Hundreds of residents were evacuated on Monday as Polish military divers began a delicate operation to defuse a massive World War II bomb in a channel near the Baltic Sea.
Yahoo. Mon, 12 Oct 2020 09:14:30 -0400.
Players became suspicious of unrated 'Isa Kasimi' after he destroyed an opponent at a small tournament in Latvia on Saturday. He was revealed to be the infamous Igors Rausis.
Daily Mail. Mon, 12 Oct 2020 11:48:34 +0100.
Analysis of 14th-15th century latrines in Jerusalem and Riga, Latvia identifies some of the microbes resident in the guts of these pre-industrial populations, illuminating how gut contents have changed since medieval times.
Science Daily. Mon, 05 Oct 2020 00:59:27 EDT.
The governments of Estonia, Finland and Sweden have said they would investigate the claim, which comes after years of complaints by families of the victims and survivors over the lack of a proper inquiry.
Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 01 Oct 2020 19:08:05 +1000.
After the Estonia sank in a storm off Finland, investigators said that a bow door had been bashed in by heavy seas. But a new series has raised disturbing fresh details.
Thomas Erdbrink. New York Times. Wed, 30 Sep 2020 21:39:48 +0000.
Divers in the Baltic have discovered the well-preserved wreck of a 17th-century Dutch merchant ship.
James Rogers. Fox News. Sun, 13 Sep 2020 19:26:53 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 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.