6 May 2019
A Banking Haven No More Premium

Latvia’s time as a financial bridge between East and West has come to an end.

By Martin Ehl
25 January 2019
New Latvian Premier Vows to Fight Bank Fraud Premium

The small nation is a whiz at flushing billions of dollars through its banking system.

3 January 2019
Russia Prepares for Baltic Energy Exit Premium

The three Baltic states are moving forward with a plan to leave the Soviet-era energy grid.

22 December 2018
Latvia Releases Files on KGB Collaborators Premium

“Cheka bags” could prove to be a bag of worms in the former Soviet republic.

11 December 2018
As the Baltic Warms, Fish Vanish Premium

Temperatures in the sea are rising at three times the average rate for the world’s oceans.

4 October 2018
Latvia Heads Into Unpredictable Electoral Territory Premium

More than a third of voters are not sure who they’ll support in Saturday’s parliamentary elections.

12 September 2018
A Decade’s Lessons Learned. But By Whom? Premium

Some people find it easy to forget just how destructive the financial crisis of 2008-9 was, but not the Latvians.

By Martin Ehl
5 July 2018
Drought Withers Baltic Crops Premium

Farmers around the Baltic Sea affected by dry, hot conditions, with small harvests also predicted in Central Europe.

19 June 2018
Two People to Be Prosecuted in Latvian Banking Scandal Premium

Although their names were not mentioned, public TV identified one of them as Bank of Latvia Governor Ilmars Rimsevics.

26 April 2018
Latvia Asks for Help to Sanitize Banking Sector Premium

Time is running out to ease fears of our international partners, prime minister warns.




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​The 2019 edition of Prague Media Point will highlight these types of inspiring examples and more. We will offer a mix of scholarly presentations, including keynote addresses; sessions with innovators explaining their solutions; and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of know-how. As in years past, the conference will have a special regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, though we look forward to covering cases and trends from other parts of the world. – WHAT’S WORKING






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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