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Mar 01, 2013 The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking

QUOTE: The researchers have cataloged some 42,500 Nazi ghettos and camps throughout Europe, spanning German-controlled areas from France to Russia and Germany itself, during Hitler’s reign of brutality from 1933 to 1945. The figure is so staggering that even fellow Holocaust scholars had to make sure they had heard it correctly when the lead researchers previewed their findings at an academic forum...

New York Times
Jun 03, 2010 The Holocaust in Lithuania: One man's crusade to bring justice

QUOTE: Within five months of Nazi Germany's invasion in the summer of 1941, most of Lithuania's 200,000 to 220,000 Jews were dead....The pace of the mass murder of Lithuania's Jews -- and the active participation of the local population -- are meticulously recorded in two of the most infamous documents of Holocaust history.

CNN (Cable News Network)
Nov 11, 2007 The World: As It Rises, Russia Stirs Baltic Fears

QUOTE: The tensions over the riots come as the Baltic countries are trying to challenge Russia’s energy monopoly. All three are resisting an ambitious Russian-German plan to build a pipeline under the Baltic Sea that would send gas directly from Russia to Western Europe — bypassing the Baltics and cutting them out of transit fees and access to the flow. Estonia has led this opposition, with a challenge on environmental grounds.

New York Times
Jan 02, 2006 Russia Cuts Off Gas to Ukraine In Controversy Over Pricing: Move Raises Concerns About Energy Supply for Other European Countries

QUOTE: The state-controlled Russian energy giant Gazprom cut off the supply of natural gas to Ukraine...the standoff has a fraught political backdrop and could also have potentially far-reaching implications for Europe, which is increasingly dependent on Russia for natural gas.

Washington Post
Dec 19, 2003 Impeachment Process Begins in Lithuania

QUOTE: The Lithuanian Parliament formally began impeachment proceedings Thursday against the country's embattled president, who stands accused of close links to an alleged Russian mobster.

Washington Post
Jul 01, 2003 U.S. May Cut Aid Over Court Immunity

QUOTE: The Bush administration, intent on exempting U.S. citizens from prosecution by the International Criminal Court, is drawing fresh accusations of diplomatic heavy-handedness...

Washington Post