baltic baltic  /ˈbɔl tɪk/

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  1. (n) a sea in northern Europe; stronghold of the Russian navy
  2. (n) a branch of the Indo-European family of languages related to the Slavonic languages; Baltic languages have preserved many archaic features that are believed to have existed in Proto-Indo European
  3. (adj) of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Baltic States or their peoples or languages
  4. (adj) of or near or on the Baltic Sea

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News

  1. Baltics Hope NDN Is Route To Closer Ties With Central Asia

    The U.S. embassy in Riga held a ceremony on Tuesday celebrating the 100,000th container to be shipped through the Baltic states en route to Afghanistan via the Northern Distribution Network. The ceremony featured an NDN-themed cake, speeches by top officials from all three Baltic states and a formal "christening" of the 100,000th container by U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: EurasiaNet

  2. Tallinn: The Former Soviet City That Gave Birth To Skype

    The Baltic city of Tallinn hardly looks modern with its blend of medieval towers and Soviet-era architecture. Smoke-spewing buses and noisy streetcars look as if they have been plucked from the past. Even so, the Estonian capital is one of the world's most technologically advanced cities. The...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

  3. 20-year-old Baltic man gears up to launch iPhone app

    While Baltic 20-year-old Josh Hill’s friends are home from college on summer break, hanging out, going to the beach and parties, the young entrepreneur is busy working on his latest brainchild, a new social media app.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Norwich Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "We need to proceed with some caution because there clearly is a range of views in the alliance about how to respond, from some of our friends in Eastern Europe and the Baltic states to some of the countries in Western Europe," Gates said.
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Rather than tolerate Russia's nuclear blackmail or cyber attacks, western nations should make clear that the solidarity of NATO, from the Baltic to the Black Sea, is indivisible and that the organization's doors remain open to all democracies...
    on Mar 26, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Bloomberg

  3. But Putin added: "We are not satisfied with the way the situation of Russian-speaking minorities in the Baltic states is being handled. We know about the rights of migrants in the countries of Europe and how they are violated. We know about the...
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Vladimir Putin Source: AFP

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