The Lithuanian capital's city council has voted to name a square outside the Russian Embassy after slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, calling him a "symbol of the struggle for democracy" in his country.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 23 May 2018 16:12:16 +0000.
Compared to March, level of producer prices in the Latvian industry rose by 0.6 % in April 2018. Prices of products sold on the domestic market went up by 1.0 % and prices of exported products by 0.3 %.
Bnn. Baltic News Network. Wed, 23 May 2018 12:20:02 +0000.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid have met in Kyiv to discuss a wide range of geopolitical and economic issues. ...
Natalia Kucheriava. Kyiv Post. Tue, 22 May 2018 18:49:15 +0000.
SWEDEN HAS started to sent out instructions to its citizens on how to cope with an outbreak of war, as the country faces an assertive Russia across the Baltic Sea.
Irish Independent. Tue, 22 May 2018 07:37:44 +0100.
A trail-blazer in internet technology, cyber-savvy Estonia is rolling out a high-tech DNA database holding the genetic details of over 150,000 residents to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chronic disease. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 21 May 2018 12:42:07 -0400.
The German-led NATO enhanced Forward Presence multinational battalion’s Dutch mortar group in Lithuania resumed live firing of 81 mm mortars on 16 May after a 10-month hiatus, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced. ...
Nicholas Fiorenza, London. Janes 360. Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay
ABC News. Fri, 18 May 2018 14:21:51 -0400.
Online voters overwhelmingly favored putting the marijuana plant on the flag of Kanepi, a municipality that has a tradition of growing hemp.
Kimiko De Freytas-tamura. New York Times. Thu, 17 May 2018 14:01:44 GMT.
Facts About the Baltic States
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.