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The Baltic Word

The Baltic Word is an independent news portal that covers the latest political, economic, business, and cultural events in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and also highlights the situation in the world. The news portal was launched in March, 2018. The Baltic Word

15.07.2020

Balts believe that they are under occupation

Balts believe that they are under occupation

By Viktors Domburs Research fellows from GLOBSEC published at the end of June their report «Voices of Central and Eastern Europe» which presents perceptions of democracy and governance in 10 EU countries, including the Baltic States. GLOBSEC is a global think-tank based in Bratislava. Its main goal… »

07.07.2020

Poland’s tumultuous election – what’s in it for Lithuania?

Poland’s tumultuous election – what’s in it for Lithuania?

By Andrius Balčiūnas With the incumbent Andrzej Duda facing off the liberal mayor of Warsaw, Rafał Trzaskowski, LRT. lt spoke with experts about what the results of Poland’s presidential election might mean for Lithuania. Following a meeting with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda in July last year, Duda said “Lithuania’s… »

29.06.2020

Lithuanian presidents asks Brussels to mediate in Baltic dispute over nuclear energy

Lithuanian presidents asks Brussels to mediate in Baltic dispute over nuclear energy

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda has turned to Brussels for mediation between the Baltic states over Belarusian nuclear energy boycott. “We have already agreed with the EC president [Ursula von der Leyen] that she should become a certain moderator for this whole process as our bilateral relations have not led to… »

15.06.2020

Brussels calls out China and Russia over corona fakes

Brussels calls out China and Russia over corona fakes

The European Commission has unambiguously pointed the finger at Russia and China as spreaders of disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic. Lithuania’s ambassador to the EU said Brussels should have gone further. In a communication on ‘Tackling Covid-19 disinformation’, which was presented by EC Vice President Věra Jourová and High Representative… »

05.06.2020

The militarization of the Baltic Sea region

The militarization of the Baltic Sea region

The Baltic Sea a SEA OF PEACE The Baltic Sea, our vulnerable inland sea, is one of the most trafficked, fragile and polluted seas in the world. On top of numerous environmental problems, rapidly increasing military threats are present in the Baltic Sea. In addition to the increasing number of… »

02.05.2020

Baltic countries are on the verge of state bankruptcy

Baltic countries are on the verge of state bankruptcy

BY LUKAS RAMONAS The coronavirus pandemic spreads throughout the world. And its victims are not only people, but also the economies of states. As it is known, the number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 daily increases by 100-130 people in the Baltic countries. At the same time, the International Monetary… »

15.04.2020

Does Zelenskyy’s Ukraine still want to join NATO?

Does Zelenskyy’s Ukraine still want to join NATO?

By Tetiana Gaiduk Ever since the outbreak of hostilities with Russia in 2014, Ukraine has looked to strengthen its ties with the NATO military alliance. While the alliance’s response to the conflict has been understandably cautious, there has also been significant progress in the relationship with Kyiv. Institutional cooperation… »

22.02.2020

Washington prepares Europe for war

Washington prepares Europe for war

By Lukas Ramonas for The Baltic Word. As you know, large-scale NATO maneuvers Defender-Europe 20 will soon begin. Nearly 40 thousand troops will take part in the exercise. The exercise will be held in 10 European countries, including Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland and Germany. These maneuvers will… »

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