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  • Lithuania releases new war manual
    a Russian threat has continued to loom large in the minds of Lithuanian policy makers and the public at large The manual asks Latvians to remain calm and keep thinking clearly reminiscent of the Churchillian mantra to Keep Calm and Carry On Other pieces of advice to civilians include organising themselves using social media and initiating cyber attacks against the enemy as well as demonstrating in the street and going on strike from their jobs or at the very least doing their job worse than usual as a mild form of passive resistance The idea of installing bomb shelters on the premises of all future buildings in Lithuania has also been considered Comments Related Articles Kaunas municipality begins refurbishment work on Jewish cemetary Lithuania supports Georgia s NATO aspirations NATO to halve Baltic air policing mission four jets to remain in Siaulai Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Mixed hopes in Vilnius for Belarus reset Lithuanian MEP migrant crisis will be a lingering issue Refugees to be questioned on religion and previous military activities by Lithuanian authorities Former KGB spy given Lithuanian residence permit Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural events in Estonia Latvia and Lithuania Born of a merger between The Baltic Independent and The Baltic Observer in 1996 The Baltic Times continues to bring objective comprehensive and timely information to those with an interest in this rapidly developing area of the Baltic Sea region Read more Our news analysis

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  • Latvija in brief
    about Russian soldiers and mercenaries killed injured or captured in the Ukraine conflict According to information available on these websites Rodions claimed to be a volunteer from Latvia and was part of the Vostok battalion He apparently died on Jan 21 from a bullet wound COOL RUNNINGS January was a magnificent month for the Dukurs family with Latvia s Martins Dukurs winning the season s fifth Skeleton World Cup stage at the St Moritz track in Switzerland on Jan 23 and his Martins brother Tomass Dukurs finishing in overall fifth place 1 33 seconds behind his older brother This was followed up by an extraordinary win for the The Latvia 1 four man bobsleigh team piloted by Oskars Melbardis who won gold at this year s European Bobsleigh Championships today The Russian rival bobsleigh team piloted by Alexander Kasyanov but they finished in overall second place 0 28 seconds behind Melbardis while the German bobsleigh team piloted by Francesco Friedrich finished in overall third place a whopping 0 52 seconds behind Melbardis The Latvia 2 four man bob team piloted by Oskars Kibermanis finished in overall 7th place 1 24 second behind Melbardis In the season s six Bobsleigh World Cup stages so far the Latvia 1 bobsleigh team has finished on the podium at each stage winning three of them Comments Related Articles U S heavy weaponry to be deployed in Latvia from autumn 2015 Latvia Lumbers Towards Higher Spending on Defence Russia Today requests permission to establish Latvian subsidiary Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Latvian government reaches for guns over health care Crude oil leaks from Latvia s VNT terminal Latvia and China discuss bilateral cooperation Drunk AirBaltic crew sentenced to jail in Norwegian court Subscribe A

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  • Estonian laws available in english
    spent the last four years translating all the country s laws into English guided by the Ministry of Justice The exercise has been carried out to introduce the Estonian legal system to the rest of the world and ease professional and business interaction Ministry of Justice spokeswoman Maria Elisa Tuulik said However Justice Ministry Riigi Teataja unit manager Juri Heinla said that the translations have no legal force and c The article you requested can be accessed only by subscribing to the online version of The Baltic Times If you are already subscribed to The Baltic Times please authorize yourself Log In In case you don t have a subscription yet please visit our SUBSCRIPTION section Comments Related Articles Concept of foreign policy has changed for Estonia Medieval ships uncovered beneath Tallinn building sites Go Rail ends Tallinn Moscow service for economic reasons Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Japan follows Estonia s lead with electronic ID cards Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally in Tallinn The battle for the Estonian coastline Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural events in Estonia Latvia and Lithuania Born of a merger between The Baltic Independent and The Baltic Observer in 1996 The Baltic Times continues to bring objective comprehensive and timely information to those with an interest in this rapidly developing area of the Baltic Sea region Read more Our news analysis

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  • Estonia top in EU for economic freedom
    tank the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal newspaper Postimees Online reports This is the highest ranking of any EU country and is behind only Switzerland in Europe Estonia has risen three places from last year Lithuania rose six places to 15th worldwide and fifth out of EU countries and Latvia also gained five places to be ranked the 37th freest economy in the world 13th in the EU This meant that both Estonia The article you requested can be accessed only by subscribing to the online version of The Baltic Times If you are already subscribed to The Baltic Times please authorize yourself Log In In case you don t have a subscription yet please visit our SUBSCRIPTION section Comments Related Articles Concept of foreign policy has changed for Estonia Medieval ships uncovered beneath Tallinn building sites Go Rail ends Tallinn Moscow service for economic reasons Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Japan follows Estonia s lead with electronic ID cards Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally in Tallinn The battle for the Estonian coastline Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural events in Estonia Latvia and Lithuania Born of a merger between The Baltic Independent and The Baltic Observer in 1996 The Baltic Times continues to bring objective comprehensive and timely information to those with an interest in this rapidly developing area of the Baltic Sea region

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  • Tartu University ranked fifth in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
    in the list in 26th position Such a high position is a great recognition to the University of Tartu as a whole and proves the high level of our research and teaching I am glad to see that we are highly appreciated among countries characterised by rapidly developing universities and landscape of higher education commented Reesi Lapa Head of International Cooperation at the University of Tartu A number of other universities from the other two Baltic countries made the rankings Four Lithuanian institutions appeared in the top 100 with Vilnius University ranking the highest in 32nd position The University of Latvia in Riga was the only Latvian university to make it in and featured in 41st place The ranking method took into account academic and employer reputation the faculty members to student ratio the proportion of staff with PhDs the presence of international students as well as other indicators Comments Related Articles Concept of foreign policy has changed for Estonia Medieval ships uncovered beneath Tallinn building sites Go Rail ends Tallinn Moscow service for economic reasons Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Japan follows Estonia s lead with electronic ID cards Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally in Tallinn The battle for the Estonian coastline Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural events in Estonia Latvia and Lithuania Born of a merger between The Baltic Independent and The Baltic Observer

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  • News search
    airline airBaltic has been recognised as the most punctual airline in the world According to OAG Read More Russian TV stations broadcasting in Lithuania may be suspended over bias The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania LRTK will consider on Wednesday whether to temporary limit the broadcasting of the Ren TV Bal Read More Estonian independent pharmacies to strike over abolition of establishment restrictions On January 9 so called independent pharmacies located mainly in rural areas and small towns will hold a warning strike as a result of which t Read More 84 of Latvia residents now used to the euro A total of 84 percent of economically active residents of Latvia between the ages of 18 and 55 say that they are already used to the euro accor Read More Rinkevics Latvian president s invitation to Victory Day in Moscow should be considered In deciding whether Latvian President Andris Berzins should attend Russia s Victory Day celebrations in Moscow on May 9 the context of the Read More Latvian Girgensons tops NHL vote The Latvian ice hockey star Zemgus Girgensons has garnered the largest number of votes of any NHL player in the voting for the starting lineups Read More Lithuanians apply to VVTAT over change given in litas A number of Lithuanians have already applied to the State Consumer Rights Protection Authority VVTAT because they have been given their change Read More Previous 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 Next Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The

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  • Eesti in brief
    a city twinned with Donetsk A letter of appeal was sent to 13 twin and 10 partner towns of Donetsk More than one in five Estonians in poverty According to new data from Statistics Estonia in 2013 22 1 percent of the Estonian population lived in relative poverty and 8 percent in absolute poverty The estimations are based on the Social Survey which has been conducted by Statistics Estonia since 2004 and which collect data about the yearly income In 2013 a person was considered to be in at risk of poverty if his her monthly equalised disposable income was below 358 euros and in absolute poverty if it was below 205 euros The at risk of poverty rate is highest in the case of elderly people where it affected 32 percent of persons aged 65 and over Young people up to 24 and pre retirement age people aged 50 64 got the highest absolute poverty with 10 percent in both groups Among people with basic or lower education one in three remained in the poorest category At the same time one third of people with higher education belonged to the richest fifth of the Estonian population Also the risk of poverty was lower for Estonians than those of non Estonians Without social transfers state benefits and pensions the at risk of poverty rate would have even been 2 times bigger and the absolute poverty rate multiplied by 4 This report is a useful reality check Comments Related Articles Concept of foreign policy has changed for Estonia Medieval ships uncovered beneath Tallinn building sites Go Rail ends Tallinn Moscow service for economic reasons Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Japan follows Estonia s lead with electronic ID cards Right wing

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  • Russian, Belarusian opposition activists to launch TV channel in Estonia
    based in Estonia to combat Kremlin propaganda throughout Eastern Europe according to The Guardian At present aru tv broadcasts online three days a week but it plans to expand its coverage from April according to its founder Belarusian activist Pavel Morozov It receives support from MyMedia an initiative funded by the Danish government to promote independent journalism in Turkey and several former Soviet countries Aru tv targets people i The article you requested can be accessed only by subscribing to the online version of The Baltic Times If you are already subscribed to The Baltic Times please authorize yourself Log In In case you don t have a subscription yet please visit our SUBSCRIPTION section Comments Related Articles Concept of foreign policy has changed for Estonia Medieval ships uncovered beneath Tallinn building sites Go Rail ends Tallinn Moscow service for economic reasons Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Japan follows Estonia s lead with electronic ID cards Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally in Tallinn The battle for the Estonian coastline Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural events in Estonia Latvia and Lithuania Born of a merger between The Baltic Independent and The Baltic Observer in 1996 The Baltic Times continues to bring objective comprehensive and timely information to those with an interest in this rapidly developing area of the Baltic Sea region Read more Our news analysis and

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