English News Sources around the Baltics
To stay on top of the latest news from the Baltics or to contextualise a particular Baltic topic in the wider region, use the list of publications below.
bns.ee/en, bns.lt/en – two regional sites of Baltic News Service, the only pan-Baltic news agency providing daily news from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Some content is free of charge for registered users, but most articles are available only to subscribers.
elta.lt/en – the site of the Lithuanian news agency ELTA offers paid English news from Lithuania and some reports on the other Baltic states to subscribers.
leta.lv/eng – the site of Latvian news agency LETA offers daily news from Latvia and occasionally the other two Baltic States. Some articles are free of charge, but it mainly provides paid services.
Media focusing on the Baltic region
baltictimes.com – the site of the last remaining English language generalist newspaper The Baltic Times. It covers the latest political, economic, business, and cultural events in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Some articles can be accessed free of charge, but the full version is available only to subscribers.
bnn-news.com – a regional news source that offers news from Estonia and analysis of the Baltic economy, business, and political events.
deepbaltic.com – the online travel and culture magazine that focuses on the history and contemporary cultural news from the Baltic States. It publishes a couple of articles, analyses, interviews, and podcasts in English each month.
en.rebaltica.lv – the English site of the non-profit organisation Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism Re:Baltica. It focuses first and foremost on Latvia but covers the entire Baltic region. The team behind it produces in-depth investigations covering a wide array of topics, such as corruption, crime, finances, entrepreneurship, health, human rights, and disinformation.
echogonewrong.com – the leading art news source in the Baltics covering Lithuanian, Latvian, and Estonian contemporary art scenes and offers interviews, reports, and the calendar of cultural events.
arterritory.com – the leading art news source covering Northern European art and culture. The website’s target audience is readers interested in contemporary cultural phenomena, and those who “want to make their life exciting and interesting”.
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What are Resources for?
The section above is designed for news and documentary makers working in the Northeastern border area of the EU. However, it can be used by anyone consenting to privacy policies and adhering to journalistic standards. Local stories, fact sheets, and forecast reports are free of charge. In the near future, we will be collecting a small fee for accessing reports to be able to improve the service further. At this phase, we offer two or three original publications per month and invite you to reach out to us with questions and feedback.