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Section: The Baltic Course (Latvia)

      DONBASS: Humanitarian crisis in silence. Since 2014 until now.
      Jun20

      DONBASS: Humanitarian crisis in silence. Since 2014 until now.

      Late autumn 2014 we met with Alexander Hug, principal deputy of the OSCE observation mission in Ukraine for the first time. It was Brussels, the European Parliament and the hearing on the future of Minsk Agreements held there. Now we are again together. This time in Helsinki taking about the future of Minsk Agreements. …read more Source:...

      EU extends sanctions on Russia
      Jun19

      EU extends sanctions on Russia

      The European Union decided on Monday to extend sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, reports LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      U.S. engagement in the Baltic Region
      Jun15

      U.S. engagement in the Baltic Region

      When Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland requested and received U.S. and NATO military support following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2014, it garnered massive attention – and rightly so. The measured response to Russian aggression, which supplemented on-going training, exercises, and Baltic Air Policing, demonstrated U.S. commitment...

      Lithuania president congratulates Ukraine on visa-free travel
      Jun09

      Lithuania president congratulates Ukraine on visa-free travel

      Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Friday congratulated Ukrainians on the start of visa-free travel to the European Union and urged them to continue reforms in order to join the EU and NATO, reports LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Lithuanian president arrives in east Ukrain to celebrate visa-free travels
      Jun09

      Lithuanian president arrives in east Ukrain to celebrate visa-free travels

      Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite on Friday arrived in the city of Kharkov in eastern Ukraine to congratulate Ukrainians on visa-free travels to the European Union (EU) and express support in the Kiev conflict with Moscow, reports LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Estonian Railways skeptical about Kiev-Tallinn passenger train link
      Jun08

      Estonian Railways skeptical about Kiev-Tallinn passenger train link

      Commenting on a plan of Ukraine’s Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan to establish a train connection between Kiev and the capitals of the Baltic countries, the manager of the state owned railway company Estonian Railways expressed skepticism about the idea, writes LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Nordica starts flying to summer destinations
      May19

      Nordica starts flying to summer destinations

      he Estonian state owned airline Nordica this week started services to its six summer destinations in France, Croatia, Germany and Ukraine, informed LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Govt extends relocation of Lithuanian-origin people from Crime and Eastern Ukraine
      Apr13

      Govt extends relocation of Lithuanian-origin people from Crime and Eastern Ukraine

      Lithuania’s government has agreed to extend the deadline for relocation applications of persons of Lithuanian origin from unsafe regions of Ukraine until the end of the year, reports LETA/BNS, …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Lithuania joins Poland’s appeal in EU court over Nord Stream
      Apr06

      Lithuania joins Poland’s appeal in EU court over Nord Stream

      Lithuania has joined Poland’s appeal against the European Commission’s decision to give Russia’s Gazprom more capacity on a branch of the Nord Stream gas pipeline in Germany, with the government saying that Brussels’ move may increase Europe’s dependence on Russian gas and harm Ukraine, reported LETA/BNS. …read...

      Presidents of Latvia and Ukraine call for continued sanctions on Russia
      Apr04

      Presidents of Latvia and Ukraine call for continued sanctions on Russia

      The sanctions that have been imposed on Russia for its aggression against Ukraine must continue until full implementation of the Minsk agreements and restoration of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis said in a joint statement that has been released to...