The Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian defense ministers have agreed to coordinate their response to the migrant crisis, calling it Belarus’s “hybrid attack” against the Baltic countries, the EU and NATO. The three Baltic ministers held a video conference on Wednesday to discuss the worsening security situation in the region amidContinue Reading

A vulnerability in the images service of Estonia’s personal identification documents database allowed a hacker to download the photos of nearly 300,000 Estonians whose names and personal identification codes they already had. State Information System’s Authority (RIA) experts discovered last week that the RIA-administered system has been attacked: 9,000 IPContinue Reading

In north-eastern Estonia, an oil spill has been found near the Baltic Sea Port of Sillamäe. On Sunday, July 18, the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board’s Maritime Surveillance Centre was notified of 20 or more litres of oil spilled into the Baltic Sea. The responsible services accessed the siteContinue Reading

Active cooperation among the Baltic states will help more successfully to overcome the consequences from the Covid-19 pandemic, said Latvian parliament speaker Inara Murniece (National Alliance) during the meeting of the Baltic parliament speakers in Riga on Thursday. The Saeima press service reported that the Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian parliamentContinue Reading