Balloting has started for next month's general election in Estonia, a day after Microsoft warned that hackers linked to Russia allegedly had targeted democratic institutions in Europe
ABC News. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:30:28 -0500.
Sweden's and Estonia's financial watchdogs have opened a joint investigation following a media report linking Swedbank to a Baltic money laundering scandal involving Danske Bank, they said on Thursday.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:51:16 -0500.
A Lithuanian official says 26 people, including eight judges in different courts, have been detained in a corruption probe, suspected of "large-scale bribery, trading in influence and abuse of powers in the court system."
Fox News. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:05:08 GMT.
HELSINKI (AP) - Estonia's financial watchdog says the local branch of Danske Bank must close after the financial group admitted that massive sums of money from Russia and former Soviet states had been laundered through the subsidiary. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 07:10:03 -0500.
U.S. senator Bob Menendez says the new Russia sanctions bill that he is cosponsoring will not affect the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline carrying Russian gas to Germany underneath the Baltic Sea.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:52:27 +0000.
There can be no changes to the Irish "backstop", an arrangement to avoid a hard border between European Union member Ireland and British-ruled Northern Ireland after Brexit, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid told Reuters. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 17 Feb 2019 05:38:35 -0500.
A new article is focused in particular on organic aerogels produced from phenolic compounds obtained upon processing Estonian oil shale, i.e. from local raw material. ...
Science Daily. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 12:44:27 EST.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Netherlands-based Euronext has increased its offer to acquire the Oslo stock exchange, stepping up a bidding war with rival Nasdaq, which owns all the other bourses in the Nordic-Baltic region. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 11 Feb 2019 06:23:19 -0500.
A dramatic reduction in the amount of annual ice cover in the Baltic Sea is making it harder for seals to breed, a new study by the Finnish Environment Institute has found.
The Local. Sun, 10 Feb 2019 16:11:41 +0100.
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.