Russia and...Chronology of news items mentioning Russia with the Baltics, NATO, or EU

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  • Russian warships hold massive War Games as Britain warned - don...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Daily Star

    ... air and a sea targets along with hunting enemy submarines. The drills are taking place between Sweden, Poland and Latvia and are relatively close to the naval base in the Swedish city of Karlskrona. Sweden last week described the drills as "very ...

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  • State of play in tit-for-tat expulsions in spy poisoning rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | EurActiv.com

    ... indicated as many as 50 more British diplomatic staff would be kicked out for the sake of parity. The United States, EU members, NATO and other nations have expelled over 150 Russian diplomats in a coordinated action against Moscow in support of ...

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  • The Latest: Romania says Russia has "presence" of spiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | The Gazette

    ... The countries informed Friday of expulsions were Australia, Albania, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Finland, France, Croatia, the Czech ...

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  • The Latest: Russia claims UK police search Aeroflot flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | KFBB

    ... The countries informed Friday of expulsions were Australia, Albania, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Finland, France, Croatia, the Czech ...

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  • The Latest: Russia: US tried to recruit expelled diplomatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... The countries informed Friday of expulsions were Australia, Albania, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Finland, France, Croatia, the Czech ...

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  • Russia ramps up diplomatic clash, expels even more U.K. envoys - Fri, 30 Mar 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... sides has reached a scale unseen even at the height of the Cold War. Two dozen countries, including the U.S. and many EU nations, and NATO ordered out more than 150 Russian diplomats this week in a show of solidarity with Britain over the poisoning ...

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  • Ireland to expel one Russian diplomat over Salisbury attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Independent.ie

    ... ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Britain earlier this month. Speaking this afternoon, Mr Coveney said that all EU member states should stand in "unqualified solidarity with the United Kingdom". "At last week's European Council meeting, EU ...

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  • Simon Coveney confirms Russian diplomat will be expelled from IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Independent.ie

    ... ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Britain earlier this month. Speaking this afternoon, Mr Coveney said that all EU member states should stand in "unqualified solidarity with the United Kingdom". "At last week's European Council meeting, EU ...

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  • Australia joins Britain in expelling Russian diplomatsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Scotsman.com

    ... our continent and beyond. "As a sovereign European democracy, the United Kingdom will stand shoulder to shoulder with the EU and with Nato to face down these threats together." Speaking at the start of a debate on national security and Russia, she ...

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  • Many EU Nations Join U.S. in Expelling Russian DiplomatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... closely followed by Germany, which gave four their marching orders. The Netherlands expelled two Russian diplomats; Estonia ordered out the Russian defense attache; the Czech Republic announced it was expelling three Russian embassy staff. Lithuania ...

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  • More than 100 Kremlin spies face ejection from the West after Salisbury attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | The Belfast Telegraph

    ... our continent and beyond. "As a sovereign European democracy, the United Kingdom will stand shoulder to shoulder with the EU and with Nato to face down these threats together." Today 14 EU Member States decided to expel Russian diplomats as direct ...

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  • Expelling Russians, Europe and North America show unity with U.K.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... "The world's patience is rather wearing thin with President Putin and his actions, and the fact that right across the NATO alliance, right across the European Union, nations have stood up in support of the United Kingdom," the British defense ...

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  • US and 23 other countries join mass expulsion of Russian spies to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | Yahoo!

    ... Trump ordered 60 suspected Russian spies to leave the US - including 12 from the United Nations in New York - while 16 EU countries and five other non-EU members also gave Russians notice to leave in the largest collective expulsion of Russian spies ...

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  • Western allies eject Kremlin spies over Salisbury nerve agent attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | Andover Advertiser

    ... our continent and beyond. "As a sovereign European democracy, the United Kingdom will stand shoulder to shoulder with the EU and with Nato to face down these threats together." Today 14 EU Member States decided to expel Russian diplomats as direct ...

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  • EU states expel 30 Russian diplomatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | EUobserver

    EU and Nato allies on Monday expelled dozens of Russian diplomats in reaction to the chemical weapon attack in the UK. Fourteen EU countries, including France and Germany, as well as Nato members Canada and the US, took the coordinated step.

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  • Many EU Nations Join US in Expelling Russian DiplomatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | Voice of America

    ... closely followed by Germany, which gave four their marching orders. The Netherlands expelled two Russian diplomats; Estonia ordered out the Russian defense attache; the Czech Republic announced it was expelling three Russian embassy staff. Lithuania ...

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  • The EU will Recall its Ambassador to RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Sofia News Agency

    The European Union has recalled its ambassador from Moscow after leaders on the continent threw their weight behind Theresa May's stance over the Salisbury attack. Several EU member states were poised to announce expulsions of diplomats, in a bid to dismantle Vladimir Putin's spy network.

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  • Lithuania Looks Ahead, With One Eye on RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Transitions Online

    Church bells tolled amid celebrations across Lithuania today as the country marked 100 years since it declared independence from Russia. The presidents of Germany, Poland, Finland, and Ukraine, the Crown Princess of Sweden, and top EU officials took part in the festivities, The Associated Press reports .

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  • Lithuania celebrates 100 years of independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A document discovered in Berlin archives last year is thought to represent Lithuania's 'birth certificate' when it gained international recognition as an independent state in 1918. VILNIUS: Church bells tolled across Lithuania on Friday to mark 100 years of independence regained after World War I by the Baltic nation, which is now firmly anchored in the West but experiencing tension with powerful neighbour Russia.

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  • Lithuania hopes the next century is quieter than the lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | The Economist

    IT TOOK Thomas Mann just a few days to fall for the Curonian Spit. The "indescribable beauty" of this geographical oddity, a skinny stretch of land curving from Lithuania's west coast to what is today the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, so enthralled the German author and his wife during a holiday in 1929 that they decided to build a summer house on its coast.

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