
Inside Europe’s drive to get ammunition to Ukraine as Russia advances
German Defence Minister Pistorius Explores Russian Border Dynamics in Norway Visit
Ukrainian drones strike Russian iron ore plant
Hong Kong and Finland Strengthen Ties with Year of the Dragon Lunch, Eye Business Expansion
Russia takes more ground in east Ukraine but loses another ship at sea
Frankfurt airport closed for departures on Thursday due to strike
Russian missile strikes near Zelensky and Greek PM’s convoy in Odesa
The Belarusians Cooking Their Nation’s Food In Warsaw
Angry Polish farmers protest EU rules, Ukraine farm imports
Situation on border with Belarus under control – Demchenko
Sweden to officially become NATO member on March 11
Norway ends dispute with Sami reindeer herders over wind farm
‘Good not to stand alone’: Swedish, Finnish troops get first taste of NATO drills
Sweden’s Supreme Court refuses appeal of former Iranian official sentenced to life
Poland experiences increase in DDoS attacks from Russia
For Belarus, the path towards Europe runs through Strasbourg
Millions of Sudanese go hungry as war disrupts food supply
The EU and Germany will give Albania $88 million to turn the capital’s 3 main bus lines electric
Allies ‘fed up’ with German desire to ‘tread carefully’ with Russia in military support for Ukraine
US Democrats question arms to Israel over Gaza concerns
BH Diaspora in Sweden presented a Business Initiative to strengthen economic cooperation
Farmers threaten to bring Poland to a halt after police clashes
Sweden launches central booking system for public transport
Peru votes to bring back twin chambers of Congress after 30 years
US bombers fly over Sweden as Nato gets to know its new borders
The women leading the work of WHO country offices in Poland and Armenia
Protesters knock down door of Mexico’s presidential palace
Norway’s PM Jonas Støre says his country can power Europe
Nikki Haley ends White House bid, clearing path for a Trump-Biden rematch
Creating a climate of kindness and non-judgement on obesity and related diseases
Two dead in first fatal Houthi attack on Red Sea shipping
Uzbekistan and Liechtenstein establish diplomatic relations
19th Local Assembly of Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein Sworn in
Syrian teenager rescued in Austria on ‘new’ smuggling route
Top US official warns Austria over banking with Russia
The poverty gap in Flanders narrowed significantly in 2023
United Kingdom: Government confirms principles-based approach to regulating AI
Pope appears unable to climb a few steps as respiratory and mobility problems take their toll
PM of North Macedonia: We fully support Kosovo’s integration into NATO
US sanctions Intellexa consortium entities in Hungary and North Macedonia for spyware development
EU4Business: field trip to Croatia for Ukrainian business consultants
Decline in civil rights and freedoms in Serbia
Portugal braces for snap election as far right advances
Greece dominates Horizon Europe funding success among Widening countries
US Sanctions Firms from Greece, North Macedonia Linked to Spyware Consortium
Spyware firm Intellexa hit with US sanctions after Cyprus Confidential exposé
The Spanish region of Catalonia offers women and girls free and reusable menstruation products
Sam Altman’s Eye-Scanning Worldcoin Venture Blocked in Spain
Bulgaria PM Resigns Ahead of Planned Rotation, as Govt’s Popularity Wanes
Armenia Struggles to Cope with Exodus from Nagorno-Karabakh
Armenia-Azerbaijan: Macron stirring things up in the Caucasus
Between Two Mountains, An Armenian Search For Identity
Central Asia: Management of Radicalized Women in Prisons
Kyrgyzstan’s Repressive Turn Lands Bishkek on CIVICUS Watchlist
Roadmap for Sustainable Investment Policy Reforms will be implemented in Uzbekistan
EBRD supports women’s entrepreneurship in Uzbekistan
Central east Europe must focus on grids not LNG – study
Charting the Geopolitics and European Governance of Artificial Intelligence
Southeast Asian leaders call for South China Sea disputes to be resolved without threats or force
Malaysia’s Anwar makes official visit to Australia’s capital, solidifying bilateral ties
North Korea’s economy in retrograde
Taiwan Apologizes for Labor Minister’s Remarks on Indian Workers

March 7
Rīga City Council takes back land near airport
Estonian formin: Sweden’s accession to NATO is historic
Maximum hours limit planned for teachers in Latvia
Russia Prepares for Long-Term Standoff in Baltic, Lithuania Says
Researcher: Latvia is ‘too secretive’ about defense
Lithuania warns China has ramped up espionage campaigns
Latvia: Flood defenses planned along the River Bārta
Some companies in Lithuania help Russia evade sanctions
Mark Rutte as next NATO sec gen would suggest western disunity
Lithuanians say that the freedom of their country is a fundamental value
Estonia’s Marabu sues Nordica, court seizes Xfly shares
Couple lost 10st with ‘his and hers’ gastric band surgery package deal ‘holiday’ in Lithuania
Enhanced border watch to be reinstated in Latvia
Austria, Denmark, Lithuania: Which EU countries have committed to decarbonise power by 2035?
Latvian Foreign Ministry warns media against covering ‘elections’ in occupied Ukraine
Lithuania: Russia preparing for long-term confrontation with NATO, including Baltics
Latvia: Mystery tree cutter sought in Valmiera district
Lithuania intelligence report: Russia strengthened military capabilities in 2023
Latvia strengthens border security with Belarus starting next week
Global Estonian Report: March 7 – March 14
Latvia plans mandatory microchipping of cats; vets disagree
Taiwant Foreign Minister Wu hosts banquet for Estonian parliamentary delegation
Pea protein plant project to be launched in Jelgava, Latvia
Lithuania detains several citizens suspected of spying for Belarus
Average gasoline price on a rise in Latvia
Lithuania takes measures against the transit of grain stolen from Ukraine
Estonian Defense Forces training conscripts to use drones
Lithuania: Poignant 20th Year National Anniversaries Feature on New €20 Silver Proof and Colour Coin
Estonia’s February consumer price index up 4.2 percent on year
German troops to arrive in Lithuania for training
Estonia: Justice minister weighs up potential disciplinary proceedings against prosecutor general
Lithuanian firms involved in schemes to circumvent Russia sanctions – intelligence
Latvian government adopts €300mn eastern border defence plan
China interference in Lithuania polls ‘can’t be ruled out’, says security chief
[Estonia] Kallas: I will not be ALDE’s European elections lead candidate
Latvia: Former MP Grevcova to be prosecuted for justifying war crimes
Estonia: Sunly and Metsagrupp to build the largest solar farm in the Baltics at Risti
Latvia’s passenger train company head steps down
Estonia: Government backs down on its pledge to keep average old-age pensions tax-free
NATO Countries Around The Baltic Sea
Tallinn Music Week to feature Latvian performers in April
Russia can fight on in Ukraine for at least two years, Lithuania says
Russian ballet dancer Ilze Liepa stripped of Lithuanian citizenship
January’s industrial production down 5% on year in Latvia
Europe cannot keep assuming the US will fund its defense, European leader warns
Estonia: Pensioners’ income tax-free threshold €776 for 2025
Russian influence operations against Baltic states and Poland having ‘significant impact’ on society
Estonia wants better business relations with Saudi Arabia, Qatar
Polish farmers end protest at border with Lithuania
Eesti Energia CEO: Oil shale plants in hot water
Chemicals found dumped in Rīga
Lithuanian intelligence: Russia preparing for long confrontation with NATO
Latvia: Conservationists protest changes in tree felling rules
Estonian drug company inks deal with US Medicare, Medicaid agency
Rotational air defence system to be operational in Lithuania this year – minister
Estonia ranked 57th in Brand Finance’s 2024 Global Soft Power Index
Litvinism: when history becomes securitized
ESTDEV to support training of Ukrainian state judges in Estonia
Nausėda strips two Russians of Lithuanian citizenship
Poland provides security guarantees to Lithuania amid Russia tensions
Protest of Polish farmers at Lithuanian border ends
Estonian PM Kaja Kallas says she won’t try to unseat Ursula von der Leyen
Lithuanian national team refuses to play in the qualification for the UEFA EURO against Belarus
Estonia: Let’s imagine Russian citizens also being able to elect the parliament
Russia to Set Up Voting Booths Along Northwestern Border
Lithuania Strips Ballerina’s Citizenship Over Pro-Putin Remarks
Tele2 claims lead on Latvian mobile subscriber market
Estonian DefMin, EDF drop sales of products still available in Russia
Tribute paid in Kyiv to Lithuanian soldier killed in combat
Push being made for Taiwan office in Tallinn: Estonian lawmaker
The Baltics Effect: The impact of the Baltics regulatory environment on the payments industry
Sweden joins ‘Nato lake’ on Moscow’s doorstep
Romanian delegation visits Tallinn to garner support for NATO chief candidate
NATO’s new map: Sweden officially joins alliance in blow to Russia
Europe’s eastern expansion: On real and perceived borders
Latvia is interested in implementing projects to build back Ukraine jointly with partners from Flanders
Estonia welcomes Sweden’s accession to NATO
Estonia prepares for introduction of maritime drones following Ukraine’s example
Estonia doesn’t fund Czech artillery aid to Ukraine, but could send its own shells

What’s ‘wrong’ with east Germany? Look to its long neglect by the wealthy west
Germany is gripped by strikes and Lufthansa is hurting
Poland sees its most violent farmers’ protest yet as anger grows across Europe
Sweden officially becomes 32nd member of Nato alliance
Sweden formally joins NATO military alliance, ending centuries of neutrality
Sweden finally joins NATO in expansion spurred by Putin’s Ukraine war
Departing from coal: Poland’s new energy roadmap
Sweden officially joins NATO alliance, ending decades of neutrality
Ukraine war: Russian soldiers’ wives are increasingly outspoken in their opposition
Copenhagen has fewer statues of women than ‘mythical animals’ – but Denmark seeks change
Elon Musk’s German Tesla plant suffers close to $1 billion in damages after attack by the ‘dumbest ecoterrorists on earth’
Canada & Finland Youngsters Can Now Work & Travel in Each Other’s Countries
Norway urges companies to avoid trade, business with Israel settlements
Norway auctions new licenses for offshore carbon capture
Sweden officially joins NATO, becoming alliance’s 32nd member
In Finland, the first verdict was issued for violating sanctions against the Russian Federation
Germany: Dual rail and air strikes affect ‘millions’
Norway donates $153 million to Czech-led purchases of ammunition for Ukraine
Sweden is now a full NATO member
Sweden and Finland Add Both Muscle and Risk to NATO
Norway joins air defence coalition in support of Ukraine
Sweden officially joins NATO
With Sweden onboard, NATO’s north is now sealed
Ukraine’s former commander-in-chief appointed ambassador to UK
Swedish forces exercise in northern Norway as the country officially joins NATO
Sweden officially joins NATO as PM Kristersson visits US
Sweden officially joins NATO, prime minister declares it a ‘safer country’
Orthodox sisters from Belarus raise funds in Ireland for their work with the poor
Sweden officially joins NATO
UK to Germany: Sending Taurus missiles won’t escalate Ukraine war
Spain pledges extra 20 mln euros in aid to UNRWA
Russian Security Officers Kill Belarusian Activist In Karelia
Macron says France has ‘no limits’ to its support for Ukraine
‘Love wins’ say Greek lesbian couple as they wed at last
Strikes cripple air and rail travel across Germany
Human rights situation in Belarus. February 2024
Britain increases drone funding for Ukraine by over $150 mln
Nordex is once again ranked number 1 among turbine manufacturers in Germany
Gunmen in Nigeria kidnap dozens of pupils from school, parents say
Fernbus Simulator Expands Eastwards with New Poland DLC!
Sweden finally joins Nato after nearly two-year wait
Sweden officially becomes 32nd member of NATO
Sweden joins NATO as war in Ukraine prompts security rethink
Poland fines US-owned TV station for “biased” report on pope’s response to child sex abuse
Sweden formally joins Nato military alliance
Women in Ukraine’s army fighting for the right to fight
US to build temporary port to deliver Gaza aid
China to offer visa-free travel for Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg and Switzerland nationals
Swiss look at using Russian assets for Ukraine reparations
‘Canon of Flanders’ to be published in English
Belgium exists largely ‘thanks to Russia,’ Putin claims
Stormont: Irish only evidence heard at committee for first time
ASEAN and the UK, a thriving partnership
Britain raids the pockets of the jet-setting super-rich to raise $3 billion
Vatican: 95th anniversary of first female academic employees
International Womens Day: Ogada – a woman of great courage.
Malta issues Chinese zodiac stamp for first time
Pope meets with President Milatović of Montenegro
Montenegro’s EU push: imminent opportunities and challenge
V-Dem Report 2024: Montenegro and North Macedonia enter a category of electoral democracies
EU calls Albania to uphold ‘due process’ after ethnic Greek mayor convicted for vote buying
West Balkans Tensions: Serbia and Kosovo at it again?
Foreign Love Affair with Croatian Real Estate Market Nears End
‘We are not extremist’: Portugal’s radical right eyes kingmaker role
Has Portugal’s António Costa struck his last deal?
Portugal just killed the most popular ‘golden visa’ in Europe. Here’s where wealthy Americans are flocking instead
The Reality of Employment for Migrant Women in Greece
It’s now or never for Cyprus reunification, says top UN official
Turkiye FM accuses Cyprus of acting as logistics hub for Western arms to Israel
Spain’s prime minister strikes fresh amnesty deal with Catalan separatists
Italy to hire 12,000 workers from Tunisia by 2027
Italy: Europe’s unlikely outperformer
Italy in Space: Setting New Records for Electric Propulsion in Routine Operations
Steve Bannon’s man in Italy wins fight over right-wing ‘gladiator school’
Pro-Moscow Governor of Moldova’s Gagauzia Seeks Putin’s Help
France pledges ‘unwavering support’ to Moldova amid threats of Russian destablisation
Moldova’s Sandu Signs Defense Deal With France, Warns West That Russia Will Not Stop
Slovakia defends Russia ties after Czech Republic suspends talks
I watched Hungary’s democracy dissolve into authoritarianism as a member of parliament − and I see troubling parallels in Trumpism and its appeal to workers
Trump presidency: for Hungary’s PM, second time around could be sweeter
Romania hosts integrated training drills for allied fighter jets
IAEA Concludes Long Term Operational Safety Review at Romania’s Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant
The Russian Federation’s Ongoing Aggression Against Ukraine
Behind the Lines: Innocence No Defense for Young Crimean
Taking Stock: A Decade of Russia’s Occupation of Crimea
Armenia moves to expel Russian border guards from Yerevan’s airport
New Wave of Arrests Targets Journalists and Activists in Azerbaijan
Stalin and Georgia: the history of complicated relations
Icelandic President visits occupation line in central Georgia
With Turkmenistan Gas Deal, Turkey Aims to Become Regional Energy Hub
Chinese Company to Establish a Bank in Kyrgyzstan
Great Women in the History of Tajikistan
Russian Gas Supplies to Uzbekistan Set to Grow
ECB freezes rates, saying not yet confident on inflation progress
STI cases on the rise across Europe
Vietnam and Australia Announce Long-Awaited Diplomatic Upgrade

March 8
1944 March 8: Mass deportation of the Balkars by Stalin’s Soviet Union
Latvia: Teachers fired in Daugavpils after conflict with pupils
[Estonia] EKRE leader: Budget hole result of Reform mismanagement, Ukraine support and ‘gay’ state
Average consumer price level up by 0.4% in Latvia
Estonia’s Paul Aron starts first in Saudi Arabia F2 sprint race
Latvia to Strengthen Border Adjacent to Russia, Belarus
Estonia’s Madis Mihkels in top 10 again in Paris-Nice cycle tour stage
Registration of electric scooters mandatory as of April 1 in Latvia
Estonian parliamentary group concludes visit to Taiwan
First six expulsion orders issued to Russian citizens in Latvia
Critical Analysis: The Flaws and Fixes of “(nendest) narkootikumidest ei tea me (küll) midagi” (Estonia)
Latvia: National Alliance tops February political popularity poll
Agreed tax hikes insufficient to fix hole in the Estonian state budget
Latvian PM explains residents’ worries about security with lacking awareness
Estonia: Urmas Reinsalu continues as most-supported potential prime minister candidate
Latvian Ministry of Defence warns of potential attack on Russia in next 48 hours
Estonia’s Kallas, Luxembourg’s Bettel rule out EU liberals lead candidate job
Artdocfest/Riga film festival winners announced
Lithuania delivers 155mm artillery ammunition to Ukraine
Prices hiked more readily in Estonia than in Latvia, Lithuania
Estonia: Industrial production volume down 8.6 percent in January
Canada’s Minister Blair, Latvian Counterpart Join Ukraine Aid Drone Coalition
Welcome to ‘Soup Town,’ Where the Streets Are Named Potato, Pea, and Bean
Latvian Foreign Ministry strongly advises against traveling to Russia
Hotel guest numbers in Estonia down slightly this January
Baltic, Ukrainian, French FMs meet in Vilnius
Traditional St Casimir Fair kicks off in Vilnius
Latvia: Anti-graft cops raid Valka again on EU fund fraud suspicion
Estonia launches regulatory sandbox for UK start-ups
Applications open for Latvia-Estonia Languages Award
Lithuania records 0.7% monthly, annual inflation in February
Unemployment Insurance Fund sees signs of improvement on Estonian labor market
Latvian Premier Slams Putin for Intimidating Russia’s Neighbors
Strasbourg court takes up third case against Lithuania over CIA prison
Anders Åslund: Russia’s sovereign assets in West have to be seized, sent to Ukraine
Lithuania: NGO urges Nausėda, presidential candidates to speak out for ratifying Istanbul Convention
Photos: Women’s Solidarity walk against violence in Rīga
Lithuania to allocate over $ 5 mn to rebuild destroyed schools and kindergartens in Ukraine
Latvian PM Siliņa: Russia is like an unpredictable alcoholic
Natalia wanted her child to escape the war: how a single mother set up a successful business in Lithuania
Latvia’s annual inflation level was 0.4% in February
Skills shortage remains high in Estonia
Lithuanian Airports seek international retail convenience store operator for growing commercial space
Estonia: Constitutional committee debates Russia’s frozen assets with foreign experts
Latvian passion for burning grass ignites again
Exiled Belarus opposition leader demands news of her imprisoned husband
Latvia orders first Russians to leave country
Estonia offers a lifeline to UK startups stifled by regulatory hurdles
Latvia: Deadline extended until April for large investment loan program
Lithuania: Flag of Sweden raised in front of the Ministry of National Defence
Latvia’s eastern border reinforcement begins
A provocation? 12 Lithuanian flags desecrated in Klaipėda
Estonia’s Kaja Kallas will not run in European Parliament elections
Latvia mid-ranked for women in STEM education
Lithuanian Vinted expands Nordic reach with the acquisition of Danish Trendsales
First six Russian citizens issued orders to leave Latvia
Exiled Belarus opposition leader demands news of her imprisoned husband
Prime Minister of Latvia compares russia to alcoholic whose actions cannot be predicted
Opposition leader issues plea as Lithuanian intelligence warns of Belarusian threats
Latvia Urges Citizens to Leave Russia Amid Possible ‘Terrorist Attacks’
Lee Maripuu: Work year 45 days longer for women in Estonia
With Sweden in NATO, the alliance has new ways to strike Russia’s prime targets
EDF colonel: Tempo of Russian operations starting to pick up again
Zelenskyy believes that Kazakhstan, Moldova, and Baltic states under threat of Russian military offensive
A resident of Vilnius uses public transport every day and is happy with the price, but also has a lot of criticism
Canadian writer Christiane Vadnais to spend two-month residency in Tartu
France finds Baltic allies in its spat with Germany over Ukraine troop deployment
Estonian FM announces imminent signing of security agreement with Ukraine
Russia Can Wage Ukraine War for At Least 2 More Years, Lithuania Warns, Readies To Host US Patriots
Angola and Estonia to Identify New Areas of Cooperation
Sweden’s NATO accession unlocks defense options to fend off Russia
Estonian Ambassador: Startups in the ‘Land of Unicorns’ Thrive Amid Security Challenges
Cour de cassation: International conference in Riga
NATO praises model balancing of Lithuania’s defence spending that ticks every box in NATO recommendations
Canada, Latvia pledge to support Ukraine’s defense capability

Poland votes to suspend participation in Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe
No deal with striking unions, says Finland’s prime minister
War in Ukraine, Taurus Missiles, Russian Espionage: Is Germany in Trouble?
Finland to send seven soldiers to participate in Red Sea crisis management
NATO: Relations with Ukraine
What Sweden will bring to NATO
Finland will support Ukraine in mapping environmental damages and in reconstruction
Tesla Protests In Germany Gather Strength
Farmer protests in Poland could be staged in Moscow based on tested “Yellow Vests” model
Tension and Unease for Russians in Finland Amid Border Shutdown
Germany tells Rosneft ‘find buyer or lose refinery’
Erdogan offers to host Ukraine-Russia peace summit after meeting Zelenskiy
Luxembourg Leaders Focus on Lunar Exploration at Visit to NASA Ames
Switzerland designates individuals & entity on Moldova sanctions list
Constitutional reform: finally more freedom from Paris? Autonomy for Corsica
Which are the top European countries for women to build their careers?
Ireland votes on removing constitutional reference to ‘women in the home’
Why are farmers up in arms? The view from Wales
US Under Secretary Raven Visits United Kingdom and Norway to Discuss Regional Security, Interoperability
An Island of creativity: Unveiling the Malta biennale 2024
Montenegro, Serbia, Republic of Srpska to boost cooperation in energy security
Step by step: Albanian textile and footwear factories improve productivity and working conditions
Religious And Social Conservatives In Kosovo Block Controversial IVF Bill
19 smugglers arrested in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia
Housing crisis: Near Lisbon, poor workers are living in makeshift camps
Almost 5 000 false identity documents seized in Greece
Philopoemen: The Last Great General of Ancient Greece
Cyprus-Gaza maritime aid corridor to open before Ramadan on Sunday
International symposium “Transforming primary health care: from Spain to Europe”
Russia wants to use Transnistria and Gagauzia to destabilize the situation in Moldova – ISW
Slovakia summons Dutch ambassador over embassy event in Prague
Czech Republic backtracks on finding cash to buy 800,000 shells for Ukraine
EU approves €3 billion for solar, onshore wind in Romania
Romania Journalist Wins Right to Search Police Academy Archives
Russia holding Crimean journalists Rustem Osmanov and Aziz Azizov for 2 months on terror charges
Abkhazia: Russia’s Failsafe for the Black Sea Fleet?
Democracy is a process: How Georgia changed its course
Georgian police use water, tear gas in move to break up second day of protests
Relatives of those missing in North Ossetia don’t let society forget about disappearances
Kyrgyzstan joins the International Maritime Organization
Kazakhstan plans to increase oil exports amid falling revenues
IsDB: Uzbekistan’s Rural Renaissance: A Model for Thriving Rural Communities
Elections influence bank lending in eurozone, study finds
EU signs agreement to help Mauritania stop Europe-bound migrants

March 9
1009 March 9: First known record of the name of Lithuania
1944 March 9: Soviet bombing of Tallinn
NATO Moving Missiles Closer to Russia’s Borders
Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs Seeks to Boost Partnership with Qatari Businessmen
It is not possible to prove the possible misuse of Lithuanian Post
Qatar, Estonia signs agreement on double taxation
Spring guide to Rīga available online
As Local Biz Blossoms, Estonian Producers Take Top Projects to Cannes
Brazilian Ricardo on salaries, work culture, and sense of safety in Lithuania
NATO countries shouldn’t send troops to Ukraine until there’s consensus, Latvian defence minister says
Russia focused on Baltic to take fight to Nato, Lithuania warns
Moody’s affirms Estonia’s A1 rating, stable outlook
New exhibition in Vilnius explores gender, family, and sexuality in Baltic art
Technical fault puts Estonia-Finland Estlink 1electricty cable out of action
Lithuania’s Uneasy Spot on Europe’s Frontlines
France is creating an alliance of countries potentially ready to send troops to Ukraine
Estonia ready to support Armenia in establishing peace
Lithuanian Olympic Committee Walking Challenge: 11,500 participants to celebrate centenary
Qatar Chamber explores fostering co-operation with Estonia in technology

Qatar’s Wealth and Resources May Be Unwelcome in Germany
Germany involved in aid corridor for Gaza
Northlandia: Finland keeps Urho celebration hopping along
US prepared ‘rigorously’ for potential Russian nuclear strike in Ukraine in late 2022
Egypt breaks record in exports of fruits, vegetables to Germany
Belarus: Little mercy for sick or disabled prisoners
Belarus’ MAZ discusses cooperation with Vietnam
Will a four-day work week solve Germany’s labour shortage?
NATO’s Newest Members Complete Massive Nordic Exercises
Drunken spectator brawls mar women’s cross-country race in Norway
Denmark To Seek Frigate Replacement For Thetis-Class
France and Germany have a duty to act in unison
Houthi forces step up Red Sea attacks as US and Denmark shoot down drones
Norway crowned world wheelchair curling champions
Belarusian IT sector loses 23K people in two years
The €136bn price tag on Ukraine’s path to joining the EU
Finland to participate in Red Sea operations
How are Ukrainian mothers managing childcare in their host countries?
Poland’s foreign minister says the presence of NATO troops in Ukraine is ‘not unthinkable’
Finland: “With Nordic Response 2024 we are putting NATO’s defense capabilities to the test”
Pope on war in Ukraine: ‘Do not be ashamed to negotiate’
Armenia is considering seeking EU membership, foreign minister says
The NATO in the Arctic exercise sees the participation of Finland and Sweden for the first time
Who will profit from legal cannabis in Germany?
Germany’s reputation for decisive leadership is in tatters when Europe needs it most
Dmytro Kuleba: Weak decisions mean more war
Finnish defence minister: Sweden joining Nato boosts Finland’s defence
A French frigate ‘destroys’ a German sub in Norway’s waters in NATO’s biggest drills since Cold War
Poland Needs to Speed Up Defense Modernization Even More Quickly to Resist a Russian Attack
As Russia Makes Big Gains In Ukraine, NATO Country Says Get Ready To ‘Fight’ For… | Poland
Successful Inaugural Trading Session on ARTEX Stock Exchange
China, Taiwan, and Core of Vatican Diplomacy
Italy-San Marino to cooperate on tourism for Expo 2025 Osaka
Andorra Offering Sensational 2024 Spring Skiing
U.S. State Department Approves Sale Of Light Tactical Vehicles To North Macedonia
Portugal parties wrap up campaigns ahead of election
Greece approves ending state monopoly on university education, despite student protests
Turkey and Italy consider teaming up to seek new influence in Africa
Italy grapples with its patriarchal history as femicide cases shock the nation
Zelenskyy hands over list of Crimean Tatars held in Russian prisons to Erdogan
Canada, Sweden resume UNRWA funding after pause over terror allegations against staff

1959 March 10: Tibetan Uprising Day
1980 March 10: Berber Spring
1990 March 11: Day of Re-Establishment of Lithuania’s Independence
1968 March 12: Mauritius Independence Day
2005 March 13: Tunisian National Day of Internet Freedom
1801 March 14: Mother Tongue Day in Estonia
1855 March 14: Circassian Language Day
2008 March 14: Tibetan Unrest
1848 March 15: Hungarian Revolution of 1848
March 15: Day of Rescuers of Lithuanian Jews
1846 March 16: Book Smugglers Day, Lithuania
1988 March 16: Halabja Massacre, Kurdistan
461 March 17: Saint Patrick’s Day, Ireland
1944 March 17: Memorandum Demanding Restoration of Independent Latvia