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  1. Marc Champion, Bloomberg View: Baltic States need to consider Israeli modelRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    A new report from the Rand Corporation, funded by the U.S. Army, has published evidence for a truth long known: A Russian invasion of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania would quickly succeed - within 60 hours, to be precise. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization would be powerless to do anything about it, unless it was willing to go to war with Russia to retake the lost territory, with all the attendant potential for escalation.

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  2. DIARY-Top Economic Events to Feb 21Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9 LOS ANGELES - U.S. Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry speaks at luncheon before the 2016 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference, "Pathways to Economic Opportunity," sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund - 2000 GMT.

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  3. The heat is on: Participants from around the world brave the cold...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail on Sunday

    The UK's very own Jurassic Park: The amazing images that show why a trip to Scotland can be like venturing to the land before time Incredible video shows entire stretched-out loo roll being SUCKED into plane toilet when flushed, in less than a second Is this the world's youngest backpacker? Mother takes her 10-week-old baby around the world while on maternity leave 'Me and the captain both fell asleep for 15 minutes while flying home from Tokyo': Pilots take to confessions app to reveal what REALLY goes on in the cockpit A date with a movie star: A trip to the city starring in Rio, I Love You reveals that it's as sexy, glamorous and colourful as all the greatest silverscreen idols From the tallest slide at sea to a lavish suite with its own spa: The new cruise ships that are set to make waves in 2016 Ask Frank Barrett: How to get a 'free' holiday to Iceland and where to find a stylish ... (more)

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  4. Tartu Maraton to consider alternative route due to poor weather - The Baltic TimesRead the original story

    Yesterday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Two weeks before the planned start of 44th Tartu Maraton snow conditions are still very poor in Estonia and it is extreamly unlikely that Tartu ...... ... Read more...

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  5. Why Would Putin Ever Attack the Baltics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Real Clear Politics

    The three Baltics never hesitate to insist that they at great risk, but they spend little on their militaries. Despite recent outlay increases, only Estonia spends more than $200 per capita.

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  6. Invasive raccoon dogs harbour parasites that can infect peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Scientist

    Pictures of a cute pet raccoon dog called Tanu went viral on Twitter last week. Meanwhile, its wild relatives have been "going viral" in a more destructive way among Europe's wildlife.

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  7. to support 2018 Paralympic Winter Games legacy plansRead the original story

    Yesterday | World Curling Federation

    The Agitos Foundation and PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee will deliver a series of workshops and grants for equipment to improve winter sport around the world as part of the legacy of the next Paralympic Winter Games. The partnership is part of PyeongChang 2018's Actualising the Dream project and will feature five workshops for sport managers, coaches and athletes in alpine skiing, snowboard, cross-country skiing, biathlon, ice sledge hockey and wheelchair curling from January 2016.

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  8. The Countdown BeginsRead the original story

    Saturday | 5 And A Beagle

    I have grand plans to knit 8 pair of socks between now and Christmas. Actually....between now and a few weeks before Christmas.

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  9. US proposes more Pentagon funding for Europe aid, equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Obama administration said Tuesday it will propose quadrupling what it spends on its troops and training in Europe, as part of the U.S. military's accelerating effort to deter Russia. President Barack Obama, in his final budget request to Congress, will ask for $3.4 billion - up from $789 million for the current budget year - for what the Pentagon calls its European Reassurance Initiative, which was announced in 2014 in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea and incursion into eastern Ukraine.

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  10. Russia ramping up military drills to Cold War levels, NATO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Fox News

    Russia has stepped up its military maneuvers to a level unseen since the height of the Cold War, according to a new report released by NATO Thursday. Jens Stoltenberg, the alliance's secretary general and author of the report, noted that Moscow has conducted at least 18 large-scale exercises over the past three years, "some of which have involved more than 100,000 troops."

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  11. Reinforcing Deterrence on NATO's Eastern FlankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | MetaFilter

    Wargaming the Defense of the Baltics. As Presently Postured, NATO Cannot Successfully Defend the Territory of its Most Exposed Members.

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  12. Russian Tanks Would Defeat NATO in BalticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Transitions Online

    U.S. military think tank says Russian forces would defeat NATO in less than three days should a war break out in the Baltics region. Russian tanks could roll past outgunned and outnumbered NATO forces into Tallinn, Riga within 60 hours, warns a report by the Rand Corp based on war games carried out by the think tank with U.S. military officers and civilian officials.

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  13. Russia ramping up military drills to Cold War levels, NATO says - UN...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Fox News

    Russia has stepped up its military maneuvers to a level unseen since the height of the Cold War, according to a new report released by NATO Thursday. Jens Stoltenberg, the alliance's secretary general and author of the report, noted that Moscow has conducted at least 18 large-scale exercises over the past three years, "some of which have involved more than 100,000 troops."

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  14. Russia 'could take Baltic capitals in 3 days'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Times of India

    According to several war games scenarios conducted by a US think-tank, it would take between 36 and 60 hours for Russian battalions to occupy the Estonian and Latvian capitals of Tallinn and Riga. The report comes amid rapidly declining relations between Putin and the West.

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  15. If Russia started a war in the Baltics, NATO would lose in 36 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A member of Russia's special police, OMON, sits on an armored vehicle during a drill in the southern Russian city of Stavropol on May 30, 2008 In the most optimistic scenario for NATO, Moscow would be able to conquer all the way to Estonia's capital Tallinn in the course of 60 hours, according to a new report from the think tank RAND Corp. The report, which attempted to answer the dual questions of what would happen should Russia invade the NATO-member Baltic states and what could be done to prevent such a scenario, paints an incredibly bleak picture of NATO's ability to defend its most exposed states. Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia are the three NATO nations most exposed to Russia.

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  16. Sweden re-militarises island off Russian coast as top army commander...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Independent

    An analysis of war games predicted it would take less than three days for Russian forces to occupy the Estonian and Latvian capitals it would take between 36 and 60 hours for Russian battalions to occupy the Estonian and Latvian capitals of Tallinn and Riga. It highlights, the report says, how ineffective Nato's forces have become, as they would be entirely under-prepared for any potential attack launched by Moscow.

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  17. Report: Russia defeats NATO in Baltic war gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Stars and Stripes

    An Abrams tank from the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division fires its 120 mm main gun during a live-fire exercise in June 2015 at the Central Training Area near Tapa, Estonia. A 2016 report by Rand Corp. says NATO does not presently have the capability to defend the Baltics if Russia launched an offensive on those allied states.

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  18. HANZA continues to develop clusters - " merger of factories in EstoniaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | GlobeNewswire

    HANZA merges two production units in Estonia as a further step in the company's strategy to create modern and efficient manufacturing clusters In 2015, HANZA Holding AB acquired the mechanics manufacturer Metalliset. Through the acquisition, a production unit in Arukula, Estonia, was obtained.

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  19. Russia could steamroll into the capitals of NATO's most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | News Times

    In the most optimistic scenario for NATO, Moscow would be able to conquer all the way to Estonia's capital Tallinn in the course of 60 hours, according to a new report from the think tank RAND Corp. The report, which attempted to answer the dual questions of what would happen should Russia invade the NATO-member Baltic states and what could be done to prevent such a scenario, paints an incredibly bleak picture of NATO's ability to defend its most exposed states. Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia are the three NATO nations most exposed to Russia.

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  20. Russia could overrun Baltics in 3 daysRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Washington Times

    On the same day the Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, announced new resources being sought to strengthen Eastern European defenses from any possible Russian aggression, a report from the RAND corporation was released and states that with current force structure, Russia could overrun NATO defenses in the Baltics and be in Riga or Tallinn in under three days. NATO forces would face severe casualties even with available U.S. airpower being employed and could not stop the Russian advance, unless nuclear weapons were used.

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