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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,...
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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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Outgoing Austrian Vice-chancellor Says Latvian Citizen Approached Fpo Officials

VIENNA (Sputnik) - Outgoing Austrian Vice-Chancellor and Chairman of the Freedom Party of Austria (FPO) Heinz-Christian Strache mentioned on Saturday an alleged citizen of Latvia who had indeed approached FPO politicians prior to the time shown on...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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.
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Riga Mayor Gives Up Post To Run In Eu Elections For 'harmony' Party's Future

RIGA (Sputnik) - Nils Usakovs, the mayor of Riga, Latvia’s capital, has stated that a decision to leave his post for the sake of running in the European Parliament elections in May was motivated by a desire to ensure a future for the coalition of...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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