Latvia

12 September 2018
A Decade’s Lessons Learned. But By Whom?

Some people find it easy to forget just how destructive the financial crisis of 2008-9 was, but not the Latvians.

By Martin Ehl
 
5 July 2018
Drought Withers Baltic Crops Premium

Farmers around the Baltic Sea affected by dry, hot conditions, with small harvests also predicted in Central Europe.

 
19 June 2018
Two People to Be Prosecuted in Latvian Banking Scandal Premium

Although their names were not mentioned, public TV identified one of them as Bank of Latvia Governor Ilmars Rimsevics.

 
26 April 2018
Latvia Asks for Help to Sanitize Banking Sector Premium

Time is running out to ease fears of our international partners, prime minister warns.

 
4 April 2018
Russia Threatens Sanctions Over Latvia’s Education Reforms Premium

Riga makes Latvian the only language of instruction in high schools, triggering accusations of violating minority rights from the Russian parliament.

 
23 March 2018
Latvia Declares Crackdown on Shell Companies Premium

Twin banking scandals are adding to the country’s reputation as a hub for dodgy banks.

 
20 February 2018
Banking Scandals Rock Latvia Premium

Authorities say arrest of central bank chief is unrelated to suspicions centered on the country’s third biggest lender.

 
8 February 2018
Latvian Citizen Accused of Spying for Russia Premium

Senior Russian lawmaker confirms deployment of ballistic missiles in Kaliningrad.

 
8 January 2018
Moscow Livid as Latvia Expels Journalists Premium
Riga says the two TV reporters posed a threat to national security.
 
20 November 2017
Latvian Celebrates 99 Years of Independence Premium

Torchlight procession followed largest military day parade since 1991, in a march that was peaceful despite allegations of extremist presence.

 

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