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6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

After Russian moves in Ukraine, NATO reassurances ease fears in Baltics

Dignitaries, including U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, attend a meeting of NATO defense ministers in Brussels on Feb. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military, US Air Force, Vladimir Putin

Thu Apr 17, 2014

New Statesman

Ukrainian extremists will only triumph if Russia invades

"Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire" by Ilya Repin .

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Europe

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

Putin and the ‘Good Hitler’

Andranik Migranyan is a seasoned Kremlin hand. A former member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, a cavalier of the presidentially bestowed Order of Honor, he currently heads the New York office of the so-called Institute for Democracy and Cooperation, a Russian GONGO created on the initiative of Vladimir Putin in 2007 .

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin,

NEWS.com.au

Ukraine v Russia: What will the US do?

STUDENTS are believed to be trapped in an air pocket under a capsized Korean ferry - texting desperate SOS pleas from their terrifying prison.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Prison, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military, US Air Force,

KRGV

Weekend Time Schedule

ITF, Fed Cup, WORLD GROUP, semifinals: Italy at Czech Republic, Germany at Australia.

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Transitions Online

Long-Distance Friendships

A politician stands in front of a gleaming fighter plane in a hangar. In front of him is a lectern with a microphone.

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The Independent

Ukraine crisis: Nato promises 'more planes in the air, more...

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Transitions Online

A Forced Rethink

A ceremony took place a month ago in the South Korean port of Ulsan that for the current Ukrainian situation carries heavy weight.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, South Korea, Asia, Poland, Lech Kaczynski

Agricultural Market

EBRD investment turns Lithuania's Klaipeda port into Baltic transhipment hub

A 32.5 million loan from the EBRD to Klaipedos Smelte, the company operating the container terminal at Klaipeda port in Lithuania, helped modernise its freight handling capacities and upgrade the whole Baltics region as a transit hub.

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GlobeNewswire

Regarding the supplemented agenda and draft resolutions of the Annual ...

On 27 March 2014, AB Lietuvos Dujos, publicly announced the draft agenda and draft resolutions of the General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company as approved by the Company's Board of Directors on 27 March 2014.

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GlobeNewswire

Grigiskes Ab: 2014 first quarter sales

During year 2013 vs. year 2012, in modern trade toilet paper category GRITE brand volume market share increased by +5.5 pp to 40.4 %, and in paper towels category GRITE brand growth was accelerated by +11.7 pp to 32.4%.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Announcement of Litgrid Ab Dividend Payment Procedure for 2013

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2014-04-15 07:05 CEST -- At the ordinary general meeting of LITGRID AB , convened 7 April 2014, the shareholders decided to distribute the Company's profits for 2013 and pay 0,2237 litas per share in dividends.

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Baltic Assembly: Baltic States wish to reduce dependency on Russian gas

Estonian Riigikogu Member Sven Sester, who headed the Baltic Assembly energy market round table meeting that took place in Klaipeda, Lithuania, said that the Baltic states aspire for independence from Russian gas, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.... Read more...

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Common electronic communications market in Lithuania decreased by 2% in Q4

Observing provisions of the Law on Electronic Communications, the Communications Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Lithuania collected data of electronic communications operators on their activities of the 4th quarter of 2013.

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

New ANI-Plast factory in Lithuania to employ people with hearing disabilities

The Russian company ANI-Plast is set to build a plumbing factory in the Klaipeda Free Economic Zone , which is expected to begin its operation in January 2015.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Transitions Online

Crimean Tatars Seek Asylum, Lithuania Slaps Russian Broadcaster

Plus, Bosnian Muslims say Serbs are erasing genocide history, and the U.S. prods Montenegro on a stalled corruption probe.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, US Military, US Air Force

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Mail

UK Typhoons will patrol the skies over the Baltic in NATO show of...

How many books has Jay Carney read? DC mag Photoshops the White House press secretary's bookshelves to fill in the blanks Nine-time world poker champion Phil Ivey sued by Atlantic City casino for cheating them out of $9.6M 'using defective card trick' Judge orders man with infectious TB to live in isolation and wear an ankle bracelet after he ... (more)

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Transitions Online

A Forced Rethink

A ceremony took place a month ago in the South Korean port of Ulsan that for the current Ukrainian situation carries heavy weight.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, South Korea, Asia, Poland, Lech Kaczynski

Times Observer

Warren church headed to Little Rock, Ark.

The amount of "mission" work flowing from the hearts and hands of Warren County residents is astounding.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Charter97

Lithuania to install additional radar on Belarusian border

It will be installed in the Ignalina district near the border with Belarus. Other two radars, which were planned to be bought earlier, will be installed in the Silute district and the Prienai district , Interfax reports.

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