Baltic states

In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Lithuania's President Gitanas Nauseda, left, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attend a welcoming ceremony in Presidential Courtyard, Vilnius, Lithuania, Jan. 10, 2024.

Zelenskiy visits Baltic states to rally support for Ukraine


Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy just wrapped up a two-day tour of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia. His trip is part of a wider diplomatic effort to shore up support for his country.

A person on an orange bicycle rides past a billboard of people with masks

Baltic ‘bubble’ looks to reopen regional travel

A row of multi-colored woolen skirts

For these Latvian Americans, summer is for learning about their roots

Thousands of people make a human chain from Pikk Hermann in Tallinn, Estonia, to Gediminas' Tower in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Aug. 23 in 1989.

30 years later, the human chain that ‘unshackled’ the Baltic nations still matters

Russia's President Vladimir Putin, right, delivers a speech as 4 men and one woman sit in chairs on the stage

Countering Russian disinformation the Baltic nations’ way

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For today’s geoquiz we were looking for the Baltic country that declared its independence twice in the 20th century, first from the Russian Empire, and then from the Soviet Union. That country is Latvia. And it’s celebrating its National Day today. The World’s David Leveille has more.

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Geo answer


The answer to today’s Geo Quiz is Estonia. The BBC’s Cyrus Farivar reports that country recently held its first national clean-up.