- Man found liable for Omagh bombing extradited to Lithuania
Liam Campbell was arrested by Irish police on Monday, before being handed over to Lithuanian authorities at Dublin Airport on Tuesday.
Dominic Mcgrath. The Independent. Tue, 17 May 2022 20:29:06 GMT.
- Russia Leaves Baltic Council Amid Standoff With West Over Ukraine War
Russia says it is quitting the Council of the Baltic Sea States, accusing the organization of becoming "an instrument of anti-Russian policy" and "increasingly bogged down in Russophobia and lies."
Radio Liberty. Tue, 17 May 2022 15:02:39 +0000.
- Kenya's election 2022: Rigathi Gachagua and Martha Karua chosen as running mates
Kenya's leading presidential candidates have chosen running mates from the biggest ethnic group.
BBC News. Tue, 17 May 2022 10:44:25 GMT.
- Estonia's tough voice on Ukraine urges no compromise with Putin
Suing for peace with Putin would reward his aggression, Estonia's PM says.
Straits Times. Tue, 17 May 2022 10:13:43 +0800.
- Nato begins its military exercises in Baltics
The alliance begins one of its largest military exercises, as Finland and Sweden seek to join.
BBC News. Mon, 16 May 2022 16:07:16 GMT.
- Latvia notifies Russian embassy about termination of agreement on memorials
Last week, the country's parliament passed in the final reading the corresponding bill
Tass. Mon, 16 May 2022 18:59:51 +0300.
- Disabled BBC reporter left stranded on an empty plane at Heathrow for fourth time in four years
BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner was left on the empty plane from Estonia last night and says he was told that no staff were available to help him get off the flight at Heathrow.
Daily Mail. Mon, 16 May 2022 14:06:23 +0100.
- Ukraine conflict: Denmark deploys battalion to Latvia
Denmark is deploying a combat battalion to Latvia as part of NATO's efforts to reinforce its presence and deterrence in the Baltic states. The Forsvaret, the ...
Janes 360. Fri, 06 May 2022 13:50:10 Z.
- ICC prosecutor to join EU team probing war crimes in Ukraine
Joint team with Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine will look into possible war crimes committed following Russia's invasion.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 25 Apr 2022 14:50:53 +0000.
- Russia Will Deploy Nukes In The Baltics If Finland And Sweden Join NATO, Former President Medvedev Warns
Dmitry Medvedev, who is a close ally of Putin, said that Russia will be left with no choice but to bolster its military presence in the Baltics if Finland and Sweden join NATO.
By Siladitya Ray, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Thu, 14 Apr 2022 06:14:31 -0400.
- Russia threatens nuclear escalation if Sweden and Finland join NATO
Russia has said there will be "no more talk of a nuclear–free Baltic" if Sweden and Finland join NATO.
Sky News. Thu, 14 Apr 2022 08:52:00 +0100.
- Lithuania cuts off Russian gas imports, urges EU to do same
VILNIUS, Lithuania — Lithuania says it has cut itself off entirely of gas imports from Russia, apparently becoming the first of the European Union's 27 nations using Russian gas to break its energy dependence upon Moscow. ...
Liudas Dapkus. Washington Times. Sun, 03 Apr 2022 09:12:34 -0400.
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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