Publication: Baltic Times

First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Baltic states join fight again...

FromThe Baltic states have joined a U.S. led coalition in the fight against extremist group Islamic State (IS).The extremist group, known for taking large areas of Syria and northern Iraq as well as the mass murder of thousands of civilians.Latvia's foreign ... [Published Baltic Times - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Estonia accuses Russia of med...

From Captured Estonian intelligence official Eston Kohver (photo: YouTube)Estonia says Russia has pressured captured Estonian intelligence official Eston Kohver to drop his high profile lawyers.Tallinn says Kohver, 44 was captured in Estonian territory ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Estonia, Urmas Paet, Russia
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Revealed: Stunning World War ...

From Marie Kristine Cilvere posed as a French journalist in order to obtain secret information (photo: Daily Telegraph)The British National Archives have revealed the identity of stunning Second World War special agent ''Fifi'' as London-born Latvian ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Russian pop singer to turn to...

From Russian pop singer Joseph Kobzon (photo: LETA)Russian pop singer Joseph Kobzon will turn to European courts after being blacklisted from entering Latvia.Kobzon was banned from entering Latvia earlier this year over his pro Russia views amid the crisis ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Moscow laying the groundwork ...

From (photo: LETA)The Russian government is laying the groundwork for a Ukrainian scenario in the Baltic states, a U.S. expert on the region has claimed.Goble, former adviser on the Baltic states to former U.S secretary of state James Baker, said recent ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. firm buys Estonian start ...

From (photo: twitter)An Estonian start up has been bought by the world's largest manufacturers of 3D printers for 100 million dollars.The deal was struck between Estonia's GrabCAD and Stratasys on Tuesday, Postimees Online reports.GrabCAD co-founder and ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. firm agrees major deal to...

From Latvian owned Citadele bank will come under U.S. ownership after a deal was agreed todayU.S. firm Ripplewood Holdings will take over Latvian owned bank Citadele, Latvia's Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma has confirmed today.Following several hours ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Seven Baltic universities amon...

From The University of Tartu in Estonia makes the list of the world’s top universities (photo: twitter)A list of the world's top universities includes seven from the Baltic statesEstonia tops the list out of the Baltics, with the University of Tartu and ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Italian firm set to expand to...

FromItalian I.T firm Valuetech plans to open in Lithuania, creating jobs in its wake.The company initially plans to recruit 10 highly skilled IT professionals, who will work on further developing products created in Italy for the company's largest cu ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Germany, Canada to send troop...

From (photo: twitter)Germany, Belgium, Hungary and Canada could send troops to Latvia in order to strengthen NATO presence in the region, Latvia's defense minister Raimonds Vejonis has said.The announcement comes after NATO said it would boost its presence ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Canada, NATO, Latvia, Germany
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

UN calls for release of captu...

From The United Nations general assembly hall (photo: twitter)The United Nations (UN) has called for the immediate release of captured Estonian intelligence official Eston Kohver.Tallinn says Kohver, 44 was captured in Estonian territory last Friday by ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Meat prices take a tumble ami...

FromThe prices of meat products in Estonia will drop due to the outbreak of African swine fever in the country, Agriculture Minister Ivar Padar has said.African swine fever, a disease which causes mass death rates in pigs, was recorded in Estonia after ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 15 2014]

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"After evaluating the events of the past few weeks in Iraq and Syria, Latvia believes that the terrorist organization is a serious threat to Middle East security, as well as threat against its allies and partners in the entire world, including Latvia" Karlis Eihenbaums, a spokesman for Latvia's foreign ministry said
"In the court tomorrow, things will become clear; currently the information has been received via the investigator" Paet added
"I will turn to the European courts against the Latvian government for moral and material damages caused by the decision. I had pre-paid a hotel in Jurmala worth EUR 11,500 for my stay, but the hotel did not reimburse me" said Kobzon
"First, it represents a new ramping up of an old Moscow tactic of trying to undercut Western support for the Baltic countries all of whom are members of both the European Union and NATO by talking about their treatment of ethnic Russians and Russian speakers, a tactic that has often worked in the past" said Goble

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Russian pop singer to turn to... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 17 2014]
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U.S. firm buys Estonian start ... [Published Baltic Times - Sep 16 2014]
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