The accession of Finland and Sweden to Nato will transform the picture in the Baltic region but more military deployments are still needed, argue Baltic experts.
The Paldiski terminal is expected to receive LNG from a floating terminal, ending Estonia's 80% dependence on Russian gas.
Maria Alyokhina, who was banned from leaving Moscow, says she fled dressed as a meal delivery courier.
The EBRD has cut its 2022 emerging Europe growth forecasts again, reflecting a sharp downgrade for Ukraine and the regional fallout from the war and sanctions.
The €500mn pipeline will enable the Baltic states and Finland to receive pipeline gas from Western Europe for the first time.
Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are among the most at risk from the economic fallout of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and are currently suffering the highest inflation rates in the EU.
Russian GDP forecast to fall by 9-15% this year, while Ukraine's economy could collapse by 38-45%.
Russian GDP forecast to slump 12% in 2022, while Ukraine's GDP will halve. Bulgaria, Slovakia and the Baltic states will have two quarters of negative growth.
Ukraine should become a member of the European Union as soon as possible, the presidents of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia said in Kyiv on April 13.
Kaunas wants to remove any symbols of the Soviet Union and Russia from its public spaces after the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Nord Security is now striving to become the world’s biggest cybersecurity company.
Harmony, Latvia's longtime largest party, which is backed by ethnic Russians, collapses to fourth place in March opinion poll.
Ukraine's economy forecast to contract by 20% and projections worsen across emerging Europe — except for Eurasian oil and gas producers Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.
European economic sentiment took a hit in March, falling in seven of the ten most important economies, as the war in Ukraine and the economic impact of extreme sanctions on Russia drive up inflation and disrupt supply chains.
Central and Southeastern European countries are among the most vulnerable to any cut-off in Russian energy exports, but this has not stopped some of them from being very vocal in demanding tougher action.
Sanctions are hitting the Belarusian economy hard and Minsk is further tightening the screws around public speech and private commercial interests.
The war between two of the world’s top grain exporters, Russia and Ukraine, has sent prices to record levels and forced importers to urgently seek out alternative sources.
Central and Eastern Europe’s arms industry should also benefit from the shift of defence up the list of political priorities.
With the exception of Latvia, women in countries across the region are among the almost 2.4bn worldwide that don’t enjoy the same economic rights as men.
We may be witnessing the construction of a new Iron Curtain in Eastern Europe, though this time the former Warsaw Pact states of Central Europe will be on the western side.