- UN Security Council meets to discuss situation on Korean peninsula - source
The meeting was initiated by France and Estonia
Tass. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:48:52 +0300.
- Latvian soldiers storm into Riga firing blanks at each other in exercise simulating urban combat
The city was turned into a simulated warzone at the weekend, with heavily armed soldiers firing weapons among startled civilians who appeared to have been given no warning of the drills.
Daily Mail. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 14:56:47 +0100.
- Poland, Baltic States Discuss Security Against Backdrop Of Russian-Belarusian Military Drills
The foreign and defense ministers of the Baltic states and Poland have gathered to discuss a joint response to conventional and hybrid threats as Russia and Belarus staged large-scale military exercises.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 13 Sep 2021 19:27:44 +0000.
- Wales' automatic qualification hopes look slim after draw against Estonia
Wales' hopes of qualifying automatically for the World Cup are all but over after they are held to a goalless draw by group minnows Estonia.
BBC News. Wed, 08 Sep 2021 20:40:33 GMT.
- Northern Ireland win in Lithuania to boost World Cup hopes
Bailey Peacock-Farrell saves a penalty as Northern Ireland secure a vital 4-1 victory over Lithuania to keep their World Cup qualification hopes alive.
BBC News. Thu, 02 Sep 2021 20:36:07 GMT.
- Domino's (DPZ) Opens Store in Lithuania, Expands Presence
Domino's (DPZ) announces the opening of the first Domino's store in Lithuania. Domino's now has stores in more than 90 markets worldwide.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 02 Sep 2021 13:55:00 GMT.
- EU Accuses Belarus Of Exploiting Asylum Seekers, As People Cross Eastern Borders
Poland, Latvia and Lithuania say Lukashenko is using asylum seekers to wage "Hybrid war."
By Frey Lindsay, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 31 Aug 2021 11:09:22 -0400.
- Remains of Lithuanian Synagogue Destroyed by Nazis and Soviets Unearthed
Excavations uncovered the Great Synagogue of Vilna's Torah ark, impressive staircases, a raised prayer platform and more
Smithsonian. Mon, 30 Aug 2021 17:26:43 +0000.
- Only one candidate for Estonia presidency
Estonia is gearing up for an unusual presidential election in parliament. So far, there is only one candidate in Monday's vote, a situation unprecedented since the Baltic nation regained independence 30 years ago.President ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 28 Aug 2021 21:16:28 +1200.
- Only 1 candidate seeking Estonia's presidency - so far
Estonia is gearing up for an unusual presidential election
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Sat, 28 Aug 2021 07:51:04 GMT.
- European Rights Court Urges Poland, Latvia to Help Migrants at Belarus Border
Both countries have accused Belarus of using migrants as a tool for revenge against the European Union.
Voice of America. Wed, 25 Aug 2021 18:20:34 -0400.
- In Lithuania, a refugee crisis blamed on Belarus is brewing
A record number of refugees and migrants has crossed into Lithuania, but few are expected to be granted asylum.
Al Jazeera. Wed, 25 Aug 2021 13:41:01 +0000.
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 2020, 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 2020, the Latvia's
population was estimated at 1,886,198.
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 2020, the
nation's estimated population was 2,722,289.
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