23 March 2018
Latvia Declares Crackdown on Shell Companies

Twin banking scandals are adding to the country’s reputation as a hub for dodgy banks.

20 February 2018
Banking Scandals Rock Latvia Premium

Authorities say arrest of central bank chief is unrelated to suspicions centered on the country’s third biggest lender.

8 February 2018
Latvian Citizen Accused of Spying for Russia Premium

Senior Russian lawmaker confirms deployment of ballistic missiles in Kaliningrad.

8 January 2018
Moscow Livid as Latvia Expels Journalists Premium
Riga says the two TV reporters posed a threat to national security.
20 November 2017
Latvian Celebrates 99 Years of Independence Premium

Torchlight procession followed largest military day parade since 1991, in a march that was peaceful despite allegations of extremist presence.

26 October 2017
Baltic States Fear Demographic Collapse Premium

Will economic migrants heed the calls by Lithuania and Latvia to come home?

24 April 2017
Central Europe Increases Military Spending Due to Perceived Russian Threat Premium

Russia also increased its budget, which made it the third-largest spender worldwide in 2016, report says. 

18 April 2017
Dissecting a Case of Baltic Fake News Premium

A Re:Baltica investigation has traced the latest propaganda mouthpiece to colorful, Kremlin-funded characters. 

21 March 2017
More Revelations Emerge of Huge Money Laundering Operation Premium

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.



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Moldovan diaries

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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