- China in Baltic navy drill with Russia
Three Chinese warships will practise with the Russian navy off Kaliningrad.
BBC News. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:50:51 GMT.
- Estonia gets taller after changing measurement system
Tallinn ditches Russia-based method of measuring heights above sea level, adding up to 24cm to some areas.
BBC News. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:20:21 GMT.
- How Estonia Became The Digital Leader Of Europe
Estonia is the latest Chair of the Council of the European Union and it provides a perfect showcase for the Baltic state to showcase the array of digital innovations they are embarking upon.
By Adi Gaskell, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:35:00 -0400.
- Estonia needs to promptly address rising foreign bribery risks, says OECD
Estonia’s framework for combating foreign bribery may be inadequate to efficiently tackle rising foreign bribery risks resulting from its increasingly export-intensive economy.
OECD. Acquired Sun, 12 Mar 2017.
- Accenture Opens Liquid Studio in the Nordics to Accelerate Digital Businesses with Rapid Application Development
RIGA, Latvia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accenture has opened a Liquid Studio in Riga to help clients speed up innovation and software development cycles.
Business Wire. Wed, 8 Mar 2017 06:59:00 UTC.
- Germans back in Lithuania - as allies this time
March 07, 2017 5:00 AMSESTOKAI (Lithuania) • A bright-red locomotive slowed to a halt, its freight cars obscured in the blinding snow, bearing the Iron Cross of the Bundeswehr, Germany's army.
Straits Times. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 05:00:00 +0800.
- Three Pro Drifters Go Sideways in Russia
In the latest creation by Donut Media, an abandoned Soviet-era missile base in Latvia serves as a playground for professional drifters Ryan Tuerck, Kristaps Bluss, and Matt Powers, who are wearing region-appropriate attire. ...
Kougarov. Motor Trend. Wed, 21 Dec 2016 01:00:40 +0000.
The Baltic States consist of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, and are
located along the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea. Visit the
government websites listed below for official news and information
about these Baltic nations.
The Republic of Estonia
is governed by an elected unicameral Parliament,
which elects a President. Estonia's capital city is Talinn, and
its national currency is the Kroon. The primary language used by
Estonians is Estonian and in 2007, the estimated population of Estonia
The Republic of Latvia is governed by an
elected Parliament, which elects
a President who, in turn, appoints a Prime Minister. Latvia's
capital city is Riga, and its national currency is the Lat.
The country's national language is Latvian and in 2007, the Latvia's
population was estimated at 2,260,000.
The Republic of Lithuania
is governed by a unicameral Parliament and an
elected President who appoints a Prime Minister. Lithuania's
capital city is Vilnius, and its national currency is the Litas.
The national language of Lithuania is Lithuanian, and in 2007, the
nation's estimated population was 3,575,000.