20 December

A selection of the day’s most important news and articles relating to the Baltic Rim

We meant the Baltic Rim

Trump barrels into Europe’s pipeline politics
Donald Trump surprised his fellow NATO leaders at a summit Wednesday by ripping into Germany for its support of the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. – Politico

The Nordic-Baltic Region in the EU 27 – Time for New Strategic Cooperation
The Brexit process is changing the balance of power and coalition politics in the European Union. This report analyzes the shared interests and aims of the six Nordic and Baltic member states (NB6, consisting of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden) in the EU, focusing on three broad areas: open society, open economy and shared security. – RKK ICDS

Telia, Ericsson launch 5G pilot network in Tallinn
Telia and Ericsson have launched a 5G pilot network at Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) that can be used by businesses and research institutions alike. – ERR News

Latvia’s controlled discontents
Latvia is aware of the EU’s beneficial role to both its economy and security and will likely remain a reliable and stable partner within the Union. – European Council on Foreign Relations

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