Latvia

24 February 2017
Belarusian Nuke Plant Could Face Baltic Blockade

Lithuania seeks allies for plan to stop electricity generated by plant from entering European power market.

 
23 January 2017
‘Droneboarding’ Adds to Winter Fun in Latvia Premium

Still a work in progress, the tech project could also be used in search and rescue operations thanks to the drone’s lifting power. 

 
15 December 2016
Latvian Citizenship – Choice or Duty? Premium

Council of Europe’s latest report criticizes Latvia’s citizenship policy, while politicians say it’s the choice of the people.

 
25 October 2016
Uphill Climb to Gift Highest Peak to Latvia Premium

Former Latvian refugee hopes to give country’s highest peak to the state for its 100th anniversary, but has met with legal roadblocks.

 
18 October 2016
Latvian School Fights for Right to Serve Vegetarian Lunches Premium

A school in Latvia is going to court over a prohibition against serving vegetarian- only meals to its students.

 
12 October 2016
Latvia Targets ‘Disloyal’ Teachers Premium

Amendments to the Education Act foresee dismissing teachers untrue to the Latvian state and Constitution, sparking fears of censorship.

 
11 July 2016
NATO Leaders Agree to Boost Presence in Poland, Baltics Premium

Thousands of troops to be deployed in Eastern Europe, in the most decisive move to counter Russia since the end of the Cold War.

 
7 June 2016
Swastika Allegedly Mowed into Latvian President’s Lawn Premium
Observers noticed the man making the symbol in the grass shortly before he mowed the rest of the lawn, making it disappear.
 
10 May 2016
Jumping Fish in Latvia Premium

In an annual rite of spring, thousands of spawning fish are attempting to jump over the country’s famous waterfall Venta Rapid.

 
12 April 2016
The Baltics Versus Russian Media Premium

Latvians bans another Russian media outlet while Estonia says it will just monitor, for now, and Lithuania is the victim of a cyberattack.  

 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

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