European countries, especially the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have confronted Russian disinformation campaigns for decades. Their experience may offer useful lessons as the US joins the battle.
A campaign that Western military are linking to Russian hackers has targeted the contingent of 4,000 NATO troops deployed to Poland and the Baltic states this year, to protect the alliance’s European border with Russia.
More than 70 years ago, a group of Jewish prisoners dug a tunnel using mostly their hands and spoons to escape their Nazi captors. A team of archaeologists has recently discovered the tunnel in Ponar forest outside of Vilnius, Lithuania. The discovery is the subject of a new documentary.
Lithuania's foreign minister says modified Iskander missiles have a range of up to 435 miles — meaning they could reach Berlin from the Russian outpost, which is sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania.
Lithuania considers itself the frontline in ongoing tensions between Russia and NATO — and it worries any conflict could start in the Baltics. So its army is doing all it can to prepare for an invasion.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the president of Lithuania about his concerns over tensions between neighboring Russia and the West; President Adamkus wants to diffuse talk of a possible new Cold War, but admits there are those who welcome it.
Twenty years ago today the Iron Curtain began to unravel. Now, the fortified east-west border is just a memory. But not all vestiges have vanished. Ashley Ahearn reports, in some places the former no-man's land is being preserved as a green belt.
A few weeks ago, Israel commemorated Holocaust Memorial Day. The World's Middle East Correspondent Matthew Bell met a man there with a unique Holocaust story that he was somewhat reluctant to talk about. It's a story about revenge.
The "Got Talent" franchise is popular all over the world. And wherever it is, chances are good a wacky act will perform. In Lithuania, the talent show was just won by an accordion player. He bellows keys like Steve Vai on an axe.
Sweden's successful waste-to-energy program converts household waste into energy for heating and electricity. But they've run into an unusual problem: they simply aren't generating enough trash to power the incinerators, so they've begun importing waste from European neighbors.
NATO is on high alert on its eastern borders, with the controversy between Russia and Ukraine still simmering. The US and UK fear that Russian forces may be more nimble than NATO. Meanwhile, historians are learning about an older military conflict, the US Civil War, from a dig. And China ponders its dog meat festival, in today's Global Scan.