The sea around the north-eastern coast of Germany is too calm for surfing in the summer, but come fall the waves pick up and the area becomes a surfers' heaven. Not even the bitter winter cold deters the tough Baltic brahs.
Eager to take over the EU Council's rotating presidency, Estonia has said it can help bridge divides among EU members. A digital pioneer, the Baltic nation has much to contribute to the bloc's cyberdefense.
In a special winter edition, euromaxx visits windswept beaches on the Baltic Coast, samples culinary delights in the Austrian Alps and takes a scenic train ride in Switzerland.
Russia says the West is spreading nasty stories about it and that it's damaging relations between the two sides, but is there any basis to them? Fiona Clark takes a look.
NATO has said it is not expecting a major increase in Russian air activity during the country's Zapad military exercises. However, the alliance has accused Moscow of not "playing by the rules" on the ground.
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