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Russia examines 1991 recognition of Baltic independence

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-33325842

The Russian chief prosecutor’s office is to examine whether the Soviet Union acted legally when it recognised the Baltic states’ independence in 1991.

The investigation was described as an “absurd provocation” by Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius. 277 more words

World News

Austrian Institute Clarifies True Costs of the EU's Anti-Russian Sanctions

Sputnik – 03.07.2015

The Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) published a monograph clarifying the projected short and long-term costs of anti-Russian sanctions to the EU 28 plus Switzerland.

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Economics

Russia Reinterprets the Legality of the Break up of the Soviet Union / Armstrong Economics

New post on Armstrong Economics

Russia Reinterprets the Legality of the Break up of the Soviet Union

by Martin Armstrong

Crafting laws where you can check-in but never leave seems to be what’s good for Europe, and Russia has taken note. 98 more words

East Europe Roadtrip Part II - Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, Helsinki

Travelled from 06/09/2011 to 11/09/2011 – Facebook Photo Gallery

The second part of our East Europe Road Trip (check out part one here) led us to Vilnius in Lithuania, Riga in Latvia, Tallinn in Estonia and last but not least, Helsinki in Finland. 1,516 more words

Travel

Lithuania Announce Debut LP Coming To Lame-O Records August 14th

Lame-O Records is excited to announce Hardcore Friends, the debut LP from Philadelphia’s Lithuania. Almost a decade in the making, Lithuania’s Eric Slick (of Dr. Dog) and  (of DRGN King) have finally unveiled their punk rock masterpiece. 737 more words

News

In Memory Of John Peel Show Jul 3rd - Podcast & Playlist

Italian sound-poetry, Transmission (yes that song – original peel session) + 2 other Transmission(s) And new The Fall!! (RSS)Pod-Subscribe for free here or embed/listen at… 297 more words

Charles X Gustav

Following Christina’s abdication, the throne passed to her cousin Charles. Crowned as Charles X Gustav, he would oversee a renewed period of warfare which would bring Sweden to its imperial heights. 1,305 more words