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  1. September 2, 2014

    Baltic states fear Kremlin focus on ethnic Russians

    When President Barack Obama pays a short trip to Estonia on Wednesday, he will be in a country whose transformation in one...

  2. September 2, 2014

    Estonia PM warns Europe must guard against Russia in long term

    Russia’s intervention in Ukraine has so utterly transformed Europe’s security outlook that western governments must be on...

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  1. The Connected Europe

    While eastern and western Europe are in many ways more interconnected than ever, there...
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  1. August 31, 2014

    Nato frontline states see fears over Russia realised

    “War” – it was little surprise that three Baltic states and Poland were among the first to utter the word on Thursday after...

  2. August 29, 2014

    Nato states create new multilateral force

    Britain and six other states are to create a new joint expeditionary force of at least 10,000 personnel to bolster Nato’s...

  3. August 28, 2014

    EU influx pushes net migration to highest level since 2011

    David Cameron’s promise to cut UK immigration to the “tens of thousands” by the next election has been derailed by a surge...

  4. August 13, 2014

    Strong UK economy lures more migrants

    The number of eastern Europeans employed in Britain from countries such as Poland, Latvia and Lithuania has increased by...

  5. The World

    August 8, 2014

    Food fight: EU weighs up risks of Russia's ban

    (Getty) By Christian Oliver and Richard Milne Europe’s leaders are preparing for a trade war with Russia by mapping out the...

  6. August 1, 2014

    David Cameron urges Nato to deter Russian aggression

    David Cameron has urged fellow Nato leaders to back measures to defend the alliance and deter a possible Russian attack,...

  7. Brussels Blog

    July 23, 2014

    The EU's confusing course on Russian sanctions

    Sweden's Carl Bildt, centre, and Lithuania's Linas Linkevicius, left, urged an arms embargo Trying to keep track of what the...

  8. July 13, 2014

    Fresh fight breaks out over top EU roles

    A group of eastern European countries have launched an eleventh-hour bid to block Italy from being handed the post of the...

  9. Money Supply

    June 4, 2014

    Lithuania and the ECB's governing council

    Lithuania looks set to become the 19th member of the euro in January 2015 having met all the requirements demanded by the...

  10. June 4, 2014

    Lithuania on course to adopt euro

    Lithuania cleared its most important hurdle to becoming the 19th member of the EU’s common currency on Wednesday when the...

  11. May 13, 2014

    Lithuania claims gas price victory in battle with Gazprom

    Lithuania has claimed a victory in its long-running battle against Gazprom as the Baltic country’s prime minister said gas...

  12. May 2, 2014

    It takes a network to defeat a network

    Cyber crime is evolving. Few people can still think it is just teenagers hacking the US Department of Defense for fun. Now...

  13. April 22, 2014

    Russian threat prompts Baltics to try to solve squabbles

    When Barack Obama had a joint meeting in August with the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, it seemed a good...

  14. April 11, 2014

    Spotlight shifts to Estonia town if Russia tests Nato’s mettle

    Fjodor Santsev can see Russia from the window of the building where he works. On his side of the river lies Narva, the...

  15. April 9, 2014

    Baltics urge Nato to base permanent force in region

    The three Baltic countries are urging Nato to base land forces permanently in the region to show Russia that the military...

  16. April 3, 2014

    Europe turns to WTO over Russia’s ban on pork products

    The EU plans to take Russia to the World Trade Organisation as early as next week over a ban on European pork products as...

  17. March 27, 2014

    Baltic states pledge more defence spending as US presses allies

    Latvia and Lithuania became the first European countries to announce big increases in their military spending following the...

  18. March 24, 2014

    Eastern Europe eyes US gas exports as bargaining chip

    Eastern European governments are looking to use the prospect of US natural gas exports as a bargaining chip to secure lower...

  19. FT Alphaville

    March 14, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Naming and shaming in Japan: David notes another angry reflection of how important...

  20. beyondbrics

    March 13, 2014

    London morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * US warns Russia of Crimea poll reprisals | Moscow deploys fighter jets to Belarus after Washington moves...

  21. March 12, 2014

    Crimea occupation casts shadow of 1940 over Baltic nations

    Russia’s occupation of Crimea has drawn plenty of historical comparisons from the build-up to the first world war in 1914...

  22. The World

    March 11, 2014

    Russia adapts Lithuanian playbook to Crimea

    Today Lithuania celebrates the 24th anniversary of its declaration of independence on March 11 1990 – the first former...

  23. beyondbrics

    March 10, 2014

    Front-line Baltics keep a wary eye on Crimea

    By Mike Collier of bne in Riga With the Russian military heading westwards in a move similar to the ”invited annexation”...

  24. March 7, 2014

    Central and eastern European leaders see Russian fears confirmed

    For some central and eastern European political leaders, the Kremlin’s military intervention in Ukraine serves as powerful...

  25. beyondbrics

    February 24, 2014

    Guest post: what can the EU do to help Ukraine?

    By Marcin Zaborowski of the Polish Institute of International Affairs Developments over the last few days in Ukraine make it...

  26. February 24, 2014

    Frontier market havens come under threat as frailties appear

    Frontier markets are poised at the extremities of market capitalism, a position that often equates to life on the edge for...

  27. beyondbrics

    February 4, 2014

    Poland’s PKO BP: eyeing Lithuania?

    Rumours have been rife in Vilnius for months that PKO BP, Poland’s state-owned bank, the country’s biggest, is preparing an...

  28. February 3, 2014

    Corruption in the EU costs business €120bn a year, study finds

    Corruption has increased since the sovereign debt crisis hit the eurozone and costs the EU economy about €120bn a year in...

  29. FT Alphaville

    January 21, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Bubbles as a deflationary escape chute: Izzy agrees with Brad Delong that raising the...

  30. January 20, 2014

    Portsmouth FC’s former owner can be extradited, judge rules

    Vladimir Antonov, the former owner of Portsmouth football club, can be extradited to Lithuania to face allegations of bank...

  31. FT Photo Diary

    January 20, 2014

    River of ice in Lithuania

    Mindaugas Kulbis/AP A pedestrian walks along the banks of the Neris river as temperatures dipped to minus 18 degrees...

  32. beyondbrics

    January 15, 2014

    Guest post: rising stars of the CEE

    By Timothy Ash of Standard Bank Emerging Europe has led the way so far in 2014 in new eurobond issues, with successful...

  33. January 14, 2014

    Lithuania’s Algirdas Butkevicius promises to join euro or resign

    The prime minister of Lithuania has staked his job on the Baltic country successfully joining the euro next year in a bid to...

  34. December 30, 2013

    Lithuania shows rare enthusiasm for eurozone membership

    Even amid the relentlessly dire forecasts of eurozone break-up during the past three years, EU officials have pointed to the...

  35. Brussels Blog

    December 16, 2013

    Dutch banking revolt: Dijsselbloem vs Borg round II

    Are the Dutch attempting to lead a mutiny on bank reform? It is hard to tell whether the objections are serious enough to...

  36. December 16, 2013

    Baltic power plan meets resistance

    A comparison with Chernobyl is certainly not the happiest one. But that was the reason why the EU insisted Lithuania close...

  37. December 11, 2013

    European financial transactions tax suffers backlash

    The EU is to debate the first drafts to a reshaped European financial transactions tax that would potentially exclude...

  38. December 5, 2013

    The Kremlin’s attempt at soft power is back-to-front

    Sweden, Poland, Lithuania – does that remind you of anything?” asked Dmitry Kiselev, a current affairs presenter on Russian...

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