The Baltic Way Celebration in Paris Photo © Ludo Segers @ The Lithua
Economy

Baltic Private Equity and Venture Capital market is rapidly developing

The post-financial crisis period of 2010-2019 proved that the Baltic economies are able to cope and recover from large economic downturns successfully. During this period, the Baltics have seen growth in private capital manager’s activity, […]

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
European Union

Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

NATO fighter-jets escorting Russian fighter-jet
Defence

NATO fighter-jets scrambled once from Lithuania last week over 2 Russian warplanes

NATO fighter aircraft conducting the NATO air-policing mission in the Baltic states were scrambled once from Lithuania last week to intercept military aircraft of the Russian Federation in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea. […]

Raimundas Karoblis
Defence

Lithuania backs Brussels initiative on defense fund

Lithuania’s government supports the European Commission (EC) initiative to set up a European Defense Fund, which Brussels believes would enable countries of the community to make more efficient investments in the weaponry they purchase. […]

Rail Baltica
Economy

EP member: Baltic states should be strong on Rail Baltica project

Amid the increasingly heated discussions in the Baltic states about the financing of the European-gauge Rail Baltica project from European Union (EU) funds, Wim van de Camp of the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee says that the three Baltic states would definitely secure European funding for the project, if they are strong and demonstrate determination for the huge investment. […]

Šiauliuose nusileido vienas moderniausių NATO žvalgybos orlaivių
Defence

Polish airmen scrambled for 1st time from Lithuania over Russian warplane

Polish fighter-jets serving in the NATO air-policing mission in the Baltic states were for the first time scrambled over a Russian warplane flying above the Baltic Sea. […]