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Latvian Security Service Looking Into Riga Retail Store Selling Clothes With Putin’s Image

The Latvian domestic security service has weighed in on a case involving a newly-opened retail store after an indignant user posted pictures featuring bilingual inscriptions on price tags, suggesting that the shop is being used to promote the...
Related topics: Riga, Vladimir Putin, Kremlin

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Riga Storm International Unit Organizes Gaming Vip Tours

Promoted Post Game tours or junket are popular entertainments that have become an excellent alternative to the classic type of relaxation. A gaming tour at SL Casino Riga, the best gambling complex... Click Story Headline Above To...
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Thirty Years On, Hong Kong Is Emulating A Human Chain That Broke Soviet Rule

On this day in 1989, some two million people formed a giant human chain that stretched 600 kilometers (372 miles) across Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania to protest against Soviet rule. The Baltic states had become part of the Soviet Union about 50...
Related topics: Hong Kong, Estonia, Lithuania, Protests

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Latvia Bans Rossiya Segodnya's Baltnews.lv Website Saying It Threatens Ukraine Sovereignty

MOSCOW/RIGA (Sputnik) - Latvian authorities have banned Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency's Baltnews.lv website, claiming that it threatens Ukraine's sovereignty.
Related topics: Ukraine, Russia, Moscow, Riga

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Let Me Tell You Why China Is Obsessed With America's Aircraft Carriers

Kyle Mizokami Security, History.  While we might never know the discussions that later took place, we know what has happened since. Just two years later a Chinese businessman purchased the hulk of the unfinished Russian aircraft carrier Riga,...
Related topics: China, Riga

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Eu Votes As Far Right Seeks Blow To Macron

Slovaks and Latvians cast their ballots in EU elections on Saturday as the far right hoped to clinch major gains and deny a pro-Europe victory to French President Emmanuel Macron. Polls were open in Malta, Slovakia and Latvia, with most of the...
Related topics: Emmanuel Macron, Polls, Malta, Slovakia

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Us, Latvia Sign Five-year Defence Cooperation Roadmap - Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States and Latvia signed a five-year defence cooperation strategic roadmap during Friday's meeting between Acting US Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan and Latvian Minister of Defence Artis Pabriks in Washington,...
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Official: Nato Soldier Killed, 2 Injured As Mine Explodes At Army Base In Latvia

RIGA (Sputnik) – A NATO servicewoman was killed and two more soldiers were injured on Monday as a result of a mine explosion at the Adazi military base near the Latvian capital of Riga, Commander of the Latvian National Armed Forces Lt. Gen....
Related topics: Nato, Riga, Military

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How A $125 Million Baltic Guerrilla Force Could Stop Russia: Report

Michael Peck Security, The Baltic States don’t have a chance in a conventional war with Russia. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania could be conquered in less than three days, according to some estimates. But a guerrilla army just might make the...
Related topics: Russia, Estonia, Lithuania

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Uk Special Forces Spying On Russian Border To 'monitor Potential Enemy' - Report

The UK and its NATO allies began deploying thousands of troops in the Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on a rotational basis in 2017, with London recently promising to beef up its Estonian presence.
Related topics: United Kingdom, Nato, Estonia, Lithuania, London

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Latvia's Regional Development Minister Dismisses Riga Mayor - Reports

RIGA (Sputnik) - Juris Puce, the Latvian minister Ministerronmental Protection and Regional Development, has removed from job mayor of Riga, Nils Usakovs, the Latvian authorities' official newspaper Latvijas Vestnesis has reported.
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Tv Piracy Ring Walks The Plank After Euro Cops Launch 14 Raids And Shutter 11 Data Centres

Illegal streaming gang served up sports from 800 channels A taskforce led by Spanish cops has dealt TV piracy a heavy blow after shuttering a network of illegal sports streaming sites operating across Spain, the UK, Denmark, Latvia, the Netherlands...
Related topics: Police, Spain, United Kingdom, Denmark, Netherlands

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'what A Disgrace!': Russian Embassy Slams Waffen-ss Veterans Rally In Riga

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian embassy in Latvia condemned the march of Waffen-SS legionnaires and their supporters in the Latvian capital of Riga and called this event an act of disgrace.
Related topics: Riga, Russia, Moscow

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Yellow Vest Riots Spreading From France To Latvia

France has now experienced thirteen straight weeks of yellow vest protests in the streets, many turning into riots, where demonstrators have demanded President Emmanuel Macron abscond from office. It’s a clear signal of public opposition to...
Related topics: France, Protests, Emmanuel Macron

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Brexit Lessons In Norway’s Hard Border With Sweden

With fresh snow crunching under their boots and a handful of papers to be checked and stamped, truck drivers from Latvia, Sweden and Poland make their way across Norway’s Orje customs station to a small office where their goods will be cleared out...
Related topics: Norway, Sweden, Poland

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Protest Action Against Social Inequality In Latvia Takes Place In Center Of Riga

RIGA (Sputnik) - Almost 200 people joined a protest against social disparities in Latvia, which took place in the center of the country's capital, a Sputnik correspondent reported Saturday.
Related topics: Protests, Riga

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Riga’s Mayor Survives Confidence Vote Amid Corruption Scandal

RIGA (Sputnik) – Riga’s mayor Nils Usakovs has survived the confidence vote he had initiated after the arrest of high-ranked officials from the municipally-owned monopolist transport operator on corruption charges, a Sputnik correspondent...
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Lithuania And Latvia Are Latest Countries To Reject Un Global Compact For Migration

Several European countries have already announced they will not sign on to the United Nations Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. They fear the agreement will take away their sovereign right to control their own borders. ** The...
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Remains Of Russian Imperial Army Troops, Wwi Artifacts Found In Latvia (photos)

The items were recovered from where the soldiers fell, and include buttons, Orthodox crosses and munitions, leading the members of the forensics team to conclude that the deceased were Russian Imperial Army soldiers.
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Eu Lawmaker Prepares Resolution Seeking To Stop Nord Stream 2 Project

BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The European Parliament member from Latvia, Sandra Kalniete, has prepared a resolution to be reviewed at the parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs that calls for measures aimed at suspending the Nord Stream 2 pipeline...
Related topics: Belgium, Brussels

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