WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Animal rights activists infiltrated Latvia's largest mink farm where animals are raised in brutal conditions to be slaughtered for their fur.
Daily Mail. Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:54:38 +0100.
This year, the biggest international naval exercise in the Baltic Sea, held annually since 1971, involves about 4,000 servicemen and 60 aircraft from 16 NATO member nations, including the US, the UK, Canada, Finland, and Sweden
Tass. Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:02:09 +0300.
Trevor Moore and 18-year-old Matty Beniers scored in a 1:47 span midway through the second period to help the United States beat Latvia 4-2 on Thursday in the world hockey championship.
Fox News. Fri, 28 May 2021 09:01:42 GMT.
Major airlines are starting to avoid Belarus after President Alexander Lukashenko diverted a commercial airliner from Lithuania to his capital of Minsk so he could detain an opposition journalist on board. ...
Tom Howell Jr.. Washington Times. Tue, 25 May 2021 07:41:51 -0400.
The dissident, Roman Protasevich, co-founded a Telegram channel that is a popular opposition outlet in Belarus. The plane was flying from Athens to Lithuania when it was forced down.
Ivan Nechepurenko. New York Times. Sun, 23 May 2021 16:29:28 +0000.
President Biden ended Nord Stream 2 sanctions, allowing the controversial Baltic Sea pipeline from Russia to German to be built. In doing so he illustrated numerous contradictions of his energy policy both domestically and internationally.
By Daniel Markind, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 21 May 2021 08:00:00 -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.