Posts Tagged ‘baltic’

Baltic Nord Stream 2 pipeline no longer leaking natural gas, says Denmark

Denmark’s Energy Agency says one of the two ruptured pipelines in the Baltic Sea appears to have stopped leaking natural gas. Source

Baltic Pipe: Norway-Poland gas pipeline opens in key move to cut dependency on Russia

The pipeline carrying gas from the Norwegian shelf is central to Poland’s plan to diversify away from Russian supplies that began years before the invasion of Ukraine. Source

Baltic nations enact EU visa ban for Russian tourists amid Ukraine war

Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Poland brought in a ban on Russian nationals with tourist visas from entering their countries amid Russia’s war in Ukraine. According to Lithuania’s border control, eleven Russian citizens were already denied entry to the country. “The state of Russia is unpredictable and aggressive. We see that three-quarters of the Russian citizens […]

Baltic states reach agreement to severely restrict entry to Russian citizens

Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia have reached an agreement to restrict Russian access to the EU through their borders because of the war in Ukraine.

Human remains and debris found at Baltic Sea plane crash site

The four occupants of the aircraft are all presumed dead.

Jet Carrying Four People Crashes into Baltic Sea: ‘No Explanation at All’

A private jet with four people onboard crashed Sunday in the Baltic Sea off the Latvian coast.

German Businessman on Private Jet That Crashed in Baltic

RIGA—A prominent German businessman was aboard the private jet that crashed into the Baltic Sea off Latvia after flying half way across Europe from Spain without responding to controllers’ calls, his company, Quick Air, said on Monday. The jet, an Austria-registered Cessna 551, left Jerez in southern Spain on Sunday afternoon, turning at Paris and […]

Mystery as private plane crashes in Baltic Sea off the coast of Latvia

Four passengers were feared dead after a private plane travelling from Spain to Germany crashed into the sea off the coast of Latvia. It took off from the Spanish city of Jerez on Sunday afternoon and was en route to Cologne.  German newspaper Bild said that the plane had reported shortly after takeoff that there was […]

Mystery as private plane crashes in Baltic Sea off the coast of Latvia

Four passengers were feared dead after a private plane travelling from Spain to Germany crashed into the sea off the coast of Latvia. It took off from the Spanish city of Jerez on Sunday afternoon and was en route to Cologne.  German newspaper Bild said that the plane had reported shortly after takeoff that there was […]

Mystery as private plane crashes in Baltic Sea off the coast of Latvia

Four passengers were feared dead after a private plane travelling from Spain to Germany crashed into the sea off the coast of Latvia. It took off from the Spanish city of Jerez on Sunday afternoon and was en route to Cologne.  German newspaper Bild said that the plane had reported shortly after takeoff that there was […]

Mystery as private plane crashes in Baltic Sea off the coast of Latvia

Four passengers were feared dead after a private plane travelling from Spain to Germany crashed into the sea off the coast of Latvia. It took off from the Spanish city of Jerez on Sunday afternoon and was en route to Cologne.  German newspaper Bild said that the plane had reported shortly after takeoff that there was […]

Mystery as private plane crashes in Baltic Sea off the coast of Latvia

Four passengers were feared dead after a private plane travelling from Spain to Germany crashed into the sea off the coast of Latvia. It took off from the Spanish city of Jerez on Sunday afternoon and was en route to Cologne.  German newspaper Bild said that the plane had reported shortly after takeoff that there was […]

Fire on Baltic Sea Ferry Is Out, No Injuries

STOCKHOLM—A fire was reported Monday on a passenger ferry carrying nearly 300 people from Sweden to Latvia but officials said the blaze—which they described as “limited”—was put out. No one was reported injured. The ferry was north of Sweden’s Baltic Sea island of Gotland when the fire broke out. No one was evacuated but one […]

Denmark and Germany approve Baltic Sea wind hub to offset Russian gas

Denmark says it will increase its planned offshore wind power to help Europe limit its reliance on Russian gas. The project will connect to the German grid and should be able to supply electricity to 4.5 million European homes in 2030. A 470-kilometre undersea cable is expected to run from the Danish island of Bornholm to […]

New Finds Show Ancient Baltic Amber Elites Weren’t Ignorant or Dumb!

Until now, ancient Baltic tribes have been incorrectly branded as being ignorant and dumb. However, the recent discovery of hundreds of Baltic amber elite graves on the Russian Sambia Peninsula, full of imported luxury goods, has proven the existence of a deep and rich pre-Roman culture that completely changes how these peoples should be viewed. […]

Baltic leaders urge EU to ‘hold Belarus accountable for human trafficking’

The Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian presidents have urged the international community to hold “the Lukashenko regime accountable for human trafficking”, during a joint press conference in Vilnius on Monday. Commenting on the current migrant crisis at the border with Belarus and Poland, the leaders of the Baltic states called for a tightening of EU asylum […]

Foreign military against population of Poland and the Baltic States — The Duran

The virtual summit of the heads of state of the Bucharest Nine (B9) was held on May 10. The agenda of the high-level meeting covers the preparations for the NATO Summit that will be held in Brussels in June, with a focus on consolidating the transatlantic relationship and of the allied stance on the Eastern… Foreign […]

Intelligence-gathering missions over the waters of the Baltic, Black Seas and Barents Seas.

February 19, 2021 By Nat South for the Saker Blog This is part of a series on air missions carried in proximity to Russian borders, (NATO members and Sweden), principally intelligence-gathering missions, supported by air tankers. Flights tracked were mostly either over the waters of the Baltic, Black Seas and more rarely, Barents Seas. The […]

A 400-year old ship has been found in the Baltic Sea

Divers from Finland have accidentally uncovered a 400-year-old ship in the Baltic Sea. It was found just 85 meters below the surface with only minor damage caused by a collision with a fishing trawler, which damaged its deck, masts and bow. But other than that, the hull is almost intact, with only a few planks […]

Russian jet intercepts American Navy surveillance plane over the Baltic Sea

     A Russian SU-27 jet flew close – reportedly within 20 feet – to a U.S. Navy plane over the Baltic Sea on Tuesday. While the maneuver was deemed safe, it was criticized as “unprofessional” by two defense officials who spoke with CNN. What’s the background? The Russian SU-27 is a one-man fighter plane. It […]

Bizarre ‘Spider Stones’ Found at Site of Neolithic Sun-Worshipers on Baltic Island Bornholm

Strangely marked stones and other artifacts unearthed on the island of Bornholm in Denmark have raised new mysteries about a Neolithic sun-worshipping religion centered there about 5,000 years ago. The new finds include “spider stones,” inscribed with pattern like a spider’s web, and a piece of copper from a time when the metal could not […]

Chinese military vessels enter Russia’s Baltic for 1st time as joint drills kick off

As the Chinese ships entered the Russian sea port of Baltiysk on Friday, the first phase began, with the active phase commencing on July 24. While the Baltic stage of the exercises is set to last through July 28, the second phase of the Joint Sea maneuvers will be held in the Russian Far East, […]

Increasing tensions: NATO stages first-ever war games in Baltic ‘weak spot’ to defend from ‘Russia threat’

     British, Polish, American and Lithuanian troops took part in military exercises in the Suwalki Gap on the border between Poland and Lithuania, “protecting” NATO’s soft spot from the “Russian threat” for the very first time. Some 1,500 NATO troops participated in the war games in the Suwalki Gap over the weekend, alongside US helicopters […]

NATO stages 1st-ever war games in Baltic ‘weak spot’ to defend from ‘Russia threat’ (PHOTOS)

Some 1,500 NATO troops participated in the war games in the Suwalki Gap over the weekend, alongside US helicopters and British aircraft, training to protect the area from alleged “aggression.” The Gap is a small 104km patch of land on the border with Poland, Lithuania and Belarus, as well as the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad. […]

Russian fighter jet intercepts 2 US bombers over Baltic Sea (PHOTOS)

According to Pentagon officials, the Russian Su-27 fighter intercepted a Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker military refueling aircraft accompanied by two B-1 bombers and one B-52 during the BALTOPS (Baltic Operations) annual training exercise, which started on Saturday. Pictures released by the US Department of Defense show the jet flying alongside the American warplanes. Officials said the […]

Russian Su-27 intercepts US B-52 bomber over Baltic – Moscow

Russia’s air defense detected the aircraft on Tuesday morning at around 7:00 GMT, the statement said. The Su-27 of the Russian Baltic Fleet was deployed in response and shadowed the American aircraft after identifying it, as the bomber was flying in neutral airspace over the Baltic Sea along the border, the ministry said. NATO kicks […]

NATO kicks off new round of Baltic drills to combat imaginary ‘Russian aggression’

     As the Baltic states, in concert with NATO, wraps up its previous cycle of military exercises close to Russia’s borders, the alliance has kicked off its so-called Saber Strike 17 drills in multiple locations throughout Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. Leaders of the NATO military bloc agreed to deploy four multinational battalions to Poland […]

‘Honey traps’ at bars & other Russian threats to Baltic states (according to them)

Denmark is to send 200 of its troops to Estonia later this year as part of NATO’s confidence-boosting mission in the Baltic republic. The Danish Defense Intelligence Service (DDIS) has warned that the soldiers should be aware that Russian women could turn out to be spies who lure them into honey traps, while rowdy bar […]

Former Israeli defense minister Moshe Yaalon says he will run for prime minister: Zio-Watch, June 18-19, 2016

An Iron Dome Missile Defense battery firing near the Southern israeli town of Ashdod, July 16, 2014. (Miriam Alster/Flash90) WASHINGTON (JTA) — Despite President Barack Obama’s veto threat, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $576 billion defense appropriations bill, including an allocation of $635 million for Israel’s missile defense program. Thursday’s vote on the […]

Labour MP Jo Cox Critically Ill After Being Shot & Stabbed In Leeds

Labour MP Jo Cox is fighting for her life after being shot and stabbed near her constituency in Leeds. She was ‘shot three times and stabbed with foot-long knife’ and, according to witnesses, the 41 year old mother of two was left lying in blood on pavement. The attacker allegedly screamed ‘Britain First’ as he […]

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