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REGIONAL SECURITY - COMMON INTEREST OF LITHUANIA AND U.S.
By Petras Vaida
May 27, 2015
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite met with U.S. Senator Richard Durbin, who is of Lithuanian descent. The meeting focused on Lithuanian-U.S. cooperation in th...
PUTIN AND LATVIA'S LATGALE: ETHNICITY AS EXPLANATION VS. ETHNICITY AS EXCUSE
By Paul Goble
May 26, 2015
Vladimir Putin's use of ethnicity to justify his actions in Ukraine has been widely accepted in the West but not commonly understood. That is to say, his claims that he...
STRANGERS IN A SHARED LAND - Estonia's Russians
By Andrew Stuttaford
April 20, 2015
"We could have been Bosnia," said Eerik-Niiles Kross, a center-right Estonian politician, former intelligence chief--and much more besides. He didn't have to t...
RUSSIAN COURT ARRESTS SUSPECTED LITHUANIAN SPY
By Gabriela Baczynska
May 20, 2015
A Moscow court on Wednesday arrested a suspected Lithuanian spy, a spokeswoman said, highlighting growing tension between Moscow and the former Soviet state now...
LATVIAN LAWMAKERS TO VOTE ON NEXT PRESIDENT ON JUNE 3
Courtesy of ABC News
May 15, 2015
Latvian lawmakers are to elect a new head of state on June 3 to find a successor to President Andris Berzins who will not seek re-election for a second four-year...
ESTONIA STAGES BIGGEST MILITARY EXERCISE IN COUNTRY'S HISTORY AMID FEARS OF RUSSIAN 'AGGRESSION'
By Ben Farmer, Lasan and Davis Blair
May 12, 2015
NATO tries to reassure one of its most exposed members by sending 1,000 troops to the war games
The Estonian reservist usually works in a c...