July 23, 2020, marked 80 years since the impactful Welles Declaration was issued in 1940. The Welles Declaration set a world-wide standard of non-recognition of the Baltic incorporation into the Soviet Union and helped Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania to preserve the continuity of state and to eventually restore their independence. DueContinue Reading

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), co-chairs of the Senate Baltic Caucus, today announced that their bipartisan amendment expressing support for coordinated action to ensure the security of our Baltic allies – Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania – was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). “EasternContinue Reading

Dear community, friends and supporters of the Baltic cause! After careful consideration and taking into account the rapid developments regarding the COVID19 crisis in the United States, we have decided to postpone the Baltic Advocacy Days 2020 events, originally scheduled for May 8-12. However, we are actively looking into theContinue Reading

Report prepared by Eduards Ozoliņš and Priit Grabbi. Which U.S. Democratic presidential candidate is best-suited for the interests of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania? In this breakdown, we are looking at the positions of the candidates – their previous public statements, votes, plans and actions related to the Baltics – whileContinue Reading