Baltic States

U.S. Sanctioning Russian Oligarchs Sparks Exodus of Cash From Latvia

U.S. sanctions targeting Russian billionaires have sparked a further exodus of cash from Latvia, a Baltic nation whose banking system has already …

Russia

Eurovision 2018: Estonia

<b>Eurovision</b>: Semi Final One<br>Estonia <br>Elina Nechayeva<br>“La Forza”<p><i>Elina Nechayeva was born in 1991 and graduated from the Estonian Academy of Music and</i> …

TV (Australia)

Lithuania wants more NATO anti-aircraft missiles to deter Russia | Reuters

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania wants the United States to bring more defence systems such as long-range Patriot and short-range Avenger missiles to the Baltics where some fear Russia is more powerful in the air.<p>FILE PHOTO: U.S. soldiers stand next to the long-range air dfence system Patriot during …

Russia

Lithuania Is a Post-Soviet Success Story

This year is the 100th anniversary of Lithuanian independence, and millions of Lithuanians are celebrating.<p>But independence isn’t the only thing …

Conservative View

Europe’s Depopulation Time Bomb Is Ticking in the Baltics

With much of Eastern Europe already in the European Union or looking to join, living standards have been rising in the cities that dot these former …

Europe

British Army Lynx Wildcats arrive in Estonia to support NATO mission | Jane's 360

Four UK AgustaWestland Lynx Wildcat AH1 battlefield helicopters deployed to Estonia on 16 April, the NATO Force Integration Unit in Estonia announced.<p>…

Military

NATO Not Planning to Boost Military Presence in Baltics

NATO is not planning to boost its military presence in Baltic nations, which have called for extra protection from their Russian neighbor, the …

Russia

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Military

Eurovision 2018: Lithuania

<b>Eurovision</b> 2018: Semi Final One<br>Lithuania <br>Ieva Zasimauskaitė<br>“When We’re Old”<p><i>Ieva is only 24 years old but has already had a number of achievements as</i> …

TV (Australia)

Ambassador: Aegis Ashore Program Focused on Rogue States, Not Russia

Romanian Aegis Ashore site. U.S. Missile Defense Agency PhotoWith Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense systems set to operate in Poland by the end …

Russia

Lithuania proposes income tax cuts to boost growth | Reuters

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania’s government proposed slashing income tax in a bid to boost growth, saying on Tuesday it wanted the lowest rates in Baltics and among the lowest in the European Union by 2021.<p>The economy has expanded by an average rate of more than 3 percent a year since 2010. However, …

Income Tax

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Frogs

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball star in Circle K ad in Lithuania

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are already experienced pitchmen, with their own signature shoes—the G3 Luxe and Melo Ball 1, respectively—under the Big Baller Brand. Now, the teenage Prienu Vytautas players are venturing into promoting convenience stores on behalf of Circle K in Lithuania.<p>The 17-second …

Basketball

Defending the Baltics is a conundrum

When leaders of the Baltic States returned to the White House on April 3, 2018, it marked the third visit by leaders of Latvia, Estonia and …

Russia

Trump risks political blowback from his base on Syria

The president, who campaigned on a noninterventionist platform, has followed the path of his predecessors and reversed himself in office.<p>President Donald Trump staked much of his 2016 campaign on vowing to solve problems at home instead of entangling the U.S. in conflicts abroad.<p>Yet as president, …

U.S. Politics

4th Lithuanian Open Wushu Championship kicks off in Vilnius, Lithuania

A young athlete competes at the Fourth Lithuanian Open Wushu Championship in Vilnius, Lithuania on April 14, 2018. Fourth Lithuanian Open Wushu …

News (China)

Estonia's struggling Reform Party picks first female leader

<b>Helsinki</b>: Estonia's largest political party has chosen a new leader, its third one in four years, as it seeks to restore popularity and mend its …

Europe

Lakers Rumors: Team reportedly had a scout watch LiAngelo Ball in Lithuania

LaVar Ball is definitely going to be pleased to hear this piece of information. With the Los Angeles Lakers 2017-18 season ending, Lakers rumors are …

Basketball

Dovid Katz

Dovid Katz, a native of New York City, is a Vilnius based Yiddish scholar and activist in the field of Holocaust history and human rights. He edits the web journal Defending History. He was formerly professor of Judaic studies at Vilnius University and research director at the Vilnius Yiddish …

Human Rights

Match Fixtures UEFA Women's U-17 Championship Finals 2018 Lithuania

Match Fixtures UEFA Women’s U-17 Championship Finals 2018 Lithuania<p>Games will take place between the 9th to 21st May 2018<p><b>Group …

Women's Soccer

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Online

Moscow Appeals to OSCE Over Latvia's 'Genocidal' Language Reforms

“We call on Latvia to comply with its human rights commitments and urge the OSCE [...] to give an objective assessment in this regard,” Russia’s …

Russia

Rail Baltica: how Brexit is casting doubt over €5.8bn Estonia-Poland train line

Financing concerns have thrown doubt over a “once-in-a-century” project to build a rail link from Estonia to Poland, Euronews can reveal.<p>Brussels has already given €765 million to the Rail Baltica scheme, which plans a high-speed link between Warsaw and Tallinn.<p>But the CEO of the €5.8 billion …

Europe

Report: Lakers sent scout to watch LiAngelo Ball in Lithuania

Could another Ball Brother be heading to La La Land?<p>The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly sent a team scout to Lithuania to watch LiAngelo Ball play …

Basketball

Estonia offers free genetic testing in nationwide experiment

Estonia is offering residents free genetic profiling in an experiment aimed at minimizing risks for typical diseases and encouraging a healthier …

Genetic Testing

Ukraine Rejects Russian Gas Offer

Ukraine this week dismissed as unacceptable a natural gas transit proposal by Russian energy giant Gazprom. Kyiv's move will further complicate …

Europe

Best of Lithuania drama coming

THE Modern Drama Valley, Shanghai’s annual theatrical extravaganza, is going international this year with emphasis on Lithuanian drama and seeking …

News (China)

First ÖÖD hotel in Estonia

Surrounded by snowy landscape and a frozen lake, ÖÖD Hotel, just 25km outside the capital, is the most unique stay for visitors wanting to explore Estonia as it is – modern and green. ÖÖD hotel offers them splendid scenery combined with a relaxing and natural stay. The 18m2 sized modular building …

Travelers

Should the CTA Be Free, Like in Estonia?

At a planning council discussion of Chicago segregation, community organizer Jahmal Cole proposed a bold idea to improve the quality of life for …

Estonia

Hotel Pacai to open in Lithuania

<b>Come May 2018, the quaint and cobbled streets of Old Town Vilnius will welcome a new design knockout in the form of Hotel Pacai. Set squarely in the</b> …

European Travel