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Ukraine Crisis in Mind, Lithuania Establishes a Rapid Reaction Force

In the first of its kind along NATO’s eastern flank, Lithuania’s rapid-reaction force was formed in an effort to stave off Russia...

E.C.B. Will Publish Accounts of Meetings but Not Details on Votes

Its decision to keep the gatherings anonymous — unlike the Federal Reserve or the Bank of England — is likely to lead to criticism that it is less than transparent.

Estonia’s GDP per capita 14,218 euros in 2013; 42% higher in Harju County - The Baltic Times

According to Statistics Estonia, Harju County accounted for 61.3% of the gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia in 2013. Harju County, th......

Zolitude tragedy investigation proceedings to be streamed online - The Baltic Times

Open meetings of the investigative commission into the 2013 Zolitude supermarket tragedy will be streamed live on the Saeima's website whene......

Estonian teachers’ wages to increase to 900 euros monthly - The Baltic Times

On Monday the Estonian parliament's Finance Committee decided to increase the minimum monthly wage of full-time teachers to 900 euros per mo......

Latvian Muslim fighing in Syria, say security service - The Baltic Times

A Muslim from Latvia has joined the armed conflict in Syria and is fighting against Bashar al-Assad's regime, Latvia's Security ......