RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Baltic Region

A collection of news and information related to Baltic Region published by this site and its partners.

Top Baltic Region Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • 'Dead zone' in the Gulf of Mexico is the size of Connecticut

    'Dead zone' in the Gulf of Mexico is the size of Connecticut
    Scientists say a man-made "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico is as big as the state of Connecticut. The zone, which at about 5,000 square miles is the second largest in the world but still smaller than in previous years, is so named because it contains...
  • Investigators collecting remains, evidence from MH-17 crash site

    International investigators on Friday collected decomposing remains and belongings of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster after finally getting access to the eastern Ukraine crash site, Dutch officials reported. "We hope that the start...
  • Latvia Looks to Use European Film Awards to Strengthen Links with International Biz

    Dita Rietuma, the new director of the National Film Center of Latvia, was at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival this week for the world premiere of Signe Baumane's competition entry "Rocks in my Pocket," which the Film Center backed. She met with Variety to...
  • Travel deals: Russia and the Baltic

    Travel deals: Russia and the Baltic
    Travelers looking for new destinations might want to take a look at the Kaliningrad & The Baltics tour from MIR Corp. There's just one date this year, Aug. 4-16, for this small-group adventure that combines the Russian exclave with touring in Estonia,...
  • Vladimir Putin's shopping list: Which country could be next?

    After Russia's recent actions in Ukraine, it's no surprise that other countries bordering Russia are wondering where they stand on Vladimir Putin's shopping list. That they are on the list is a given. Article 61 of Russia's Constitution promises that...
  • Maryland National Guard, Estonia reaffirm partnership

    Maryland National Guard, Estonia reaffirm partnership
    As Russia's actions in Ukraine rattle its neighbors, the Maryland National Guard is affirming its decades-long partnership with Estonia. Maryland has helped to train Estonian troops since shortly after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Now it's...
  • Putin's actions in Ukraine sow fear across former Soviet empire

    President Obama’s pledge to defend allies in the former communist states of Eastern Europe and to seek $1 billion from Congress to bolster regional defenses might be Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nightmare come to life. Or, it might...
  • European Commission: Lithuania ready to join Eurozone in 2015

    Lithuania will become the 19th nation to adopt Europe's common currency next year when it joins its Baltic sister republics in the Eurozone. The European Commission announced Wednesday that the former Soviet republic that failed to meet Eurozone entry...
  • Russian saber-rattling has Eastern Europe craving NATO protection

     Russian saber-rattling has Eastern Europe craving NATO protection
    Red lines haven't been kind to President Obama. When he warned Syria's Bashar Assad against using chemical weapons, Assad used them anyway. When he warned Russia against seizing Crimea, Vladimir Putin went ahead and annexed the place. But there was...
  • Ukraine leader concedes loss of control in occupied eastern regions

    Acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov conceded Wednesday that police have lost control of the eastern towns and cities occupied by pro-Russia gunmen and ordered a full military alert to prevent the separatist disruptions from spreading. At a...
  • Russia's Crimea takeover breeding anarchy and fear throughout East

    Russian President Vladimir Putin's unimpeded success in annexing Crimea has inspired Russian nationalists in eastern Ukraine to seize territory and sown fear region-wide that such provocations will spur Moscow to intervene on behalf of ethnic Russians....