Banks in the Baltic state are suspected of laundering billions in ill-gotten gains from Russia and Moldova.
Muslims, politicians wonder why opponents of migration want to ban a rarely-seen item of clothing.
Budapest and Riga bourses outshine many rivals in a poor year for European stock markets.
Justice ministers want Russia to pay for losses incurred under 50 years of rule by the USSR.
The Baltic states' mixed reception for refugees is drawing criticism from elsewhere in Europe.
Plus, Macedonian parties call for strengthening independent institutions, and the head of a Russian news agency says his social media sites are blocked.
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