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Baltic states,

the countries of EstoniaEstonia
, Estonian Eesti, officially Republic of Estonia, republic (2005 est. pop. 1,333,000), 17,505 sq mi (45,339 sq km). It borders on the Baltic Sea in the west; the gulfs of Riga and Finland (both arms of the Baltic) in the southwest and north, respectively; Latvia
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, LatviaLatvia
, Latvian Latvija, officially Republic of Latvia, republic (2011 provisional pop. 2,067,887), 24,590 sq mi (63,688 sq km), north central Europe. It borders on Estonia in the north, Lithuania in the south, the Baltic Sea with the Gulf of Riga in the west, Russia in
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, and LithuaniaLithuania
, Lithuanian Lietuva, officially Republic of Lithuania, republic (2005 est. pop. 3,597,000), 25,174 sq mi (65,201 sq km), N central Europe. Lithuania borders on the Baltic Sea in the west, Latvia in the north, Belarus in the east and southeast, Poland in the
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, bordering on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Formed in 1918, they remained independent republics until their involuntary incorporation in 1940 into the USSR. They regained their independence in Sept., 1991, and virtually all Russian troops were withdrawn by Aug., 1994. Finland is usually classed with the Scandinavian rather than with the Baltic states. See also Baltic provincesBaltic provinces,
historic regions of Courland, Livonia, Estonia, and Ingermanland bordering on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. They were conquered by Russia from Sweden in the 18th cent. and made into provinces.
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Thus, it seems that the past values of CDS changes in one Baltic country helps to predict CDS changes in another Baltic country, yet it is worth noticing that CDS changes in Estonia and Latvia are less helpful to predict CDS changes in Lithuania.
The Saeima Economic Committee's hesitation to endorse signing the agreement on Baltic country cooperation in the railroad sector, which is vital for further implementation of the Rail Baltica project, is inexplicable, and once again raises the question about politically-motivated hampering of the project, believes European Parliament member and European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) Group at the EP representative Roberts Zile (VL-TB/LNNK).
In this volume he makes the "case for Latvia" by addressing 14 questions concerning the nature of the Baltic country.
Now she is sending commissions for glassware adorned with North-East landmarks to the Baltic country.
Mrs Prichard doesn't know which Baltic country she wants to go to yet, but chose the area because of the war in the former Yugoslavia, and she didn't think she could travel any further.
A right-wing publishing company in Latvia is sponsoring an essay contest that asks residents of the Baltic country to imagine a "Latvia Without Homosexuality.
The Baltic country has been recording strong economic growth and has relatively low debt levels after a deep recession during the global credit crisis, when it slashed spending to keep its currency pegged to the euro.
Mr Beevor has built up close links with Estonia since 1992 when he went to the Baltic country in 1992 as a delegate from the Rotary Club at Newent, Gloucestershire.

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