Baltic nations say they will refuse refuge to Russians fleeing mobilisation

Baltic nations say they will refuse refuge to Russians fleeing mobilisation

Latvia’s Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics speaks during a news conference in Riga, Latvia September 8, 2022. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VILNIUS, Sept 21 (Reuters) – European Union members Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, which border Russia, will not offer refuge to any Russians fleeing Moscow’s mobilisation of troops, … Read more

Private Cessna aircraft crashes off coast of Latvia

Private Cessna aircraft crashes off coast of Latvia

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VILNIUS, Sept 4 (Reuters) – A private Cessna plane crashed off the coast of Latvia on Sunday evening, Sweden’s rescue service said, after NATO scrambled jets to follow its erratic course. The Austrian-registered Cessna 551 aircraft was flying from Jerez in southern Spain, from where it … Read more

Authorities begin evacuation of fire-stricken ferry in Baltic Sea

Authorities begin evacuation of fire-stricken ferry in Baltic Sea

STOCKHOLM, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Swedish and Finnish rescue services began evacuating families and elderly passengers from a fire-stricken Swedish ferry in the Baltic sea late on Monday, but said the situation was calm and that no one had been injured. About 70 out of around 300 people onboard were scheduled to be evacuated by … Read more

Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group

Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group

The Chinese national flag is seen in Beijing, China April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VILNIUS, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Latvia and Estonia withdrew from a cooperation group between China and over a dozen Central and Eastern European countries on Thursday, following in the footsteps of … Read more

Russia warns against the deployment of nuclear weapons if Sweden and Finland join NATO

Russia warns against the deployment of nuclear weapons if Sweden and Finland join NATO

Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev delivers a speech during a meeting with members of the Security Council in Moscow, Russia February 21, 2022. Sputnik / Alexey Nikolsky / Kremlin via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up Russia warns against the deployment of nuclear weapons Says … Read more