Posts tagged as incidents

Kremlin may threaten nuclear incidents in Belarus to blackmail Lithuania

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Lithuania’s failure to block nuclear energy imports from Belarus could seriously impede the Baltic states’ switch away from the Moscow-controlled power grid, according to Lithuanian MP Dainius Kreivys. The switch to the continental European system, scheduled to take place by 2025, is considered a strategic project by the EU and Lithuania and critical to the energy independence of the Baltic states. Lithuania is currently attached to the Moscow-controlled BRELL network,…

Study: Half of all victims of sexual abuse do not report incidents

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Half of the victims of sexual abuse do not tell anyone about what happened to them, and around a tenth of the victims did not know anyone to talk to or turn to, ERR’s Novaator portal reports. A fall in reported numbers during the coronavirus pandemic was largely because teachers and educators – those who report incidents and suspected incidents to the police the most – had been away from…

Germany’s Merkel fends off worries about her health

Friday, July 19, 2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel fended off worries about her health on Friday, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics. Merkel said that she understands questions about her health after three recent incidents in which her body shook as she stood at public events. But she said she’s aware of her responsibility as chancellor and “can exercise this function.” She has said…

The Baltic States are tired of NATO exercises

By Lukas Ramonas on Friday, June 22, 2018

Saber Strike 2018, a major US-led multinational exercise, wrapped up in Poland on 15th of June. The exercise, which began on 3rd of June, mobilised around 18,000 troops from 19 NATO Allies and partners. It provided an opportunity for forces to enhance their readiness and train across the Baltic States and Poland. Started in 2011, maneuvers’ goal has been to train participants on command and control as well as the…