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Economy

Global trade wars and their impact on the Baltic countries

Last year was marked with rising global economic growth, improving confidence and expectations, booming stock markets, and low volatility. That seems to be over – economic growth has eased, especially in the euro area, and the dominating story is rapidly escalating trade tensions. […]

Donald Trump
Defence

Lithuania expects progress on air defense at NATO summit, but worries about Trump

Lithuanian diplomats expect a step toward strengthening air defense in the Baltic states to be taken at this week’s NATO summit, but remain wary of US President Donald Trump‘s position. […]

Defence

Germany’s chief of defense visits German soldiers stationed in Lithuania

Germany’s new Chief of Defense, General Eberhard Zorn, on Monday visited his country’s soldiers serving in NATO’s multinational battalion based in Rukla, in central Lithuania. […]

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. […]

Laima Andrikienė
Opinion

Digital Warfare: European elves vs. Kremlin (Russian) trolls

Russian information weapons and the creation of an ‘alternative reality” Nowadays Russian propaganda and disinformation reaches unprecedented levels. After the military aggression against Ukraine in 2014, i. e. annexation of Crimea and military aggression in […]