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 2018-09-19 00:41 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Denmark's Largest Bank To Issue Report on Russia, Ex-Soviet Money Laundering...

The September 19 report by Danske Bank is expected to highlight major money laundering problems, as well as the failure by European regulators to thwart the problem, particularly in the ex-Soviet Baltic states....

 2018-09-18 20:23 

Infowars.com

Walmart to Ban Soviet-Themed Shirts After Outcry from Baltic States...

Lithuanian ambassador to US: 'Horrific crimes were committed under the Soviet symbols of a sickle-and-hammer9;...

 2018-09-18 19:30 

VOA

Pope Francis to Tour Baltics Amid Ongoing Sex Abuse Scandal...

Pope Francis will tour Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia starting Saturday amid a child sex abuse scandal involving Catholic priests that has challenged his leadership image.Francis' tour will begin in Vilnius Saturday morning. He will conduct public mass...

 2018-09-18 15:08 

Washington Post

Lithuania: Walmart to remove Soviet-themed shirts...

Lithuania says Walmart has told them they will remove shirts with Soviet emblems from online sales after the Baltic countries had demanded that the goods were taken away from the U.S. retail giant's site...

 2018-09-18 15:06 

Federal News Radio

Lithuania: Walmart to remove Soviet-themed shirts...

Lithuania says Walmart has told them they will remove shirts with Soviet emblems from online sales after the Baltic countries had demanded that the goods were taken away from the U.S. retail giant's site...

 2018-09-18 15:03 

The Hill

Walmart to halt sales of shirts featuring Soviet imagery...

Lithuanian officials said Tuesday that Walmart will no longer sell clothing featuring Soviet Union logos after Baltic countries asked the retail giant to remove USSR-emblazoned apparel....

 2018-09-18 14:45 

Fox Business

Lithuania: Walmart to remove Soviet-themed shirts...

Lithuania says Walmart has agreed to remove shirts with Soviet emblems from its online shop after three Baltic countries complained about the clothing....

 2018-09-18 14:37 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

Three Seas Initiative summit approves projects of importance to Lithuania...

Several projects that are important for Lithuania, such as the Baltic power grids' synchronization with the Continental European system, Gas Interconnector Poland-Lithuania (GIPL), Via Baltica , Rail Baltica and the Viking shuttle train service, are o...

 2018-09-18 14:36 

The Daily Mail

Lithuania: Walmart to remove Soviet-themed shirts...

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - Lithuania says Walmart has agreed to remove shirts with Soviet emblems from its online shop after three Baltic countries complained......

 2018-09-18 14:09 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

Walmart pledges to stop selling Soviet-symbol T-shirts after Lithuania's criticism...

US retail giant Walmart has pledged to remove T-shirts with Soviet symbols from sale in response to Lithuania and other Baltic states' criticism that such goods offend victims of Soviet terror....

 2018-09-18 14:00 

Politico

Surveying Florence's damage...

Perry, Baltic leaders converge — Putting a finer Indian Point on it...

 2018-09-18 08:55 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Exhibit on Baltic centennials, US-Baltic relations opens at Riigikogu...

An exhibit celebrating 100 years of Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian independence as well as US-Baltic relations is to be opened at the Riigikogu on Tuesday, where it will remain open to the public through 28 September....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

The Baltic Times

Latvian experts see no political risks to Baltic grids' synchronization...

VILNIUS As the technical scenario for the synchronization of the Baltic power grids with that of continental European system received th......

 2018-09-17 21:49 

Deutsche Welle

Three Seas summit in Bucharest seeks backing from Western Europe...

Bucharest is holding the third annual summit of the so-called Three Seas. The forum brings together 12 central and eastern European Union member states from the Baltic to the Adriatic and Black Seas....

 2018-09-17 15:17 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

NATO jets in Baltic scrambled once to intercept Russian plane...

NATO fighter jets, stationed in the Baltic states as part of the NATO air policing mission, were scrambled once last week to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea....

 2018-09-17 11:48 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

Baltics to get more of US attention due to Blackstone investment experts...

The decision by a consortium led by private equity funds managed by Blackstone to invest 1 billion euros into Luminor, a Scandinavian bank operating in the Baltic states, should make the US administration pay more attention to the Baltic states, and also ...

 2018-09-17 11:08 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

Airbus A220: A cockpit tour...

Take a rare tour of the Airbus A220-300 cockpit with Air Baltic's chief pilot Gerhard Ramcke...

 2018-09-17 04:00 

The Baltic Times

Lithuania posts lowest Jan-Jul export growth in Baltics - Eurostat...

VILNIUS - Lithuania posted a lower export growth rate for January through July 2018 than its two Baltic neighbors, according to the latest figur......

 2018-09-16 18:27 

CTV News

Monument honouring Polish immigrants erected at Pier 21 in Halifax...

A monument honouring the Polish-Canadian community has been erected in Halifax. Dominik Barcz, a fur merchant from a Polish city on the Baltic coast, was the first recorded Polish immigrant to arrive on Canadian soil in 1752, leading many generations of P...

 2018-09-16 17:05 

National Post

Monument honouring Polish immigrants erected at Pier 21 in Halifax...

HALIFAX — A monument honouring the Polish-Canadian community has been erected in Halifax. Dominik Barcz, a fur merchant from a Polish city on the Baltic coast, was the first recorded Polish immigrant to arrive on Canadian soil in 1752, leading many ...

 2018-09-16 13:10 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Technical scenario for Baltic grid synchronisation approved in Brussels...

The project for the synchronisation of the Baltic power grids with the Continental European system received the green light from the Baltic Energy Market Interconnection Plan (BEMIP) high-level group in Brussels on Friday, the Lithuanian government said....

 2018-09-15 22:34 

The Scotsman

SNP urges pipeline battle to hit back at Russia...

The UK government should hit back at Russia over the Salisbury poison attack by mounting a diplomatic campaign against a huge gas pipeline development in the Baltic Sea, the SNP has said....

 2018-09-15 04:00 

The Baltic Times

Calendar of main business events in Baltic states next week...

RIGA/TALLINN/VILNIUS - The following is the calendar of main business events scheduled in the Baltic states next week....

 2018-09-14 23:14 

Business Insider

Russia reportedly warned Mattis it could use nuclear weapons in Europe, and it made him see Moscow as an 'existential threat' to the US...

During the early months of the Trump administration, Russia reportedly told Defense Secretary Jim Mattis of its willingness to use nuclear weapons under certain conditions. It's not clear in what context the warning was made, but both the US and Russi...

 2018-09-14 15:48 

China Post

Merkel: Russia sanctions to go only with Ukraine ceasefire...

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says sanctions on Russia will not be lifted until a real cease-fire is achieved in Ukraine.Speaking at a meeting with leaders from the Baltic states in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, Merk...

 2018-09-14 15:29 

National Post

Merkel: Russia sanctions to go only with Ukraine ceasefire...

VILNIUS, Lithuania — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says sanctions on Russia will not be lifted until a real cease-fire is achieved in Ukraine. Speaking at a meeting with leaders from the Baltic states in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, Merkel s...

 2018-09-14 15:27 

WNCT-TV

Merkel: Russia sanctions to go only with Ukraine ceasefire...

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says sanctions on Russia will not be lifted until a real cease-fire is achieved in Ukraine. Speaking at a meeting with leaders from the Baltic states in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, Merkel sa...

 2018-09-14 15:27 

Washington Times

Merkel: Russia sanctions to go only with Ukraine ceasefire...

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says sanctions on Russia will not be lifted until a real cease-fire is achieved in Ukraine. Speaking at a meeting with leaders from the Baltic states in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, Merkel sa...

 2018-09-14 13:32 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

Energmin calls deal on synchronization scenario 'decision of the decade'...

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia have reached a long sought-after agreement that opens the way for the further development of the key regional energy project, Lithuanian Energy Minister ygimantas Vaiinas said on Friday after a scenario for the Baltic power g...

 2018-09-14 12:17 

LSM.LV

[ Latvian Public Broadcasting ]

Technical scenario for Baltic grid synchronization approved in Brussels...

The project for the synchronization of the Baltic power grids with the Continental European system received the green light in Brussels on September 14, the Lithuanian government said....

 2018-09-14 11:00 

AKIpress News Agency

President Jeenbekov meets with muftis of CIS, Baltic countries and China...

AKIPRESS.COM - President Sooronbai Jeenbekov met with the Supreme Muftis of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, China, Lithuania, Russia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Estonia, who arrived in Kyrgyzstan to participate in the international conference Spiritual Silk Road....

 2018-09-14 10:26 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

Technical scenario for Baltic grid synchronization approved in Brussels...

The project for the synchronization of the Baltic power grids with the Continental European system received the green light in Brussels on Friday, the Lithuanian government said....

 2018-09-14 10:26 

DELFI

[ Lithuania Tribune ]

Technical scenario for Baltic grid synchronization approved in Brussels (Updated)...

The project for the synchronization of the Baltic power grids with the Continental European system received the green light in Brussels on Friday, the Lithuanian government said....

 2018-09-14 04:00 

The Baltic Times

Baltic states call on European Commission not to cut cohesion funds after 2020...

RIGA Representatives of the Baltic states today signed a letter of the Baltic position regarding the EU funds, calling on the European C......

 2018-09-13 15:50 

Oman Observer

Nordea, DNB sell Baltic bank stake to Blackstone...

OSLO: Nordea and DNB have agreed to sell a 60 per cent stake in Baltic bank Luminor to a Blackstone The post Nordea, DNB sell Baltic bank stake to Blackstone appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-09-13 08:08 

LSM.LV

[ Latvian Public Broadcasting ]

Blackstone takes billion-euro stake in Luminor bank...

Luminor, a bank formed from the merging of the Baltic operations of DNB and Nordea, announced September 13 that it is selling a majority stake to a consortium led by private equity funds managed by investment company Blackstone....

 2018-09-13 06:57 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Nordea, DNB sell Baltic bank stake to Blackstone in $1.2 bln deal...
 2018-09-13 05:44 

Reuters

Nordea, DNB sell Baltic bank stake to Blackstone in $1.2 billion deal...

Nordea and DNB have agreed to sell a 60 percent stake in Baltic bank Luminor to a Blackstone private equity consortium for 1 billion euros ($1.16 billion), the two Nordic banks said on Thursday....

 2018-09-13 05:44 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Nordea, DNB sell Baltic bank stake to Blackstone in $1.2 billion deal...

Nordea and DNB have agreed to sell a 60 percent stake in Baltic bank Luminor to a Blackstone private equity consortium for 1 billion euros ($1.16 billion), the two Nordic banks said on Thursday....

 2018-09-13 05:43 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Nordea, DNB sell Baltic bank stake to Blackstone in $1.2 billion deal...
 2018-09-13 05:42 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Nordea, DNB sell Baltic bank stake to Blackstone in $1.2 bln deal...
 2018-09-13 05:42 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-Nordea, DNB sell Baltic bank stake to Blackstone in $1.2 bln deal...
 2018-09-13 05:25 

Reuters

Nordea, DNB sell Baltic bank stake to Blackstone in $1.2 bln deal...

Nordea and DNB have agreed to sell a 60 percent stake in Baltic bank Luminor to a Blackstone private equity consortium for 1 billion euros ($1.16 billion), the two Nordic banks said on Thursday....

 2018-09-13 04:00 

The Baltic Times

Lithuanian energy minister expects green light for synchronization...

VILNIUS - A project worth over 1 billion euros for the synchronization of the Baltic power grids with the system of Continental Europe......

 2018-09-13 04:00 

The Baltic Times

32 Baltic companies included in Coface ranking of 500 largest companies in Central and Eastern Europe...

RIGA - 32 Baltic companies have made it to international credit insurer Coface ranking of 500 largest companies in Central and Eastern Europe, w......

 2018-09-12 20:31 

Defense News

Estonia eyes mid-range air defense systems to rectify NATO 'oversight'...

The Baltic region faces a challenge on how to defend its airspace from Russian incursion....

 2018-09-12 13:48 

Vatican News

Lithuania awaits Pope Francis with "great anticipation" - Vatican News...

The Pope Francis is scheduled to make an apostolic visit to the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, September 22-25....

 2018-09-12 09:15 

LSM.LV

[ Latvian Public Broadcasting ]

Online campaign spending "impossible" to track, say journalists...

With election campaigning in full swing ahead of Latvia's parliamentary elections on October 6, journalists from the Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism, Re:Baltica, say it has become impossible to keep track of who is spending what and consequ...

 2018-09-12 07:49 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Woodward: In Baltic war, Russia willing to use nuclear weapons against NATO...

Russia privately warned US Secretary of Defense James Mattis that if there were a war in the Baltics, Russia would not hesitate to use small tactical nuclear weapons against NATO, US journalist Bob Woodward writes in his new book....

 2018-09-12 05:09 

Sputnik International

Gazprom, Mitsui Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Baltic LNG Plant...

VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) - Baltic LNG plant is expected to be built next to the seaport of Ust-Luga, about 70 miles west of St. Petersburg. The plant will have the production capacity of 10 million tonnes of gas per year....

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