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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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Over 1,000 People Take Part In Waffen-ss Veterans March In Riga (photos)

RIGA (Sputnik) - Over 1,000 people took part in the march of Waffen-SS legionnaires and their supporters in the Latvian capital of Riga on Saturday, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
Related topics: Riga, World Photos

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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.
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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...
Related topics: Lithuania

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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.
Related topics: World Photos

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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...
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Pompous 'international Grand Committee' Signs Useless But Equally Pompous 'declaration On...

So just a few weeks after a bunch of countries (and companies and organizations) signed onto a weird and mostly empty Paris Call for Trust and Safety in Cyberspace, a group of nine countries -- Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Ireland,...
Related topics: France, Paris, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Ireland

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Latvian President Unlikely To Dissolve Parliament - European Parliament Member

RIGA (Sputnik) - Miroslav Mitrofanov, a European Parliament member from Latvia, told Sputnik on Wednesday that he believed that Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis would not dissolve the country's parliament over the crisis of the government...
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Loans Marketplace Mintos Scores €5m Series A And Plans To Launch A Debit Card

Mintos, the Latvian fintech that operates a global loans marketplace to let you invest in loans from various loan originators, has raised €5 million in Series A funding. Backing the startup once again is the Riga-based venture capital firm Grumpy...
Related topics: Startup, Riga

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Trump Accused Baltic Leaders Of Starting Wars In Yugoslavia – Reports

US President Donald Trump reportedly made the mistake during a White House meeting with his counterparts from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia in April.
Related topics: Donald Trump, White House, Lithuania, Estonia

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Delegation From Baltic Countries Set To Visit Crimea Economic Forum

About 20 politicians, businesspeople and public figures from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are planning to attend the Fifth Yalta International Economic Forum next spring, notwithstanding the countries' poor relations with Moscow and their...
Related topics: Crimea, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Moscow

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Ai Lie Detector To Screen Travelers At Some Eu Borders

Three ports in the European Union are taking border control to the next level. Travelers to Hungary, Latvia, and Greece will be given a lie detector test—conducted by computer-animated border agent. The system, […] The post AI Lie Detector...
Related topics: Hungary, Greece

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Report: The Baltic States Can't Stop The Russian Air Force In A War

Michael Peck Security, Europe What does NATO do?  The air defenses of the Baltic States are too weak to stop Russia or to protect NATO reinforcements coming to their aid, according to a report by an Estonian defense think tank. Estonia, Latvia...
Related topics: Nato, Russia, Estonia

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Algeria Bans Niqabs In The Workplace

European countries like Denmark, France, Belgium, Bulgaria and Latvia have also banned wearing certain types of face-covering clothing, such as the burqa and niqab in public areas.
Related topics: Algeria, Denmark, France, Belgium, Bulgaria

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Latvia Says Russia Targets Its Foreign, Defense Bodies With Cyber Attack

Russia has carried out cyber attacks on Latvia's foreign and defense apparatus and other state institutions, a Latvian intelligence agency said on Monday. Russia's military intelligence agency (GRU) has tried to access information by e-mail...
Related topics: Russia, Military

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Newcomers Win In Latvian Election; Tough Coalition Talks Ahead

Latvia’s ruling coalition lost its majority and two newly formed parties took more than a quarter of the votes amid widespread disillusion with the Baltic country’s politicians, the result in Saturday’s parliamentary elections showed with 80...

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