Latvia

12 April 2016
The Baltics Versus Russian Media

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

 
17 March 2016
Latvia's 'Nazi' Veterans Stage Parade Premium
Riga police say over 1,000 people joined veterans who fought Soviets to mark key 1944 battle.
 
10 March 2016
Proud Latvia’s Sorrow Over Meldonium Drug Premium

Baltic republic regrets ban on drug invented by a Latvian: its use has hurt Maria Sharapova’s career.

 
29 February 2016
Latvia Jails Man for ‘Joke’ Petition to Merge with Russia Premium

Court sentences ethnic Russian filmmaker to six months in prison over online petition his lawyer says was made in jest.

 
26 January 2016
Latvian Bank Watchdog Steps Down to Quell ‘Suspicions’ Premium

Banks in the Baltic state are suspected of laundering billions in ill-gotten gains from Russia and Moldova.

 
20 January 2016
Baltic Burqa Ban Plans Questioned Premium

Muslims, politicians wonder why opponents of migration want to ban a rarely-seen item of clothing.

 
23 December 2015
Hungary, Latvia Stocks Buck EU Trend Premium

Budapest and Riga bourses outshine many rivals in a poor year for European stock markets.

 
21 December 2015
Latvia Begins Building Fence on Russian Border Premium
Baltic nations, Poland striking more defensive posture against Russia due to conflict in Ukraine.
 
9 December 2015
Latvia in Search of New Government Premium
Outgoing premier says opponents mounted an organized campaign against her.
 
9 November 2015
Baltics Tallying Cost of Soviet Occupation Premium

Justice ministers want Russia to pay for losses incurred under 50 years of rule by the USSR.

 

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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. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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