Paul Krugman has an odd thing against the Baltic states and their decision to use austerity post-recession.
Although it took 21 years after Peter ran away at the battle of Narva, Russia finally got a Baltic coastline.
In 1944, the Nazi influence waned, allowing the Soviet tide to come crashing back down on the Baltic shores.
Like Peter the Great on the Baltic, she got the swampy part.
In the Baltic states, German records indicate that the Einsatzgruppen units killed 218,000 Jews by February 1, 1942.
A lighter used in Holland, and the ports of the Baltic, for loading and unloading merchant ships.
The 'Nixa' along the Baltic coast was once, however, much feared by the fishermen.
And when Hgni heard of Srli's death, he went raiding in the Baltic the same summer, and was victorious everywhere.
Chicago is remarkable chiefly as a grain city—like Odessa, on the Baltic.
The east coast of the Baltic was considered tributary to Novgorod.
1580s, from Medieval Latin Balticus, perhaps from Lithuanian baltas "white" or Scandinavian balta "straight" (in reference to its narrow entranceway). In German, it is Ostsee, literally "east sea."