Latvia

21 March 2017
More Revelations Emerge of Huge Money Laundering Operation

Reports say four-year scheme channeled $20 billion, maybe much more, on a wild ride from Russia to Moldova to Latvia.

 
9 March 2017
Multi-Speed Europe Plan Scrutinized Premium

Some Central and Eastern Europeans fear ending up on the periphery of the EU.

 
2 March 2017
Sputnik Has New Troubles in Baltics

News agencies in Estonia and Latvia cease their cooperation with the Baltic branches of Russian government-controlled news agency. 

 
24 February 2017
Belarusian Nuke Plant Could Face Baltic Blockade Premium

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.

 

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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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