The Baltic Times (26)

Minister: Estonia focuses on Ukraine, Syria in provision of humanitarian aid - The Baltic Times

TALLINN – In the provision of humanitarian aid, Estonia focuses on Ukraine and Syria, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser said in remark......

Estonian president says attack on peaceful residents 'most despicable act' - The Baltic Times

TALLINN – In remarks issued after the knife attack in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday which left two people dead, Estonian President K......

Aseradens becomes new leader of Unity - The Baltic Times

RIGA - During today's party congress, Economy Minister Arvils Aseradens was voted in as the new leader of Unity.A......

Relations between Latvia and Russia are not easy but common ground will be sought - ambassador-designate - The Baltic Times

RIGA - Relations betweenLatviaand Russia are not easy but it is a diplomat’s mission to talk and seek common ground, Latvian a......

Rating of Estonian Reform Party keeps rising - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - The rating of the opposition Reform Party has kept a steady rise in the past three months and Reform again emerged as the most popular......

Vilnius Airport reopens after runway renovation - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Lithuania's main airport in the capital of Vilnius reopened on Thursday after a 35-day closure, with the first passenger plane, an......

Lithuanian accused of swindling Facebook, Google handed over to US officials - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Evaldas Rimasauskas, a Lithuanian national accused of defrauding the US-based IT giants Facebook and Google of over 100 million ......

Ratas: Turkey staying on European course is important to Estonia - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - Turkey is Estonia's important strategic partner and Estonia as well as the rest of the European Union want Turkey to stay on cours......

University of Tartu climbs 100 places on Academic Ranking of World Universities - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - The University of Tartu, which found itself on the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities , or the Shanghai Ranking,......

Lithuanian producers get opportunity to export organic products to China - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Lithuanian producers will be able to export organic products to China if they are certified as meeting the Asian country's standar......

We must prevent Usakovs or Lembergs from becoming prime minister - Aseradens - The Baltic Times

RIGA - If elected chairman of Unity, Economics Minister Arvils Aseradens will try to mobilize the democratic wing to prevent Aivars Lembergs (Fo......

Over 45% of Latvian millennials not saving up for old age - The Baltic Times

RIGA - As many as 45.2 percent of Latvia’s millennials, or people aged roughly between 22 and 35, are not saving up for their old-age pens......

Under existing law Revenue Service cannot conclude agreement on using mediation in dispute with ss.lv - The Baltic Times

RIGA - The existing laws do not allow the State Revenue Service to conclude an agreement on using mediation to resolve its dispute with SIA Inte......

Estonian basketball team advances to qualifying round of FIBA world cup - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - The Estonian national basketball team ensured a place in the qualifiers of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 by defeating the Macedon......

Lithuanian Prime Minister says immigration from Ukraine 'not bad' - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Recent growth in immigration from Ukraine to Lithuania is not a bad thing as it helps solve labor market problems, Prime Minister Saul......

Government endorses Estonia's financial report for 2016 - The Baltic Times

TALLINN – The government has approved the financial report of the Estonian state for 2016, which offers an overview of the achievement of ......

Estonian Olympic Committee not to reward Oiglane for 4th place in World Championships - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - The Estonian Olympic Committee will not give a monetary award to Janek Oiglane for fourth place in decathlon at the World Athletics Ch......

UEFA Super Cup final to be played in Tallinn Aug 15 next year - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - The 2018 UEFA Super Cup will be played on Aug. 15, 2018 at Tallinn'sLillekula Arena, marking the first time ever that a seni......

Russia to present Zapad exercise to military attaches at separate event - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonia has received no invitation from Russia to observe the Zapad large scale military exercise to be held by Russia and Belarus in ......

Lithuanian Defence Minister hopes there won't be incidents during Putin's trip to Kaliningrad - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis expects that there will be no incidents as Russian Vladimir Putin will fly to Russia......

Tarja Halonen: No need for Estonia to panically fear Russia - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - There is no reason for Estonia to panically fear Russia, Tarja Halonen, president of Finland from 2000-2012, told Eesti Paevaleht dail......

Latvia shows EU's fourth steepest industrial output growth in June - The Baltic Times

RIGA - In June 2017, Latvia showed the fourth steepest industrial output growth in the European Union as compared to the same month a year ago, ......

Russian nationalist Gorsky applies for political asylum in Lithuania - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Yuri Gorsky, a Russian nationalist who fled Russia in July, has applied for political asylum in Lithuania.T......

NATO jets in Baltics scrambled 8 times last week to escort Russian aircraft - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - NATO fighter jets serving in the Baltic air policing mission were scrambled eight times last week to intercept Russian military aircra......

Estonian Prime Minister to make working visit to Turkey - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas is about to start a two-day working visit to Turkey on Tuesday.The Eston......

Estonian Foreign Minister sends condolences to Sierra Leone counterpart - The Baltic Times

TALLINN - Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser on Tuesday expressed his sympathies to the foreign minister of Sierra Leone, Samura Kamara, over......