HELSINKI (Sputnik) - Security services in neighboring Latvia have recently raided the Baltic Media Alliance, which owns First Baltic Channel, on suspicion that its co-owner has violated anti-Russia sanctions.
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Anastasija Sevastova defeated Serena Williams 7-6 (5), 3-6, 7-6 (4) in Fed Cup singles match play on Saturday in Everett, Washington, to even Latvia's best-of-five qualifier-round matchup with the United States at 2-2...
RIGA (Sputnik) - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is reducing the number of fighter jets patrolling the Baltic airspace from 12 to eight, the Delfi news portal reported.
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RIGA (Sputnik) - Latvia may expect the last year of stability before the "perfect storm" that will lead to catastrophic consequences in the economy, said Miroslavs Mitrofanovs, a former member of the European Parliament.
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Investigative journalist John Solomon reported Tuesday that the Latvian government had flagged and requested Ukrainian assistance to investigate allegedly "suspicious" payments to Hunter Biden and several Burisma associates in weeks before Ukrainian...
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President Trump’s personal attorney and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani went on with Laura Ingraham in September following Nancy Pelosi’s big impeachment announcement.
Democrats announced that same week they would open an...
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Solomon: Latvian Government Flagged "Suspicious" Hunter Biden Payments In 2016
Authored by John Solomon via SolomonReports.com,
As the U.S. presidential race began roaring to life in 2016, authorities in the former Soviet republic of...
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The sanctions were implemented under the Global Magnitsky Sanctions Act, which enables the US government to impose economic measures against those entities and individuals it finds complicit in violating human rights.
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The tiny Baltic state of Latvia, a western member of the NATO alliance nestled against Russia’s northern border with Europe, is especially vulnerable to fake news and foreign influence operations. A quarter of its population is...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian military from September 23-26 to conduct an inspection of one of the Latvian areas amid the Silver Arrow 2019 NATO drills, the Russian Armed Forces' official newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) reported on Monday.
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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...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday described Latvia's move to ban Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency's Baltnews.lv website as an attempt to purge its information space of independent media.
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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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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...
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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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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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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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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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