Ukraine Running Out

March 31
1932 Easter Sunday: Aberri Eguna (“Fatherland Day”) in Basque Country
Young Estonian karting prodigies to start at new Champions of the Future Academy series
Preserving the strongest egg – how Easter traditions in Lithuania have changed
Ukrainian egg-painting tradition adds color to Easter in Latvia
Latvia’s labor costs lowest among Baltic states
City management in focus during first day of Tallinn coalition talks
Environment Agency: Dust from the Sahara Desert has reached Estonia
Gallery: Easter celebration at the Estonian Open Air Museum
Estonia: Sunday breaks March temperature record
Latvia: A very, very warm Easter
Latvian chickens promised a better future

Tour of Flanders: Elisa Longo Borghini triumphs in the rain
France to provide new missiles, used armored vehicles to Ukraine, defense minister says
Pope Francis pleads for peace in Easter message
The corruption case ripping Gibraltar apart
North Macedonia’s ‘Mea Culpa’ On Pesticide-Laden Produce Headed For The EU
Bulgaria, Romania partially join EU’s visa-free Schengen zone
Iran’s ambassador to Azerbaijan dismissed after interview with unveiled reporter
More China-built projects to be completed during the Kazakhstan Tourism Year
Why One Italian Port Is Central to Indo-Pacific Competition
Does the European Union have the resources to match its ambitions?
Canada’s Foreign Interference Commission hears testimonies from diaspora
Taiwan’s Indigenous tribes could hold the key to its independence

April 1
April: Hmong Heritage Month, US
Estonian PM Kaja Kallas to become the new NATO chief
The European city that’s as ‘romantic’ as Paris but cheaper
D. Filmanavičiūtė’s work intended to support Ukraine was drawn by her son: “we all have to contribute”
ELWIND Offshore Wind Farm Begins Estonia Building Permit, EIA Process
The most interesting events in April in Lithuania
Gallery: Eurowings flights start between Tallinn and Prague
Movies: Latvian Directors Raitis and Lauris Ābele in Postproduction with Latvian/American Dog of God
Colonel: Very difficult for Ukraine to maintain current frontline
Red line and turning point – Lithuania’s path to joining NATO 20 years ago
The Republic of Užupis celebrates Independence Day (program of events)
Heavy snowfall observed across Latvia on April 1
Estonia still figuring out EU’s clothes recycling policy
Just one bid entered for Western Estonian islands’ ferry link tender
From Cold War To The Ukraine War: NATO At 75
Estonia: Agricultural producers under pressure from prices and complex EU regulations
PacBio system to assist Estonia’s national genome scheme
Estonian MPs visit Ukraine’s frontline
LightPath expands coating operations in Latvia
Green Ammonia Project in Lithuania Receives Funding from Nordic Investment Bank
NATO equipment on display to mark alliance’s 75th anniversary
Ukraine War: NATO states Finland, Lithuania support Macron’s ‘NATO boots on the ground’ comment
The Estonian army believes that rf could take advantage of the stagnation in arms deliveries and launch a new offensive
Estonia: New justice minister takes oath of office
Akola invests €9.5m in seed factory in Latvia
NATO military diplomats can now use Tallinn’s public transport for free
Ice Hockey Women’s Worlds, Riga: Slovakia dominates on day one
Estonia: Spring in the air on the real estate market
Netherlands, Lithuania to Practice Patriot Air Defense Systems in Eastern Flank Exercise
Pere: We have a vision for getting rid of Centrist food chains in Tallinn
Nobel Peace Prize nominee Olga Karatch on the squandered chance to change Belarus
Estonia, Ukraine launch project to modernize Ukrainian police
Lithuania: Shredder takes on difficult recycling task
Gallery: Life’s journey explored in Ukrainian artist’s new Tartu exhibition
The noose tightens: Poland and the Baltic States take initiative in combating sanctions evasion
Reinaas: Tallinn’s financial situation is worse than expected
NATO member states’ ambassadors: Ukraine needs clear path to alliance membership
Estonia: Implementation of sweetened drinks tax to cost €4.9 million

Poland launches inquiry into previous government’s spyware use
Ukraine downs 2 Russian drones from latest attacks
Germans celebrate as recreational cannabis use becomes legal
Toward sustainable nuclear waste management: Finland is on the verge
Mysterious burned rubber stench reported across regions of Finland, Russia: ‘Couldn’t breathe’
France expects ‘clear messages’ from China to Russia over Ukraine war
Russia is behind Havana Syndrome, attacks on U.S., former lead Pentagon investigator says
Lukashenko’s Wagner army is more of a propaganda tool than an actual threat
Google expands Vehicle Listing Ads to new markets
Argentina-Denmark F-16 deal would be boon to US in South America: Analysts
Russian assault piles pressure on fragile Ukrainian defensive line in the east
Biding Time? China’s Slow Takeover of Russia’s Far East
Sweden allocates $3.7M for humanitarian aid to Ukraine
Ukraine says Russia has fired five Zircon missiles at Kyiv this year
Saab Tackles Future Fighter Concept Studies for Sweden
Iran alerted Russia to security threat before Moscow attack
Macron’s ‘Troops In Ukraine’ Talk Wins Finland’s Backing; ‘Keep Russia Guessing’
When colonial Germany committed genocide in Namibia
Erdogan vows to make amends after humbling election loss in Turkey
Russia calls off search for trapped gold miners
Former grain silo reimagined as one of Norway’s most exciting museums
Germany’s paralysis threatens European economy
Hidden chunk of Earth’s crust that seeded birth of ‘Scandinavia’ discovered through ancient river crystals
“Positive credit register” opens in Finland
Car bomb kills Russian-appointed official in eastern Ukraine
Large fire breaks out at production facility in Russia’s Yekaterinburg
Southwind Airlines Cancels Antalya-Kaliningrad Flights: EU Ban
Roadmap for Anti-Discrimination Legislation in Ukraine
Israeli troops exit Gaza’s Shifa Hospital, leaving rubble and bodies
Five killed as powerful winds strike southern Poland
Russia arrests four more suspects linked to deadly Moscow concert hall attack
Russian court extends pre-trial detention of RFE/RL journalist
Ownership of battery electric vehicles is uneven in Norwegian households
US raises concern over convictions of rights advocates in Vietnam
New NGF Nature Energy biogas plant planned in Denmark
Playing with fire. The Kremlin and Minsk consider the possibility of using nuclear weapons
At least three missing after avalanche near Swiss resort of Zermatt
Denmark: Municipalities hesitate with unpopular ban on wood-burning stoves
Iran says Israel bombed its embassy in Syria, killing a top commander
Germany fans banned from buying number 44 kits over Nazi symbolism
Netanyahu revives moves to shut Qatar’s Al Jazeera TV in Israel
Germany exported 7.8 million tons of scrap in 2023
Palestinians want April vote on full United Nations membership
Liechtenstein royal family-backed banking and asset management firm LGT says private equity has ‘good future’ in China
Austria says it must deter Russian infiltration after allegations of spying emerge
The 2024 U19 IKF European Korfball champions are: The Netherlands
A New Chapter for Irish Historians’ ‘Saddest Book’
Who killed the last wolf in Wales?
Scotland’s controversial new hate crime law comes into effect
Malta Urges the ICC to Hurry Up Its War Crimes Probes in Palestine
NATO Accession Anniversaries for Albania and Croatia
Greece lifts price of Golden Visa to fight housing crisis
Cinema in Spain: a window into 500 years of history
Europe’s highest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Italy
Rare ‘marching Judas’ procession kicks off in Czechia
Journalistic Investigation Reveals Alleged Russian Attacks on US Diplomats in Tbilisi
The terrorist attack in Moscow suburbs puts Tajikistan in a difficult choice
Central Asian air quality gets low marks – report
Karakalpak Activist Wanted In Uzbekistan Detained In Kazakhstan
Singapore’s Pyxis launches its first 100% electric passenger vessel

April 2
1805 April 2: Children’s Book Day/Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday
First local spring vegetables coming soon in Latvia
Strip Russians in Estonia of voting rights?
Latvia: Row, row, row your boat… around Lake Lubāns
Estonia: NATO tour kicks off in Ida-Viru County
Notable improvement in Latvia’s Easter drunk driving figures
Diplomatic Relations And Economic Prospects: Bangladesh-Estonia Partnership
Latvians asked to keep up donations to Ukraine
Estonia plans to buy 18 French-made CAESAR howitzers
‘Latvian Days’ in Germany next month
Belarus conducts military drills near Ukraine, EU border
‘Havana Syndrome’ weapon used against US official in Vilnius
Latvia: Security service sees no sanction breach in sale of Russian billionaires’ helicopter
A one-of-a-kind folk music festival in the most beautiful town in Estonia. A place to travel to
‘Rīgas ritmi’ jazz festival gets another quality label
Lithuania: Dissident nun Sadūnaitė passes away aged 85
Russia’s FSB Says Seized Explosives Sent From Ukraine Via EU
Reinaas: No exceptions in Tallinn for Estonian education transition
Poor air quality in Rīga and Rēzekne Tuesday
Tallinn to annul central hospital architecture contract
Latvia: Promises of maternity hospital uncovered while demolishing slum
Estonia plans to purchase 18 Caesar self-propelled howitzers
Russian and Belarusian real estate in Latvia revealed by Latvian Radio
Estonia may start compensating exercise centers for operating expenses
Over half of Lithuanians are against sending troops to Ukraine
Estonians trust their government. That’s why it can offer advanced services.
Belarus launches military exercises near the borders with Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland
Success assured? Appraising the Canadian-led Enhanced Forward Presence battlegroup in Latvia
Sahara dust elevates air pollution in Lithuania
Gambia’s Fofana nets 1st goal for Daugavpils in Latvia Premier League
Lithuania’s Avion Express exits business restructuring
Belarusian citizen detained in Latvia for migrant transportation
Estonia: Court orders man found guilty of desecrating national anthem to pay €15,000
Electric scooter registration now compulsory in Latvia
Estonia: Foreign Ministry paid Tsahkna visit influencer from the management’s budget
Belarus holds military drills near borders with Latvia, Poland &Ukraine
[Estonia] Finance minister: Lemonade tax impossible to lay down before 2026
More Ukrainian war refugees in Lithuania seek mental help
Next Tallinn City Government: Tallinn Pealinn, Stolitsa papers to be shut down
Andris Ķēniņš appointed as the new director general of Latvian State Environment Service
March in Estonian supermarkets: Dairy prices slowly falling
Profits of Latvian financial institutions reaches EUR 96 million in first two months of 2024
[Estonia] Urmas Viilma: The toadstool mycelium and ‘holy war’ of the ‘Russian world’
Log prices in Latvia fell in 2023
Estonia invests in artillery systems and naval capabilities
Belarusian timber continues to enter Lithuania, EU – investigation
Estonia: Pärnu sets birdwatching record number of species
Green Ammonia Project in Lithuania Receives Funding from Nordic Investment Bank
Nominations open for annual Balts’ Award
Winning design for Tallinn’s ‘Fisherman’s Wharf’ revealed
Ex-leader of pro-Soviet organisation Yedinstvo to be expelled from Lithuania
Roberts Blumbergs: Russia doesn’t deserve mercy and understanding
Lithuania: Border guards stop nine irregular migrants 29 March to 1 April
Estonia started exporting liquid fuels in 2023
Lithuania mulls easing construction rules in preparation for Rheinmetall project
[Latvia] Rinkēvičs: New Foreign Minister will have to start work quickly
Estonia: PPA, ministry propose indefinitely closing Narva border crossing overnight
Riga residents advised to spend less time outside because of air pollution
The Guardian: Estonia has ‘the best schools in Europe’
Latvia: Electricity consumption expected to go up rapidly after 2030
Estonian authority gets 10 applications for offshore wind bidding
Dutch To Deploy Patriot Air Defence Unit To Lithuania
Estonia to endorse Mark Rutte as NATO’s next secretary general
Latvian government rubber stamps EUR 48m of mortgage relief
Estonia’s Kaja Kallas backs Mark Rutte for NATO top job
Verboom! More military drills this week in Latvia
Estonian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate promised to refrain from patriarch Kirill’s guidelines
Lithuania supports Dutch PM Rutte’s candidacy to lead NATO – president
Baltic States Endorse Dutch PM Rutte as NATO Secretary General in “Trump Whisperer Win”
Belarus has started military exercises near the borders with Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland
Estonian ministry to develop LGBT+ equal opportunities action plan
As NATO turns 75, Ukraine war remains a test of wills with a tyrant
Nato’s major eastward expansion 20 years on
Estonia: Regional minister hopes to legalize local government wealth redistribution by summer
Lithuania: salary reaches €4 thousand, but there is a shortage of these specialists: talents from abroad have to be hired
The Baltics’ fastest-growing startup teams
Lithuania’s AUDRA Festival announces full lineup for 2024
Estonia: State issues €250 million short term bonds
airBaltic plane experiences system error, alarms passengers
Baltic states, Poland, Ukraine and US to cooperate in research
With Lithuania & Estonia, Rutte now backed by 28 of 32 NATO states to be next leader

A rape and murder in Poland put women’s rights under spotlight
Finland: Child dead and two wounded at school shooting near Helsinki
UN accuses Russia of human rights violations against Ukraine
How to navigate Oslo’s industrial tech fjord
DHL expands parcel delivery offering in Sweden with investment in parcel locker network
Poland asks Israel for explanation after aid worker killed in Gaza
Norway follows Denmark with plans to conscript thousands more soldiers
GPS: Netnod bolsters Sweden’s national timing infrastructure
Sweden’s SSAB to invest $4.8 bln in fossil-free steel mill
Lukashenko says Belarus wants peace but is ‘preparing for war’
8,709 new electric cars in Norway
Russia, China catching up to U.S. in space weaponry, new report finds
German customs detains ship with Russia cargo at Baltic Sea port
Food delivery by drone takes off in Sweden
In Gaza, Palestinians risk death in desperate rush for aid
Commission co-hosts international conference on restoring justice for Ukraine in The Hague
Inflation cools in Germany as interest rates hamper growth and hopes rise for a rate cut
Belarus ‘war’ comments prompt EU rebuke
Russia reports drone attacks on industrial site over 1,000 km from Ukraine
Office of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya helped deliver drones to Kastus Kalinouski Regiment in Ukraine
Blinken says Ukraine at ‘critical moment’ in its war with Russia
Botswana threatens to deport 20,000 elephants to Germany
Iran vows revenge on Israel after Damascus embassy attack
Russian Activist Detained For Displaying Historical Flag Of Belarus
Skien 2024: Get to Know Norway
Rich and retired: the boom beneficiaries who finance Germany’s far right
Russia planning major new offensive in Donetsk region in coming months, ISW says
Belarus Cyber Partisans Prepare For Uprising
Polish audit office notifies prosecutors former PM may have abused power
Norway to invest $US 40bn in rail infrastructure over 12 years
China’s Xi warns Biden the US is ‘creating risks’ with technology limits
Russian jammers plaguing pilots near Baltic, 1600 aircraft impacted
Norway set to tax foreign aquaculture workers and businesses
UAE pauses aid to Gaza by sea after Israeli strike kills aid workers
Nato plans $100bn ‘Trump-proof’ fund for Ukraine
Company Registration in Poland – 2024 Guide
Jose Andres, the celebrity chef sidestepping bureaucracy to bring aid to Gaza
Norway’s currency weakens again
Gaza sea corridor aid returns to Cyprus after Israel kills NGO workers
What will happen in Poland’s local elections?
Aker Carbon Capture Awarded Pre-FEED From Statkraft In Norway
White House ‘outraged’ by Israeli airstrike that killed aid workers in Gaza
Inuuteq Storch on Representing Denmark at the 60th Venice Biennale
Putin the Pilate
NATO boss floats 100 billion euro military aid fund for Ukraine
Telia finalises Denmark departure
Istanbul nightclub fire kills 29 during renovation
Russian hard discounter eyes Hungarian retail market
Germany’s Blanket Support for Israel Has Undermined Its Utility as a Middle East Mediator
Brazil view on immunity for heads of state could favor Putin at G20 summit
Germany: Power plant strategy – Focus on hydrogen
Israel says airstrike unintentionally killed aid workers in Gaza, allies demand explanations
Trial over $1.8bn fraud at Malaysia’s 1MDB opens in Switzerland
Benny Wizani: the Austrian trampolinist on the road to Paris 2024 with his ‘boy band’ brotherhood
Party fighting for independence of Corsica thanks Azerbaijan for support
As Senegal’s Faye takes office, France watches closely
Making Greenland a full part of North America should be a priority for Canada
Free childcare in Wales: What help is there for parents?
Kannada becomes 53rd language of Vatican Media
FAO, GCF collaborate to strengthen climate partnerships in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Eight die as car carrying suspected migrants falls into Albanian ravine
Cooperation between Montenegro and Kosovo, a true success story supported through the EU
UNDP Bosnia and Herzegovina Office Receives Gold Gender Seal Award
Portugal’s minority government takes office, faces fragmented parliament
Unlocking Portugal’s game development industry
Cyprus: More than 500 migrants rescued over weekend
Greek islands set to welcome Turkish visitors for the first time under new visa scheme
“Do you want Catalonia to be an independent state?” – the referendum question proposed by Aragonès
Catalonia’s president proposes new independence referendum
Transparency of media ownership in Moldova enhanced
Hungary’s new gas deal fuels Russia fears
Czech Republic hasn’t given names of Dutch politicans allegedly paid to back Russia
Crimean journalist Osman Arifmemetov moved from Novocherkassk to Russia’s Krasnoyarsk Kray
A Mi-24 helicopter crashed in Abkhazia
Ukraine: Russians give collaborators tourist vouchers to Dagestan and Ossetia – National Resistance Center
Turkmenistan’s Balkan Shipyard to Partner with Dutch Company
Kyrgyzstan president signs Russian-style ‘foreign agents’ law
Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to Unite Against External Military Threat
Massive Flooding Inundates Kazakhstan, Forcing Thousands From Homes
Women in Tech: Huawei opens up new opportunities for Kazakhstan women
CEE can put itself at the heart of the global supply chain
Connecting Europe Days
Lebanon joins the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe as an Associate Member.
Europe’s Strategic Deficit
What needs to happen next for Canada to have a successful school food program
Canada launches $6 bln housing fund in bid to quell housing crisis
North Korea fires suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile
Japan’s Royal Family Joins Instagram to Try to Connect With Youth

April 3
Lithuania’s Fintech Haven to Cull Crypto Firms Under New Licensing Rules
Luminor Bank funds 19-MW solar project in Latvia
Lithuanian Health Minister Visited Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development
Latvia: Rēzekne city council could be dismissed this month
[Estonia] Minister: We hope to double foreign workforce quota
Latvia: Thirteen bird nests ready for viewers this season
Lithuanian vegetable market faces challenges from Russian produce
Latvia: Daugavpils fortress hopes for bright cultural future
Lithuanian president questions adequacy of NATO’s 2% defense spending target
Estonia Receives Multiple Applications for Three New Offshore Wind Sites, Auction Expected in June
‘It’s not for everyone’: getting into ORKA, Lithuania’s elite special force
Food prices in Latvia should remain stable, says researcher
Estonian consumer prices continued climbing in March
[Latvia] PM Siliņa: No specific Foreign Minister candidate yet
Paper: Estonia lost millions selling Operail’s Finnish business
Exotic Mandarin duck appears in Vilnius – photos
Czech Minister Lipavský hosts Estonian Foreign Minister Margus Tsahkna in Prague
EU must do more for Ukraine – Charles Michel in Vilnius
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal visits Estonia
EU innovation agency opens hub in Latvia
Estonia: Pensions basic exemption ceiling forecast to yield dozens of millions in revenue
Employers say adult education in Latvia is being wasted
Estonia provides guarantee of €10 million for EIB’s EU for Ukraine Fund
Latvia: Russia-NATO relations in the context of confrontation
Two in five Estonian women experience intimate partner violence
Unemployment level in Latvia is higher than average in the EU and Eurozone
Estonia: Court suspends this year’s spring goose cull after ornithologists’ appeal
For Lithuania, Unease Over a Growing Russian-Speaking Diaspora
Gulbe: food producers and retailers do not have equal market power in Latvia
Lithuanian farmers say Russian vegetables with fake documents undermine prices
Estonia reviews ten applicants for three new offshore wind sites
Lithuania to tighten crypto regulation, will require licensing in 2025
Latvian prosecution office puts ex-Saeima deputy on wanted list
Ukraine Verkhovna Rada Chairman met with Lithuania Seimas Vice-Speaker
Central and Eastern Europe needs to rethink its approach to energy security
Ukraine’s PM begins visit to Estonia
Special committee to investigate Latvian ex-PM’s private flights scandal
Estonia: Share of people with reduced work ability stops growing
Latvia approves new aid package for Ukraine
Estonia: Enefit Green CEO Aavo Kärmas resigns
Lukashenko announced Belarus’s preparation for war: an analyst on the dictator’s motives
Latvia: Former MP Grevcova charged with justifying war crimes
Kaia Kanepi makes Estonian national tennis team again after nine-year hiatus
Latvia: Eagle eggs named in honor of singing eggs
Wizz Air cancels six flights from Lithuania
Estonia wants to acquire 12 CAESAR guns while KNDS targets 12 systems per month
Lithuania’s 2023 budget deficit much smaller than planned
Tallinn seeks €10 million from government for Olympic swimming pool
Latvia’s industrial production down 0.3% in February
Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania and Slovenia Celebrate 20th Anniversary of NATO Membership
Global Estonian Report: April 3-10
Lithuania Set to Weed Out Crypto Firms, Few Expected to Scale Full Permits
Cash may no longer be king in Latvia
Estonia: No plans for international flights at Pärnu Airport
Number of Ukrainians declines in Lithuania, migration from Central Asia on steep rise
Online holiday rentals were booming in Latvia in 2023
Lithuania’s Šimonytė, Sweden’s Kristersson discuss regional security
Estonia: 12-year-old Elizaveta Anikina triumphs in domestic youth tennis champs
Crypto companies in Lithuania face exodus as regulators tighten rules
Romanian president’s NATO candidacy not backed by the US or Baltic states
Lithuanian Greens present all-women candidate list for European elections
2 unaligned councilors promise to support new Tallinn coalition
Defence ties between Lithuania and Norway crucial to entire NATO – Nausėda
Poll: Which of the Baltic States has the best entry at Eurovision 2024?
New head of Startup Lithuania takes office
TV3’s streaming balancing act in the Baltics
NATO jets scrambled six times from Lithuania 25-31 March
Latvia: Scandal-hit Jelgava municipality mayor steps down
Two Lithuanian MPs targeted by decade-long Chinese hacker campaign
Estonia has already completed mechanism for the use of russian funds for the needs of Ukraine
Lithuania to Tighten Grip on Crypto Firms with New Licenses

Germany, France and Poland: This moment may define our children’s future
‘No choice’: Ukraine eyes Kerch bridge in Crimea for drone attack
Keolis wins contract to operate electric bus line in northern Denmark
Timber from Belarus still arriving in EU despite Western embargo: study
NATO looking at options to shore up long-term support for Ukraine amid concerns about Trump winning November’s election
Denmark: Genmab to broaden and strengthen oncology portfolio with acquisition of ProfoundBio
‘Anything can happen’: New NATO member Sweden prepares for possible war with Russia
Kremlin seeks answers from West over mysterious Nord Stream pipeline explosions
First gas supplies from TotalEnergies’ mega North Sea project reach Denmark
Load of Wood Gets Cargo Ship Detained in Germany for Sanction Violations
As Norway nears major victory over gas-powered cars, Ireland joins EV winter with drivers falling prey to ‘misinformation’
Denmark to help guide Mexico’s energy transition
Russia’s Asian alliances have security consequences, NATO chief warns
Norway’s parliament receives bomb threat
World elite will meet this weekend in Norway
Ukraine, Finland sign long-term security agreement
After terror attack, Russia sees U.S. role and claims it is at war with NATO
Norway establishes Arctic base for long-range drones
Ukraine lowers army draft age as Russian missiles strike Dnipro
Explainer: What are the security deals Ukraine is signing with allies?
Optimiser Flower buys 42.5MW BESS in Sweden from OX2 in milestone deal for both firms
Kharkiv Residents Power Through Russia’s Relentless Attacks On Energy Grid
Ukraine, Finland presidents discuss increasing defense production
Tesla Model Y is Sweden’s most registered car in March 2024
Finland and Ukraine sign long-term security agreement
Turkey gains new wave of female mayors after opposition’s poll success
Deadly school shooting in Finland blamed on bullying
Germany: What’s holding Scholz’s coalition together?
Conservatives set for heavy UK election defeat to opposition Labour, survey shows
22nd Meeting of ASEAN-Russia Joint Cooperation Committee convenes
French defence minister Lecornu holds rare phone talks with Russia’s Shoigu
Taiwan’s strongest earthquake in 25 years kills 9 people, 50 missing
NATO agrees to work on long-term military support for Ukraine
Germany: Energy storage strategy — more flexibility and stability
Casualties from Myanmar landmines jump to over 1,000 last year, says UNICEF
Belarus: IPI condemns prison sentences handed to two more journalists
Ukraine lowers conscription age to 25 to replenish beleaguered troops
Portugal’s new conservative government restores state symbols on logo
Belarusian Imprisoned For Sending Cash To Opposition Groups
EVs At 58.1% Share In Sweden — The Volvo EX30 Had A Meteoric Climb To #2 Spot
Germany’s AfD asks its lawmaker to ‘clarify’ Russian cash report
Moroccan frozen raspberry exports to Poland up 9-fold in just 3 years!
Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Contemplates Rio Tinto Divestment
Denmark axes defence chief for failure to report weapons system malfunction
Prosecutors in Poland open homicide investigation into Israeli strike that killed Polish aid worker in Gaza
Chef Jose Andres says Israel targeted his aid workers ‘systematically, car by car’
N26 unveils revolutionary stocks and ETFs trading platform in Germany
Blinken and Azeri president speak about easing Armenia tensions, US says
Construction Begins on World’s Largest 3D Printed Structure in Switzerland
Carinthian Slow Food Cooks’ Alliance and a new Presidium add Austria to the list of countries that improve the overall agro-food biodiversity.
AI is helping startups scale at a rapid pace, boosting the entrepreneurial ecosystems of one-time laggards Italy and Belgium
Electric ferries an obvious step for Channel Islands, Condor boss says
Reindeer herders battle power line needed for Norway’s climate goal
Viken JV tanker auctioned in Gibraltar to shake off Russian links
Much Ado about Nothing? Party positioning in North Macedonia and what to expect from the 2024 elections
European consortium wins 100 MW PV tender in Kosovo with $0.0524/kWh bid
Bosnian Serbs ‘Honoured’ to Present Orban With Entity’s Top Award
War Veterans In Bosnia Are Angry About How The War Is Being Taught
Cyprus seeks EU help to curb surge of Syrian refugees from Lebanon
Migrant arrivals to Spain up 277%
Romania Mulls Law Allowing Military Intervention to Protect Citizens Abroad
For the first time in 30 years, Chisinau has the advantage in the Transnistria case
Slovakia pushes for new law on NGOs, critics fear Hungary-like restrictions
Hungary’s Orban, a long-time Trump ally, rocked by major scandals ahead of European elections
For Veiled Muslim Women in Russia, Prejudice and Harassment Are Part of Everyday Life
‘Armenia is pivoting to the West. It’s time for Europe to step up’
De-Facto Leader of Occupied Abkhazia Talks Relations with Tbilisi, Moscow with Russian Media
Protests called as Georgia revives controversial ‘foreign agents’ law
Kyrgyzstan To Stop Processing Russian Payment Cards Over U.S. Sanctions
Forest Ecosystems Restoration in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region
Kazakhstan: Can a black spot on the Caspian Sea be called an oil spill?
Empowering Girls and Women in STEM: What works?
EU invests in education to change the world
Eurozone inflation falls faster than expected in March
Southern growth spurt creates two-speed eurozone economy
Less developed regions hold the key for Europe’s energy transition
‘Lavender’: The AI machine directing Israel’s bombing spree in Gaza
What’s Next for Japan’s Economy After Monetary Policy Shift?
Japan seeks to defend national interests in South China Sea
Taiwan Hit By Strongest Earthquake in Nearly 25 Years

April 4
1949 April 4: Founding of NATO
1960 April 4: Senegal Independence Day
Latvia plans long-term support for Ukraine at 0.25% of GDP
Lithuania abandons its pennies
Big Cleanup to take place April 27 in Latvia
‘Our border is also with Russia’ – interview with Dutch PM
European Commission: Estonian car tax is discriminatory
Latvia will send to Ukraine EUR 10 million worth of drones this year – Silina
Estonia’s Tsahkna in Czechia: Fight against Russia is our shared goal
Latvia: Vidzeme to use biowaste to produce gardening compost
Estonia: Cybercriminals steal data of around 700,000 Apotheka pharmacy customers
Ukrainian PM Denys Shmyhal visits Latvia
German troops to start coming to Lithuania next week – ministry
Poll: Tallinn residents split almost 50-50 on Mihhail Kõlvart no-confidence motion
US charges Latvian broker for exporting US aircraft technology to Russia
Estonia: War anxiety hiking world market oil prices
Latvia: NATO celebrates its 75th birthday
Stakeholders Combine to Boost Lithuania Fintech Powerhouse Claim
‘Shadow Day’ connects employers and students April 4 in Latvia
Jevgeni Ossinovski: City of Tallinn finances are healthy
Lithuania mulls banning Chinese software in private power plants – minister
[Estonia] Libération: Starship Robots may reduce delivery sector’s environmental footprint
TechChill: investor sentiment remains generally positive
Estonia Foreign minister in Brussels: NATO security only certain with Ukrainian victory
Man arrested in Rīga for glorifying Putin
Estonia arrest journalist for breaching EU Russia sanctions
New paper examines Canada-led NATO battlegroup in Latvia
Go Vilnius Produces Self-Deprecating Tourism Marketing Campaign for Lithuanian Capital City
Latvian artists head to Tallinn Music Week
Haven For Russian Dissidents Or Creeping Russification? Issues Rise In Lithuania
Over 10 million tonnes of oil shale extracted in Estonia in 2023
Housing prices in Latvia grow more rapidly than average prices in the EU
Estonia: Lauri Hussar re-elected as Riigikogu speaker
Biggest battles may lie ahead – Lithuania’s FM on NATO anniversary
Estonia: Hairdressers, restaurants and car services beginning to feel the squeeze
Denys Shmyhal: We expect to launch joint production of drones with Latvia in the near future
‘Pealtnägija’ presents: Estonia’s biggest car tax payers
Nausėda, Šimonytė, Žalimas registered as presidential candidates in Lithuania
Latvia to provide Ukraine with drones and finance the Czech initiative to purchase ammunition
Redge Media video cloud deployed at Lithuanian public broadcaster
Russia’s GPS interference over Estonia ramps up
Urgent fire safety works start in Rīga’s ‘Corner House’
NATO, EU roundtable taking place in Tallinn
Court declares Rīga’s ban on gambling unconstitutional
[Estonia] Ministry of Finance’s spring forecast: No growth this year
‘Hard way’ ahead for €100 billion NATO Ukraine fund plan
Learn Latgalian on ‘Vasals!’ app
New campaign invites Brits, Germans to break stereotypes about Vilnius
Latvia: Big price fall in agricultural output last year
Estonia: Henri Laupmaa firm behind donation platform struck from register
As NATO marks 75 years, a revitalized Alliance faces an array of new challenges
Estonian politicians mark NATO’s 75th anniversary
Latvia: Ten plants to harvest in April
Estonia: Balticconnector gas pipeline should return to service April 22
2024 IIHF WWIB – Slovenia stuns Latvia with SO win
‘Pealtnägija’: The odd case of the literally dirty Libyan money found in Estonia
Georgian gov’t rejects president’s request for working visit to Lithuania
Latvia to send drones worth EUR 1M to Ukraine
Estonia: Beaver arrival in Pärnu unfazed by vicinity of humans
House prices in Lithuania up by 8.3% in Q4 2023 y-o-y
Hundreds of thousands of clients’ data lost in cyber attack on Apotheka in Estonia
First soldiers from German brigade will arrive in Lithuania next week
STRATCOMCOE offers podcast on ‘The new age of human connectivity’
[Estonia] Clyde Kull: European Parliament elections more important than ever this year
Ukraine and Lithuania held talks on concluding a bilateral security agreement
Latvia plans to increase military support for Ukraine to 0.25% of GDP
Georgia Prime Minister did not allow President of Georgia to visit Lithuania
Internal audit finds systemic problems at Tallinn Dental Clinic
Only 8% of Lithuanian employers support a four-day workweek, but change is inexorable
EU power plants’ carbon emissions slashed in 2023
Ukraine, Lithuania hold talks on bilateral security agreement
EBRD President to visit Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
airBaltic Celebrates 15 Years of Palanga Flights in Lithuania
Geopolitical Economic Perspectives of the Baltic Countries
Latvia’s Kariņš: NATO needs a strategy to ‘rein in Russia’
Finland and Sweden continue integration training with allies
LTV: Reshuffle possible in Latvian government
Implications of Sweden’s NATO Membership for Russia and the Baltic Region
How EU businesses trading in Russia are blocking €300 billion for Ukraine?
Romanian president sees his odds in the race for the top NATO job as “reasonable”
Go Vilnius plans to draw 25% more British, German tourists with new campaign
Germany’s Bundeswehr: Getting ready to defend NATO

A mayor in Ukraine aids his town’s few remaining people, as Russia closes in
Norway sees lowest fresh, wild cod exports for 12 years
Ibrahimovic to be honoured with Sweden friendly
Russia arrests 3 more over Moscow concert hall attack
Lower salmon production contributed to drop in Norway’s seafood exports
Norway Reopens Andøya Air Station as Base for Long-Range Drones
After Norway, Finland: autonomous Karsan e-Atak lands in Tampere
In Moscow Attack, a Handful of Suspects but a Million Tajiks Under Suspicion
Sweden wants Mark Rutte as next NATO chief
Western officials warn munition shortages could be catastrophic for Ukraine as US stalls on providing more aid
A year of living less dangerously? Finland’s first 12 months in NATO
Macron dismisses Russia’s ‘ridiculous’ remarks suggesting Paris had a role in Moscow attack
The ‘menacing’ call with Russia that’s turning into a diplomatic headache for France
Denmark closes major shipping strait over faulty missile launcher
Relief as Finnish port strikes are set to cease in bid to start talks
Slavery tribunal? Africa and Caribbean unite on reparations
Bodø: north Norway’s evolving cultural capital
Descendants of enslaved, enslavers ‘break silence’ around France’s past
OFAC de-lists VTB Bank Europe from Russia sanctions list
Ukrainian man jailed for life over role in Russian strike on pizzeria
NATO invites Ukraine to its birthday party, with no fresh pledge on membership
Norway to deport Quran burner who caused uproar back to Sweden
War in Ukraine: How a demining project is bringing hope to farmers two years on
Finland decides to close border with Russia indefinitely
Germany says Russia ‘very likely’ responsible for Baltic GPS disruptions
Italy arrests 22, seizes millions in EU fund fraud case
US Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba Before Their Meeting
Equinor ups its electrification ante offshore Norway
Ukraine says NATO funding idea will only work if members have to contribute
Germany announces reforms of Bundeswehr to get ‘ready for war’
Sometimes I envy colleagues and acquaintances who grew up in Belarusian-speaking families
Ryanair to resume flights to Israel from June
Norway’s salmon record finally comes to an end
US this week approved transfer of thousands of bombs to Israel, official says
Getting Off the Back Foot: Guiding Principles for a Proactive Western Strategy on Belarus
Norway: Billions set to save historic churches
Russian drone attack kills four in Ukraine’s Kharkiv, cuts power supply
Denmark’s Theis Ørntoft Wins the EU Prize for Literature
UN Rights Body Launches Probe to Investigate Abuses in Belarus
NATO allies aim to send more air defence aid to Ukraine but make no concrete pledges
Germany charges individuals for exporting gas turbines to Crimea in breach of sanctions
Ukraine strikes may have hit 15% of Russian refinery capacity – NATO official
Poland condemns “outrageous” remarks by Israeli ambassador on Gaza aid worker deaths
Germany gears up for cyber warfare with fourth branch of military
MSF dismisses Israeli claim of ‘regrettable incident’ in strike against aid workers in Gaza
3 human rights activists arrested in Belarus as a crackdown on the opposition persists
Poland tops 17 GW of PV capacity
Ukraine working with Hungary to unblock EU funding
US asks Israel for immediate ceasefire, threatens policy ‘changes’
Banks in Austria, Romania, Slovakia handled €600M defrauded from EU recovery funds – EPPO
This country has the best work-life balance in the world
Netherlands, Kazakhstan Establish Business Council to Boost Cooperation
Faroese Environment Agency joins EuroGeographics
Sustainable Finance in Jersey: Consultation Paper
As climate changes, Sami herders need to feed reindeer as rain creates ice layer
From Paris to Cornwall: Mark Rothko’s Seagram Murals are going on show at Tate St Ives
UK Tour Operators Report Rising Tour Sales to Kazakhstan Ahead of World Nomad Games
New Malta president lambasts ‘disease of greed’
Euromax Resources mulls international arbitration over North Macedonia mine dispute
Kosovo* introduces HPV vaccine in immunization schedule: outreach in schools and beyond to reach every girl
Long-Hidden Manuscript Tells Inmate’s Story of Croatia’s WWII Jasenovac Camp
Serbia to boost defence industry cooperation with France, President Vucic says
Cyprus demands Lebanon control migrant flows
Greece and India to sign defense cooperation agreement
Spain’s decision to recognize Palestinian state marks potential turning point for Europe
Moldova’s Customs Chief Resigns After Authorities Launch Corruption Probe
Bulgaria: Alleged Beating of Detained Saudi Activist
Hungary to promote a bioeconomy research partnership for central and eastern Europe
Czech Republic unmasks network bribing European politicians, spreading Ukraine fake news
Czech Republic allocates hundreds of millions of crowns to purchase ammunition for Ukraine
Blinken warns Azerbaijan over Armenia tensions
Azerbaijan’s crackdown on the opposition and independent media continues unabated
The lingering impact of landmines on children and families in Azerbaijan
EU warns candidate country Georgia over disputed ‘foreign agent’ law
Turkmenistan and Pakistan Vow to Fast Track TAPI Gas Pipeline Project
Boosting health-care digitalization in Kyrgyzstan, a European Union and WHO collaboration
EU support to civil society organisations in Uzbekistan
NATO marks 75th anniversary as foreign ministers meet in Brussels
Statement from President Joe Biden on NATO’s 75th Anniversary
Could the ECB cut rates before the Fed?
‘Made in Australia’ drive aims to shift economy from ‘world’s quarry’ label
South Korea designates Russian entities for links with DPRK
Why are more German firms moving from China to Japan?
Why China Offered Earthquake Aid to Taiwan—and Why Taiwan Quickly Rejected It
Mapping The Future: Innovative Solutions For New Zealand’s Biodiversity Restoration
How Singapore became Asia’s go-to hub for start-ups

April 5
It became clear how many Lithuanian residents sort waste
Rīga mulls football stadium on Lucavsala island
Bank of Estonia chief: State budget deficit growth concerning
Latvia plans centralized national data cloud
Denys Shmyhal: Attacking oil plants is direct communication with Russians
Stork up on patience for Bird Days 2024
First-time voters will have an important say in European Parliament elections
Think-tank: ‘Small but perceptible reduction in Latvia’s security’ in early 2024
Estonia: Ida-Viru County water reserves not enough for new businesses
Incumbent Nausėda strongly leads presidential opinion polls in Lithuania
Latvia Deploys Finance Tools to Fight Russian Sanctions Evasion
Estonian ministry, Zero Terrain sign MOU for pumped hydro energy storage
Latvia believes in music: There’s nothing hollow about Dons
[Estonia] Ossinovski: 90 percent of topics covered at Tallinn coalition talks
Latvian book design awards annnounced
Estonia’s Elcogen nets over €140 million in funding for clean energy technology expansion
100 years of Latvians and alcohol: Part One
Lithuania to buy 3,000 drones for Ukraine, launches soldiers’ rehabilitation initiative
App taxis cause double the number of collisions than regular ones in Estonia
President urges Bank of Latvia to assess unjustified restrictions on access to financial services
Estonia: Police apprehend organized crime suspects
Ukraine’s Shmyhal begins visit to Lithuania, meets with Šimonytė
[Basketball] Qualified Team Focus – Latvia: Can Latvia reach their first Olympics since 1936?
Lithuania to purchase 3,000 Lithuanian drones for Ukraine: Denys Shmyhal
Pro-Kremlin activist arrested in Rīga
Lithuania to allocate EUR 15 million for rehabilitation programs for Ukrainian military
Lithuanian ministry tables bill to bolster defence industry
Western instructors could go to Ukraine under proper air defence – Lithuanian PM
Latvia named as organized crime synthetic drugs hotspot
Danish company planning proteins factory in Jõhvi, Estonia
Latvia to send EUR 10 mln worth of drones to Ukraine: official
Estonia’s deficit to bring European Commission proceedings, no penalty yet
Latvian companies doing business with Russia named and shamed
Expert: A light metro could be constructed in Tallinn
Lithuania to support Ukraine’s defense with 3,000 drones & rehabilitation program for injured soldiers
Estonia: Reform plan would see local governments review waste station management practices
Lithuanian court deems ex-president’s donor threat to national security
Latvia: Former Rēzekne Mayor to be prosecuted for information disclosure
[Basketball] Qualified Team Focus – Lithuania: Can Sabonis and Valanciunas take their team to France?
App available for tourism in Rīga vicinity
NATO Tour stops in Tallinn for 75th anniversary celebration
Estonia: Prosecutor general broke the law when failing to notify minister of side activities
Lithuania is and will remain one of most active supporters of Ukraine – Nausėda
[Estonia] Interior minister: Orthodox church cannot continue under Patriarch Kirill
Lithuania should upgrade all border surveillance systems by 2030, says audit office
[Estonia] SDE leader: Tax changes or major austerity needed for next year
Latvia joins protest to Georgia over reintroduction of ‘Russian law’
UAV manufacturers of Ukraine and Estonia to cooperate
Meat prices in Latvia rose 4% in a year
Exhibition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Surrealism opened in Tartu
Latvia: One fine, two warnings issued over Baltic International Bank breaches
EDF: Russia may launch major offensive in Ukraine in coming months
Invisible 12-Hour Energy Storage Project To Chase Oil Shale From Estonia
Estonian, US soldiers practice offensive and defensive battle tactics
Lithuanian PM: Proper air defense could enable Western instructors in Ukraine
Russia’s war on Ukraine forces Europe to weaponise its economic might
Georgian women’s national football team draws with Lithuania in Women’s Euro 2025 qualifying

French company Danone starts dissolution of its last subsidiary in Belarus
Norway to double military spending under ‘historic’ long-term defense plan
Taiwan earthquake rescuers face threat of landslides, rockfalls; death toll at 12
Rights lawyers go to court to stop German arms deliveries to Israel
Why Sweden tore up funding agreements with NGO partners
Iran vows to punish Israel for officers killed in embassy strike
Weak rise in German factory orders points to continued economic slump
Norway plans $56 billion defence boost to counter Russia
Denmark agrees to finance hydrogen pipeline network — if sector meets five conditions
Ukraine claims it destroyed Russian warplanes in one of biggest drone attacks of the war
Sweden Quran burner Salwan Momika arrested in Norway, faces deportation
Finland to showcase circular solutions at World Circular Economy Forum in Brussels
UN body demands Israel be held accountable for possible war crimes
New Norwegian Long Term Plan on Defence: ”A historic plan”
Six months into Gaza war, Israel faces deepening isolation
Russia claims to have captured village in Ukraine’s Donetsk region
US and Finland to Expand Collaboration on Countering Foreign Information Manipulation
EU and NATO growing in popularity in Germany
Antony Blinken warns allies of deepening Chinese support for Russia
Queer in Poland: When can the LGBTQ+ community expect equal rights?
Russia declares ‘state of emergency’ after radiation detected in eastern city of Khabarovsk
Russia Uses Modified Soviet-Era Bombs In Ukraine
Christian Preacher In Belarus Not Released After Serving 13-Day Jail Term
US Guardsman Facing Child Porn Charges Defects to Russia, Signs Military Contract
Former Australian foreign minister named UN envoy on Myanmar
Norway steps up high north defense, builds fully equipped brigade in Finnmark
UN chief to Israel: 196 aid workers have been killed, why?
The USA has authorized Denmark, Norway, and the Netherlands to transfer 65 F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets to Ukraine
Attending school to be mandatory for Ukrainian refugee children in Poland from September
India will enter Pakistan to kill terrorists who run away there, defence minister says
Belarus to pull away from Europe conventional forces treaty already abandoned by Russia
Norway becomes latest European state to boost defence spending
Colombia seeks to join Gaza genocide case against Israel at World Court
Oleksandr Zinchenko: Arsenal footballer would fight in Ukraine if called up
Denmark says a navy missile with a tech error might launch unintentionally — but won’t explode
Austria: The limits of privacy in the world of work: Are employers allowed to read their employees’ emails?
How the Netherlands lost its shine for big business
French president Macron acknowledges France’s role in Rwanda genocide
Iceland prime minister resigns to run for president
Simon Harris plans to take Irish lessons to ‘brush up’ ahead of becoming Taoiseach
United Ireland would cost €20 billion for 20 years, new study finds
After Jeffrey Donaldson’s bombshell exit, what next for Northern Ireland’s DUP?
Ireland’s sovereign investment fund to divest from six Israeli firms
Support positive masculinity in England and Wales schools, union conference told
UK emissions in 2023 lowest since 1879, data shows
UK government under growing pressure to stop selling arms to Israel
Activists seek Vatican support in push for global ban on surrogacy
EU commissioner says ‘Gibraltar is Spanish’
North Macedonia: First country in the Western Balkans to adopt a national action plan for health security
Orbán backs Bosnian EU accession ahead of controversial visit to separatist leader
Strategic outreach in Serbia: reaching unvaccinated children with measles vaccine
The Carnation Revolution — Alex Fernandes on Portugal’s fight against dictatorship
Puigdemont moves to Northern Catalonia for election campaign
Balkan Trafik! Festival shines spotlight on Moldova
Moldova VS. Transnistria: A 12-Month Outlook
US troops in Moldova in emerging Plan B for Ukraine
Moldova Unfazed By Separatist Transnistria’s Call for Russian ‘Protection’
Moldova’s Russia-backed Transnistria region claims drone attacked military unit
Drone attack damages radar station at military unit in Transnistria
Hungary and Bosnia’s Serb Entity Agree Energy Projects
Rheinmetall breaks ground on new hybrid plant in Hungary
Russia is trying to sabotage European railways, warns Prague
EU vows €270m package for Armenia as ties with Russia collapse
EU and US pledge fresh financial support for Armenia
Armenia siding with EU and US after Russian betrayal
Azerbaijan: Land borders remain sealed for individuals, but not trade
Armenian villagers brace for conflict over fears of Azerbaijan land claims
Türkiye opposes Armenia, EU, US trilateral meeting without Azerbaijan
Tbilisi’s Ancient Narikala Fortress To Get New Lease Of Life
Swissôtel launches in Georgia with flagship hotel in Tbilisi
Turkmenistan advocates for UN security conference on Central Asia
Perspectives: Officials in Turkmenistan make questionable choices when moral policing
Kyrgyzstan: China solidifying economic hold on Bishkek
Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan discuss issues of improving transport logistics between regions
Building Resilience Across Tajikistan for a More Inclusive Economy
Pakistan opens gateway to Central Asia with first potato shipment to Tajikistan
Turkmenistan Poised to Supply Energy Resources to Tajikistan
EU establishes strategic partnership with Uzbekistan on critical raw materials
EU Delegation and Member States promote cultural exchanges in European Cultural Street in Guangzhou
European Union: Member states have reached agreement on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive
Towards a more risk-prepared Europe: check out the study!
Europe votes: Romania, a European success story?
Once humiliated by inflation, the ECB is now saying it was right all along
Israel to ‘temporarily’ reopen north Gaza crossing for aid after Biden call
India and Pakistan tried to meddle in Canada elections, spy agency says
More than 150 rescued from floods in eastern Australia
Government funding ends for 15-year long Growing Up in New Zealand project

April 6
1320 April 6: Declaration of Arbroath, Scotland and Tartan Day
Estonia Just Found Another Million Shells For Ukraine
Hockey: Great Britain Playing Latvia For Promotion
Estonia’s intelligence predicts increase in intensity of hostilities in Ukraine in upcoming weeks
Flights between Vilnius and Helsinki have been operating for 30 years
From observation to awareness: Latvian artist opens new exhibition in Tartu
Over 100 Belarus-Latvia border crossing attempts in April
‘Rubbish province of Russia’: Vilnius residents slam new tourism promotion campaign
100 years of Latvians and alcohol: Part Two
Lithuania’s only Amsterdam School-style building in Kaunas houses uique museum
Estonia: Prime minister decorated with prestigious US award
Lithuania to purchase 3,000 Lithuanian drones for Ukraine: PM
Estonia to India—e-voting resulted in efficient elections, faster counting. But how safe is it
IMF delegation getting an overview of state of the Estonian economy
Lithuania hands over М577 Command Post Vehicles to Ukraine
Elron’s new Škoda trains start their journey north
NATO earmarks over EUR 160 mln for development of Latvian military port
Small Baltic country under threat of Putin invasion as WW3 fears grow
State high schools attracting Tallinn pupils away from municipal-run equivalents
Lithuania hands Ukraine M577 APCs
Estonian green hydrogen tech firm raises €140 million in capital
Vilnius has a laugh with fun tourism campaign
EISA announces new business start-up grants
Astana hosts 77th meeting of CIS and Baltic States Railway Transport Council
Lithuania delivers additional armored personnel carriers to Ukraine
Lithuania handed over M577 command and staff vehicles to the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Estonia’s Eneli Jefimova makes Stockholm finals with strongest time
X-Press Feeders signs MOU with European ports for green shipping corridors
Estonia: State high schools exams halted as IT system fails to cope with workload
Ardanuy Ingenieria contracted to design Kaunas station area for EUR 10m
Estonia: Extensive pollution slick discovered on Pärnu River

Do Russians Believe Putin’s Propaganda?
From trench-fighting to mortar firing: Here’s what Ukrainians are taught by European troops
As Russia tests for weak spots, Ukraine is banking on enemy mistakes
Berlin Was a Beacon of Artistic Freedom. Gaza Changed Everything.
Denmark shuts down cannabis ‘Pusher Street’ in hippie enclave Christiania following deadly shootings
11,000 people evacuated due to imminent risk of flooding in Russia
Missile launcher scare in Denmark
Philippines, China trade accusations over South China Sea encounter
Russia Issues Nuclear Warning to New NATO Member
‘Significant consequences’ if Chinese firms help Russia’s war in Ukraine, US’s Yellen warns
Green leaders of Europe: Norway, Austria, Finland, Iceland and Sweden
How ‘Russian Wikipedia’ rewrites the past and present of Belarus
US, Russian and Belarusian ISS crew members safely return to Earth
19th Saudi Relief Plane Arrives in Poland to Deliver Aid to Ukrainian People
US, China to hold talks on ‘balanced growth’ amid overcapacity concerns, Yellen says
Finland’s President on border situation: Putin uses people as war tool
Alien fever dreams fuel Peruvian grave robbings
Number of Poles who read at least one book a year highest since 2010 but still a minority
Tajikistan rejects Russian claim that Ukraine is recruiting its citizens
Concern Grows For Jailed Belarusian Opposition Figure In Solitary
Kuwait PM submits cabinet resignation following election
At least eight killed in Russian strikes on Ukraine’s Kharkiv
Support for Ukraine key to restoring peace in Europe, Germany’s Scholz says
Germany’s Scholz Sees Need for EU Reform Before More Enlargement
Poland scrambles warplanes amid Russia’s long-range aviation activity
Germany’s Scholz warns of the rise of right-wing populists ahead of upcoming EU elections
Norway to Reform Second-Hand Trading Law
Christiania, Copenhagen’s hippie oasis, wants to rebuild without its illegal hashish market
Germany: Violent crime reaches 15-year high — report
Mexico suspends relations with Ecuador after arrest of ex-VP
Norway Unveils New Defence Plan, Commits To Frigate Program
Latin American governments rally around Mexico after embassy raid in Ecuador
2024 World Men’s Curling Championship: Canada and Sweden through to final in Schaffenhausen
German military vessel intercepts Houthi missile in Red Sea
The king crab boom in northern Norway. The video report about multi-million dollar industry around the sea creature.
Greta Thunberg detained twice at demonstration in The Hague
Denmark Clears Christiania’s Hippy Cannabis Paradise
Ukraine may run out of air defence missiles if Russia keeps up bombardment, Zelenskiy warns
TotalEnergies Unveils New Battery Storage Venture in Belgium
Greenland: the epic European country that actually wants more tourists
United Kingdom: Plan to cut migration levels and increase earnings thresholds for overseas workers confirmed
Wildfire Rages on Greece’s Crete Island, Settlements Evacuated
Slovakia holds second round of presidential vote amid deep divisions over Ukraine war
Thousands demonstrate in anti-Orban protest in Hungary
Clashes reported on Armenia-Azerbaijan border hours after EU support announced
Turkiye reinstates visa regime for Tajikistan citizens
Uzbekistan’s investment and tourism potential presented in Kuwait
Ukraine’s allies need common platforms to unite their efforts: Sumlenny
European Union aims to ‘unleash the full potential of cycling’ through ‘historic’ declaration
Where is the best country in Europe for women to work?
Indigenous deaths in custody haunt Australia

1994 April 7 – July 15: Rwandan genocide
April 8: International Romani day
1557/1802 April 9: Day of Finnish Language
1989 April 9: Tbilisi massacre, Georgia: National Unity Day
1998 April 10: Good Friday Agreement, Northern Ireland peace process
2010 April 10: Smolensk Catasprophe, Russia
1873 April 13: Colfax massacre, US
1931 April 14: Proclamation of Catalan Republic by Francesc Macià
1978 April 14: Georgian Language Day
April 14: Remembrance day of Al-Anfal genocide campaign against Kurdistan