Russia also increased its budget, which made it the third-largest spender worldwide in 2016, report says.
A Re:Baltica investigation has traced the latest propaganda mouthpiece to colorful, Kremlin-funded characters.
Reports say four-year scheme channeled $20 billion, maybe much more, on a wild ride from Russia to Moldova to Latvia.
Some Central and Eastern Europeans fear ending up on the periphery of the EU.
News agencies in Estonia and Latvia cease their cooperation with the Baltic branches of Russian government-controlled news agency.
Lithuania seeks allies for plan to stop electricity generated by plant from entering European power market.
Still a work in progress, the tech project could also be used in search and rescue operations thanks to the drone’s lifting power.
Council of Europe’s latest report criticizes Latvia’s citizenship policy, while politicians say it’s the choice of the people.
Former Latvian refugee hopes to give country’s highest peak to the state for its 100th anniversary, but has met with legal roadblocks.
A school in Latvia is going to court over a prohibition against serving vegetarian- only meals to its students.
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