Two neighboring islands, Usedom in Germany and Wolin in Poland, remain tourist destinations even when the winter turns cold. Spending a day in the unspoiled nature is fascinating - and has an attraction all of its own in winter!
A probe is underway into why someone would want to disrupt the Baltic Lights dogsled race on Germany's Usedom island. The 6-kilometer run, featuring some 400 huskies, went ahead despite the apparently cruel act.
The top diplomats from both countries want to limit Russian gas — in part because it gives Moscow political influence. But energy sales also drive the economy, which helps the Kremlin finance foreign military ventures.
Ahead of the COP24 climate conference set for Poland in November, the United Nations has started the Talanoa Dialogue — it's one of the key outcomes of the previous climate summit, COP23. But what is it actually about?
Huge amounts of bombs and grenades rest at the bottom of the North Sea and Baltic Sea. But the risk of them exploding should be the least of our worries.
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